• My fashion was not the best in the '80s. I looked crazy as hell. I used to wear my pants tucked into my socks and karate handkerchiefs around my wrist. It was ridiculous, how I used to dress in the '80s.

    "Deon Cole on Conan O'Brien's instincts and being chaperoned at a Prince concert". Interview with Erik Adams, February 1, 2016.