Nipsey Hussle Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Nipsey Hussle Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

I really am a fan of Ye's music.

I really am a fan of Ye’s music.
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I built a label at the same time I built a career.
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I believe that we should own the fruits of our labor and the assets of our creations.
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Material things ain’t nothing. You feel me? At the end of the day, it’s who you is. You wasn’t born with it; you gon’ die without it.
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Doing music to pay bills is an uncomfortable situation. I never wanted to be in that situation.
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I went through every emotion with tryna pursue what I’m doing, you know what I mean? And I think what’s gon’ separate whoever’s gon go for something, that you ain’t gon’ quit.
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A solution built by an artist serves the artist more than the solution the capitalist comes up with.
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I don’t ever make moves under pressure.
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My music is influenced by L.A. culture.
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I grew up in an environment where being polite was taken as a weakness. So I just fought everybody.
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I always had faith in my creative capacity.
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Snoop ain’t never cosigned me, but I know everybody is like, ‘That’s the next Snoop.’ Nah, I’m Nipsey, and I got to work to define myself.
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I seen a lot of artists be hot for a minute, and then that’s it, and somebody else come in.
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I got an album concept called ‘Exit Strategy,’ that might be one of my last ones. It’s a term they use in business when you build companies. You create an exit strategy as you make a company. You don’t wait till you’re five years in it; you create a exit strategy as you make the company.
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It was always a plan that we were going to have a retail side with what were doing musically, like an Apple store or Nike Town. I wanted something where you can come get everything – ‘Marathon’ or ‘All Money’ or ‘Crenshaw’ – and make it like an experience. Especially with what Crenshaw and Slauson meant to my story.
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If you don’t know your full-throttle history, the whole story of how you came to where you are, it’s kind of hard to put things together.
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Sometimes you have to take two steps back to take ten forward.
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I get a more passionate delivery when I just go in the booth and let the music talk.
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I realized the power of hip-hop. I realized how influential this music and this culture are.
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One of my mentors schooled me on branding before it was a cliche term in the game.
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I like Cardi B!
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One pillar to wealth is having residual income.
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You’re not going to scare me into being somebody I don’t want to be.
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I would say that the Nipsey Hussle ‘Crenshaw’ release was an example of All Money In creating an artificial scarcity campaign for the physical side of ‘Crenshaw.’
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I built a company at the same time I built a career.
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Being self-made means never making an excuse as to why you can’t take steps toward whatever your goal is.
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When you say ‘follow me on Twitter,’ and you get 10 million people to follow you – you just leveraged your influence to add value to an app that you have no ownership in.
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As much as I’m a black person from America, I’m a black person from Africa, too.
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If you’ve got a plan, it’s not just like a pipe dream. You have a step-by-step list of things to do to get to your goal.
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A lot was accomplished in my mixtape career. But I still needed a few things: I needed to be recognized. I need to have radio. I need to have a real retail machine that can get us where we need to get that.
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We don’t want to wait on someone to hire us and give us a check. We want to create our own opportunities.
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My mom is American, so I was raised in her household in my formative years.
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Every artist wants something different out the game.
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I hope my story inspires everyone out there to keep hustling and chasing their dreams.
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I actually met The Game in my hood on Crenshaw and Slauson. I was outside on the block with 20 of my homies. I see the Range Rover, and we all walked up to his car. I handed him my CD.
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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.
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My life is real.
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It’s not called quitting if you quit while you ahead. It’s about being aware and being strategic enough to know that you got to get out the pool at some point. You got to put your clothes back on and dry off.
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‘Victory’ is like, you won, so the question is, what? What did you win? I think that the songs go into that. It’s just about reaching a place in myself.
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I think that every artist – or anybody that’s in business – could benefit from a direct-to-consumer strategy, so I think that that applies to us as artists and content creators, too.
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I respect Soulja Boy.
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I’m at peace with what I’m doing, I feel good with what I wake up doing and about my lifestyle.
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‘Victory Lap,’ even the title. It’s the accumulation of trial and error; that’s what I represent; trial and error.
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I say that in the most humble way: I always knew that I could perform with the best of ’em and I could deliver with the best of ’em.
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It’s important to love in hip hop.
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I built a label at the same time I built a career.
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Game’s always been open arms with me.
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I will never say something I don’t agree with or believe in… even if the reward is massive!
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People that’s in power – the central banks, these fiat currencies that are traded globally – they got influence over the messaging and the narrative in the media.
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As is the case with most people in this game, I am driven by financial motives and creative motives; the question I had to answer is which motive I will give priority to?
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It sounds simple telling people to work hard and never quit, but to really execute and demonstrate those principles takes discipline and faith. Those are the two factors that I believe separate the good from the great, the successes from the failures.
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I try to sprinkle a little gems and jewels in the music that people could use in their own life.
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I was never ignorant, as far as being experienced in classrooms and learning about different subjects and actually soaking it up, so I checked into college for a little bit. I took classes at a community college in West L.A. I took psychology, English, and philosophy.
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Anybody that doesn’t like Cardi B a hater!
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I intend to inspire people with my story: motivate young people that grew up like myself, or even not like myself. Just, you know, go through the human experience.
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Looking at 2014, I look back: we made more money off ‘Mailbox Money’ than we would have made off taking an advance from anybody. We made more money letting our fans buy the stuff directly from us than what any label could have offered us.
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Compton got such a legacy in hip-hop.
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In 2013, the week before I dropped ‘Crenshaw,’ ‘Complex’ wrote an article that said that Nipsey Hussle is one of the top 25 underperforming artists. I was so offended that I responded with my own opinion about these journalists – their point of view is not validated in our culture.
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We was able to become real successful in the mixtape space.
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Proud 2 Pay – that’s something that distinguishes me, that’s something that defines me, and we’re going to keep that going.
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Not one person can make or break what I’m doing, except me or God.
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I always wanted to operate at the highest altitude, just in terms of hip-hop and the music.
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We represent a hustler. I think we represent inspiration. I think we represent, you know, staying down. I think we represent building yourself up from the bootstraps.
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Even as you make progress, you need the discipline to keep from backtracking and sabotaging the success as it’s happening.
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My music is influenced by L.A. culture.
Nipsey Hussle
If you don’t know your full-throttle history, the whole story of how you came to where you are, it’s kind of hard to put things together.
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