"It’s a brilliant Festival that I grew up attending, and it's in my hometown, New Orleans. I miss the people and aura of the city. You can feel it. It’s different from anywhere else in the world."
"I’m ecstatic about Maxwell performing and the other artists doing the Mainstage and Superlounges. It’s just awesome. It’s beautiful to get all of these artists under one ceiling. I love music."
"People can look forward to a very emotional ride. It's a mixture of rock, funk, hip-hop, soul, R&B and gospel. It’s a beautiful piece of work."
"You have to have faith that it will happen. Also, your network is your net worth. Get out there and meet people. Surround yourself with like-minded people—people who will lift you up."
"I’ve always wanted to be the center of attraction, so it (acting) is not that difficult. It opened me up to a new world and amazing actors like Forest Whitaker and Angela Bassett."