Some women are lost in the fire. Some women are built from it.
I have lived
in my body
and still need
maps and lights
to find my way
to how I feel.
Don’t shake…unless you’re ready to get shook!
You should be
treating yourself like
you are your
own best friend.
Do not make homes out of people. This will leave you homesick and sad.
I treat myself like I would my daughter. I brusher her hair, was her laundry, tuck her in goodnight. Most importantly, I feed her. I do not punish her. I do not berate her, leave tears staining her face. I do not leave her alone. I know she deserves more. I know I deserve more.
I have a song entitled “Just Ain’t My Day” that is a straight country song almost. My vocals are very soulful it’s a different kind of record but people’s response to it is beyond powerful. Proving that good music is good music regardless of the genre.
My album Pain Medicine might not make all of America feel better, but for single mothers and women who have been hurt as well as women who seek personal life fulfillment it will make them feel as if they have someone they can relate too. The obstacles and issues that I have gone through in my life are more then one could imagine so if I can make it they can also make it through anything.
I have often been doubted in music industry not because of my talent, but because I might not have been introduced to the game by major industry hype men, but I love being the underdog. I truly believe that god has put me here to say something and send a message to not only women but to all individuals like myself. I will not allow the politricks of the game to discourage me and keep me from the goal at hand. I will sing from my heart and leave the industry bullsh*t alone.
I don’t fake my music. If I want to be known for anything it’s for creating honest music. Noting is fake or will ever be fake about the lyrics and pain in my music. My music I live it.
I’ve only had a sit-down encounter with Robert once, and that one conversation was the best advice that I have gotten from any individual in the music industry. R Kelly told me that as long as I write life and not music I will always have a job. He listened to several of my records and told me that they were great records and for that to come from a man who has produced hit after hit gave me a comfort and reassurance that making honest and good music was not in vain.
Through this album, Pain Medicine, I want single mothers to understand that pain is only weakness leaving the body and every blow that they may encounter on an everyday basis is only a bump in the road. Fighter’s fight and winners win.
This album – Pain Medicine – is diverse enough and healing enough to help people get through real life sh*t whether it be through laughing at a dude because he’s wack in the bed or it be through a record like when crying is easy where you explore what isn’t in life that will make you happy. Real recognize real.