” When you’re younger, you get shoved a lot. You don’t really have a say-so. “


” You’re just so excited that you have this record deal or this movie opportunity that you don’t stand up for yourself and say, This is what I want to do. “


” Traveling is definitely something that your average 17-year-old doesn’t get to do. One week we’re in Japan, one week we’re in Australia, one week we’re back home going to football games. “


” You get educated by traveling. “


” Through style, you can communicate to the world who you are and what you stand for. “


” You have Vampire Weekend who have more African references musically than most African-American artists. “


” People who live in L.A. don’t like to leave their homes because they have so much space. They have the nice kitchens and a cook and a pool. When you live in L.A., there is a sense of isolation in terms of raising a family. “


” When you take care of yourself, you’re a better person for others. When you feel good about yourself, you treat others better. “


” Self-love is really a foundation for everything, and however you practice or express that is so, so important. “


” Why is it so important for you to give back? I honestly feel like it’s our responsibility as citizens of the world to ground ourselves in selflessness and all do our part. “



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Traveling is definitely something that your average 17-year-old doesn
You get educated by traveling.
Through style, you can communicate to the world who you are and what you stand for.
You have Vampire Weekend who have more African references musically than most African-American artists.
People who live in L.A. don
When you take care of yourself, you
Self-love is really a foundation for everything, and however you practice or express that is so, so important.
Why is it so important for you to give back? I honestly feel like it
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