Miguel - Quotes

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One of the most telling things about a person is how they say hello, handshakes.

One of the most telling things about a person is how they say hello, handshakes.

I grew up in Los Angeles when the racial tensions between blacks and Mexicans were very high. Gang violence was very prevalent. ---->>>

Interestingly, I matured as a musician and as an artist before I matured as a man. What I mean by that is, I was ready to be completely vulnerable and honest with myself and unapologetic when it comes to how I express myself in my medium. But I wasn't as secure in doing that when it came to just being myself. ---->>>

Art is based on emotion, but being macho is based on ego; the wall protecting that emotion.

Art is based on emotion, but being macho is based on ego; the wall protecting that emotion.

I feel like when you are really appreciative, it makes it easier to have a better outlook and perspective of life in general. ---->>>

Historically, black music has influenced other cultures and other genres and created other genres.

Historically, black music has influenced other cultures and other genres and created other genres.

Some of us are only going to show our emotions while we're actually vulnerable. But that's what makes us human. ---->>>

I'm a nice guy, but I like to get into trouble. ---->>>

I mean, there's plenty of artists who are making R&B music, but because of their ethnicity, it's considered something else. ---->>>

I believe dreams represent the purest form of fantasy we unleash through our subconscious. They represent the truest freedom we can experience. Totally unrepressed and totally creative. ---->>>

For me, the creative process for me always starts in a personal place. I step away from my iPod or any records or CDs. ---->>>

I think that the best part of music is when it comes from a real place and has an ability to kind of connect on a much larger scale. It no longer is a personal thing, it becomes everyone else's thing as well. ---->>>

A lot of people forget that R&B put hip-hop on, R&B put rock on. ---->>>

You know, people aren't always the most open-minded. ---->>>

At the end of the day, as a grown man, I don't really care what the sexuality of the next man is. ---->>>

I have this propensity to just come out and say things. That's how I am in real life. ---->>>

I think your conversations are indicative of your tastes - even your diction. ---->>>

I associate creativity with independent music. ---->>>

I feel like R&B as a genre has become a caricature of itself. ---->>>

I think it's natural for an artist to explore as they evolve. ---->>>

I could speak Spanish fluently growing up, but I'm so out of practice, and I have such a tremendous respect for songwriting in the Spanish language. ---->>>

I think there's always been progressive R&B music. ---->>>

I want everyone to express themselves in a unique way. ---->>>

My sound is definitely what I like to call 'e-clectric.' ---->>>

Travel aesthetics should be just as comfortable and practical as they are fashionable. ---->>>

Twitter is definitely not the place to handle business per se. ---->>>

To its credit, hip-hop is my favorite genre, to this day, and it's hard not to be influenced by the culture and by the movement of it and by the soul of it. ---->>>

I feel that as artists - whatever your medium is - I feel that we're watching what goes on around us and we take what we don't see, or we don't hear, or we don't feel and we do something that speaks of it; more about it, for it, or against it - whatever our perspective is - that's what our job is. ---->>>

I don't think I live the lifestyle that's expected of a quote unquote R&B artist. I'm just not that dude. ---->>>

I just think that Jack White is the consummate artist - an artist's artist. I'm a huge fan. ---->>>

I fell in love with funk music through my father - Funkadelic - as well as soul and classical early on. ---->>>

I always had a fascination with music. ---->>>

'SNL' is probably one of the premiere outlets that a musician can perform on that isn't obviously a music outlet. ---->>>

I can write hundreds of songs on simple power chords. ---->>>

I think at any point, as an artist, whatever the medium - just having an audience means the world. ---->>>

I think my style as far as vocal delivery and even down to the pronunciation of certain words is so deliberate. ---->>>

I'm really excited to put music out that is a clear projection of my lifestyle. ---->>>

I've honestly never worked with Beyonce. It would be awesome, though; I would love that. ---->>>

It was important for me to remind people that there's no formula... there's no boundary to R&B music. ---->>>

Man, I grew up like everybody else. Middle-low income family. My parents got divorced like most of the rest of the country. ---->>>

The extremes of who I'd love to be onstage are David Bowie, Prince, and, I don't know, Bjork. ---->>>

I think the illest thing about Wiz Khalifa is how true to himself he's always been, and I miss that from artists. Nothing about what he does ever felt like he was reaching to be something that he wasn't. ---->>>

If you're interested in any artist, go see them live. I always say that you should go see an artist live. That's an experience that only you and the people in the room can say that they have. ---->>>

When I'm a part of someone else's creative process, it's all about facilitating their ideas and hopefully bringing their perspective and making it a part of a song. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Miguel
Nationality: American
Born: 10-23, 1985
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Occupation: Musician
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