My family was my guide to my reality.
Hold on to that. You have an autograph. I'm going to be famous some day.
I had the opportunity to do what I enjoy.
I hope that when people see my body of work, they will say, 'That brother dropped it for real on us, even at the expense of his own image.'
I love people who are fearless, and I'm a spiritual guy, so I connect with people spiritually.
I stayed close to my family. My family never changed.
I'm blessed, and people's responses to me have never been negative.
Some might not know that 'What's Happening' was the television version of 'Cooly High.' When I went on the audition, it was an audition for exactly that: the TV version of the movie.