Kendrick Lamar Quotes

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Kendrick Lamar Quotes

Found myself screaming in a hotel room. I didnt want to self-destruct.
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Am I the only one who measures time using songs? Oh it only took me 4 songs to get here! that's not to long!

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I learned, when I look in the mirror and tell my story, that I should be myself and not peep whatever everybody is doing.

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I'm constantly thinking.

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Kendrick Lamar Quotes: My folks aint graduated from high school
My folks ain't graduated from high school or nothing like that, so we always had to struggle in the family - and I come from a big family.

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When you go on your Twitter or look down your Timeline and it's all great positivity - I love that. But at the same time, it can really divert you from what your purpose is or what you're trying to do. And I've seen artists get caught up in that.

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My mom's one of 13 siblings, and they all got six kids, and till I was 13 everybody was in Compton.

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It's easy to forget who you are.

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I always tell people that if I move anywhere it would be Toronto.

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Kendrick Lamar Quotes: I think my vice would be outdoing myself
I think my vice would be outdoing myself.

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The best thing is to always keep honest people around, because when you have a bunch of yes men around that know that you're making a mistake but let you go on with it, that's when it ruins your mind state as an artist.

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Eventually you get to this point where you understand what you want to do and get across and sound like.

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I had to come from something, come from a place that was negative and positive but the majority of it is a negative place.

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My whole thing is to inspire, to better people, to better myself forever in this thing that we call rap, this thing that we call hip hop.

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As long as my music is real, it's no limit to how many ears I can grab.

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I always felt like there was a certain standard of music that I had to do from the beginning, even when I didn't have the recognition that I have now.

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I don't vote. I don't do no voting.

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I'm putting out this free music, constantly putting it out.

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Build your own pyramids, write your own hieroglyphs.

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I'm a person of my own opinions, that's how I was raised. I speak what I feel. A lot of people feel the same way but they're scared to talk. They're really scared of the truth - they only want half of the truth. I've been living like that - forever in fear - but I know what to say and how to say it now. I ain't scared of myself. Y'all may be scared; I'm not scared.

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Kendrick Lamar Quotes: So next time you feel like your world is
So next time you feel like your world is about to end, I hope you studied because He's testing your faith again.

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Kendrick Lamar Quotes: I was a black sheep but now im just a
I was a black sheep, but now I'm just a goat

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Everybody looking at you crazy,
What you gon' do?
Lift up your head and keep moving,
Or let the paranoia haunt you?

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Kendrick Lamar Quotes: I live this life at a pace that anyone
I live this life at a pace that anyone can go.
Know your place, and dedicate your role
... To the faith that you'll die alone

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It's the beauty in her, But when the makeup occur, I don't see it, All i see is a blur

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What happened to [Michael Brown] should've never happened. Never. But when we don't have respect for ourselves, how do we expect them to respect us? It starts from within. Don't start with just a rally, don't start from looting - it starts from within.

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I be off the slave ships, building pyramids, writing my own hieroglyphs

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Kendrick Lamar Quotes: My mind is living on cloud 9 and this 9
My mind is living on cloud 9 and this 9 is never on vacation.

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Since day one, since the first time I touched the pen, I wanted to be the best at what I do.

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Whatever pressure I feel all comes from me, from within. I always was that person who was hard on myself and challenged myself no matter what I was doing, whether it was passing third grade or playing basketball.

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Kendrick Lamar Quotes: I aint a drinker im a thinker call it
I aint a drinker Im a thinker, call it what you want

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But what love got to do with it when you don't love yourself ?

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When I go into the studio - it [words] has to sound the way I heard it in my head. So that's probably one of the biggest things that separates me when I'm working in the studio - just how I hear certain things.

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What is love? Love to me is god.

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Kendrick Lamar Quotes: A dollar might turn to a million and we
A dollar might turn to a million and we all rich that's just how i feel

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While you have people who are actually fronting for your needs and wants, sometimes your needs and wants may not be right for you. The people around you are just trying to keep their jobs.

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Believe in God, it's only one God. F*** all that religion s***. Believe in one God, and do right. Try your best to do right, we ain't perfect. Just do that and everything will be straight,

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Kendrick Lamar Quotes: I probably spent more time listening to
I probably spent more time listening to albums than writing songs. But I think that gave me all the tricks in terms of wordplay, from how I pronounced my words to the actual delivery.

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My lyrics say I have morals, I have confidence, I have weaknesses, I have strong points, that I am a human being.

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I'm usually homeboys with the same ni**as I'm rhyming wit/But this is hip-hop and them ni**as should know what time it is/And that goes for Jermaine Cole, Big KRIT, Wale/Pusha T, Meek Millz, A$AP Rocky, Drake/Big Sean, Jay Electron', Tyler, Mac Miller/I got love for you all but I'm tryna murder you ni**as/Tryna make sure your core fans never heard of you ni**as/They dont wanna hear not one more noun or verb from you ni**as

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Kendrick Lamar Quotes: Being able to tell one from start to
Being able to tell one from start to finish, and making that puzzle come together at the end. That's the art for me.

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I don't sugarcoat it you'd die from diabetes if these other niggas wrote it

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You grow up inside these neighborhoods and these communities, and you have friends, friends that you love, friends that you grew up with since elementary. And you have their trust, and you have their loyalty. So it brings influence. So no matter how much of a leader I thought I was, I was always under the influence, period.

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Brother Kendrick Lamar: he's not a rapper, he's a writer, he's an author. And if you read between the lines, we'll learn how to love one another. But you can't do that, I said you can't do that, without loving yourself first.

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I penetrate the hearts of good kids and criminals

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Kendrick Lamar Quotes: Found myself screaming in a hotel room i
Found myself screaming in a hotel room. I didn't want to self-destruct.

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I was raised inside the gang culture.

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I see conflict. But the conflict is what makes it relatable. I'm conflicted; you're conflicted. I'm not perfect - nobody is. I'm just blessed to be able to express my conflict through song.

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