JoJo - "We put our dirty clothes
in the front yard. Look but don't judge. Maybe we can stop someone from going through that." (On
his brother K-Ci and himself starring in a TV One reality show to "come clean" of alcoholism.)
Nick Cannon - "Oprah has her network, why can't I have mine." (Concerning his position as CEO of Nickelodeon's new TeenNick Network)
Jamie Foxx - "I learned how to sing by teaching people. Music was my passion. I didn't know I had a voice. I was minister of music (at his grandmother's church) for the choir and I would teach people parts (alto, tenor, soprano, etc...)."
Canton Jones - "A lot of dudes doing Hip-Hop are my friends. Mainstream...are Christians. Most times (people) are quick to judge...I'm not a person to judge."
Gamble and Huff - "We started dreaming together about the business of making music a life long career. The botton line is you got to make a living. We had a band and was writing songs trying to make a hit." - Gamble
"Gamble started Gamble Records and signed the Intruders." - Huff
"The Intruders were one of my favorite groups at the time...we were doing singles." - Gamble
Jermaine Dupri - "If I am going to work with you I am going to bring out what I think you have in you or I am not going to work with you"
Bill Duke (actor/director) - "It (a project) has to touch me emotionally, if it does, then it will touch my audience also on an emotional level. I have to feel something and I do everything I can to make the audience feel it also."
Raven-Symone' - "My career started when I was 16 months old, I was modeling and we moved to New York and I was signed to the Ford Agency. At an audition for "Ghost Dad" (starring Bill Crosby) Sidney Poitier was in the room and told Bill Crosby, ‘you need to see her,' I was three years old and that's how I got on the Crosby Show."
(Black Eye Peas) - "At this point of time in American history
the NAACP has to push even harder than it did before. Blacks being able to vote and Obama in the White-House...!! Quincy Jones,
Berry White and Berry Gordy forced America to acknowledge black artists."