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Cheryl James

Cheryl Renee James, better known by her stage name Salt, is an American rapper and songwriter. She is best known as a member of the American Grammy–award winning female rap trio Salt-N-Pepa, which also includes Pepa and Spinderella. James starred in The Salt-N-Pepa Show, a reality TV series focusing on reforming the group; which aired on the VH1 network in 2008.

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Christians often want to hide behind the walls of the church, where we are comfortable, but sometimes we have to come out of the box.
One of the speakers asked how many women had been harassed or abused sexually in their life? There were thousands of women in the audience, and almost every one of them raised her hand.
Change is not an event, it's a process. β€” Β© Cheryl James
Change is not an event, it's a process.
'None of Your Business.' It's the only Salt-N-Pepa song that I regret.
Rap is hardcore street music but there are women out there who can hang with the best male rappers. What holds us back is that girls tend to rap in these high, squeaky voices. It's irritating. You've gotta rap from the diaphragm.
There were times in my career I went a little further than I wanted because of expectations. Doing certain things onstage when children were in the audience, wearing certain clothes, singing certain lyrics.
I'm really open to doing music. We just have to figure out what kind of music it's going to be - something where I don't feel compromised.
People have this impression that I'm this crazy Christian, but I'm really balanced.
I didn't want to get back into the whole industry. I left overworked, overwhelmed, and not having any control over my life. I was bulimic and needed to heal.
For me, the bulimia was about stuffing my emotions. So I stopped suppressing my feelings.
I remember feeling all right with myself until age 13. Then, I was getting off the bus one day and this guy called me Miss Piggy. That was the first time I ever really felt like I wasn't okay.
I'm not really into the fashion thing.
I don't like the fact that there are so few women in rap.
For the moment, I'm concentrating on my own stuff.
We're feminists. We're doing something that only guys are expected to do and doin' it right! At our concerts we'll do one hard-core rap song and then do one where we'll be real sexy.
I got to that desperate place where nobody could help me but God.
They keep telling me that my flow's up to date, you know. I guess they thought I was gonna come back sounding... old.
I'm at a point in my life where I have something solid now. I'm a peaceful person, and I want to be surrounded by peace no matter what I'm doing.
But one thing that's constant is we've always appreciated fans. They put us on the map and they keep us on the map. I always put myself in their position. If I loved someone and had their posters all over my wall and met them and they were rude it would be very hurtful.
There are a lot of good things that we can do. Maybe my example can help someone.
I don't want to give the illusion that one day God came down and I was healed.
The part you don't expect when you start out is all the people who come into your life wanting a piece of you, not caring about your wellbeing. The insane schedule is very difficult. Touring looks very glamourous but it's hard and gruelling - the travelling, the meet-and-greets - it was too crazy.
I've changed my life in a lot of ways. I'm a mom, a wife, and a Christian. Some of the things I expressed in my early 20s aren't what I care to express right now.
The best form of flattery is to be admired, imitated or respected. I've always felt proud our fans look up to us or feel we are inspirational. β€” Β© Cheryl James
The best form of flattery is to be admired, imitated or respected. I've always felt proud our fans look up to us or feel we are inspirational.
There are different kinds of people in the world.
Our attitude is that we want to cross over. You can't go on making records just for your own hometown.
We're not hard people.
We as a group were a voice for women. We've been through a lot, we've experienced a lot. We were very outspoken. We expressed ourselves. To this day we stand by that, we freely talk about sex and relationships.
None of Your Business.' It's the only Salt-N-Pepa song that I regret.
If the opportunity comes about that's right and it can be a smooth thing, yeah sure. But for the moment, I'm concentrating on my own stuff.
Change is not an event, its a process.
It is stupid not to talk about sex. It is stupid not to communicate with your spouse and your children. It can't be a taboo.
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