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Chuck D quotes: If you want to be an artist, truly try to write what you believe, and if you write when you don't believe then you should try to become an actor. If you want to be an artist, truly try to write what you believe, and if you write when you don't believe then you should try to become an actor.
Chuck D quotes: Let the voice be the voice of the voiceless and let it come from the world of rap music to keep the stereotype and the peace at the same time. Let the voice be the voice of the voiceless and let it come from the world of rap music to keep the stereotype and the peace at the same time.
Chuck D quotes: If you go get a passport, it might encourage you to at least consider the world around you. If you go get a passport, it might encourage you to at least consider the world around you.
Chuck D quotes: So, rather than trying to humbly mix with the rest of the world, we are forcing ourselves upon it. We seem to create conflicts with everyone. So, rather than trying to humbly mix with the rest of the world, we are forcing ourselves upon it. We seem to create conflicts with everyone.
Chuck D quotes: I like Rick Ross as a person. I like Jay-Z and Kanye West as people. But I hate the companies that they record for. I like Rick Ross as a person. I like Jay-Z and Kanye West as people. But I hate the companies that they record for.
Chuck D quotes: Knowledge, wisdom, and understanding don't come out of the microwave. You got to keep moving forward because the evil doesn't sleep. Knowledge, wisdom, and understanding don't come out of the microwave. You got to keep moving forward because the evil doesn't sleep.
Chuck D quotes: You can't master time, but you have to work your hardest to manage it. You can't master time, but you have to work your hardest to manage it.
Chuck D quotes: The truth has no form, you know. It's not like walking around trying to actually ask for favors and to be acknowledged, it is what it is. The truth has no form, you know. It's not like walking around trying to actually ask for favors and to be acknowledged, it is what it is.
Chuck D quotes: You can't take anything with you. So I don't understand this whole psychotic area of greed, I don't get it ... You can't take anything with you. So I don't understand this whole psychotic area of greed, I don't get it ...
Chuck D quotes: Every time something tries to create respect with a machine it crumbles! Every time something tries to create respect with a machine it crumbles!
Chuck D quotes: I like to drive and I like to travel. When I drive on the open road, it's like sometimes the car turns into a pen and the road is a I like to drive and I like to travel. When I drive on the open road, it's like sometimes the car turns into a pen and the road is a piece of paper.
Chuck D quotes: It's not about what you get out but what you put into hip hop as a genre. It's not about what you get out but what you put into hip hop as a genre.
Chuck D quotes: Oh, America is slipping away from the rest of the consciousness of the planet - slipping away. Oh, America is slipping away from the rest of the consciousness of the planet - slipping away.
Chuck D quotes: I encourage more blacks and people of color to get a passport. That's one way to help put people on an equal platform. I encourage more blacks and people of color to get a passport. That's one way to help put people on an equal platform.
Chuck D quotes: Minds are the real estate of the 21st century. Minds are the real estate of the 21st century.
Chuck D quotes: If they can send you to war at 18, maybe it's beneficial for some people to think that most of us gotta go to war for our own existence. If they can send you to war at 18, maybe it's beneficial for some people to think that most of us gotta go to war for our own existence.
Chuck D quotes: Getting on the road and driving along a road at night, or even in the daytime and seeing the oceans or whatever, is always liberating. Getting on the road and driving along a road at night, or even in the daytime and seeing the oceans or whatever, is always liberating.
Chuck D quotes: I think hip hop should be a living word. And what I mean by the living word is like yo, you gotta have the words that provide life. I think hip hop should be a living word. And what I mean by the living word is like yo, you gotta have the words that provide life.
Chuck D quotes: The best way to boycott is to build your own The best way to boycott is to build your own
Chuck D quotes: The minute I get swelled up about something, something has always brought me back down to earth ... The minute I get swelled up about something, something has always brought me back down to earth ...
Chuck D quotes: The best American is one who considers themselves as a citizen of the world. The best American is one who considers themselves as a citizen of the world.
Chuck D quotes: I think traveling the world has helped to keep Public Enemy alive. We've never solely depended on the United States. I think traveling the world has helped to keep Public Enemy alive. We've never solely depended on the United States.
Chuck D quotes: I think a good thing that needs to change is that people should be at least fearless about expressin' themselves. I think a good thing that needs to change is that people should be at least fearless about expressin' themselves.
Chuck D quotes: Downloadable music is the biggest musical phenomenon since the Beatles, and the music industry is slow to come to grips with that. Downloadable music is the biggest musical phenomenon since the Beatles, and the music industry is slow to come to grips with that.
Chuck D quotes: Rappers should just be able to perform what they create and satisfy the people that like and love them. Rappers should just be able to perform what they create and satisfy the people that like and love them.
Chuck D quotes: All I want is peace and love on this planet.Ain't that how God planned it? All I want is peace and love on this planet.
Ain't that how God planned it?
Chuck D quotes: The biggest thing that has happened to hip-hop is the clinging on to the corporation as the all-mighty hub of the music. The biggest thing that has happened to hip-hop is the clinging on to the corporation as the all-mighty hub of the music.
Chuck D quotes: I think governments are the cancer of civilization. I think governments are the cancer of civilization.
Chuck D quotes: Try to do your best to look people in the eye and talk to them without a gadget being in between you all the time. Try to do your best to look people in the eye and talk to them without a gadget being in between you all the time.
Chuck D quotes: You know, I've written many of my songs while driving - which is against the law in many cases. You know, I've written many of my songs while driving - which is against the law in many cases.
Chuck D quotes: My advice to young people is ask older people questions and don't be afraid. My advice to young people is ask older people questions and don't be afraid.
Chuck D quotes: No matter what the name, we're all the same pieces in one big chess game. No matter what the name, we're all the same pieces in one big chess game.
Chuck D quotes: The real thing is the heart, you know the heart shouldn't be covered with concrete. The real thing is the heart, you know the heart shouldn't be covered with concrete.
Chuck D quotes: I came from a mother and father who always made me secure in my beliefs, and that's where the love came from. I came from a mother and father who always made me secure in my beliefs, and that's where the love came from.
Chuck D quotes: I'm most passionate about, you know, making everybody understand that we should all have equal access on this earth. I'm most passionate about, you know, making everybody understand that we should all have equal access on this earth.
Chuck D quotes: Reflect each day on all you have to be grateful for and you will receive more to be grateful for. Reflect each day on all you have to be grateful for and you will receive more to be grateful for.
Chuck D quotes: One side of the street is a Church; across the road is a liquor store. Both of 'em keepin us poor. One side of the street is a Church; across the road is a liquor store. Both of 'em keepin us poor.
Chuck D quotes: Try to master technology instead of it mastering you. Try to master technology instead of it mastering you.
Chuck D quotes: I think too much of the music industry is for the lawyer and accountant mentality. I think too much of the music industry is for the lawyer and accountant mentality.
Chuck D quotes: My daughter's 19. I'm not asking her to develop as an artist. I'm just asking her to develop as a full person, human being. My daughter's 19. I'm not asking her to develop as an artist. I'm just asking her to develop as a full person, human being.
Chuck D quotes: I totally hate when somebody takes a classic and desecrates it. I like Jimmy Page and P. Diddy, but what they did to 'Kashmir' was a debacle. I totally hate when somebody takes a classic and desecrates it. I like Jimmy Page and P. Diddy, but what they did to 'Kashmir' was a debacle.
Chuck D quotes: I got a letter from the government the other dayI opened and read it ... it said they were suckers. I got a letter from the government the other day
I opened and read it ... it said they were suckers.
Chuck D quotes: Share and enjoy the fruits of this planet. Share and enjoy the fruits of this planet.
Chuck D quotes: I tell each artist they have to grow toward a revenue stream. I tell each artist they have to grow toward a revenue stream.
Chuck D quotes: Minds are the real estate of the millenium Minds are the real estate of the millenium
Chuck D quotes: I never live alone,I never walk alone.My posse's always readyAnd they're waitin' in my zone. I never live alone,
I never walk alone.
My posse's always ready
And they're waitin' in my zone.
Chuck D quotes: Excuse us for the news,You might not be amused;But did you know White comes from Black?No need to be confused. Excuse us for the news,
You might not be amused;
But did you know White comes from Black?
No need to be confused.
Chuck D quotes: I'm not a U.S. citizen. I mean, I'm an earth-izen. Borderline policies are crap to me. I'm not a U.S. citizen. I mean, I'm an earth-izen. Borderline policies are crap to me.
Chuck D quotes: I'd rather be hated for what I am than to be loved for what I'm not. I'd rather be hated for what I am than to be loved for what I'm not.
Chuck D quotes: It's weak to speak and blame somebody else ... When you destroy yourself. It's weak to speak and blame somebody else
... When you destroy yourself.
Chuck D quotes: There's nothing worse than a good video and good song, and you see a band and hate them because they can't perform. That's wack. There's nothing worse than a good video and good song, and you see a band and hate them because they can't perform. That's wack.
Chuck D quotes: Men have periods; they're called wars. Men have periods; they're called wars.
Chuck D quotes: With black people, there are 50 Hitlers over the course of history. With black people, there are 50 Hitlers over the course of history.
Chuck D quotes: Music and art and culture is escapism, and escapism sometimes is healthy for people to get away from reality. The problem is when they stay there. Music and art and culture is escapism, and escapism sometimes is healthy for people to get away from reality. The problem is when they stay there.
Chuck D quotes: Your closest and your most dedicated fans will be your ultimate test. They will test you. Your closest and your most dedicated fans will be your ultimate test. They will test you.
Chuck D quotes: People aren't going to support an artist just because they have an audio file. They have to feel a real connection. People aren't going to support an artist just because they have an audio file. They have to feel a real connection.
Chuck D quotes: Never try to make the same record twice, even when people are screaming for the same sound. Never try to make the same record twice, even when people are screaming for the same sound.
Chuck D quotes: A lot of the post-1977 dancefloor disco sounds had their place at one time, but you can't bring them back unless you bring back a floor. A lot of the post-1977 dancefloor disco sounds had their place at one time, but you can't bring them back unless you bring back a floor.