Becky G quotes:

  • I love spending time with my family and friends during the holidays, and my favorite holiday tradition would be the pozole that my mom makes almost every Christmas. It's the best!

  • My favorite holiday memory was sitting at home all day in my pajamas during winter break for school watching a bunch of old Christmas movies like 'Jack Frost' and 'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer' with my siblings and parents.

  • I still live in Inglewood and have a great relationship with my Mexican family.

  • For my everyday look, I don't like going anywhere without eye makeup.

  • When I'm on family road trips, there is always Ranchera playing.

  • Sometimes I'll post goofy photos of myself on Instagram without make-up or making silly faces. I don't always look like a little Barbie doll.

  • I like a fresh face. I like clean skin. Fresh skin, cute color on the lip, cat eye, mascara, and I'm good to go!

  • When I was nine years old, my family lost our home, and the six of us moved into my grandparents' converted garage.

  • I don't know about you, but I love going on trips - especially with my family.

  • My grandparents don't really listen to pop music, and they only speak Spanish and only listen to Spanish music.

  • I always tell people, 'Coming from such a big Mexican family when there's a new baby every three weeks, you have to do something to get someone's attention.'

  • It's nice to get to know people who are the same age as you that do the same things because it's like a different level of understanding.

  • I interact with my fans mostly through Twitter, and I like to do livestreams about every two weeks, where I say, 'Ask me anything!' and I just sit there with my computer for 15 minutes, taking a break from work, and answering their questions.

  • I love people who dress how they feel and change it depending on the day.

  • I really have a passion for food. Of course, music, but behind that, it's food.

  • I've definitely accepted the fact that I'm not normal.

  • People may not know this about me, but I've always loved cooking. My favorite thing to cook is my mom's spicy spaghetti.

  • My little siblings keep me grounded. I'm a kid at heart.

  • If I can, I love staying in pajamas all day and watching movies and eating good food.

  • When I was doing all this acting stuff, all these kids, like, assumed, 'Oh, my God, you're on TV, and you probably have a lot of money.' And I was living in a garage.

  • I look at old performance videos now, and it's really funny - I thought I was such a gangster!

  • I have an obsession with hot sauce. I love Cholula. I put Cholula on everything.

  • I think confidence is a true form of beauty.

  • Growing up, my family struggled to make ends meet, so I know how important organizations like The Salvation Army are for families to lean on in times of need.

  • When you're first learning how to do eyeliner, it's really hard to get both lids the same. A good tip for when you're putting it on, is to make sure your elbow is on a table. Make sure your arm's really stable. And make sure you have an eye makeup q-tip to get that really sharp line.

  • My parents are so cool, so chill, super hip. They know what's up.

  • Giving back is the right thing to do, whether it's donating clothing or even just a smile to someone who needs it.

  • My personal style reflects my music. My music and how I dress is just how I express myself; it's just me. My music is urban pop, and my style of dressing is urban but still girly. I like that combination. The contrast is very nice.

  • I want a guy who's going to be accepting of - one, my big 'ol, loud Mexican family - and also my career, because it's a lot. I don't want someone who's like... 'Oh, you don't have time for me'. Like, I want somebody who's sure of himself and gonna be like, 'Okay, you go do your thing, and when you come back, we're good.'

  • My grandma taught me how to hand-sew, so I'm always making things from hand-me-downs.

  • I have fun when I'm making music, and I want people to have fun when they listen to it.

  • My only way of getting my uncles' attention or aunts' attention or whoever's attention was by dancing and singing around the house.

  • I wrote 'Oath' for Cher Lloyd because there were really no best-friend anthems out there. Not only did she love it, she wanted me to rap on it, too!

  • My main focus when I do my makeup is my eyes - I accentuate my eyes, and they look bigger. More 'va va voom,' I guess you can say.

  • Being a teenager, it's so hard to find foundation that's good for your skin for everyday wear.

  • I just want to stay creative, share my ideas and see where it all leads.

  • For me, my number one Hollywood role model is Jennifer Lopez.

  • Sometimes you do get caught up in the midst of becoming... a product, a brand, and not having a say in any of that.

  • It's really easy with makeup to look like you're trying too hard, like a clown. That's not what you want!

  • I've been using makeup since I was ten years old. I've learned a lot of do's and don'ts over the years. But one would definitely be that you should do your makeup for the occasion.

  • I got beat up sometimes in the girls' bathroom.

  • I'm a rapper-singer, or singer-rapper - it's not one before the other. I do both.

  • Latina' has become part of the Becky G family, and I feel very proud to say that.

  • I would love to have my own fashion line because I love sketching.

  • I look up to Rihanna and Rita Ora. They obviously wear a lot of gold jewelry and have this urban feel to them.

  • I think a part of it was the way my parents raised me. I think that's part of being raised in a big Latin family. To get an adult's attention you have to do something crazy, and my way was dancing on tables and singing and dancing. That was my way of getting everyone's attention. I'm loud and I like being loud.

  • Working with Bruno Mars would be really awesome. I'm such a fan of his, and I love that he's a real artist.

  • My song 'Play It Again' is a perfect example of my music because the verses go so hard, and they're so urban; and then this pop hook comes out of nowhere and socks you in the face and makes you want to dance.

  • I'm like, 'Yeah, I could afford braces, but why should I change myself to be what everybody else wants me to be when I'm OK with who I am and I'm happy with who I am?'

  • I love Shakira - she is such a beautiful person. She does so many good things for the world on top of making good music. And she is an awesome mom. When you are Latina, it is all about family, and to see that she prioritizes family and her career at the same time is really nice.

  • Never let the negativity get to you. There are gonna be a lot of people you have to plow through, but as long you believe in yourself, that's all that matters.

  • Even though I know who I am, musically I'm a blank canvas. I know what colors I want to use, but I don't know what picture I want to paint yet.

  • When I was 11, I decided to start rapping, playing guitar, and writing songs. Everything really blossomed from there.

  • Can't Stop Dancing' is this other side of me that I was ready to introduce to my fans, which is like, after you hang out with me, you start to see that I can be chilled and relaxed, and I'm a little bit more mature for my age.

  • I don't know if it's because I'm Latina or something, but I have no problem speaking my mind.

  • I'm a California girl. I grew up in Inglewood right by LAX.

  • This is kind of weird, but I eat lemons with salt as snack. They're so good!

  • I'm all about telling stories. I like people to picture the music video in their head when they're just listening to the song.

  • I wrote 'Wish U Were Here' for Cody Simpson, and he invited me to perform with him on tour and be in his music video. He was shy at first. I think it's the surfer boy in him that makes him so mellow.

  • I figured, 'Why not go into entertainment?' I love entertaining people. I always loved being extra loud.

  • I love having my hoop earrings. Just regular gold hoops.

  • In my industry, it's important to have people I look to for different things: guidance, inspiration and motivation.

  • I'll eat anything. I love food in general. I love traditional Mexican, carne asada. Just meat, beans, rice, and some good salsa.

  • I like Xtreme Sour Strips. These really colorful little strips that are so good. I like snacking on them. They're not healthy for you, though!

  • Honestly, are we ever going to get over 'California Girls' by Katy Perry? I know it's old, but that song - I love that song!

  • Music was my one way to vent.

  • I'll never forget one time a fan came up to me crying, and told me, 'You really inspire me to be me. I feel OK to be myself now.'

  • Never let the negativity get to you. There are gonna be a lot of people you have to plow through, but as long as you believe in yourself, that's all that matters.