Celebrity Interviews

Quincy Shares Advice Given to Him by His Mom & Diddy, Making his Name Through Hard Work & Forthcoming Album Inspired by His Grandmother

Being raised by legendary icon Diddy, Quincy Brown joins the Sway In The Morning studios to speak on advice he’s received from his parents, paving his own way through hard work and his forthcoming album.

Being the eldest son in the family, Quicy discusses how Diddy inspires not only him but everyone around him.  We also hear about his recent success as an actor and working alongside A$AP Rocky and Zoë Kravitz.

Switching from acting roles to his music career Quincy speaks on the inspiration he pulled from his grandmother and how she was such a big part of his life.  With the success of his latest single, “Friends First” featuring French Montana, Quincy discusses his past relationships and what being friends first means to him.

Check out the full interview below and catch up with Quincy Brown on Twitter @Quincy.


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