Instead of me keeping my art a personal thing, we can use it to save lives, change lives and inspire.— Swizz Beatz
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I started off as a graffiti artist in the South Bronx.
My tag name was 'Loco' because I would go crazy and tag anywhere I wanted, in the weirdest places.
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.
My art side is free and there are no strings attached.
Set your business plan to win; raise the bar or you're not going to be prepared. You need to think that what you're doing will make you $100 million.
I don't even know how to sell a piece of artwork of mine because it's so personal.
Music is the universal language.
You have to invest in yourself and your surroundings.
It's just these moments in hip-hop where you feel invincible.
It felt good hearing the music on the radio and in cars, skating rinks, and clubs.
Ma-a-a-n-I'm very excited to put my heart into somethin' that's 100% Swizz Beatz. I usually work behind the scenes, and I did that for 10 years, and now I'm ready for the forefront... and [to] really get the legacy moving to another level.
There's no wrong way of doing art. It's an expression of the individual.
You know, I never did music for money.
I did music to hear myself in the club, and to hear my creation on the radio.
My worst haircuts have been the ones where I've done my own.
When I was a barber, me being extreme was how I got popular: you name it, I was drawing it on someone's head.
I didn't go to prom - I DJ'd all my proms.
I think K-Pop is a type of expression.
I think that a lot of people just don't understand creativity.
I'm the last person that wants to give away music for free.
My idea to bridge the world together with music starting in Asia and going to the West is something that is new, untapped and leading to the future of bringing the worlds together.
I want to help promote Korean music around the world.
I'm a very creative person, and you know when I hooked up with Benny Boom, I said I want it to be a different kind of video. I want it to be crisp, and I want it to relate, [and] not to be so far over people's heads. And that's when we came up with the p-t-d-d-d-d-d (camera flashes.) You know with the picture changing, and that's it.