Rap is something you do Hip Hop is something you live
Personally, I just think rap music is the best thing out there, period. If you look at my deck in my car radio, you're always going to find a hip-hop tape; that's all I buy, that's all I live, that's all I listen to, that's all I love.
My husband travels a lot with his job, so we have a lot of frequent flyer miles so we can hop on a plane with no notice. That's a nice luxury and he is very supportive
I have done so much for hip-hop and 'til this day, I haven't received any awards or any recognition for it.
I'm gonna try and change the course of hip hop again.
I think the hip hop world and the rock world still have a lot in common, but it certainly seems like things happen and break at a much faster pace in the hip hop world.
My brother's been producing rap music and hip-hop for maybe 10 years.
You have to look at the fact that Hip Hop is under attack. It's not just Hip Hop but Black people, Latino people and all people are under attack for different things.
A lot of the hip hop artists don't write music. They write words.
I am one of the founders of Hip-Hop along with my brothers Kool DJ Herc and Grandmaster Flash.
When you talk about rap you have to understand that rap is part of the Hip-Hop culture.
All I can say is that I've had too many people in the hip-hop industry really like what I'm doing. I know where I'm coming from, and the album speaks for itself.
We used to talk about wanting to get some money, but that's when hip-hop was based on your dreams and your fantasy. The whole thing now is the dreams and fantasies were achieved, and you don't want to make it the focal point. You can't keep beating that dead horse.
I grew up around hip-hop so I didn't think it was about being cool or being black or being white or whatever.
When I was younger I decided I'd hop on the train to New York.
Detroit is right now a new Mecca for Hip Hop.
Give me a woman who loves beer and I will conquer the world.
Work is the curse of the drinking classes.
Talking about dreams is like talking about movies, since the cinema uses the language of dreams; years can pass in a second and you can hop from one place to another. It's a language made of image. And in the real cinema, every object and every light means something, as in a dream.
I'm fascinated by rap and by hip-hop. I think there's a lot of poetry in it. There's a lot of anger, a lot of social energy in it. And I think you'd better listen to it pretty carefully, 'cause it's important.
My dream was always to hop up on stage in front of my fans every night and perform.
I grew up doing all that stuff because I was obsessed with the '50s. I had sock hops for birthday parties. So I've always done The Twist and stuff. It was pretty natural and, with my parents doing it all the time, I'd just copy them. Not very pretty.
Hops are a wicked and pernicious weed.
That's what my music... I'm working on a solo record right now, it's gonna be more hip-hop than anything, like electronic hip-hop, futuristic hip-hop. I'm probably gonna be rapping on it.
If one intends to make beer from oats, it is prepared with hops.
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