• I've been singing for six years. I've been in and out of the studios with top producers, but it wasn't something I was ready to express to the public or to the press. I wasn't ready to come out. I wanted to perfect my voice and be 100 percent positive that I could come out right.

    "Tyra Banks: creator of TV's 'America's next top model' tells why singing is her next move" by Margena A. Christian, March 1, 2004.