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When I first got into the rap game, I had an early dream of unifying rappers.
Oh man, nobody is as tough as Mr T. Ice T is pretty tough though as well.
So from an actor's perspective, you really have no idea how you're acting.
That became the signature Ice-T style - rhymes that were "topical" and "vividly optical." To me it was street-level journalism, real-life observations told in poetry. That's the vision I tried to bring to all my recordings.
That's one of the first things that comes out of young people's mouths when they're in love. FOREVER. And that's cool, it's all good-until you get old enough to realize what forever is.
The best way to listen to the album is to put it on, get some Moet, lay back with your boys, and kick it.
I'm a big fan of all styles, even Biggie and Wu-Tang, but I gotta do my thing.
I'll never sell 14 million like Hammer, I just wanna do a good Ice-T show.
As long as I'm around the cats in the hip hop scene, they'll throw me a track and I'll write a rap over it.
...As an artist, you need the naysayers and the nonbelievers to add fuel to your creative fire.
That's basically the gangster code. Just be yourself. Just be you, dog. The easiest way to get your card plucked around a gangster is to be a fake. If we feel like you're trying too hard, if you're trying to act like you're from the street, you're in trouble.
I have to grow with my audience.
Los Angeles is a microcosm of the United States. If L.A. falls, the country falls.
You have to come in on a professional level to make it, otherwise you just can't get into rap.
Any New York group can come to L.A. and sell out every show, but an L.A. group who goes to New York might not do the same because the audience hasn't been introduced to the group.
Ultimately I am happy that everybody is embracing hip hop and the sounds from the streets.
I don't rhyme about guns I ain't shot. Hoes I ain't caught. Or shit I ain't bought.
I mean rappin' to me is easy, it's something you can do over a week.
I want to be able to say that a rap career could be ten albums.
If it sells, it sells. If it doesn't sell, I'll go make a movie.
You can't come out on a record dissing the system and be on a label that's connected to the system.
So you don't have to take us too seriously; I mean, we're already intimidating enough on stage.
I'm at a point where I don't have to wait for the income from the record to survive, so I'm in a comfortable zone, but I'll make rap records as long as I feel I have something to rap about.
I've never read for a movie, I've always been given them.
I ain't got no beef with east coast, I think it's just being hyped up.
If you're really a rapper, you can't stop rapping.
AIDS is such a scary thing and it's also the kind of thing that you think won't happen to you. It can happen to you and it's deadly serious.
Don’t get too hung up on working with any one person, because it’s like a game of checkers where dudes are hopping over one another all the time, shouting, “King me, motherfucker!” It’s checkers, yo. But with a lot of money at stake.
We have groups that do that, but I can't rap with the mentality of an 18 year old when I'm in my 30's.
I've never been competitive with anybody but myself.
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