How do you rap on an iPhone?

There is no better technology.

I’m a good rapper, dude. A good rapper. I’ve got a lot of ideas, man. I mean, I still have ideas and things I wanna say, but I don’t put down the mic and rap over beats. I’m always thinking of a way to do something new, and I want people to see that. I wanna push the envelope, man. I wanna do something new. I’m not looking to write another R-rated rap single. I’ll keep up with that. I love my music.

How much has your life changed because of hip-hop? I want to know:

Hip-hop has helped me with relationships, family and a lot of stuff. I’m the same person with my family and I have the same person with everybody I meet, so it’s helped me so much. People don’t really know this, but I was in a relationship [two years ago]. I didn’t know anybody. In the time since then I’ve taken the plunge.

Are you happy with your family now?

Yeah, I’m happy. I love my family. I just had this relationship where people was taking pictures of us, so I got some attention, but that’s life. So in order to get out of this thing that’s going on with my family, I had to break free.

You’ve already said that you’re going to release a new album soon, but you didn’t tell us what it’s called. Are you putting out an R&B album or an R&B-pop album?

I don’t know.

You’ve been through some tough times, but this time, it’s your new album.

I’m ready. I’m ready for this time to roll.

Who will be on the album? You told us you’re going to release an album soon, but you didn’t tell us what it’s called. Are you putting out an R&B album or an R&B-pop album?

I don’t know. I don’t go into the studio and say “Oh my God. It’s about me.” I just make songs. People hear the records and know about their name. That’s the reason my first album is different to every other record: I wanted to be myself. I made an album about all of the different aspects of me, and I wanted to be me. But I’m not going to try to