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Everybody comments that I'm white. I'm surprised I haven't gotten more criticism for it. I'm always expecting any day now it's gonna come. I guess I just attribute the lack of hate to people hearing the music and hearing how much I genuinely love it.
I believe in taking a positive attitude toward the world, toward people, toward my work. I think I'm here for a purpose. I think it's very likely that we all are, but I'm only sure about myself. I try to tune myself in to whatever it is that I'm supposed to be, and I try to think of myself as a part of all of us - all mankind and all life. I find it's not easy to keep these lofty thoughts in mind as the day goes by, but it certainly helps me a great deal to start out this way.
The most important decision I've made in business? The choices of people I have around me. When I first started I brought everybody with me, my homies from the neighborhood, criminals. I just said, 'Come on everybody, we made it.' Then I had to realize we didn't make it. I made it.
I really love when people come up to me on the street and say, 'You're my favorite rapper.'
Sex appeal is fifty percent what you've got and fifty percent what people think you've got.
What we really are matters more than what other people think of us.
Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people.
If you are authentic about your joy, your tears, your dance, sooner or later there will be people who will start understanding you, who may start joining your caravan.
I grew up below the poverty line; I didn't have as much as other people did. I think it made me stronger as a person, it built my character. Now I have a 4.0 grade point average and I want to go to college, and just become a better person.
On drinking and fighting as a youth: I was ashamed of not having any relevance., not being comfortable in my own skin. Huge ego, very low self-esteem. A lot of anger and rage and fear. It would be, 'I'm not going to feel frightened so I'll strangle the biggest guy in the bar and then no one will fuck with me. I'll get tattoos and people will know I'm not afraid to hurt myself and they'll be like warning signs.'
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