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Nipsey Hussle quotes on life


My life is real. -Nipsey Hussle

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My career as Nipsey Hussle is based on my life as Ermias Asghedom. -Nipsey Hussle

Life is what you make it, I hope you make a movement. -Nipsey Hussle

Your parents are supposed to tell you to make decisions that are gonna help you and that’ll have a positive effect on your life and your well-being. -Nipsey Hussle

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I’m tryin’ to live my life, so when it’s over I got no regrets -Nipsey Hussle

Thought is powerful in all phases. Even in my career, even in my life, things end up exactly how I visualized them. -Nipsey Hussle

I built a label at the same time I built a career. -Nipsey Hussle

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Gangbanging is a survival instinct, regardless of how anybody tries to paint it. -Nipsey Hussle

On a mission your worst enemy is idle time. -Nipsey Hussle

I hope my story inspires everyone out there to keep hustling and chasing their dreams. -Nipsey Hussle

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Don’t waste your time, it don’t make you rich -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. -Nipsey Hussle

Hopin’ what I’m doing truly make my mama proud, �Cause for a very long time, I was the reason for her frowns. -Nipsey Hussle

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If I inspire you, pay for it, period. -Nipsey Hussle

Any time a country transitioned to a fiat currency, they collapsed. That’s just world history; you don’t have to know about cryptocurrency to know that. -Nipsey Hussle

My mom is American, so I was raised in her household in my formative years. -Nipsey Hussle

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I’m the type person, my safe place to be emotional is the booth. -Nipsey Hussle

As much as I’m a black person from America, I’m a black person from Africa, too. -Nipsey Hussle

The best thing you can do for a person is to inspire them. That’s the best currency you can offer: inspiration. -Nipsey Hussle

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Nipsey Hussle quotes on work


I knew I wanted to work for myself when I was about eleven -Nipsey Hussle

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Cardi B put a lot of work in. -Nipsey Hussle

I feel that luck is a product of hard work. -Nipsey Hussle

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. -Nipsey Hussle

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Most important thing is to get rid of doubt. If you got doubt in what you’re doing it’s not gonna work. -Nipsey Hussle

We playing the long game. We don’t want the money to stop when we go. When we can’t work no more. We want it to outlive us, we want it to be generational -Nipsey Hussle

I never wanted to alienate my brand for business � I always wanted to keep it authentic and keep as pure as I could. -Nipsey Hussle

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Luck is just bein’ prepared at all times, so when the door opens you’re ready. -Nipsey Hussle

I pay attention to politics and technology. -Nipsey Hussle

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. -Nipsey Hussle

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I believe that we should own the fruits of our labor and the assets of our creations. -Nipsey Hussle

Most of the time I look inside, And find the answers waitin’. -Nipsey Hussle

Compton got such a legacy in hip-hop. -Nipsey Hussle

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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. -Nipsey Hussle

Circle got smaller everybody can’t go -Nipsey Hussle

Seize the opportunity, believe and take control of it. Then get on your marathon and grind it ’til it’s over with. -Nipsey Hussle

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You’ve got to have faith in what you’re doing and not take no for an answer. -Nipsey Hussle

Partnering with Atlantic Records creates the opportunity to take what we’re doing to the next level, without compromising. -Nipsey Hussle

The company you keep has a large influence on the situations you bring to yourself. -Nipsey Hussle

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All the smart money got they bets on me / And all the real niggas wish the best for me -Nipsey Hussle

I think you can give a pure artistic product if you understand how to build your own industry. -Nipsey Hussle

If you’re a hustler, you should find somewhere to capitalize off that and turn it into some money. -Nipsey Hussle

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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. -Nipsey Hussle

If I wasn’t involved in this hip-hop sh*t, I’d probably be breakin’ the law to eat and feed my family and maintain the lifestyle that I’m used to. -Nipsey Hussle

I grew up in an environment where being polite was taken as a weakness. So I just fought everybody. -Nipsey Hussle

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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. -Nipsey Hussle

We don’t want to wait on someone to hire us and give us a check. We want to create our own opportunities. -Nipsey Hussle

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. -Nipsey Hussle

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My experience with power, you can maintain it, or you get it taken from you. You get you some newfound power and go crazy, and it get taken from you quick. -Nipsey Hussle

Ain’t gone be no east cost west coast war. Ain’t gone be no black men killing black men. -Nipsey Hussle

Turning up my hustle’s how I give myself a raise -Nipsey Hussle

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I call it �dropping the rope’. You’ve got to drop a rope. Everybody got to climb up, but you gotta drop the rope. -Nipsey Hussle

Not one person can make or break what I’m doing, except me or God. -Nipsey Hussle

Every step is like chess; The wrong move gets you killed, So we act on how we think, And never speak on how we feel. -Nipsey Hussle

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Nipsey Hussle quotes on music


I really am a fan of Ye’s music. -Nipsey Hussle

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My music is influenced by L.A. culture. -Nipsey Hussle

I always wanted to operate at the highest altitude, just in terms of hip-hop and the music. -Nipsey Hussle

I realized the power of hip-hop. I realized how influential this music and this culture are. -Nipsey Hussle

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If you’re going to write about rap music and hip-hop, and you don’t love it, then we don’t need your opinion, and we revoke your opinion. -Nipsey Hussle

I get a more passionate delivery when I just go in the booth and let the music talk. -Nipsey Hussle

Doing music to pay bills is an uncomfortable situation. I never wanted to be in that situation. -Nipsey Hussle

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Nipsey Hussle quotes on love


It’s important to love in hip hop. -Nipsey Hussle

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I really love the culture of hip-hop. -Nipsey Hussle

The reason children accept discipline from their parents is because they know their parents love them. -Nipsey Hussle

Success to me is just being able to do what you love to do and support yourself all through. -Nipsey Hussle

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I wan na encourage other artists to let others know how you feel about them. … show somebody some love, tell somebody you love their music. -Nipsey Hussle

I knew ‘Crenshaw’ had elevated me and distinguished me. -Nipsey Hussle

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. -Nipsey Hussle

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Nipsey Hussle quotes on game


Every artist wants something different out the game. -Nipsey Hussle

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Play the game like I’ve never won once -Nipsey Hussle

One of my mentors schooled me on branding before it was a cliche term in the game. -Nipsey Hussle

Without a game plan and without a strong sense of faith in what you’re doing, it’s gonna be real hard to accomplish anything. -Nipsey Hussle

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Nipsey Hussle quotes on people


Be truthful with yourself and other people, and try your best to make decisions outside of your ego. -Nipsey Hussle

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Don’t worry ’bout what people gon’ say girl do what you want to -Nipsey Hussle

I try to sprinkle a little gems and jewels in the music that people could use in their own life. -Nipsey Hussle

If you look at the people in your circle and don’t get inspired, then you don’t have a circle. You have a cage. -Nipsey Hussle

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This technology has empowered everybody. And it’s giving people, you know, it’s as big as you wanna make it and, you know, it’s as far as you take it -Nipsey Hussle

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. -Nipsey Hussle

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. -Nipsey Hussle

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More from Nipsey hussle


Instead of trying to build a brick wall, lay a brick everyday. Eventually you’ll look up and you’ll have a brick wall. -Nipsey Hussle

And it can be as simple as it seems, If you never doubt yourself and learn from everything you see -Nipsey Hussle

Game’s always been open arms with me. -Nipsey Hussle

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I identify myself as a hustler since I was a young kid. -Nipsey Hussle

A speaker of truth has no friends. -Nipsey Hussle

I believe that economics is based on scarcity of markets and it’s possible to monetize your art without compromising the integrity of it for commerce. -Nipsey Hussle

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I’m not in it for fame. I’ve been famous in the streets already. -Nipsey Hussle

Cause if you sharing your success, And not your struggle, you’s a fool. -Nipsey Hussle

I think Ye is important to hip-hop. -Nipsey Hussle

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You’re not going to scare me into being somebody I don’t want to be. -Nipsey Hussle

Even as you make progress, you need the discipline to keep from backtracking and sabotaging the success as it’s happening. -Nipsey Hussle

Sometimes you have to take two steps back to take ten forward. -Nipsey Hussle

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You will never be criticized by someone who is doing more than you. You will only be criticized by someone who is doing less than you. Remember that. -Nipsey Hussle

At the core, one of my original goals is to redefine what the streets expect. -Nipsey Hussle

I’m more focused on giving solutions and inspiration more than anything. -Nipsey Hussle

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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. -Nipsey Hussle

And what good is dreaming, If you can’t make your sh*t come true? -Nipsey Hussle

I don’t know about hell, I don’t know about heaven, All I know is ’bout right now and this lifestyle is interesting -Nipsey Hussle

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I hate to lose so I play too rough -Nipsey Hussle

When you let go of your pride, you’ll find a lesson in your pain -Nipsey Hussle

None of my peers avoided prison. None of ’em. -Nipsey Hussle

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Before rap my last name was my lifestyle, and when I visualize success it looked like right now. -Nipsey Hussle

Material things ain’t nothing, you feel me? At the end of the day it’s who you is. -Nipsey Hussle

I seen a lot of artists be hot for a minute, and then that’s it, and somebody else come in. -Nipsey Hussle

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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.’ -Nipsey Hussle

Finish what we started, reach them heights, you know? -Nipsey Hussle

One pillar to wealth is having residual income. -Nipsey Hussle

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Gotta cross my T’s and dot my I’s or I can’t sleep well -Nipsey Hussle

I just believe in ownership� I believe in investing in yourself�Your foundation should be strong. -Nipsey Hussle

I will never say something I don’t agree with or believe in… even if the reward is massive! -Nipsey Hussle

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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. -Nipsey Hussle

Victory Lap,’ even the title. It’s the accumulation of trial and error; that’s what I represent; trial and error. -Nipsey Hussle

Better to do it and let it be seen, cause then it’s so clear -Nipsey Hussle

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Anybody that doesn’t like Cardi B a hater! -Nipsey Hussle

I respect Soulja Boy. -Nipsey Hussle

We was able to become real successful in the mixtape space. -Nipsey Hussle

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I want to thank my Eritrean fans for feeling connected to me and for supporting me. I feel extremely grateful. -Nipsey Hussle

I say it’s worth it, I won’t say it’s fair, Find your purpose or you wastin air. -Nipsey Hussle

From the beginning of my rap career, since I was seen and heard, I always had a store. -Nipsey Hussle

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When I first stopped going to high school, I was about 15, 16. It had to be, like, 2000, 2001. -Nipsey Hussle

Started out the trunk, ended up at the dealership -Nipsey Hussle

To me, respect comes first. -Nipsey Hussle

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