Some of the free lunch programs were still goin' on - based on the last leg of the Black Panther Party.— Kool Moe Dee
The most strong Kool Moe Dee quotes that may be undiscovered and unusual
I never ever ran from the Ku Klux Klan, and I shouldn't have to run from a black man.
In Manhattan, and its true on some level till this day;
its a whole different mentality from the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens, which I didn't know at the time - because you basically just know your neighborhood.
The lack of facts holds you back. The odds are stacked against a weak mind.
I stayed away from drugs, I never smoked a pipe.
When I wanna get high, I smoke the mic. I never did white lines, I only write lines, and I ain't sniffin' nothing but the vapors from hype rhymes.
I didn't know at the time that the energy that I was giving off was like a battle Emcee.
The five senses are all correlated, the sixth and seventh is how you elevate it.
Now you're selling out, the devil sold a dream and you bought it without thinking about. How the beast will decrease the brain wave, with material thoughts from the crib to the grave.
My perspective is a lil different 'cus im from Manhattan .
Learn your past, find your path.
I was thinking as I bent over to receive my injection, next time I'm gonna use protection.
A lot of the old-school artists didn’t even respect what’s being called freestyle now... any emcee coming off the top of the head wasn’t really respected. The sentiment was emcees only did that if they couldn’t write. The coming off the top of the head rhymer had a built-in excuse to not be critiqued as hard
Getting high off life is more than enough, and peer pressure ain't peer pressure when a boy is tough.
In the street, your mouth's a beak, big like a bird, and your future's bleak.
My romantically favorite era is 78, 79 listening to Grandmaster Flash and the Furious 4, the live tapes, echo chamber and break beats.
I don't write, I build a rhyme.
I was always talking about what I could and would do, and you would always make rhymes about the competion even though we werent thinking about competition.
Raise your hands in the air, pump your fists, and solemnly swear to rock the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.
Thats why my biggest problems were with LL and Run.
I can appreciate that on one side, but we have to remember that the system is designed corruptly, and works against us, so you cant convict those who can benefit from the system, because its not neccesarily their fault.
For the weak who seek power it'll bring, infallible the power, knowledge is king.
Acts of the devil revealed and reveled, designed to recline the mind to lower level.
Evil feeds off a source of apathy, weak in the mind, and of course you have to be. Less than a man, more like a thing, no knowledge you're nothing, knowledge is king.
LL's a laughing stock, cause I bit that ass to the last stop.
I watched you fall like Hitler fell, and now your down to a broken L.
Lust is weak desire. A woman without a good head on her shoulders is nothing but a piece of meat.
I know the game, it's old and lame: You're holdin' a flame for my name and my fame. Livin' like Givens schemin' on Tyson, But she got lucky 'cause he was a nice one. But I ain't nice and I don't play that, If it ain't tax, I don't pay that.
I remember when it was just the three Emcees and then Flash put Mr Ness down.
As far as Hip Hop Manhattan was after the Bronx.
Pharoahe Monch is like an eloquent linguistics professor moonlighting as a rhyme serial killer terrorist, challenging the listeners' I.Q. while daring him or her to keep up.
Any man without a woman is incomplete, and vice-versa she's obsolete.
I'm on a higher plane with brain with a flame, feel the fire, desire the same.
As I turned around to receive my injection, I said, 'Next time I'll use some protection.' If I see another girl and I get an erection... I'm walking in the other direction!
Following rulers instead of prophets, the wicked can rule you, but the knowledge can stop it.
Your mouth smells like my jock strap.
We heard later through the grapevine that we were being compared to the Furious 5, and because of that we were getting feedback that they were saying that we werent all that, that we were copying them... blah blah blah.
You better wake up before it's too late, or they'll be doing your makeup down at the coroner's place.
You're young and dumb and quick at the tongue.
You wanna know my occupation? I get paid to rock the nation. I go to work.
Once you understand that there's a spiritual math, add soul to the science and subtract the riff-raff. 24-7-365, cause 9 to 5 ain't alive.