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Jorja Smith Reveals Why She Doesn't Question Anything

Jorja Smith Reveals Why She Doesn't Question Anything

Jorja Smith is on the cover of V magazine’s latest issue, on newsstands now!

Here’s what the 21-year-old entertainer had to share with the mag:

On a question she was asked by Kendrick Lamar: “Kendrick Lamar asked me a really interesting question about where I see myself a few years from now. I learned a lot from him [Kendrick Lamar]. He’s a Gemini, like me. So was Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Biggie, Tupac…I’m just saying.”

On not questioning anything: “I just move forward. I don’t question things because I think when you start questioning things too much, maybe you get a bit paranoid. You second guess. I just do things. So far, it’s worked out okay. I’m the only person that can disappoint myself. Nobody else can. I am the only person that can f*ck things up for real. So I just have to make sure I’m okay.”

On wanting to grow right now: “I’ve been reading Rilke’s Letters to a Young Poet, but I haven’t finished it. I keep going back and reading the same bits over and over again because I don’t have a bookmark. So I don’t actually know where I am. There’s a great line in it about how a tree doesn’t wait for summer to come; it’s patient. I, however, have no patience. I want to grow. Now.”

For more from Jorja, visit VMagazine.com.

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  • DEADP00L

    This is the worst thing anyone can do: not question anything.

  • Naynay

    Michael Jackson and whitney houston weren’t gemini they were virgos

  • Legendary Trolly

    Thats an interesting comment. Why do you feel that way?

  • DEADP00L

    Because questioning and to ask questions is what leads to enlightenment and invention. If we didn’t question things we see, hear and are explained or told; we wouldn’t have invented the musical instrument or invented rocket propulsion. If we took everything at face value we are taking for granted and subverting our own potential.

  • DEADP00L

    Because questioning and to ask questions is what leads to enlightenment and invention. If we didn’t question things we see, hear and are explained or told; we wouldn’t have invented the musical instrument or invented rocket propulsion. If we took everything at face value we are taking for granted and subverting our own potential.

  • DEADP00L

    She doesnt question anything so its not like she bothered to fact check that.

  • DEADP00L

    She doesnt question anything so its not like she bothered to fact check that.

  • Legendary Trolly

    Powerful deep shit!!!!

  • DEADP00L

    Yeah but I’m not the one given a platform in a magazine designed for impressionable people. What she said is unenlightened and reckless.