Raphael Saadiq - Quotes

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The way to stay inspired and motivated is by doing what you like, doing what you love.

The way to stay inspired and motivated is by doing what you like, doing what you love.

Frustrations are going to be there in every profession you're in. ---->>>

I just follow great people. If you want to play like a pro, you learn from the pros. ---->>>

If you want to be like the greats, you learn from the greats. ---->>>

It's the adrenaline rush you only get from being in front of an audience. It's addictive. ---->>>

Back in the day people made music to go on tour. They didn't make music to make a video. ---->>>

Growing up in the Bay Area, I played early on with these quartet groups who set guidelines for me. I remember the guys would all have the same clothes and shoes, like these uniforms. I was in awe. ---->>>

You can go on 'Saturday Night Live' now and not even play live. ---->>>

Every suit I wear is custom-made by a guy named Waraire Boswell in L.A. ---->>>

I liked the name Saadiq and didn't want to be known as an artist as Raphael Wiggins. ---->>>

My mission has always been to do something that suits everybody. ---->>>

When you look at athletes, they have fundamentals. ---->>>

Isaac Hayes told me once, 'There's no such thing as old-school. Either you went to school or you didn't.' ---->>>

I have musician friends who play too much golf, and they're not as good at music anymore. ---->>>

I honed in on a great time, the Motown era, the '60s and '70s. That type of music has always been a staple in my life. ---->>>

When I come to London now it's like being in L.A., because they know me like I'm at home. ---->>>

You know all these stadiums that U2 are playing? I've played in them. And I'm building up to it again. ---->>>

Cats 25 years younger can't run with me. ---->>>

I'm using more energy than ever. ---->>>

If you really love music, people can tell if you love music. You have to just stick with it. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 05-14, 1966
Occupation: Musician

Raphael Saadiq (born Charles Ray Wiggins) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, guitarist, and record producer. Saadiq has been a standard bearer for "old school" R&B since his early days as a member of the multiplatinum group Tony! Toni! Toné! He has also produced songs for such artists as Joss Stone, D'Angelo, TLC, Kelis, Mary J (wikipedia)