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#1. 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. - Author: Simon De Pury
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#2. Critics are always complaining about the materialism of hip-hop and accusing the artists of living way above their means. But this ostentatious sort of spending isn't strictly the province of hip-hop. It's almost like a continuation of the American Dream. - Author: Simon De Pury
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#3. Provenance is something very important in jewelry. You want to know who has worn a piece of jewelry and who it has belonged to - it's part of its history, part of its aura. - Author: Simon De Pury
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#4. My alter ego does not look in too great a mood today. - Author: Simon De Pury
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#5. I think it's a tribute to the artistic importance of hip-hop culture and what hip-hop has brought into music and fashion and jewelry that it is being adapted or imitated or is inspiring variations or new types of art or new types of music. - Author: Simon De Pury
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#6. There has always been a correlation between money and art. - Author: Simon De Pury
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#7. What I feel with the best of hip-hop music and with the best of what has been produced by hip-hop culture is that it's going to be timeless, and it's going to last. - Author: Simon De Pury
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#8. If you speak to young kids anywhere in the world, hip-hop is the music that they like to listen to more than any other type, so the influence simply cannot be underestimated. - Author: Simon De Pury
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#9. In a way, there's nothing more intimate than a piece of jewelry. A painting is hung on somebody's wall. You put a piece of furniture in your home. But jewelry is worn by a person, so there is a fascination with the history of a piece. - Author: Simon De Pury
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#10. While we do not need art to live, I couldn't imagine a life without it, - Author: Simon De Pury
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#11. What I admire about Snoop Dogg is his longevity. I mean, he's been around for a long time and I think he's as good as he's ever been. - Author: Simon De Pury
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#12. I think that creative people, wherever they are, in any field, take inspiration wherever they can find it. - Author: Simon De Pury
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#13. I think there is going to be a whole market and we'll start to see hip-hop jewelry regularly in jewelry auctions around the world. Therefore, anybody who gets on the train early can only do well financially in the long run. - Author: Simon De Pury
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#14. I think imitation is always the greatest form of flattery. - Author: Simon De Pury
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#15. In the early '80s, I was blown away when I began to hear some of the earliest hip-hop songs, and I'm fascinated by all the permutations the genre has gone through. - Author: Simon De Pury
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#16. In general, you have great artists who have died far too early and who have left great cultural impact. If you look at people like Vincent van Gogh or Jean-Michel Basquiat-there's a long, long list of artists who have died in tragic circumstances, and far, far too early. - Author: Simon De Pury
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#17. All-around 21st-century artist the great Kanye West at Design Miami/ Basel - Author: Simon De Pury
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