A poet's mission is to make words do more work than they normally do, to make them work on more than one level.
I'm definitely tired of playing 'Acid Rap.' I'm definitely tired of playing 'Juice.'
B.I.G. was like the Alfred Hitchcock of rap. Like, this dude's story form was so nuts.
I don't even listen to rap. My apartment is too nice to listen to rap in.
Fruitcakes have a bad rap.
After 2008, my brand of finance got a bad rap.
I think L.A. gets a bad rap. L.A. is the same as everywhere else.
'Obsession' has a bad rap.
Bohm's 'ontological interpretation' was so called because of the bad rap the word 'ontology' has had in our correlationist age. As a bit of a put-down.
The most popular rap artists aren't supposed to be rapping about being broke.
I've been thinking of trying my hand at rap. I've been recording snippets on my BlackBerry.
I'm not blowing my own trumpet here, but I made a rap song 20 years ago with Afrika Bambaataa.
Rap is really just too conventional. Everybody does the same thing. No one ever pushes the box.
The rap on Obama has been that he is a little too cool and aloof. The rap on Romney may be that he is just plain callous.
If I could rap, that would be a sensation, but I can't, you see, I'm just a Caucasian.
Rap is just somebody getting something off his chest. That's all it is.
Most of my influences aren't rap. I love Coldplay.
I'd like to do a completely off-the-wall collaboration. I would like one of my songs to be the hook to a rap song. That would be so much fun!
We came up with TDE. As competitive as rap is, and as much as we're trying to exceed the standards we set for ourselves, we take their wins as our wins, too.
There are many collaborations I'd like to explore. One is to co-write a rap concerto with Eminem.