AS: You know what, I won’t say my age. But the one way that I stay relevant is I don’t let nothing buckle under my feet. I’m always into the next thing. Before you know, when you pop your eyes up, Angie stone is directing a TV show, Angie Stone is doing something. I just did two [TV] theme songs for Terri J. Vaughn. I have my own script and show that’s being developed right now. I don’t look at this as a defining moment for me. I’m going on to the next. I’m really excited about writing a book. I’m very excited about being behind-the-scenes on a movie. My main thing is about being all I can be, not just being in front of the camera. I think a lot of people get consumed with just one aspect of [their career]. I’ve done three or four television theme songs. I’m looking for the next song that has people saying you made a hit, like with “Girlfriends.” You know what I mean? You didn’t know that? (Laughs)
U: Yeah I didn’t know you wrote the “Girlfriends” theme song! (Laughs)
AS: But I did. That was my first television theme song. Now I’m going to do three more. I just finished Rickey Smiley’s television show and you know I work in avenues that give me life after life. It’s been sweet being in the game long enough and a lot of my friends you know, Beyoncé, and all of the people that come to me just for advice, and we cool beans. They look at that and I look at them as, you know, we feed off each other. So it’s just survival of the fittest.