"We wanted to make sure if you were playing a show, before or after us, you were terrified because we made it impossible for you to top what the crowd just saw."
“For me, the roots of R&B are gospel vocals. There’s a common story line—love, love, love, love, love. I try to shy away from that, ’cause everything is not love. I’m still R&B, but I want to go outside the boundaries.”
“I just want to sing,” Cruz says. “But I have come to realize that we don’t live in a world now where you can just focus on creating and be able to make a living off of that. The business side is just as important.”
“Having the feeling of seeing other people affected by my music is what drives me and makes me feel so passionate. It’s what makes me not want to give up.”
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