People see a 'South Park' episode, and there's racially insensitive jokes - nobody bats an eye because they're expecting that in that context. In hip-hop, they don't expect that kind of thing because it's a white person in a predominantly black world.
I've been working a lot with Benny Blanco; he's a producer. And I've been working with Diplo and a bunch of other people. Detail, Charlie Handsome. A variety of people.
My favorite part of festival season is probably the disposable income at hand for me... I get booked for more, and I make more money.
Like, I haven't even tried a cherry before, because I'm such a picky eater, and I behave like a 9-year-old.
I think, between me and Chris Brown, if you combined our games, you'd get, like, a real Division I basketball player.
I grew up when Chris Brown was, like, an icon. He was my ringtone when I was in high school.
Because I feel like I can do so many different things, and people like my music for different reasons, I don't feel pigeonholed. I think people are always going to appreciate whatever direction I take.
LeBron James - I'm such a big basketball fan, and to be in his body for a day and be able to just dunk at will, have that level of court awareness and size, oh my goodness, that would be a treat.
By putting this music out, I think I genuinely eliminated 80 percent of the previous jobs I was qualified for.
I've always been totally enamored by hip-hop. I wouldn't say I liked it exclusively growing up. It was, like, that and alt-rock. But I always preferred it. It set a tone for everything I wanted to do in life.
If we're evaluating cool to the way other rappers appear to be cool, then I'm not cool at all.
Love is a fickle thing. But I still believe in it.
I was lucky enough to be in the studio with Drake and Kanye before I put 'Freaky Friday' out. I showed them the video before I put it out.
I was a business major at the University of Richmond, and after I graduated, I took a job at a corporate ad agency. I had comedic dreams, but I also had a realistic look at what I had to do when I left school: maybe I'm funny, but maybe I'm one of a hundred thousand funny people, you know?
'Ex-Boyfriend' is a really funny story that is that much funnier when you have visuals attached to it as opposed to just hearing it. I couldn't let a song like that go un-videoed.
I wanted to explain that just because I'm rapping in this funny way doesn't mean that I'm not worthy of actually being evaluated as a rapper.
I don't spend a ton of time interacting, but I feel like I probably do more than most rappers/artists. I just find it interesting to be able to communicate with fans. It's cool.
I knew I could rap a little bit, which is not the most unique way for being funny. The more I did it, the better I got at rapping, and then I fell in love with the craft of it, and the possibility that I was a good rapper was very intriguing.
I don't think any artist has really relied on music videos the way I do. It's almost like my radio.
It is crazy how people can't understand the concept of comedy and music. It's like they have to be mutually exclusive.