Teena Marie, on recording the classic "Fire and Desire" with the late Rick James:
"Rick wrote that song. I was actually in the hospital. They snuck me out and we did that song in one take -- it was actually very magical. Then they snuck me back in the hospital."
Felisha of Cherish, on how the group got its name:
"We were trying to think of names and my father was like 'Do you cherish what you do?' So that's how we came up with the group name."
Jessica of 3LW, on advice she would give to young women:
"Make sure you have good backing, that people have your back. Keep a good head on your shoulders. Don't let things get to you."
Ice Cube, on gearing up to record his "Laugh Now, Cry Later" album:
"I felt ferocious, I was ready to go. I had a lot of movie obligations and I couldn't wait to finish them so I could get in the studio. I'm a B-Boy at heart and you'll have to drag me out of the studio kickin' and screamin.' "
BET Entertainment Pres. Reggie Hudlin on writing Marvel Comics' "Black Panther":
"I'm making no promises, I'm making no predictions, I'm just having fun writing it."
Brooke Valentine, on the trials and tribulations of being in the music industry:
"The industry is not always what you think it is. I definitely learned to appreciate the fans, to make it through the storm and appreciate the sunshine."
Aja Graydon of Kindred the Family Soul on raising kids while in the music biz:
"We got lucky. I married into a really good family and so did he. Our children have been raised under the adage it takes a community (to raise a child)."
Chris Brown, on who he is:
"I ain't no rapper -- I smile."
Ice Cube, on his opinion of sharing music files online:
"When it's my stuff, it's stealing. When I get other peoples' stuff, it's sharing."