Nick Cannon Quotes.
I think I’m actually built for fatherhood. I love to have a good time and play, but at the same time I’ve got a really serious side to me, and I think that’s the balance you have to have. Get on your kids’ level, but at any point in time, let them know who the parent is.
I love ‘Wild ‘N Out’ so much – one, because it’s my baby, but also I get to see others succeed and go on to lead their own careers.
Most aspiring child actors or child stars have a passion for it. But as easy as it is for me to say that I wouldn’t put my kids in it, if I saw that they really, really wanted to do and they had the drive, then I would fully support it. As long as there’s balance at home, then they could do whatever they wanted to do.
Real men change diapers!
You have to be vigorous. That’s the only way you are going to get it because everybody has dreams and everybody has goals, but the only people who achieve them are the ones that go after it and don’t take no for an answer.
The thing I adore about Mariah the most is she’s probably the most nurturing person I’ve ever met, like one of those spirits that walks into the room and wants to make sure that everybody’s okay and taken care of. For someone to be at her status but be so concerned about others is really cool.
Right now, I’m as single as a slice of American cheese.
This is my chance to get out there and appease the fans of my music as well as show people that I do do standup comedy because a lot of people don’t know that’s where I started.
A lot of people don’t know the first time I was ever on national television I was a ‘Soul Train’ dancer.
I am always the first to say that fame and entertainment is one of the best and easiest occupations to ever have, but one must know how to navigate through the matrix or you may find yourself in a very dark hole.
My Vocation is my Vacation. I love what I do.
To me, a forever love is a bond that can’t be broken.
People have always said I have an old soul, and all my best friends are 10 to 15 years my senior.
I want to be there for my children. You want to make sure you’re alive more than anything.
Art is supposed to spark conversation and make people think.
I was raised by my grandmother. She instilled everything into me. She taught me right from wrong from day one. I remembered everyday, being 4 or 5 years old, and walking to school, she would be like, Raise your right hand and stay on the right side of the street and make sure you do the right thing in school.
In the hip-hop community, it’s about how real are you, or how strong can you be, and really my music just reflects me. If you can accept me, then you can accept my music
I think one of the most important things in a relationship is caring for your significant other through good times and bad.
The people who truly love me and loved me before all of this stuff. You can’t ever leave them behind.
I am not worthy to be on a Mariah Carey record. She’s a true artist, so I just step back and watch the genius occur.
To be compared to Will Smith is probably one of the coolest things because that’s who I came up admiring.
I was rapping at eight.
In so many areas, when you think about it, you never really see an actor cross over to music. It always music to acting and it’s receivable because when music gives a form of entertainment of art to where it’s very personable, it’s a passion, it’s an intimate type of art to when you hear it, it’s them.
Trying to save a hater is like trying to teach astrophysics to a wino!
Family is always first.
A lot of the girls my age were impressed by silly stuff like money and fame. I wanted to be able to have intellectual and spiritual conversations with someone who was on the same page as me.
The only person I’ve worked with on my album was Kanye. And between the stuff that I’ve done and the stuff that he’s assisted on and produced for me for this album, I don’t even need anything else.
It’s fun having songs about parties and gigolos, but I really wanted to use my music as a form of art. Art is supposed to spark conversation and make people think, and I wanted to do that with this song.
We are already expected to be the goodie two shoes. I went through that during my junior high schools where I wasn’t allowed to watch television. I wasn’t allowed to listen to the radio.
Me personally, I wouldn’t put my kids on television. But to each his own.
Don’t worry about my life, worry about why you’re worried about my life!
If I have a talent, it’s already been exploited! I’ve shown everything I can do to the public.
I was actually raised around a lot of children. So, I’m very comfortable around children.
Mariah’s fashion game is definitely on a different level than mine. She actually knows Roberto Cavalli and Dolce & Gabbana. I didn’t know those people actually existed; I thought they were just names.
In the hip-hop community, it’s about how real are you, or how strong can you be, and really my music just reflects me. If you can accept me, then you can accept my music.
I just work – however people feel about it, I mean, at the end of the day, if I’m waiting for accolades, I could be waiting all my life, but I don’t need that stuff to validate me. I just do what makes me happy.
Nobody can predict the future. You just have to give your all to the relationship you’re in and do your best to take care of your partner, communicate and give them every last drop of love you have. I think one of the most important things in a relationship is caring for your significant other through good times and bad.
I’m not geeky but I have my geeky, corky moments, and then I’ve got some aspects of cool in me, I guess.
I always say that candy is the perfect studio food – it keeps your energy going.
People think that as a celebrity, you have to have this sort of mystique about you, but I’m probably the realest person you’ll ever meet.
I always try to be optimistic, but not to the point where I’m getting on people’s nerves.
I think it takes a strong man to be in a relationship with a strong woman. A lot of people hear the word “diva” and think of it as a negative. I see it as a positive. I want somebody who knows what they want out of life and isn’t afraid to show it.
If you want to be in the automotive business, you go to Detroit, and you figure it out. If you want to be in entertainment, go to where it’s at. Go to Hollywood, go to New York.
Having children obviously changes your priorities, but when you start to see life through these innocent eyes and seeing everything for the first time, you appreciate the small things.
Saturday morning, you knew what was cool by what was on ‘Soul Train.’
The beautiful thing about acting is that you can just dive into the character, strip yourself of everything, and just get in there and perfect your craft.
I’m so into playing different characters, even when I was on Nickelodeon. I just observe.
One thing about being a stand-up is it’s a one-man show. You gotta do everything. You’re the producer, writer, director, and the actor. You just gotta be out there and perform and give your all. It’s such an honest form of art that it just taught me so much, and it kind of prepared me for manhood at an early age.
There’s so many people that follow the trend, and then it gets to a point where it gets a little stale. So, in music; I mean, whoever’s the new trendsetter, that’s who people follow.