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50 Famous & Inspirational Jay Sean Quotes

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50 Famous & Inspirational Jay Sean Quotes

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Jay Sean is a British singer, songwriter, and record producer.

He is best known for his hits ‘Eyes on You’ and ‘Stolen’. Throughout his music career, Sean has amassed a string of accolades including several ‘UK Asian Music Awards (AMAs)’, ‘MTV Russia Music Awards’, as well as ‘UK Urban Music Awards’.

Sean jump-started his career when he performed in one of the most prestigious music events in the UK, the ‘Asian Underground’, as a member of the British-Indian music group ‘Richi Rich Project’. Together Sean pioneered a fusion of upbeat Punjabi-influenced music genre known as ‘Bhangra’ with R&B which got Sean worldwide recognition.

His American debut single ‘Down’ notably topped the ‘Billboard Hot 100’, making him the first solo artist of South Asian origin to top the well-known chart.

Here’s a collection of the most inspirational Jay Sean quotes:

 

50 Famous & Inspirational Jay Sean Quotes

1. “I’ve played in Detroit so many times; the only thing I can say is that the crowd has been very responsive to me. They’ve always shown a lot of love.” – Jay Sean

2. “Much like Jennifer Lopez or Ricky Martin who might have started with a hardcore Latin fan-base, I’ll always remember what my foundation was.” – Jay Sean

3. “I love making friends, I love talking to people, I love having a great time, and I love to see people have fun.” – Jay Sean

4. “As a teenager, I was part of rap groups, but ultimately the sound of R&B acts like Donnell Jones, Brian McKnight, and Eric Benet won my heart.” – Jay Sean

5. “The minute you forget who your fan-base is, that’s the minute everything falls out from under you.” – Jay Sean

6. “A lot of my writing is done on the road so I can take the music on my iPod, work out a melody then record it into Cubase.” – Jay Sean

7. “I am a pop and R&B singer. I’m not necessarily an Indian singer or musician. I sing in English, and the music I do blends hip hop, pop, R&B, and soul.” – Jay Sean

8. “The most important thing is to make quality music that will last.” – Jay Sean

9. “I think, honestly, hard work is the only way that you’ll get anywhere and this is not an easy job. People think it’s easy to be a singer or to be an artist. It’s crazy hours and you need a lot of energy and some spirit inside you to do that.” – Jay Sean

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10th of 50 Jay Sean Quotes

10. “I used to dance around, I used to sing a lot, I remember and beatbox.” – Jay Sean

 

11. “When you look at Beyonce, every interview she does is just perfect delivery, perfect execution, and the thing is, she has honed that skill down.” – Jay Sean

12. “The thing about touring is you get to see the world, man.” – Jay Sean

13. “I like to write songs that people can identify with and sing along to.” – Jay Sean

14. “When you’re sharply dressed I think you feel more confident.” – Jay Sean

15. “I’ve been fortunate to work with artists that are at the top of their respective genres. That allowed me to learn from them and their success.” – Jay Sean

16. “My blood is Indian. I don’t need tablas in my music to prove that.” – Jay Sean

17. “I believe that if you work hard and you never get to enjoy it then what’s the point. You can’t take any of this with you, the money or nothing. The only thing you can take is experiences, memories, and good times, so I like to get amongst it as much as I can.” – Jay Sean

18. “I get so frustrated when it takes longer than a couple of seconds to load a page – I couldn’t live without the Internet now.” – Jay Sean

19. “I had the most incredible experience of my life being signed to Cash Money.” – Jay Sean

 

20th of 50 Jay Sean Quotes

20. “I think the charity side of things for me is very important because if you’re not giving something back, there’s an imbalance somewhere in your life.” – Jay Sean

 

21. “What I’ve found is that a lot of people in the media industry tend to use Macs because they’re so good for graphics and music.” – Jay Sean

22. “I can do whatever I want now. I can drop seven songs in two weeks and fans don’t care about whether it’s from an album or not. They just care about the music.” – Jay Sean

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23. “While I write for myself, I also write for other artists too.” – Jay Sean

24. “I grew up on R&B and soul, so that backbone is always there.” – Jay Sean

25. “I’ve always done pretty well for myself here in the U.K., but I was never going to be content being a big fish in a small pond.” – Jay Sean

26. “The Indian heritage plays a very important role in my career, I have always wanted my Indian roots to be with me. I was also influenced by the urban culture around me back in the day.” – Jay Sean

27. “The love and pride that I feel from my Indian fan base make every new performance in India unique and special.” – Jay Sean

28. “There are so many egos in this game – maybe we all need to come down a notch.” – Jay Sean

29. “England really is at the forefront of being a melting pot of all cultures.” – Jay Sean

 

30th of 50 Jay Sean Quotes

30. “I’ve been very blessed to work with some of the biggest in the game.” – Jay Sean

 

31. “I started writing rhymes in fact when I was 11 or 12 years old. I was actually into hip hop before anything else.” – Jay Sean

32. “I feel blessed to travel the world and land in a place where, when I sing my songs, they sing along with every word.” – Jay Sean

33. “I remember when Kriss Kross came out! I was round about the same age, or maybe a couple of years younger.” – Jay Sean

34. “It’s such a weird process, songwriting because you just have to feel it. There’s no right or wrong melody or lyric.” – Jay Sean

35. “In school, I used to write scripts and all that good stuff.” – Jay Sean

36. “I love watching programs about Discovery Channel and just reading New Scientist, and all that kind of stuff. I’m just fascinated by it.” – Jay Sean

37. “I’m a really hardworking person.” – Jay Sean

38. “I stick to what I do best, and I think what makes an artist an artist is when they know who they are.” – Jay Sean

39. “Ride It’ did it for me. Not only did the Asian community love it, but the black community and the white community got to hear about it. The song became such a big hit for me and got me noticed by the CEOs of Cash Money in America.” – Jay Sean

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40th of 50 Jay Sean Quotes

40. “There was a time when I had spiky hair and I was doing Indian-influenced R&B fusion songs.” – Jay Sean

 

41. “There used to be times when you didn’t see Indians on television or if you did it was the corner shop guy in ‘EastEnders,’ but now they’re not as stereotypical and we’ve managed to fit in and blend really well. England does a great job of doing that.” – Jay Sean

42. “I’m open to all opportunities.” – Jay Sean

43. “I’ve got my fanbase; I believe in my music; I believe in my vision… And ain’t no-one gonna stop me from doing that!” – Jay Sean

44. “It used to be OK to have two or three songs out a year – and those are your singles. Now, they don’t want that. They’re like, OK, I heard that. Next!” – Jay Sean

45. “For people that don’t know and haven’t seen a Bollywood film, you need to go and see one. They give you everything in one. They give you your comedy, your fear, your horror, your thriller, your rom-com. It’s everything in one.” – Jay Sean

46. “My granddad doesn’t care if he falls down when he’s singing, he’s just having a laugh.” – Jay Sean

47. “I was studying to be a doctor like every good Indian boy, and doing music on the side as a hobby. Then I started to get a little serious and record companies started giving me offers!” – Jay Sean

48. “I’ve always been fascinated by the body and the mind.” – Jay Sean

49. “I feel I have a lot to share, I have stories for years, and I’ve been through everything, there’s nothing you can throw at me that I haven’t been through.” – Jay Sean

50. “Managing yourself, writing and performing your own music can teach you a lot.” – Jay Sean

 

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Zisilia Alvsa is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. Friends often call her Zii. She is a girl from Jakarta, Indonesia who currently lives in Bali. Zii loves photography and travelling.

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