A fit, healthy body—that is the best fashion statement
Please, touch me, I pray.
The human body is the best work of art.
The job of feets is walking, but their hobby is dancing.
A poet's mission is to make words do more work than they normally do, to make them work on more than one level.
What's wrong with hip-hop is the system that controls the definition of it. There needs to be more balance on the airwaves.
I always wanted to operate at the highest altitude, just in terms of hip-hop and the music.
In England and Europe, we have this huge music called ambient - ambient techno, ambient house, ambient hip-hop, ambient this, ambient that.
I'm obsessed with Norah Jones and Amy Winehouse, Etta James. I'm really into blues and R&B type of stuff, '90s hip-hop; that's my jam.
I listen to this mix of smooth jazz, independent hip-hop, chiptunes, and anime music.
Notorious B.I.G. was one of my favorites. I started getting into hip-hop around the Bad Boy era.
To me, it isn't tight sweaters. That's not what rap is. That's not hip-hop at all. Every phase went through changing up their dress styles and all that, but since Run DMC came out, it's been baggy jeans.
I can take any series of numbers and turn it into music, from Bach to bebop, Herbie Hancock to hip-hop.
I have pretty ecumenical tastes. I'm interested in a lot of different kinds of music, so I don't listen with a jaundiced ear to music because it's in a certain category, whether it's country or opera or hip-hop or bebop or whatever it is.
When my friends were listening to hip-hop or R&B, I was in the crib listening to Billy Joel and Michael Bolton, Luther Vandross, and Oscar Peterson.
Hip-hop has globalized a conception of blackness that has had a political impact, whether or not it had a political intent.
Hip-hop and country aren't too far different: They got shiny suits and the boots and the guitars with their names on it. I was infatuated with that type of stuff.
I have rings of many different sizes and designs, mainly hip-hop, and an extensive bracelet collection.
Hip-hop deals with bragging and braggadocio, being boastful. It's always been about who's got the most money.
All the skateboarding brands that I was into had graphic T-shirts. In the '90s, there were different styles that went along with the different influences in skateboarding, whether that be hip-hop or rock and roll and grunge. And that's what I was into, so I was following all that.