SOTB: Why now? I mean, after a ton of albums which spoke on the human condition and, you know, black power in-depth, why did you pick Pursing Happiness to be your most introspective album—while still letting it be less about you?
TG: The reality is…love is a beautiful thing. The song comes from a place of honest and is the natural progression from “When We Find Each Other” in the narrative. The song describes everything I see my queen beginning. I spoke on it in my verse from Genesis on “Since You Came In My Life,” and even mentioned that my verse was preemptive. From there, “Beauty Is She” is the next step.