Life is a gamble, we scramble for money, I might crack a smile, but ain't a damn thing funny.
I agree that a lot of mainstream corporate sold hip-hop is self-hating.
That's what I love from metal, and that's what I love from hip-hop. That's what I love from any music that's hard, that's got an edge to it-The attitude in it.
Why did one straw break the camel's back? Here's the secret: The million other straws underneath it.
There's not a hip-hop artist that didn't snatch of piece of Bob Marley. It's totally impossible.
When I was growing up, there were so many things I thought were stylish. Jabo jeans, V Bombers, Clarks, Vikings, Nugget watches, Lee pants with the patches, leather hats - which I still wear now. All hip-hop stuff, all South Bronx stuff.
Soul's escaping through this hole that is gaping
Hip-hop is very diverse, but if you only focus on one aspect of it, then what you get is this image of Black America that is completely contrary to what actually goes on.
I fell into hip-hop right from the beginning. I was a teenager in the '60s, so I was putting all my pocket money into buying LPs. I followed the ascent of the Rolling Stones, the Beatles, and Stevie Wonder. I followed popular music very closely, and I've never stopped.
Hip-hop is a competition culture. It's based around, "My DJ is better than you. My graffiti artist is better than you. "
There's a Universe Instrument, where we apply Hip-Hop to astronomy, and we flush out the chemistry of Hip-Hop. We also flushed out the astronomy, to see where Hip-Hop is read in the stars.
Revolution ain't nothing but an extent of evolution; Evolution is a fact of nature. So when old folks tell me that they don't understand hip hop and the music is too loud, well I guess it means you're not supposed to be in there.
Niggas tried to holla, but couldn't holla back Now they gots to swallow, everything in the sack.
All my teenage years my punk was hip-hop - I just hated pop music.
It's Christmas time and my rhyme's steady bumpin. Everybody happy, hair still nappy, Gonna steal a gift for my old grandpappy.
I know now it's a hashtag and people have various feelings about it, but really if you look at all black art, even in hip-hop, it's all about that I exist and these are my feelings and this is what I feel about the world. It's always been an undercurrent.
So, you know, there are a lot of the biggest records of the year. There's great music in hip-hop and jazz and, you know, and folk music.
For me the top music though has to be Rock or Hip Hop and artists like Kanye West.
Most rappers these days is actors, And I can't keep watching the same movie.
I am generalizing, of course, but in hip-hop, it's like you get this shine for using the word "pussy" a billion times, and I think that that's weirdly healthier than not doing it at all - even though I really hope it ends soon because, you know, how many decades can we do that?
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