P.S. Q was with her when I was doing the interview, so I switched the order in which I posted the questions so it reads better.
Intro / Danity Kane Breakup
Dawn - Hi, How Are You Today?
Akeem - I'm good you?
Dawn - I'm great --
Akeem - Okay, give me a sec [laughter] i'm trying to pull out the questions
Akeem - We all know about the breakup on the last season of the show, after all of that, what's next for Danity Kane?
Dawn - Drea and I are trying to patch this up to move forward with things -
Akeem - Oh ok, so is everything between you ladies squashed?
Dawn - There's nothing to squash, as you can tell from the episode, we said nothing.. it wasn't our decision.
Akeem - Right, have you talked to Aubrey or D. Woods since the break up?
Dawn - No I haven't, but there's no hard feelings to either of the ladies, and I wish them both the best.
Akeem - One of the readers, wanted to know how often do you work out?
Dawn - Actually, I attend dance classes three times a week.
Akeem - Cool...
Akeem - If you could work with any female in the industry, who would it be?
Dawn - Brandy
Akeem - Do you read any of the celebrity blogs in your spare time?
Dawn - No, they usually have something negative say about me, so I try to stay away from them. I like to surround myself with positive things and people.
Akeem - Yeah, I understand.
Akeem - A reader wanted to know if you still had your puppy, chotee.
Dawn - [laughter] - Yes I Do! Chotee is my baby, well actually he's a teenager now
Akeem - [laughter]
Dawn - But yes, I still have Chotee.
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Danity Kane Comic / Education
Akeem - We know that there's a Danity Kane comic line coming out, can you let us know what that's about? [Click here to View]
Dawn - It's basically like any other comic, it deals with Sin City, Rock and Roll and it has villian's which are represented by the bosses of the labels -
Akeem - [laughter]
Dawn - It's like a melting pot of all of those things., If you visit my [MySpace] page, you can hear the song "Falls Away*" which is actually on the soundtrack album for the comic.
Akeem - Cool, Cool, I heard that song a few days ago, it's on my MySpace playlist
Dawn - [laughs] Aww, thats love.
Akeem - [laughs] So how did you get into drawing?
Dawn - Actually, I went De La Salle High School [ in New Orleans ] and I started there. My teacher discovered that I had a talent in anime drawing, so it kind of became a hobby of mines.
Akeem - What college did you go to?
Dawn - I went the the University of New Orleans -
Akeem - Cool.. U.N.O... What did you major in?
Dawn - Wait, actually I went to Nicholls State University, I majored in Marine Biology then I transferred [to UNO].
Akeem - If you weren't in the music industry... what would you be doing?
Dawn - Honestly, I couldn't see myself doing anything else but music -
Akeem - What I meant by that, is if you were still in school, what would be doing? Would it still be Marine Biology?
Dawn - I also have a love or fashion, so it would be either be music or fashion, something to do with the indsutry.
Making the Band 4 / Day 26
Akeem - So there's a new season of Making the Band about to launch, what can we expect from that?
Dawn - You can expect a new album from Day 26... you can expect that.
Akeem - We know that you write, did you write or are you featured on any of their songs?
Dawn - Actually Q is an amazing writer
Akeem - Really?
Dawn - Yes he is, he and I cowrote a song for the new Day 26 album
Akeem - Cool, cool... can't wait to hear that
Love Life / "Q"
Akeem - So we read about some rumors that you and Q were engaged, is there any truth behind that?
Dawn - [laughs and refers to Q] He asked are we engaged,
Q - [laughs]
Dawn - No, we aren't engaged..[laughs]
Akeem - Oooh, okay... is there any future plans of marriage and children?
Dawn - [repeats question to Q] - When the times right, most likely we will.
Akeem - What is Dawns most prized possession?
Dawn - Q
Akeem - [laughs]
Dawn to Q - He asked me what's my most prized possession, I told him you.
Q - [laughs]
Dawn - Wait, let me think.... yeah, i'll keep that answer.
Akeem - [laughs] - Okay then, that answers that.
New Orleans / Ending
Akeem - Well, i'm also from New Orleans--
Dawn - Aww, you're family!
Akeem - [laughs] I wanted to know if you ever attend any of the Saints/Hornets games?
Dawn - Not as often as I should, but I will be there next month for Mardi Gras -
Akeem - Great, Great
Dawn - Yeah, Q hasn't had the Mardi Gras experience yet, so i'll show him that
Akeem - You have to show him Bourbon street, [laughter]
Dawn - [laughs] - Don't be surprised if you see us out there
Akeem - Well that wraps it up, thanks so much for extending extra time to help me out with this interview.
Dawn - No problem, you're from from New Orleans.. you're family boy! [laughs]
Akeem - [laughs] well, I hope to see you for Mardi Gras and good luck with everything.
Dawn - Thanks!!
Akeem - Bye
Dawn - Byee!
*Falls Away is featured on the Danity Kane Comic [soundtrack] which is not a BAD BOY release, but is an independent record
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