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“People say, ‘You just got famous on YouTube.’ I’m like, ‘So? You didn’t get famous anywhere.”- Azealia Banks in Elle US April 2012 Women in Music Issue

“People say, ‘You just got famous on YouTube.’ I’m like, ‘So? You didn’t get famous anywhere.”- Azealia Banks in Elle US April 2012 Women in Music Issue


“I went to those memorable photographs of Irving Penn portraying his wife in a black tulle ‘mermaid’ gown. Jennifer looked just perfect in that mood.”—Stefano Gabbana

“I went to those memorable photographs of Irving Penn portraying his wife in a black tulle ‘mermaid’ gown. Jennifer looked just perfect in that mood.”—Stefano Gabbana

Gwen on whether she thinks girls like Rihanna & Lady Gaga were influenced by her style as well as the longevity of today’s music.
"Really? I don’t see myself in those girls. I usually put pants on. I see these girls as more going for the sex-symbol thing. I was more, in the band, like a tomboy. Of course, I think every girl is sexy, so there’s going to be a little of that. But I see a lot of younger artists going more toward the sexy thing."
On today’s music longevity
"When we were growing up, some of the hits were legendary ones that you hear your whole life. But certain songs, I don’t know if you’ll ever hear them again. Because that’s what that music is, like a guilty pleasure, it’s right at the moment."
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Gwen on whether she thinks girls like Rihanna & Lady Gaga were influenced by her style as well as the longevity of today’s music.

"Really? I don’t see myself in those girls. I usually put pants on. I see these girls as more going for the sex-symbol thing. I was more, in the band, like a tomboy. Of course, I think every girl is sexy, so there’s going to be a little of that. But I see a lot of younger artists going more toward the sexy thing."

On today’s music longevity

"When we were growing up, some of the hits were legendary ones that you hear your whole life. But certain songs, I don’t know if you’ll ever hear them again. Because that’s what that music is, like a guilty pleasure, it’s right at the moment."

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