Ke$ha cleaned up more than nicely for the latest cover of Vibe magazine. The pop star talks with the magazine about her struggled to make it, crashing on her mentor/producer Dr. Luke’s couch in LA after moving there at 17 and “writing songs for anyone” until her big break came with Flo Rida’s 2009 hit “Right Round.” Ke$ha also discusses her past, the controversy that surrounds her music, and being perceived as a rapper.
Check out excerpts from Ke$ha‘s interview with Vibe magazine:
On her childhood: “I came from a single-parent home, my mom had a nose ring and tattoos, and I’d make my own clothes. People just thought I was a f***ing freak.
On spending money: “I’m not frivolous, I never go shopping. And I love cheap costume jewelry. An underlying theme [of my first album, Animal] was how you can be broke and still have fun. Money doesn’t determine whether I’m happy. But it’s really fun to get light-up shoes.”
On the backlash of her music: “The first record, people tore me a new a**hole, and were f**king steady on my balls, and tried to make me feel like I was such a piece of s**t. I did some soul-searching, and realized nothing I’m doing is negative, it’s actually super positive. You can change people’s mood in a three-and-a-half minute song. So why not spread positive energy and be funny? Let [the haters] be miserable. Anyone who wants to have a good time, let’s f**king do this.”
On rappers thinking she’s a rapper: “The first time someone called me a rapper, I started laughing. I was shocked, and thought it was hilarious. But then, Andre 3000 was telling me how he thinks I’m a good rapper. And Wiz [Khalifa], who’s a good friend of mine, thinks I’m a good rapper? Snoop? It’s crazy and funny to me.”
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