Quotes About Hip Hop

Quotes tagged as "hip-hop" (showing 1-30 of 95)
Jess C. Scott
“Please, touch me, I pray.”
Jess C. Scott, The Intern

Jay-Z
“Only God can judge me so I'm gone, either love me or leave me alone.”
Jay-Z

Lindsey Stirling
“The only reason I am successful is because I have stayed true to myself.”
Lindsey Stirling

Jay-Z
“A poet's mission is to make words do more work than they normally do, to make them work on more than one level.”
Jay-Z, Decoded

KRS-One
“Love yourself and your expression, you can't go wrong.”
KRS-One

Laura Goode
“This one is for our crew, but it’s also for all the weird girls and word nerds, for all the in-the-middle wickeds and queers and misfits and hell-raisers.”
Laura Goode, Sister Mischief

Jay-Z
“You could name practically any problem in the hood and there'd be a rap song for you.”
Jay-Z, Decoded

Chuck D
“Most of my heroes don't appear on no stamps”
Chuck D

Jay-Z
“Rap has been a path between cultures in the best tradition of popular music.”
Jay-Z, Decoded

Jay-Z
“Hip-hop gave a generation a common ground that didn't require either race to lose anything; everyone gained.”
Jay-Z, Decoded

“London, London, London town,
You can toughen up or get thrown around.”
Kano

“Much success to you, even if you wish me the opposite/ sooner or later we'll all see who the prophet is.”
Nasir Jones

bell hooks
“While the patriarchal boys in hip-hop crew may talk about keeping it real, there has been no musical culture with black men at the forefront of its creation that has been steeped in the politics of fantasy and denial as the more popular strands of hip-hop.”
bell hooks, We Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity

“Life is too short for shitty sex and bad relationships. So go find someone who fucks you right and treats you how you deserve to be treated.”
Genereux Philip

Raquel Cepeda
“Hip-hop...has been the proverbial key that’s opened the door for me to roam this breathtaking planet.”
Raquel Cepeda, Bird of Paradise: How I Became Latina

Jaron Lanier
“A digital sound sample in angry rap doesn't correspond to the graffiti but the wall.”
Jaron Lanier, You Are Not a Gadget

Laura Goode
“In our hip-hop lives we make rhymes we make beats we go big or go home. - Esme from Sister Mischief”
Laura Goode

Amit Kalantri
“The job of feets is walking, but their hobby is dancing.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Nikesh Shukla
“We'd taken up our positions on the benches between the school hall and a newly-installed outdoor basketball court. Being hip-hoppers, we were obliged to be obsessed with basketball. None of us had a ball.”
Nikesh Shukla, Coconut Unlimited

Carlos Wallace
“No one can identify the uninformed until they voice their ignorance about a topic. Silence is a fool’s best friend. Sadly, he is often too foolish to realize it.”
Carlos Wallace, The Other 99 T.Y.M.E.S: Train Your Mind to Enjoy Serenity

“It’s the lifestyle that’s being packaged and sold rather than the actual meaning.”
Rain Cooper

Carlos Salinas
“Some men are born to be good some born to be bad
As for me I only came with just a pen ‘n’ a pad.”
Carlos Salinas, Got the Flow: The Hip-Hop Diary of a Young Rapper

Carlos Salinas
“I know one thing for sho Heaven’s gotta have a ghetto
Cuz where else in death do I get to go?”
Carlos Salinas, Got the Flow: The Hip-Hop Diary of a Young Rapper

Carlos Salinas
“Cuz even a gangsta rapper can find redemption
For the sins committed before revelation.”
Carlos Salinas, Got the Flow: The Hip-Hop Diary of a Young Rapper

“MOST DAYS MY LIFE
CAN BE SUMMED UP IN
MOVIE QUOTES
AND
HIP HOP AND R&B LYRICS

Qwana Reynolds-Frasier, Friend In Your Pocket Conversations Session One

“PEOPLE WITH THE
SMARTEST MOUTHS
HAVE THE
DUMBEST BRAINS

Qwana Reynolds-Frasier, Friend In Your Pocket Conversations Session One

“PRACTICE
MAKES THE
HARD THINGS
EASY”
Qwana Reynolds-Frasier, Friend In Your Pocket Conversations Session One

“There is no such thing as Christian rap and secular rap. Only people can become Christians. Music can't accept Jesus into its heart. So I am not trying to make Christian music or secular music. I'm just making music. Hip-hop, like all music, is a good thing. I could use it for evil by filling it with violence and misogyny and profanity. Or I can use it to glorify God.”
Lecrae Moore, Unashamed

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