I don’t have no fear of death. My only fear is coming back reincarnated.
It’s a struggle for every young Black man. You know how it is, only God can judge us.
I was 12 in ’55 when rock and roll hit. It just completely transformed me.
Joan was one of my biggest fans, as was Chrissie Hynde.
It’s like Willie Nelson. You’re an artist and you have different styles inside of you.
I’ve always seen myself as sort of this funky, eclectic artist.
I don’t really think in terms of obstacles. My biggest obstacle is always myself.
As you know, I’m androgynous. I can wear a jacket that most guys wouldn’t put on. But you make it in guys’ sizes, and suddenly they’re wearing them. I think styles should get back to getting people to wear things that look so good that they don’t care.
I grew up in New Hampshire. My closest neighbor was a mile away. The deer and the raccoons were my friends. So I would spend time walking through the woods, looking for the most beautiful tropical thing that can survive the winter in the woods in New Hampshire.
I don’t think I was really addicted. I used it as a party tool.
Elvis was a big influence to my music, but Loretta Lynn was, as well.
And as long as people want to hear me sing, I don’t know why I’d retire.
Well, you know, certain – for one reason, I think that the intervention process is a good process for most people, but for me, it just looked like a bunch of my friends trying to get back at me and sit around taking jabs at me, you know, when I couldn’t defend myself.
It’s just coincidental that the acting took off first over everything else.
It wasn’t so much of a controlled effort to end up as part of the Goth scene.
There’s really no age limit when you out there in those streets.