Get QuoteDark Inspirational Quotes App
" I don't mind travelling. I'm independent, so I gotta get on the grind. "
" I never write a song before I get the track because I just feel that I have to make a marriage with that track with my raps. And if it's something that's already there, it ain't gone really fit, I don't think. "
" The Bears need to let me be GM. "
" My TV stays locked at 'SportsCenter.' That and 'Pardon the Interruption.' "
" I wasn't fully aware of the things that Madlib did musically, but my manager put me up on game. I'm not gonna act like I was a Madlib head when I wasn't. I didn't understand a lot of it at first. But it opened my mind to some things, and it's me bringing that gangster element to things that he does. It's like a perfect marriage. "
" I'm so hands-on and involved in my own music that I feel like if I put the same effort into another artist, then I can definitely cultivate something great. "
" Stuart Scott was a hero. "
" I'm not trying to act like I'm Superman or better than anybody else in the game. I'm just telling my story, showing my strengths and weaknesses - as a human, as a person, as a man. "
" I study my competition for at least an hour a day. I get on the Internet, I look at what they doing, and then I look at ways to defeat them. I know their mixtapes track-by-track. I know some of their lyrics. "
" I had a nightmare that I was mopping floors and that this Freddie Gibbs thing was all a dream. "
" When I first came in the game, I had a bunch of homies that rapped that was hanging around me just because I was getting the rap attention, and they felt they could feed off of that. "
" I feel like some artists need a record label, and some don't. "
I Feel Like
" Drake makes some dope songs. "
" I just have to go against the grain. I mean, I can be objective and do what I need to do, handle my everyday living, follow directions, etc. But there's something that's always been attracted to that taboo. It's been like that since I was a child. "
" My core thing is gangster rap, but a lot of my music is melodic and carries a message of survival. "
" There's some dudes that did Gangsta Grillz tapes who probably weren't worthy of it - their label just put up the bread, or they did a favor. "
" After I got dropped by Interscope, I knew in my heart that I had to fight back some way or not rap at all. I just took it upon myself to get myself where I needed to be. "
" I always feel like the underdog. "
" Scarface is my favorite rapper. "
" Every project might only sell like 30 to 50,000, but I mean, I'm getting seven, eight dollars every CD. I make more money per record than an artist on a major label - I can definitely say that. "
" You've got a lot of Tupac clones, but I don't think I'm one of them. I just think I give people a little piece of the feeling he gave them. "
" Lil Wayne makes good music. He's one of the best rappers. "
" I don't ever really plan my sets. I just get out there and feel the energy of the crowd. "
" I ain't on no major. Everything independent. Either way it goes, I am doing me, and I am doing Freddie Gibbs. "
" I tried to watch 'Inception,' but I fell asleep. "
" My father took me to a lot of sports events as a child, and our TV stayed on ESPN. "
" I ain't never detached myself from Gary. "
" I've been engulfed in sports since I was a 2-year-old; I picked up any kind of ball - a basketball, baseball, football - I just loved to play something. I loved the energy of being in arenas and watching the game on TV. "
" I look at some of my fans at my show, and a lot of them look like they're straight out of a punk rock show. They like what I'm coming across with. I had seen them same thing when I went to this Scarface show, so it lets me know that I'm on the right track. "
" I still bump 'Smells Like Teen Spirit.' I used to listen to it before all my football games. "
" When you go to places like Gary and Detroit, you see the economic problem in this country and who it's really affecting. "