The Root spoke with Bilal about the difficulties balancing the demands of being a musician and a family life, especially considering his youngest son has Sickle Cell and his oldest son has Autism. “It’s life. Life is life. I draw from life to make art … nothing really kind of fazes [me] as far as my life is concerned,” the 31-year-old responded. “I kind of look at it like Einstein looked at it; there was no real title on what he did; he just did it. So I don’t think I’m one of those types of people that sacrifices my personal life for my artistic endeavors. I think everything in life is art; you just have to have an eye.” Read more.