In the hip-hop community, it's about how real are you, or how strong can you be, and really my music just reflects me. If you can accept me, then you can accept my music.
I'm not geeky but I have my geeky, corky moments, and then I've got some aspects of cool in me, I guess.
The only person I've worked with on my album was Kanye. And between the stuff that I've done and the stuff that he's assisted on and produced for me for this album, I don't even need anything else.
To be compared to Will Smith is probably one of the coolest things because that's who I came up admiring.
John W. Vessey, Jr.