The artist also opened up about coming out. As a kid, he said he knew he was gay but was taught to hate homosexuality. He even admitted he prayed his sexuality was just a "phase." By age 16, he said he was more comfortable with himself and now hopes his journey will inspire others.
“For me, being in this position, it’s easy for me,” he said. “But some boy 10 miles from here in the hood, it’s not going to be good for him.”
And as for how he’s handling all the success, he’s said he’s grateful.
“It can happen for you,” he said. “Anything and everything is possible.”
Read the full interview here.
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