Dope Quotes by Nicki Minaj, Eric Benet, Kanye West, Sarah Vowell, Stephen King, John Carlos and many others.
Cause I’m a stealer, fresh
up out the dealer All the dope boys gon feel her
Jermaine Dupri is a b-boy, and he’s dope.
There are a lot of young
artists that are dope.
I’ve always wanted
with Klashnekoff. He’s been around for years! He’s sorta my age
but he is dope. The flow
, the lyrics
, it’s just dope music.
That’s what I used to do; I would just go into the studio
and just rap. But it’s all about coming
up with dope concepts
and dope hooks
I’m pretty sure people thought I was like a dope rapper
I donвЂ™t want to sound
like IвЂ™m on dope, but that hour
is a high; itвЂ™s as good as you can feel. A wonderful, wonderful happiness
, and great power
All dope can do
for you is kill you… the long hard
way. And it can kill the people you love
The Rope a Dope would not have existed
without the Big Dope.
Tha Product was dope. She wanted me on a song, so I did it for her. I ain’t charge
I think Lil Uzi is dope. Future is dope. I love Young Thug
. I’m a huge
Young Thug fan
‘Dat $tick’ was the first song I tried
to be serious on. Then I thought, Wow, what if
I really did this seriously
? How dope would that be?’
I don’t hate Jay
-Z. I think he’s dope.
I don’t look
at God as some boring
dude in the sky
me what to do all day
. I legitimately be like, ‘Yo, you know what, G, that’s crazy how that happened
. That’s dope. You know, you the real MVP.’
I have really dope parents, and they happen
really love, love music – they’re huge music fans
I love Prince, thought he was super dope.
People put their voice everywhere
. All through Instagram comments
. As minuscule and kind of stupid
as that is, at the same time
, it’s dope. People really feel like, ‘I have to say something,’ which is sometimes
a little much, but like, ‘Go ahead, man. Speak away.’
I like making dope music.
I’m a hip-hop guy, and the first time
Eminem was in ’96. He was on a record with Shabban Siddiq. I was like, ‘Who is this guy
? He’s dope!’ First album came out: awesome. Second
album came out: awesome. Third
album, I was like, ‘Eh.’ He started to get really successful
. He wasn’t ‘mine
Me and Bianca [Stewart] would go to thrift stores
like the Salvation Army
. We’d pick up dope stuff no one ever heard of. But we’d put it together in ways that would work and be different
I always wanted to do a record called, ‘The Three
J’s,’ because you got me
, Jay Rock, you got J. Cole, and you got Jay Z. I thought that it would be dope. I said, if I couldn’t get Jay Z, we’ll get Jay Electronica.
I’m not a hater
, I’m not one of those people. I do think it’s dope when people get recognized
for whatever it is that they do, so more power
to everybody who got nominated
I like good music
, whichever lane
it comes out of. As long as it’s dope, that is all that matters
a song called “Green Day
” because I was smoking a lot of dope.
I’ve got a dope sense of humor
Jazz is capable
of doing much more than depicting the dope fiend and the drunk
and the slinky gal. In our show there are many very
funny sequences where we were able
to use jazz
as it can be used-in a happy way.
I was playing a part of someone dealing dope on a street corner
– and there was a guy actually dealing heroin right there. I looked
, he looked at me, and I got real confused
If something’s dope, you got to go with it.
You can’t please
everybody. As long as you make dope music, you’re gonna have your fans.
For me, I think of ‘Dope’ as an album. There may be a love song and there may be a party
song, but it’s all coming from one artist
I think the new school is dope. Artists like Kid Cudi, The Cool Kids, Drake and Wale can come out of middle
and be on tracks
with people like Jay-Z
, who’s from the hood
and the street.
Vakill’s like Columbians sitting in a circle
, my name
has a dope ring to it
I don’t think I’m alarmist. I’m more disappointed
by the euphemisms in some instances than outright bigotry
. Now, to me, you walk
around with a Klan hat on or you’ve got a swastika on you arm
, you just look like a dope, you know what I mean?
If you can just convince
the dope people that the gun people are right and the gun people that the dope people are right, we could actually live
in a lot more freedom
When you’re a girl
, you have to be everything
, You have to be dope at what you do, but you have to be super sweet
, and you have to be sexy
, and you have to be this and you have to be that and you have to be nice
, and you have to – it’s like, I can’t be all of those things at once
. I’m a human being
it the rope-a-dope. Well, I’m the dope. Ali just laid
on the rope and I, like a dope, kept punching
until I got tired
. But he was probably the most smart fighter
I’ve ever gotten
into the ring with.
Coming from New York
, you’re kind of indoctrinated with anti-L.A. sentiment
, but California is just a really dope state.
Even as a dope fiend mama
. You always was a black queen
Smoking dope and hanging up Che’s picture is no more a commitment than drinking milk and collecting postage stamps. A revolution in consciousness is an empty high without a revolution in the distribution of power
. We are not interested
in the greening
of Amerika except
for the grass
that will cover
Jeremih is a dope artist.
I stick to my guns
– that’s what keeps
me going as an artist. Stevie Wonder never changed
from what he wanted to do, and each
new album that came along was dope.
Dope and diamonds
, dope and diamonds, that’s all that I want
I had sent out 100 audition tapes
within 365 days, and then I got the ‘Dope’ audition. When I sent that out, two days later
called me and said they wanted to fly
me out to L.A. to audition.
The ’60s are gone, dope will never be as cheap, sex never as free, and the rock
never as great.
If you think dope is for kicks
and for thrills
, you’re out of your mind. There are more kicks to be had in a good case of paralytic polio
or by living
in an iron lung
I think white socks are best with dope kicks, gives
a nice clean look to match. Printed
socks are okay
but sometimes too much
I’d be a dope to compare
with Wallace Stegner’s, but that book probably influenced
me in ways I didn’t even realize while I was writing The Night Journal
People are getting cynical
about the news
. It doesn’t seem
like there’s one place to watch where you get the straight dope. You watch the channel that proves
We all knew how talented
is. We knew how dope he was lyrically.
First time I met
Kehlani was through Jahaan Sweet – a really dope producer
; then we linked
up in Toronto
, and the vibe
was just lit. She’s a really warm
I have a basic indolence
about me which is essential
to writing. … It’s thinking
time, it’s hanging-out time, it’s daydreaming
time. You know, it’s lie-around-the-bed time, it’s sitting-like-a-dope-in-your-chair time. And that seems
to me essential to any work.
, he dope, he might sell coke
He always in the air
but he never fly coach
It was a proud
moment in giving
me the confidence
, that I was ‘stamped’ in the offices
as much, you know, as I would get from the streets
. To where it’s like I’m getting the love from the streets and from the people in the building
– and that’s kinda
That Stash Kobe
1, that is probably my number
I have ever worn
on the court
. To wear it against Kobe in his last
game against the Suns it was real fun, and for him to say something to me about them it is crazy. He is signed
them up for me and personalized
it. It was pretty dope.
We live in an era
where it ain’t about dope rhymes
. When beef
, and how big is your co-sign.
To actually be a part of a brand that you look up
to, and a legendary
one at that, is super dope.
Cause my life is
dope, and I do dope sh*t
, everyone that I’ve collaborated with, everyone that has been willing to offer guidance
, they’ve all been dope people.
So, you play today! You don’t worry about what’s gone, ’cause that’s already gone
and you can’t bring what’s gone back. It doesn’t happen that way. So, every day
‘s a new day
and just play it as it comes. And I turned
out to be a singer
that was not on dope.
to me? Yo, that’s the wrong move
So what you on, hobbs, dope or dog
God for Hip Hop because Marvin
Gaye didn’t have that and he was able to be that dope. For us to have that and more, I feel like it is up to us to be as dope as we can possibly be.
Just when you think there’s nothing to write about, Nixon says
, “I am not a crook.” Jimmy Carter
says, “I have lusted after women in my heart
.” President Reagan
says, “I have just taken
a urinalysis test, and I am not on dope.”
‘2 Dope Queens,’ it was just a way for us to showcase female comedians
, showcase comedians of color, showcase LGBT comedians, and shake
up the landscape
and be like, ‘Hey, there is more than just what is out there.’
Who the hell uses a burner
when they’re not trying to hide
something? [..] Only dope dealers, and Hell’s Angels
, and Tony
Soprano use burner cell phones
Radio’s a scary
thing for me. It’s dope to be on there.
Once I got to be about twenty-five
, I got interested in the music of the time. I started smokin’ dope, I started drinking, I started slowing down
and trying to find myself. I didn’t want to work in nightclubs
Every song that is a Hopsin song, I 100 percent made it
. Nobody helped me. There was no producer to say, ‘Hey, put the beat like this… ‘ It was all me. If the song was wack, then the song was wack. If it’s dope, it is what it is
Heltah Skeltah-meets-Portishead would be like the Brand New
Heavies Hip Hop album, something like that. That’s dope, word.
I think Lil Wayne
is definitely a dope rapper.
When somebody tells me, ‘The Source magazine had you in the Top 5 emcees,’ I’m like, ‘Okay, that’s cool.’ The other four
may not be who I consider dope emcees.
I’ll be getting all types
of crazy fans, from the hoodest dude to the straight-up dude in a business suit. It’s dope. I have a crazy wide-range fan base
There’s a demon
in me, and he’s still around. Without the dope, we have a bit more of a chat these days
All my life I have been happiest
when the folks
watching me said to each other, `Look at the poor dope, wilya?
them dope, let them deal to brothers
, give them guns, step
back and watch them kill each other.
First of all, who’s your A&R?
A mountain climber
who plays an electric
But he don’t know the meaning
When he’s lookin for a suit and tie
than a bar of soap!
And I’m the dirtiest
thing in sight
Matter of fact, bring out the girls and let’s have a mud
Back in the day, Motown
was on the pulse
of young America. It wasn’t about just dope contemporary
. It was pop, it was R&B, it was all of that.
I don’t really picture myself picking up a bunch of new young fans, but there’s a young generation
in hip-hop that I think can use their voice in a more positive way
and still be dope. And, if I can show them a way to do it, I think that would be great.
If you got a dope girl, there’s going to be people that want her. But I don’t know, I’ve always kept my ‘A-game’ on point. I just make a point to make sure the woman that I’m with is taken care
of. You got to keep it new, so I go out of my way
to make them feel special.
If anyone wants to know what the definition of ‘dope’ means, it’s: ‘Definition of Public Enemy.’
I can’t wait
to see someone else from Louisville
make a hit
song ‘cos that’d be dope. I can only imagine
how J Cole would feel if somebody just came out of Fayetteville and started booming
with some crazy records
Why is it you feel like a dope if you laugh alone
, but that’s usually how you end up crying?
‘ is incredibly
dope, but that’s one specific experience, and I would love to see more versions
of that story being told or other stories that we haven’t even seen
yet from the LGBTQIA community.
I used to make demo tapes with cats
that rocked with Russell
Simmons and people like that. The history goes so far back; I’ve always been really focused on writing dope rhymes.
Future’s not everybody. The people who are taking my style are like my babies
. I’ve got a tribe
of kids that want to be like me… But I understand why people want to imitate the things I do. They’re dope. It comes naturally
to me. My fans can expect greatness
. If I wasn’t me, I would want to be me.
-nine percent of my life I was lied
I just found
out my mom does more dope than I do
I’m in between
homes right now, but my last house was dope.
There was a person who thought I was OK. I wasn’t a complete
dope. I got some confidence out of that.
If you’re different, or if you think something about you is just weird and out of the ordinary
, I just think that’s so dope.
I do music based upon who I like and who I think has the potential
to win. I don’t really judge
them by “Oh somebody is hot right now”. If I think the music is dope and I think the potential is there, I want to do it.
Uchis is a dope person. Her voice, her style – she’s so unique.
The TekLife crew
are super dope.
There are a lot of dope people in the DMV: WillThaRapper, Big Flock
, GoldLink, Logic
, IDK, Rico Nasty
, Goonew and Q Da Fool. Seeing them get national attention motivated
me to do my thing.
If you think I’m a young boy singing these songs, dope. Run with that.
to God, if I were a piano
player or an actor
or something and all those dopes thought I was terrific
, I’d hate it. I wouldn’t even want them to clap
for me. People always clap for the wrong things
. If I were a piano player
, I’d play it in the goddam closet.
D.C. and the entire
are very dope places because they’re such musically-inclined areas.
Water inflated the belly
Crane, and of Shelley
Coleridge was a dope.
Southwell died on a rope.
is super dope! He’s like a ghost
. He’s, like, not really real. I didn’t think he was real until I met him.
It’s certain rappers
that can really rap, that really spit
all bars, so I understand why someone would say, ‘You not a real rapper.’ But the main
thing is, if you can make good songs, who cares
? So I don’t know why guys be tripping
on Drake. He makes great music
. He’s dope.
People are broad-minded. They’ll accept the fact that a person can be an alcoholic, a dope fiend, a wife
beater and even a newspaperman, but if a man does not drive, there is something wrong with him.
If my mother knew I did this for a living, she’d kill me
. She thinks I’m selling dope.
You can’t be everything to everybody, but you can be everything to somebody. Don’t lose the ones you love trying to please the world
I think a lot guys get laid pretending
to be Shaggy 2 Dope because without his paint
he’s a lot more unrecognizable. He’s not a gimpy gorilla