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If it wasn’t for the British musicians, a lot of us black musicians in America would still be catchin’ the hell that we caught long before. So thanks to them, thanks to all you guys. You opened doors that I don’t think would have been opened in my lifetime. When white America started paying attention to the blues – it started opening a lot of doors that had been closed to us.
Admittedly, I do have several bones… whole war fields full of bones, in fact… to pick with organised religion of whatever stripe. This should be seen as a critique of purely temporal agencies who have, to my mind, erected more obstacles between whatever notion of spirituality and Godhead one subscribes to than they have opened doors. To me, the difference between Godhead and the Church is the difference between Elvis and Colonel Parker… although that conjures images of God dying on the toilet, which is not what I meant at all.
My name recognition has opened doors on the research side. I used to go into crack houses and drug markets and really bad neighborhoods by myself, routinely, and hang out. Sometimes I still do, because I don’t want to attract attention. But lately, I’ve been riding with cops and gaining access to other types of law, like the ATF guys, just because of my name. I guess it’s a smarter way to work.
Getting to play the part of Selena was life-changing for me, i got to immerse myself in her life, got to know her family, her home, her culture … every part of her story. It was a special time in my life both professionally and personally. Playing her not only opened doors for me in the film world, but it inspired me to start my own music career. In a lot of ways, I wouldn’t be where I am today if I hadn’t had that experience.