Growing Up in Multiple Cities
Angel Haze: “I moved from Michigan when I was eight months old. In between there, I was in L.A. for a while and then back to Michigan. I lived in Michigan for a couple of years. I don’t know exactly when I moved back from L.A., so I wanna say 2 to 10. I don’t know.
My mom was in a cult [called Love, Peace, and the Holy Ghost]. My mom spent most of her time running away from it. Every state there was something different, sort of like running from a bad omen.
“My mom was in a cult [called Love, Peace, and the Holy Ghost]. My mom spent most of her time running away from it. Every state there was something different, sort of like running from a bad omen, and no matter what, she couldn’t really escape it. Every year-and-a-half to two years, I moved.
“Moving around was really hard because you never really fit in anywhere. You go to new places and everybody has their ties with each other. It was really tough. I went from being home schooled to not being home schooled to just a bunch of other random stuff I didn’t have to deal with.
“Pennsylvania was different. It’s actually my favorite place to live. It’s really rural. I’ve lived in a place called Allentown, and growing up there was difficult because I was so different. I was the type of kid that lived in my head, and everything outside of me was kind of like not my reality. So to everyone else I was a fucking character, and for me it was just regular. I didn’t get along too well at school or with kids.