I'm a producer. I'm a musician. And my job is to come in and, you know, put - you know, I treat all of the artists that I work with, like, you know, the way da Vinci was looking at Mona Lisa, you know, there's an interesting backdrop.
My style hero was' Batman.' Now it's Tony Stark.
'Entrepreneur 'just denotes that you recognize that you're doing things across disciplines and that you're blazing your own path.
Iconic artists are never straight ahead. Michael Jackson loved Elvis and Burt Bacharach, and uniquely blended both of them into what he did.
I like to browse and just hang in bookstores.
You treat the air as a canvas and the paint is the chords that come through your fingers, out of the keyboard.
I love the way Charlize Theron and Kate Moss dress.
I don't want to end up being a circus act, doing my most famous tricks when I'm 70.
I only entertain very close friends.
I learn a lot from my experiences and collaborations. Most of my collaborations are meant for me to learn.
Music is all of a sudden much more colorful.
My ideal travel companions are my family.
My favorite Dominican dish to indulge in is anything with crab.
The simplest way to say it is that I think we're all dealt these cards in life, but the cards in and of themselves don't read one way or the other. It's up to you to home in and cultivate whatever you've got in your hand.
The people have allowed me to - they've respected my choice of wanting to be like, a little, you know, a baby alchemist, and just trying to mix different cultures together and things that I think are interesting.
The more I can make a person comfortable in their environment by taking my ego's hat off and leaving it at the door, then they can dive deep within themselves and we can pull out something interesting that people have never heard before. It's the stuff that's - that no one's ever heard before is really interesting.
Alber Elbaz is just a genius. He'll be in a dinner jacket and he doesn't care what time of day it is: I love that about him. He just marches to the beat of his own drum.
It's not possible to experience constant euphoria, but if you're grateful, you can find happiness in everything.
Right now, musically I'm inspired by everyday people.
Living your life 40 floors up, looking out every day on ocean and skies, you see the world from a different point of view. It's like living in a very interesting fishbowl, but since no one can see up here, it's like a fishbowl with a limo tint.