Being black, I'm involved in the reparations movement. It's focused toward the African-American audience. We could begin to heal.
Everything I do is collaborative. It's just my way. I'm really very interested in how the other musicians perceive the song.
Miles Davis was a master. In every phase of his career, he understood that this music was a tribute to the African muse.
Miles Davis was doing something inherently African, something that has to do with all forms of American music, not just jazz.
I was never interested in singing in the church choir or in school. I was more interested in becoming a musician.