Look inside my soul and you can find gold and maybe get rich. Look inside of your soul and you can find out it never exists.— Kendrick Lamar
Informative Hip Hop quotations
Decency never goes out of style. Kindness is always cool. Helpfulness is still hip.
I gotta make a move, I gotta do this now, If they don't know your dreams, they can't shoot 'em down.
And I'm not sure why I'm infatuated with death, My imagination is surely an aggravation of threats... Maybe cause I'm a dreamer, and sleep is the cousin of death, Really stuck in the scheme of wondering when I'mma rest.
Forget yesterday, live for today. Tomorrow will take care of itself.
Regardless of how it goes down, life goes on.
Bikinis, zucchinis, martinis No weenies.
You lose money chasing women, never lose women chasing money...
Everybody looking at you crazy, What you gon' do? Lift up your head and keep moving, Or let the paranoia haunt you?
Some seek fame cause they need validation, Some say hating is confused admiration.
It's a thin line between paper and hate, Friends and snakes, nine millis and thirty-eights, Hell or the pearly gates...I was destined to come, Predicted, blame God, He blew breath in my lungs.
If you scared to take chances, you'll never have the answers...
What you base your happiness around? Material, women, and large paper? That means you inferior, not major.
Everything will eventually come to an end, So try to savor the moment, cause time flies, don't it? The beauty of life, you gotta make it last for the better, Cause nothin' lasts forever.
If the truth is told, the youth can grow Then learn to survive until they gain control Nobody says you have to be gangstas, hoes Read more learn more, change the globe
Your whole appearance is a lie and it could never be true.
And if you really loved yourself, then you would try and be you.
Straight from the heart, I represent hip hop I be three albums deep, but I don't wanna go pop Too many candy rappers seem to be at the top Too much candy is no good, so now I'm closing the shop.
So when the devil wants to dance with you, you better say never, Because the dance with the devil might last you forever.
I like them brown, yellow, Puerto Rican, or Haitian Name is Phife Dawg from the Zulu nation.
Now here's a funky introduction of how nice I am Tell your mother, tell your father, send a telegram.
We could fight the fuss till we get like friends, Or somebody bite the dust and we split like ends. Even in our wildest moments, girl, I'm on it cause you're worth it. Practice makes perfect, so we fightin' for a purpose.
Hip is to know, it's a form of intelligence.
To be hip is to be update and relevant. Hop is a form of movement, you can't just observe a hop, you gotta hop up and do it. Hip and hop is more than music Hip is the Knowledge, hop is the Movement. Hip and Hop is Intelligent movement
Beauty isn't about having a pretty face it's about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart, and a pretty soul.
Hip Hop can be a very powerful weapon to help expand young people's political and social consciousness. But just as with any weapon, if you don't know how to use it, if you don't know where to point it, or what you're using it for, you can end up shooting yourself in the foot or killing your sisters or brothers.
I live this life at a pace that anyone can go.
Know your place, and dedicate your role ...To the faith that you'll die alone
Damn right I like the life I live, Cause I went from negative to positive.
Never become so involved with something that it blinds you.
Never forget where you from; someone will remind you.
I pledge allegiance to the fair and balanced truth.
Not the biased truth, Not the liest truth, But the highest truth.
God is never late, we're just impatient.
I never cared, I was careless, Fear bein afraid or maybe I'm afraid to be fearless. Or fear bein' fearless but fearful, So even in my carelessness...gotta be careful.
If you're crying under fire, then you wasn't built for war.
If a pimp took your girl, then your girl was never yours.
Never let me slip cuz if I slip then I'm slippin'.
Am I really just a narcissist, Cause I wake up to a bowl of lobster bisque?
If Hip Hop has the ability to corrupt young minds, it also has the ability to Uplift them.