65 Hip Hop Quotes On Success In Life

These Hip Hop quotes will inspire you. Hip Hop, a cultural movement associated especially with rap music or a style of popular music of US black and Hispanic origin, featuring rap with an electronic backing.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging Hip Hop quotes, Hip Hop sayings, and Hip Hop proverbs.

Best Hip Hop Quotes

  1. “I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” ~ Nas
  2. “Sometimes I feel like rap music is almost the key to stopping racism.” ~ Eminem
  3. “You might win some, but you just lost one.” ~ Lauryn Hill
  4. “Hip-hop is supposed to uplift and create, to educate people on a larger level and to make a change.” ~ Doug E. Fresh

  5. “Even the genius ask questions.” ~ Tupac Shakur
  6. “The thing about hip-hop today is it’s smart, it’s insightful. The way they can communicate a complex message in a very short space is remarkable.” ~ Barack Obama
  7. “I’ve been hated by many, wanted by plenty, disliked by some, but confronted by none.” ~ Drake
  8. “Let the music diffuse all the tension.” ~ Nas

  9. “Beauty isn’t about having a pretty face it’s about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart, and a pretty soul.” ~ Unknown
  10. “You can do anything you put your heart, mind and soul into. Far more than you can imagine. Be fearless. Do it.” ~ LL Cool J
  11. “The thing about hip-hop is that it’s from the underground, ideas from the underbelly, from people who have mostly been locked out, who have not been recognized.” ~ Russell Simmons
  12. “Rap is a gimmick, but I’m for the hip-hop, the culture.” ~ Method Man

  13. “Everybody looking at you crazy,
    What you gon’ do?
    Lift up your head and keep moving,
    Or let the paranoia haunt you?” ~ Kendrick Lamar
  14. “A true artist does not depend on radio for success. A true fan does not let radio determine what they support” ~ Talib Kweli
  15. “We all got dreams and we all-star reaching” ~ Drake
  16. “Life without knowledge is death in disguise.” ~ Talib Kweli

  17. “Be grateful for blessings,
    Don’t ever change, keep your essence.
    The power is in the people and politics we address.” ~ Tupac Shakur
  18. “I am a hard person to love but when I love, I love really hard.” ~ Tupac Shakur , Hip hop quotes about love
  19. “Stop, collaborate and listen.” ~ Vanilla Ice
  20. “…in the middle of Little Italy little did we know that we riddled some middleman who didn’t do diddly” ~ Big Pun

  21. “Being humbled is always good for us, even if it doesn’t feel good to us.” ~ LeCrae
  22. “Well, hip-hop is what makes the world go around.” ~ Snoop Dogg
  23. “MCs get a little bit of love and think they hot,
    Talkin bout how much money they got…all y’all records sound the same.
    I’m sick of that fake thug, R&B-rap scenario, all day on the radio,
    Same scenes in the video, monotonous material.
    …Y’all don’t hear me though:
    These record labels slang our tapes like dope.
    You can be next in line and signed, and still be writing rhymes and broke.” ~ Stic.man
  24. “Why do I need I.D. to get I.D.? If I had I.D. I wouldn’t need I.D.” ~ Mos Def

  25. “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.” ~ Nas , Hip hop quotes about life
  26. “Comin’ from the school of hard knocks,
    Some perpetrate…they drink Clorox.
    Attack the black, cause I know they lack exact
    The cold facts, and still they try to Xerox.” ~ Chuck D
  27. “All right, stop whatcha doin, cause I’m about to ruin
    The image and the style that you’re used to.” ~ Shock G
  28. “I chop ’em into salad and my name ain’t Caesar.” ~ Black Thought

  29. “I’m only 19 but my mind is older…
    When things get for real, my warm heart turns cold.” ~ Prodigy
  30. “Your simple words just don’t move me…
    You’re minor, we major.
    You all up in the game and don’t deserve to be a player.” ~ Prodigy
  31. “So concisely, musically we are the herb
    So sit back and light me.
    Inhale…
    My style’s kinda fat, reminiscent of a whale.” ~ Q-Tip
  32. “And when it comes to gettin nookie, I’m not a rookie…

    I got girls that make that chick Toni Braxton look like Whoopi.” ~ Big L

  33. “I’m a firm believer that we all meet up in eternity
    Just hope the big man show me some courtesy.” ~ Nas
  34. “I got a letter from the government the other day
    I opened and read it…it said they were suckers.” ~ Chuck D
  35. “Think, just blink and I made…a million rhymes.
    Just imagine if you blinked…a million times.
    Damn, I’d be paid…I got it made.” ~ Special Ed
  36. “Surround yourself with love, not friends.” ~ Lil Wayne

  37. “Sky is the limit and you know that you keep on,
    Just keep on pressin on.
    Sky is the limit and you know that you can have
    what you want, be what you want.” ~ The Notorious B.I.G.
  38. “But please don’t cry, dry your eyes, never let up
    Forgive but don’t forget, girl keep your head up” ~ Tupac Shakur
  39. “I’m a monster, I’m a maven,
    I know this world is changin’.
    Never gave in, never gave up,
    I’m the only thing I’m afraid of.” ~ Kanye West
  40. “Mad cause he aint like me… Oh you mad cause nobody ever did it like me.” ~ Drake

  41. “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” ~ Nas
  42. “Baby boy, go hire a squadron
    My crib got more poles than a fire department.” ~ Cam’ron
  43. “I should have blown this mic like I said I might
    Got the force of 20 men like a Jedi Knight.” ~ Kwame
  44. “Parents just don’t understand.” ~ DJ Jazzy Jeff

  45. “In time, you’ll see a thin line between friend and rival.
    Between you and me: stupidity and men’s bravado.” ~ Ka
  46. “So why you pushin’ it? Why you lyin’ for? I know where you live,
    I know your folks, you was a sucka as a kid.
    Your persona’s drama that you acquired in high school in actin’ class,
    Your whole aura is plexiglass.
    What’s-her-face told me you shot this kid last week in the park;
    That’s a lie, you was in church with your moms.” ~ O.C.
  47. “We’ve been living on a high, they’ve been talking on the low. But it’s cool, know you heard it all before.” ~ Drake
  48. “Never lookin’ back or too far in front of me; the present is a gift and I just wanna be.” ~ Common

  49. “If you are what you say you are
    A superstar
    Then have no fear
    The camera’s is here
    and the microphones and they wanna know
    Oh oh oh oh yeah
    If you are what you say you are
    Then have no fear” ~ Lupe Fiasco
  50. “A wolf is no less a wolf because he’s dressed in sheepskin and the devil is no less the devil because he’s dressed as an angel.” ~ LeCrae
  51. “Everything is everything
    What is meant to be, will be
    After winter, must come spring
    Change, it comes eventually” ~ Lauryn Hill
  52. “i’m okay.. is that what you really want me to say?” ~ Vanilla Ice

  53. “She could have a Grammy I’d still treat her ass like a nominee.” ~ Drake
  54. “Birfdays was the worst days,
    Now we sip champagne when we thirstay uh” ~ The Notorious B.I.G.
  55. “So when the devil wants to dance with you, you better say never,
    Because the dance with the devil might last you forever.” ~ Immortal Technique
  56. “Vocabulary spills I’m ill.” ~ Nas

  57. “Real slow hits from the bong…
    Make me feel like Cheech,
    And I’m kickin’ it with Chong.” ~ B-Real
  58. “I bomb atomically, Socrates’ philosophies and hypotheses Can’t define how I be dropping these mockeries. Lyrically perform armed robbery, Flee with the lottery, possibly they spotted me.” ~ Inspectah Deck
  59. “Put me anywhere on God’s green earth, I’ll triple my worth.
    Motherf–. I, will, not, lose.” ~ Jay-Z
  60. “LIFE = (L)ive (I)N (F)ull (E)ffect!!!!!!!” ~ Joseph Simmons

  61. “I appreciate this moment in time…ball players and actors be knowing my rhymes” ~ Common
  62. “Hip-Hop isn’t just music, it is also a spiritual movement of the blacks! You can’t just call Hip-Hop a trend!” ~ Lauryn Hill
  63. “Send the haters all my love. X and O.” ~ Drake

  64. “Dancehall is just like hip-hop in that it doesn’t always talk about bling; it talks about conscious issues.” ~ Sean Paul
  65. “In England and Europe, we have this huge music called ambient – ambient techno, ambient house, ambient hip-hop, ambient this, ambient that.” ~ Brian Eno

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