Best Talib Kweli Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 34 Best Talib Kweli Quotes

#1. Ain't nobody making music to not be heard and the easiest way to be heard is to be on the radio, but you should never compromise who you are, your values or your morals. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#2. So I think hip-hop is moving and is going to continue to move in the direction of rappers just being honest with themselves, whether you're talking about Common and Mos Def or Nas and 50 cent. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#3. The most important time in history is - NOW - the present,
So count your blessings cause time can't define the essence. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#4. I don't feel comfortable making empty music. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#5. A lot of these people, these program directors, just like anybody else in the world, even though they're supposed to be leaders in the world, they're followers. They follow what they think someone else is doing, instead of trying to blaze a trail. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#6. If you ain't using all the talents God provided you with
For the betterment of Man, understand,
You ain't nothing but a waste. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#7. I like the fact that I can rep New York, but my style does not - I'm not trapped in a New York thing. I can do art songs with other artists and it's seamless. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#8. Hi-Tek is on three or four songs on the new record. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#9. I'd like to work with Outkast, I'd like to work with RZA, I'd like to work with Timbaland, York, a whole bunch of people. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#10. I look at the deejay thing as a tier thing. If I'm not going to compete on that level, I'm just going to do it as a hobby. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#11. These niggaz ain't thugs, the real thugs is the government.
Don't matter if you Independent, Democrat or Republican,
Niggaz politickin' the street, get into beef,
Start blastin' ... now a new cat is executive chief. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#12. You can have your own opinion, but not your own facts. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#13. Coltrane had a sax, Dale Earnhardt drives a race car and everybody has their tools. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#14. I think people are into me because of my music choices and my musicality. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#15. What's more condescending and corny than someone telling you how much more money they have than you and telling you basically, 'I don't care about poor people,' which is a large part of what you hear of corporate hip-hop on the radio. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#16. Nowadays rap artists coming half-hearted,
Commercial like pop, or underground like black markets.
Where were you the day hip-hop died?
Is it too early to mourn? Is it too late to ride? - Author: Talib Kweli
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#17. Hip hop has always been, for us, for artists who are pure to the craft - any place overseas, whether it's Australia, any place in Asia, Germany, Africa, it becomes something where you can still go and work. Hip hop is an import culture. We're spoiled by it here. It's homegrown. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#18. Truthfully I wanna rhyme like common senseNext best thing I do a record with common sense - Author: Talib Kweli
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#19. My fans like to be romantic. I feel like I'm creating at least at the same level or even a higher level of creativity than I was at twenty-one. I've gotten better as an artist. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#20. Fortunately, artists can live off their works, if you're creative at how you do it. If you just depend on the videos and the radio, you're at a loss. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#21. So I just had to step up how I was doing it and the moment that I stepped up and the moment I focused all my energy on that is when things started to happen. So there's a direct relationship between my inspiration and my output. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#22. Music is not an exact science so depending on the time and the mode and the energy when we do it that will determine what happens with it. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#23. Let me finish my music, and let me present it the way I want to present it. And then share it, put it online, do whatever you want to do after that. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#24. My kids are the most inspiring thing that pushes me. It used to be because they were born, and I had to take care of them. Now it's because my son raps, and he's better than me. So now I gotta keep up with him, you know what I'm saying? - Author: Talib Kweli
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#25. When I met you it was magic ...
We polar opposites, but attracted like we was magnets. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#26. I like collaboration because, first of all, I'm good at writing lyrics. I don't know how to make beats. I don't play instruments. I'm not a good singer. So even when you see a solo album of mine, it's still a collaboration. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#27. There just needs to be a gay rapper who's better than everybody. That's when that question will no longer be able to be asked. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#28. Things are fluid in this world, and if you don't remain fluid, you get lost in the sauce. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#29. A true artist does not depend on radio for success. A true fan does not let radio determine what they support - Author: Talib Kweli
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#30. And you know, art as commerce, doesn't really make too much sense, they don't go together. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#31. The responsibility of an artist is to be honest with themselves. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#32. Who you? Your name smaller than fine grains in couscous
It's the highest calibre, your calibre is deuce deuce - Author: Talib Kweli
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#33. As an artist, I have to be a leader of my fans, not, like, follow them. Because if I chose to follow them, you know, they could do it. You know, it's me who's doing it. - Author: Talib Kweli
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#34. There just needs to be a gay rapper. He doesn't have to be flamboyant, just a rapper who identifies as gay - who's better than everybody. Unfortunately hip-hop is so competitive that in order for fringe groups to get in, you gotta be better than whoever's the best. - Author: Talib Kweli
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