Ne-Yo

Ne-Yo
ESSENCE.COM Sep, 08, 2008

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A young Ne-Yo is all smiles.

“As an artist my main goal is longevity. I’m not trying to be some fly-by-night dude, I want to be around for years to come,” he says.

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Ne-Yo at his high school graduation.

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These days Ne-Yo sits on top of the music world.

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“I am blessed to be doing what I do. So if I have to be at a photo shoot, do an interview, or make a TV appearance I am not going to sit around whining and complaining about how I don’t want to get up early or I don’t feel like talking. It’s part of the job,” Ne-Yo says.

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Ne-Yo continues to wear many hats as a musician, actor, business man and producer.

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“I’m not trying to be some fly-by-night dude, I want to be around for years to come,” Ne-Yo says.

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“I want to connect with my fans the way Mary J. Blige’s fans connect with her. I hope to do that with my third album, which I plan to release toward the middle of this year. I’m going to take my time to figure out what it is I want the world to know about me.”

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“I’m never going to complain about doing my job. I love what I do!”

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