We focus on money, getting money and winning. We let the rest of them chase the women. We focus on winning cuz getting women is slight work. That's all the time with us.

— Yo Gotti

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I heard Russell Simmons say that, 'people have million dollar dreams with a minimum wage work ethic.' Basically, everybody wanna be rich but don't nobody wanna work for it.


The kitchen is where you put all the ingredients together.

The kitchen is where you prepare the plan and put your recipe together. No matter what you do in life, you have to have a plan and put it together.


Just the responsibility of wanting to see my mother have a better life;

making sure my sister had a better life. I went ahead and accepted that responsibility when I was young and it paid off. That was really the only goal.


I'm a business man and the reason I linked up with a major was because I understand they have that reach that I can't get no matter how hot I get in the streets. It's not always about money because I been had money. I want to be on TV and win awards. I want to be number one. You need a label to get through barriers.


I was blessed with the talent. God gave me the gift to put words together and make popular songs.


It was special with me being from Memphis and knowing the history of the venue, knowing all of the artists who performed in the Orpheum before me. Even having the idea to approach it was ambitious on my part, but I thought they would turn me down at first.


Rap was slowly becoming one of my hustles, but it wasn't my main hustle.

But I come from a family of hustlers, so once I figured the hustle out and mastered it, I took it to my brothers like... "we can flip this just like we flip anything else"... and they were with it but also sort of slow to come all the way on board.


Keeping my family out of prison best I can.

That is success to me. I created that without selling records.


I believe your success is based off what your goals are.

Are you trying to feed your family or have plaques on the wall and be broke? In that case, I think the game is in a better place. We have all heard of famous artists who are broke. Then we know of artists who may have had only a song or two on radio, but have a million or two dollars off that quick come up.


Like LeBron James, we already know how good the man is.

We know he can play. He's rich. But he still want a ring. N!ggas know my music hot. That's proven. Now its time to get the ring.


Being independent is more of a mind state more than anything else.

A lot of people don't understand that being an independent artist means being hands on with your career in every aspect - not being afraid to spend your own money and invest time in yourself. Although I'm affiliated with a major label, I still wake up every day with an independent mindset.


I'm a real dude from a real place and I never express myself through social sites. I don't feed into it, man. That's not real life.


About Yo Gotti

Quotes 18 sayings
Profession Rapper
Birthday May 19, 1981

I really wanna work with Kanye West. He's one of the few people I haven't got to work with yet that I really wanted to.


With each project, whether it's an album or a mixtape, I try to learn more in the process.


Speaking for myself, my first priority is to take care of my family. That's first and foremost.


The first CD said exactly what it was.

I was just in the streets hustling. I come from a family of hustlers.


I think the I Am album allowed me to show fans that I'm more than just a mixtape artist, who can make music on a different platform, a bigger platform, and I think more people respect what I'm doing now.