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Miguel

American,  Musician
Total Quotes : 26
Art Protecting Based

Art is based on emotion, but being macho is based on ego; the wall protecting that emotion.

- Miguel

Gang Very Angeles

I grew up in Los Angeles when the racial tensions between blacks and Mexicans were very high. Gang violence was very prevalent.

- Miguel

Artist Doing Before

Interestingly, I matured as a musician and as an artist before I matured as a man. What I mean by that is, I was ready to be completely vulnerable and honest with myself and unapologetic when it comes to how I express myself in my medium. But I wasn't as secure in doing that when it came to just being myself.

- Miguel

Think I Think Tastes

I think your conversations are indicative of your tastes - even your diction.

- Miguel

Like Itself Caricature

I feel like R&B as a genre has become a caricature of itself.

- Miguel

Like Nice Guy Get

I'm a nice guy, but I like to get into trouble.

- Miguel

Think I Think Delivery

I think my style as far as vocal delivery and even down to the pronunciation of certain words is so deliberate.

- Miguel

Feel Against About

I feel that as artists - whatever your medium is - I feel that we're watching what goes on around us and we take what we don't see, or we don't hear, or we don't feel and we do something that speaks of it; more about it, for it, or against it - whatever our perspective is - that's what our job is.

- Miguel

Fantasy Through Truest

I believe dreams represent the purest form of fantasy we unleash through our subconscious. They represent the truest freedom we can experience. Totally unrepressed and totally creative.

- Miguel

Love Soul Through

I fell in love with funk music through my father - Funkadelic - as well as soul and classical early on.

- Miguel

Handle Twitter Definitely

Twitter is definitely not the place to handle business per se.

- Miguel

Music Other Influenced

Historically, black music has influenced other cultures and other genres and created other genres.

- Miguel

How Most Telling

One of the most telling things about a person is how they say hello, handshakes.

- Miguel

Think White Fan

I just think that Jack White is the consummate artist - an artist's artist. I'm a huge fan.

- Miguel

Culture Soul Influenced

To its credit, hip-hop is my favorite genre, to this day, and it's hard not to be influenced by the culture and by the movement of it and by the soul of it.

- Miguel

Music Always Fascination

I always had a fascination with music.

- Miguel

Love Extremes Onstage

The extremes of who I'd love to be onstage are David Bowie, Prince, and, I don't know, Bjork.

- Miguel

Comfortable Practical

Travel aesthetics should be just as comfortable and practical as they are fashionable.

- Miguel

Feel Like Makes

I feel like when you are really appreciative, it makes it easier to have a better outlook and perspective of life in general.

- Miguel

Real Say Come

I have this propensity to just come out and say things. That's how I am in real life.

- Miguel