I remember in the first interview we did you were like, “I want to find a girl that I really fucking like, and that I really fucking love, and settle down.” Do you still have those feelings?
Yeah. That would be great. That’s probably harder than putting out albums and shit.
At 24, and being one of the most famous people in the world, how could that be a goal?
I don’t know. It’s just something with me that I really enjoy when there’s a connection there with me and a woman. It’s like a comfort that comes over me when I have someone in my life that I can laugh with, talk to, be friends with, but also be attracted to. I just feel like that does something for me. It’s just in my make-up, in my character. That’s what I like. As opposed to...
I’ve had my fun. I’ve seen what a lot of places have to offer and shit, and it’s cool, it’s just empty. It’s weird when you fuck a girl and she doesn’t even expect for you to hit her again. That’s a shitty place to be at in your life.
I’ve had my fun man. We’ve been out here going hard for a while now, you know? I’ve had my fun. I’ve seen what a lot of places have to offer and shit, and it’s cool, it’s just empty. It’s weird when you fuck a girl and she doesn’t even expect for you to hit her again. That’s a shitty place to be at in your life, you know?
Or when women are automatically judging you based on things they’ve heard or the minute you want to do something... Like, when I’m like, “Oh, let’s go out for dinner. Let’s do something other than meet up at 4 am,” they think it’s weird. They’re like, “What?” That’s weird to me, man. [Laughs.]
I want to be appreciated like a human being and shit. That’s why I always find myself backtracking, because I’m always trying to find a woman that’s known me before all this. So I have a tendency to move backwards instead of moving forward. Trying to meet new women, it’s always a little more difficult as opposed to calling somebody I knew that’s single and trying to rebuild that connection.
Well, you’ve been seen with some women in the press.
I’m going to throw out some names and you tell me what comes to mind. Serena Williams.
I really, really love and care for Serena Williams. She’s incredible. She’s probably like, the closest thing I’ve ever had to that in years, as far as being a friend and being there for me, being so funny and so supportive. She’s incredible. That’s someone that I’m very proud to say I know. She’s definitely in my life, and I’m in her life. And she’s a great athlete. It’s great to watch her play tennis. Very impressive.
You guys were playing together. She beat you?
Rashida [Jones] has a beautiful beautiful spirit. So talented, so funny. I met her at Rihanna’s birthday party. I was DJng and she liked my set. I was playing more for Beyonce because Jay was there with B, so I was really trying to impress B, to be honest with you.
I saw that.
Yeah, but with her left hand, she’d probably beat the majority of people.
How did you guys meet?
I think through some event or something. I don’t know. We met and then she asked me to play in her charity—as like a joke I think, she asked me to play as her partner in the Williams Invitational. So I started training with her. I went to a couple practice sessions and stuff, and she was like, “Oh, you’re actually good at this.”
We played in the Williams Invitational, and we made it all the way to the finals. We lost in the finals, but we kind of became this inseparable partnership as far as tennis goes. From there, she became someone I wanted to, like, speak to frequently and hang out. She’s just great. She’s a great person.
Is she the whole trifecta? Is she someone cool to talk to, someone to make you laugh, that you care for, and that you’re sexually attracted to?
Yeah, of course. But we haven’t really—it's just more we kind of kick it. We haven’t really got to like, the third thing. But just as far as, it's not like I could ever say that's my girl. As a great person in my life and a great friend and someone who is always there, she provides the company that I want. That's why she's dope.
[Rashida] is someone I always admired from afar. That's one thing she probably doesn't know. I was, like, in love with Rashida. I love funny women and I love beautiful women and I love women that have great taste in music and Rashida is all those things. She's dope.
Rashida has a beautiful beautiful spirit. So talented, so funny. I met her at Rihanna’s birthday party. I was DJng and she liked my set. I was playing more for Beyonce because Jay was there with B, so I was really trying to impress B, to be honest with you. So I started playing mad Houston shit. The DJ before was alright, but me and Q-Tip came on and we fucked shit up.
And Jay was like “Yeah, that’s that shit.” I’m always like to see Jay happy and I always like to impress B. But yeah, I met her there.
Then, the craziest shit—we went on vacation, like me and all my boys, and they were at the same resort, so we hung out a bit. Just a beautiful, beautiful, beautiful person. I had to say it three times. She's, like, so kind and I’m very happy that I met her.
Yeah. Just someone to know. Someone I always admired from afar. That's one thing she probably doesn't know. I was, like, in love with Rashida. I love funny women and I love beautiful women and I love women that have great taste in music and Rashida is all those things. She's dope. That was good man, I thought you were going to go the typical route. That was almost a shocker. That was fun—I'm sad you only had two.