I became friends with Jay Z and I think it was important for Jay Z, for Kanye and I to get along. Then Kanye and I both reached a place where he would say really nice things about my music and what I've accomplished, and I could ask him how his kid's doing.
POP STAR TAYLOR SWIFT on her reconciliation with rapper Kanye West, who interrupted her winner's speech at the Video Music Awards in 2009
I'm so far past my sell-by date of what pop music is supposed to be. But, if you look at it, Pharrell and Daft Punk are around that age. So maybe there's something to be said for experience.
DJ MARK RONSON, who turns 40 next week
I'm the only singer who has been incarcerated and had a No. 1 record at the same time.
SINGER CHRIS BROWN putting a positive spin on his past legal issues