65 Lil Durk Quotes About Love, Money, Family

Durk Derrick Banks, better known by his stage name Lil Durk is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He is the lead member and founder of his own collective and record label, Only the Family. These Lil Durk quotes will motivate you in life.

Best Lil Durk Quotes

  1. “I’m just trying to show people that I ain’t gotta ride off no movement. I can ride off myself”.~ Lil Durk
  2. “You got to have a strong mind if you fall back. When you fall back, they going to count you out. So you got to have a strong mind and know your worth. When you come back, you’ve got to be different and even more better.”~ Lil Durk
  3. “Everybody always going to sound like somebody. You got to separate yourself.”~ Lil Durk
  4. “Once upon a time, I was really lost. I was 18 going on 19, and I was shy. All I want to do is get money, and the way I was thinking I was going to do that was a negative route.”~ Lil Durk
  5. “My message is just showing people how I came from nothing.”~ Lil Durk
  6. “I’m really living my dream so if I were to change anything up, I probably wouldn’t be where I am.”~ Lil Durk
  7. “I’ll never stick to one sound, I switch it up.”~ Lil Durk
  8. “I’m my own boss, you know?”~ Lil Durk

  9. “I like aiming for the producers who are hungry. I don’t chase the wave.”~ Lil Durk
  10. “There’s definitely a lot of responsibility to keep the good energy going.”~ Lil Durk
  11. I’m happy with the person I become.”~ Lil Durk
  12. “I don’t wish jail on nobody, not even my worst enemies.”~ Lil Durk
  13. “We came from nothing really. One house. Ten people. Even days the lights was off. The worst days was not eating. Surviving off rice and toast.”~ Lil Durk
  14. “I don’t want my kids to be on the streets period. I want my kids to be nerds. I want them to be book smart or playing sports – I don’t want them to know nothing about the streets.”~ Lil Durk
  15. “I was 17 and out of school, living with my mom, starving, not eating, getting locked up, no focus, no guidance. When you ain’t got no guidance, you can’t do too much. But then I had my first son and started working. I got the right people around me.”~ Lil Durk
  16. “I grew up without a father, so I have to be on point for my kids.”~ Lil Durk

  17. “Put your own twist to it. That’s how you say relevant. Or things get old and boring.”~ Lil Durk
  18. “Growing up in Chicago is hard. I’d say 80 percent of the people ain’t really got no daddies. Their household wasn’t right. All they know is the streets and getting some money to support each other and support their family.”~ Lil Durk
  19. “It feels good to be in a place now where I can give back to my community.”~ Lil Durk
  20. “It’s either you finna create your own wave, you finna sound like me or you finna sound like G Herbo, you finna sound like Chance The Rapper, you finna sound like Juice Wrld. You ain’t gonna get too far ’cause you sound like somebody. So, create your own lane and do your own style.”~ Lil Durk
  21. “I gotta stay in that light where people will see me and hear me. And not be scared of me, you know?”~ Lil Durk
  22. “Death can happen anywhere, but kids in Chicago, like 4 years old, can get shot. You don’t really hear that in too many places.”~ Lil Durk
  23. “I would say I grew without a doubt. My whole energy in life – as an artist and as a person – has definitely got me smarter and wiser.”~ Lil Durk
  24. “I wanna get the streets riled back up. I wanna get super tours and bookings.”~ Lil Durk

  25. “I made ‘LS4TS2’ for women, my Day 1’s, the trenches, and all those that doubted me.”~ Lil Durk
  26. “I don’t think anybody feels safe in Chicago. Bullets ain’t got no name on them.”~ Lil Durk
  27. “I worked with Ty Dolla Sign, YG, Nipsey Hussle, Metro Boomin – I build relationships, and I try to stay afloat with everyone who is hot or cool, period.”~ Lil Durk
  28. “Always read your contract. Know what you’re getting yourself into. Know your worth.”~ Lil Durk
  29. “‘Trap House’ is one of my favorite songs off ‘300 Days 300 Nights’ mixtape, I sent it to Thug, he loved it and knocked it out on the spot in Atlanta.”~ Lil Durk
  30. “I had a bad background just growing up as a child.”~ Lil Durk

  31. “I rock with Chance, I rock with Kanye, I rock with Common.”~ Lil Durk
  32. “I have three kids, and that’s a big part of staying focused.”~ Lil Durk
  33. “You got to want to evolve. It’s something you can practice on but it just came to me. I wasn’t really sitting there like, ‘What can I do to get better?’ It just came to me, talking to my people and my crew. They just tell me what my strongest and weakest points are at.”~ Lil Durk Quotes
  34. “I don’t throw shade at anybody like, ‘You sound like me.'”~ Lil Durk
  35. “‘L’s,’ it represents life. That’s what I represent it as, life. When you throw the L’s up for life, you can’t go wrong. Like, no gang-banging, nothing like that.”~ Lil Durk
  36. “I can buy anything I want now. It hasn’t changed me personally. It just changed what I can do for myself and my family.”~ Lil Durk
  37. “Certain parts are bad in every city, but Chicago is beautiful.”~ Lil Durk

  38. “If you got a vibe with a producer I think you should go full-fledged instead of being satisfied with two songs.”~ Lil Durk
  39. “I ain’t expect it. I just expected to be Chicago famous – ‘hood famous. I ain’t expect to be outside-of-Chicago famous.”~ Lil Durk
  40. “I just want to paint that picture of Chicago that everybody’s missing, and I just want to rap about it.”~ Lil Durk
  41. “I want my kids to be able to live comfortable and go to school and to be into sports.”~ Lil Durk
  42. “When I do shows, I take pictures and make the fans feel like family. All of that really matters. That’s the cheat code if you ain’t got a hit.”~ Lil Durk
  43. “I just want to be there for my kids.”~ Lil Durk
  44. “With ‘LilDurk2x,’ it’s a good vibe to it, good energy.”~ Lil Durk

  45. “What really broke it down was I had my son while I was locked up, so that really affected me. I can’t really have this, knowing my father was locked up when I was small. So that really out of everything – through the fame, the money, everything – that really put the toll on me: ‘Oh yeah, I gotta change.'”~ Lil Durk
  46. “I’ve been with Def Jam Records for five years and they gave me my first recording contract so for that I’m forever grateful.”~ Lil Durk Quotes
  47. “I’m big on the studio. I like to stay in it 24/7.”~ Lil Durk
  48. “Atlanta is just different. It’s the music city.”~ Lil Durk
  49. “I let my partners and my DJ listen to my songs and if they say, ‘Oh yeah I felt that one’ or ‘I am feeling that’ then I write it down and we just continue building the album from there.”~ Lil Durk
  50. “I never thought I would see the outside of Chicago.”~ Lil Durk

  51. “When I began to rap, I wasn’t taking it real serious. As I start seeing good things, it’s getting serious.”~ Lil Durk
  52. “I wasn’t really into music. I was into the streets. I was too worried about the streets and how I was going to eat and how I was going to make the streets happen.”~ Lil Durk
  53. “Something happened in the studio that was between me and Tyga that ain’t supposed to escalate, but it did. Something happened with a song we did, and he ain’t like it.”~ Lil Durk
  54. “I been living down in Atlanta, but everyone back home has been in my thoughts, especially those doing something for the community and all the neighborhood heroes. I thought about all the first responders putting their lives on the line to help out and it inspired me, so I took a jet back to Chicago to show my thanks.”~ Lil Durk
  55. “I think every artist should go for a Grammy.”~ Lil Durk

  56. “Atlanta is definitely where it’s at. I still go back to Chicago a lot though, I got family there.”~ Lil Durk
  57. “I just moved to Atlanta so the change of scenery and environment put me in a different mood and a different vibe, both good.”~ Lil Durk
  58. “Bone Thugs is one of my favorite rap groups of all time. I listened to them all the time when I was a kid.”~ Lil Durk
  59. “I don’t want to try to piggyback off of anybody else.”~ Lil Durk
  60. “My father being incarcerated for 25 years, 26 years, so I had a rough past, but me moving to Atlanta, I just thought that changed my whole identity – my thinking.”~ Lil Durk
  61. “I just wanted to speak to the streets and give them motivation on making it out. Whatever situation they’re in, know that they can make do and have a better life.”~ Lil Durk
  62. “I let my team pick what order the records go. I don’t pick my own records. I’m a fan of my music regardless so you have to think outside of the box.”~ Lil Durk
  63. “In Chicago, a lot of people don’t really got nothing to live for. Everybody can’t ball. Everybody can’t rap. Nobody is really doing those activities. There’s nothing to do but the streets.”~ Lil Durk
  64. “I stay in the studio. I’m a studio junkie.”~ Lil Durk
  65. “I use the studio as my drug. That’s where I relieve everything at – the studio.”~ Lil Durk

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