In this post, you will find great MNEK Quotes. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
I’m a musician, and I’m not interested in being in the Houses of Parliament.
The industry has always been accepting of gay artists, but a particular thing for me is to see gay artists of color.
There’s an underlying sense with ‘Tongue‘ that… it’s really… it’s real. I mean that in the sense that now I’m not afraid to touch on relationships and on my sexuality in my videos.
I myself identify as British-Nigerian, and I’m also gay, and I’m also a young adult in London making music. All of things can co-exist as one.
One of my best friends is quite into rap, and I’m always being introduced to music by him.
I naturally make commercial music: it’s never been a calculated decision to make pop music. I’m a genuine pop music fan.
I’ve always been interested in fashion.
I am empowered by my friends in the music industry who are other fellow black men because I see them as my brothers; we have similar experiences and relate to each other.
I had to have experience, you know what I mean? Because I’ve been doing this since I was 14… I couldn’t write about anything at 14. I had to live some life. I definitely lived some life.
I had so much fun working with the queens on ‘Drag Race U.K!’
I’m touching people, helping people, and I’m making music I love. I like to think a lot of other black queer artists feel that way too.
I really enjoyed 2NE1’s music; I really like BLACKPINK.
I’m from Nigerian descent, and the classic Nigerian mentality is ‘Stay in school! You’re going to be a doctor, you’re going to be a lawyer.’ That is what it is. Thankfully my parents knew my situation was different because I definitely didn’t want to be a doctor, I definitely didn’t want to be a lawyer.
I started out writing and producing as a way for me to get the confidence to put out my own record and to learn and to really be a student of the industry.
That’s the cool thing that music can do: make you feel this or that way. That’s all I’ve ever wanted to achieve – I’m a music guy, you know? That’s my occupation.
I think there’s so many amazing LGBTQ artists, ranging from commercial to underground, that are influencing people at large.
I really love being an artist, but I make my money from songwriting.
Schoolwork was always suffering! I hated school!
I love writing and producing but I don’t think a lot of people know my artist stuff.
Having the opportunity to work with someone like Beyonce is definitely going to hopefully open a few doors.
I often make a joke of my parents, because I come from a Nigerian background and there’s a stereotype in the Nigerian community that all of us are going to be doctors and lawyers, and that’s just how it is. But upon reflection, my parents were always really supportive of me doing music.