45 Trey Songz Quotes About Music, Success & Life

Which are your favorite Trey Songz quotes?

Trey Songz is a singer-songwriter, rapper, producer, and actor. Songz has won various awards and nominated for three Grammys.

Songz released his fourth album, Passion, Pain, and Pleasure in 2010. This album includes his biggest hit single ‘Bottoms Up’ featuring ‘Nicki Minaj‘. He has sold over 25 million records worldwide in singles and albums. 

We’ve put together this collection of the best Trey Songz quotes:


45 Trey Songz Quotes About Music, Success & Life

1. “Barriers have been broken: rappers are singing, and singers are rapping. You might catch a rapper on a rock song, a pop artist on a hip-hop song – there are so many different things that are going on today. That is the same way in which we live our lives; we’re all over the place. I like to try different things.” – Trey Songz

2. “I get to go make music, and I get paid to do it, and this is what people love me for. I couldn’t ask for anything greater, so how could I not go in the studio and make a million songs?” – Trey Songz

3. “I once took the key off my girlfriend’s keyring so that I could surprise her when she got home. So I did this whole romantic setup in our bedroom with flowers and rose petals. She was so mad when she got home, but then when she walked in, she was so surprised.” – Trey Songz

4. “I think everybody gets lonely sometimes. I don’t know if people can ever understand how you can be in a room full of people and be lonely sometimes.” – Trey Songz

5. “I’m a guy that appreciates spontaneity and a woman being genuine and different.” – Trey Songz

6. “It wouldn’t be me if I didn’t get a little nasty.” – Trey Songz

7. “Never forget the morals instilled in you and what really matters in life. Never let other voices of other people drown out your inner voice” – Trey Songz

8. “The people who support me and my dreams make me feel like I’m on top of the world.” – Trey Songz

9. “When you are giving a certain portion of your life to people and you’re selling it sexually, you’re selling it sensually, and you’re selling it romantically – for you to then take that portion that you give only to fans away and to give it to one person, it kind of… if they don’t approve, it might be crickets for me.” – Trey Songz


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10. “As blacks, all we got is sports and entertainment. That’s the only way out the hood sometimes.” – Trey Songz


11. “I don’t really do glasses. It’s a good look, but I’m not big on wearing clear glasses for fashion. And I don’t wear too many shades because my fans love to see my eyes.” – Trey Songz

12. “I never really had male influences in my life. Steady, male influences. And that’s what I wanna be for my family. As a musician, I definitely will attain everything that I set out to. I work very hard. But more important to me is that my family is taken care of.” – Trey Songz

13. “I think clothes are very much a representation of your attitude and the way you feel. I really love to be dressed down, though.” – Trey Songz

14. “I wish I never fell so deep in love with you and now it ain’t no way we can be friends.” – Trey Songz

15. “In my dressing room, you’ll definitely find some Starbursts and Skittles. I have a lot of candles that remind me of home, and a humidifier for my voice. I also have some digital Kodak albums where I have pictures of my friends and family.” – Trey Songz

16. “My life has shifted to different levels financially, in terms of fame as a result of being blessed enough to be able to share my music with the world, and what that has done for me. Despite all of that, I always want people to listen to my music and be able to relate to it as well as to me.” – Trey Songz

17. “Sometimes I go crazy – get into a mind space where it doesn’t matter what I spend. Like, on impulse, I might buy a $600 Dolce t-shirt, you know, just because it’s silk and maybe there’s some suede leather detailing. Or two of my favorite hoodies, I don’t even know the brand, but they’re’ very thin soft cotton. $300 apiece!” – Trey Songz

18. “What’s important is that people realize that I can’t be put into a box musically. I’ve studied all forms of music; I know probably more Jay-Z songs than the biggest Jay-Z fan. I’ve studied R. Kelly to the Isley Brothers to Stevie Wonder to Sting and Sade. You don’t have one personality every day. You don’t have one mood.” – Trey Songz

19. “Always wear a good watch, no matter what if you are wearing a suit or sweats. A good watch will hold value over time. It’s not about the brightest or the biggest diamonds, it’s about quality mechanisms, the heritage of the company you’re buying it from.” – Trey Songz


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20. “From the music I make, to the things I do in my life, I’m true to my R&B core.” – Trey Songz


21. “I love music, so if I wasn’t singing, I would probably still be working in the music industry. I love songwriting, so I’d probably be a songwriter.” – Trey Songz

22. “I think ‘selfies’ are fun and expressive, as long as you don’t get carried away with it.” – Trey Songz

23. “I was the kind of kid who loved singing. I loved rapping; I loved attention. But for me, it was more about chasing the dream of being a superstar because of the town I was from and because of what I’d seen.” – Trey Songz

24. “I’ve never really been settled. I don’t think I’ve ever known what it was like to be a person that was used to sitting still. I think it’s given me the ability to detach from any situation.” – Trey Songz

25. “Love is hard to find, but love is one of a kind.” – Trey Songz

26. “Singing is all about certain inflection on certain lines. I used to listen to tapes of everybody from Michael Jackson and Prince to Earth, Wind, and Fire. They would have different vocal inflections. If the line insinuated pain, they would cringe on some lines.” – Trey Songz

27. “Versace has always been a brand that I’ve loved, a brand that has supported me. I’ve been wearing Versace for so long, I come in here and I have friends here, and they really support what it is that I do. Our partnership has been great.” – Trey Songz

28. “A lot of people perceive women as sexy based on their outer appeal. But there’s no way to mistake if a woman is confident.” – Trey Songz

29. “Count your blessings. Every time I am doing bad I count my blessings. And I always lose count. Try that sometime.” – Trey Songz


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30. “I like hair each and every way. I like to give scalp massages – to pull and tug on it. But my favorite style is long, real hair in a dusty blonde-brown color.” – Trey Songz


31. “I take pride in working very hard. You need to understand that hard work doesn’t instantly pay off. My career grew gradually and taught me a lesson every step of the way.” – Trey Songz

32. “I used to steal my father’s cologne, and it was so strong. My mother would always know when I did because it was so intrusive. That’s why I like Evolution – it’s a strong yet subtle scent.” – Trey Songz

33. “I’m very much in work mode, and that can be very difficult for someone to deal with. I dedicate so much of myself to my work that I even take a back seat to that sometimes. My mother says that Tremaine takes a back seat to Trey Songz.” – Trey Songz

34. “Life in general you gotta believe in you…. you live your life for you, you do what you do for you because the moment you start to live your life for others you’ll lose yaself within that. Focus on what it is you want to have. Go get it.” – Trey Songz

35. “Radio is being dominated by records that are 120 beats per minute. R&B is about groove and soul.” – Trey Songz

36. “The way a woman or a man handles themselves, at a certain age I can’t blame you for the way you act, because somebody didn’t bring you upright, and the betterment is why I have a foundation titled Angels and Hearts. That’s why I have Trey’s Angels: to let women know that they are angels.” – Trey Songz

37. “A lot of people are wanting him [Barack Obama] to be the president just because he’s black. But I think he does have some good views.” – Trey Songz

38. “Change is a natural form of progression.” – Trey Songz

39. “I grew up poor, but I didn’t really know it because of amazing places like the Salvation Army where we got a lot of our Christmas presents from.” – Trey Songz


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40. “I own more pairs of Calvin Klein underwear than I can count. At any given time, I probably have 50 to 60 pairs on deck. I travel with an entire suitcase of underwear and t-shirts, and they’re all Calvin Klein.” – Trey Songz


41. “I urge younger artists to know that you don’t have to be anything you don’t want. You can do whatever’s comfortable for you. From the music I make to the things I do in my life, I’m true to my R&B core. I have the capability to make pop records and crossover, but that’s not my aim.” – Trey Songz

42. “I’m no dancer. I got rhythm, I can dance if I need to, but I’m not Chris Brown. He’s an amazing dancer. If I’m not going to be amazing at it, I’m not gon’ do it. I’m gonna do what works for me, and you’re going to feel it ’cause it’s me.” – Trey Songz

43. “It’s not about having a plethora of suits but having a few good ones. It’s all about fit. The contour of your body. If your shoulders are broad, you shouldn’t have shoulder pads. If you’re not a big man, you shouldn’t have extra space. I think it’s definitely worth having it properly fitted.” – Trey Songz

44. “Other brands I like besides Versace… Tom Ford makes incredible suits. I love the glasses as well. I have a plethora of Tom Ford shades. Who else do I like? Dolce & Gabbana, Dior Homme.” – Trey Songz

45. “The thing that is cool about my come up is that I dealt with fame and having money gradually. It didn’t happen overnight. It was something that took a while to happen. It was something that humbled me and made me very appreciative of my blessings more than I would have been if it had happened faster and easier.” – Trey Songz



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