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[SOUND] [MUSIC] Today has been my first Essence cover shoot. It's been lots of fun. I've been working with people I've been working with for a while. Like Micaela Erlanger and Nick Burroughs and Larry Sims. We did a very metallic look, inspired by Star Wars. And it was great working with Greg Lewis as the photographer. He's fast and fun. [MUSIC] I'm learning a lot about my hair. I'm not the best at taking care of my hair. [LAUGH] I'm learning that natural oils are very good for it. I use a mix that I actually brought on the set of Star Wars. I can't remember all the goodness in it. But it's keeping my hair really healthy. I call the voyeur government. [MUSIC] I mean my brother has his own light. And I'm so proud of him. He's just such a charming infectious. Human being and I was encouraging him to be himself. I think that's the best thing in the business, to lead with yourself before you take on character. [MUSIC] [BLANK_AUDIO]

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