10 Questions with ... Nick Cannon
April 1, 2014
BRIEF CAREER SYNOPSIS:
Hardest working man in showbiz.
1. What or who inspired you to start in music?
My late grandfather did. He left me 30 instruments when he passed away when I was 8 years old. Also, Michael Jackson made me want to perform.
2. When you were a little kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A super hero!
3. Who came up with the title of your new album, 'White People Party Music'?
Some white guy. jk...it was me!
4. Who are some of your collaborators we'll hear on the ' White People Party Music'?
Pitbull, Future, Afrojack, Rodney Jerkins, Kehlani, Colette Car, Fatman Scoop, Ryan Bowers, Dj Class, Migos, Akon,
5. What will probably surprise people the most about your new album?
That it really doesn't fall into one distinct genre of music. It's so many different sounds!
6. Do you have a favorite track song on the ' White People Party Music'?
"Unbelievable" I wrote it about my wife!
7. Word association game...I say, 'paparazzi', what's the first thing that comes to mind?
Cool ass job
8. What do you like to do in what little spare time you have?
Work... in the studio, in the gym, or just work... on my tan. Got to stay with this sexy caramel complexion. Honestly every free moment I get I try to spend with my kids.
9. When did you know that mariah was 'the one'?
When I saw her "Someday" video in 1990
10. Hypothetical question...if you were getting married in two months and you could have any group or singer perform at your reception, who would you choose?
Rick Springfield. He could sing "Jesse's Girl"
If you had to eat one type of meal everyday for a month, what would it be?
Are you going to squeeze in a tour to support ' White People Party Music'?
I'm currently on my DJ tour titled " White People Party Music" tour #wppm.