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Music is therapy. Music moves people. It connects people in ways that no other medium can. It pulls heart strings. It acts as medicine.
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Bullying is a national epidemic.
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I definitely use 'smiling while rapping' as a tool in the booth. I want to have fun while recording.
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I don't write a great song every day. I don't write a great song every couple weeks. It comes in such random times.
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'The more expensive the better' is kind of the American way, and if you spent $600 for a sweatshirt, then that makes it better.
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Consciousness rap - a term that I don't think exactly exists but gets thrown around a lot - is not exactly popular.
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I think that civil rights issues take a lot of time to develop.
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My partner has to have good sized bones.
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I find that when I put my spiritual life first, the rest of my life is easy. When I put my career first, that's when I have problems.
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Thrift shopping is really just an extension of me being that same kid and going into a place that's completely unconventional that has really endless possibilities in terms of outfits that you can put together and really just expressing yourself.
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I'm as honest as I can be.
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I just want to give the people 100% of myself as an artist.
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You need to get outside of your comfort zone to write songs that are interesting, songs that are compelling, songs that are different from what other people are writing.
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I played baseball up until my freshman year of high school. That was my main sport. I played third base.
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I'm a very conceptual writer.
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Sampling is kind of prehistoric, given the technology and the textures you can create.
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'Vote Love' means vote equality. It means vote change. It means vote what's right for humanity.
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I shop at thrift shops probably five times a week.
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You can only watch injustice go on for so long until you're compelled to say something. To speak out against it.
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I want to make music that I like; not something that I have to make because I think it's going to sell.
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I think what's wrong with the fashion world, particularly men's fashion, is the lack of creativity behind it.
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Reading a piece of poetry with no beat in front of 20 people is way more challenging than rocking for 10,000 people.
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I think music should be experienced by people all ages.
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I'm not more or less conscious than any other rapper out there.
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The fame and the money and all that stuff that comes along with it is all great, but that's not the sole purpose of why I make music.
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When I write, I don't have any expectation of what kind of song it will become or who it might reach.
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I put myself in the place of the listener when editing my writing. The last thing that I want to do is be preached at and told who to be or what to think when listening to an artist. However, I do want to be inspired. There's a fine line.
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Its easy to view politicians as corrupt and voting essentially an act of picking the lesser of two evils. I understand that perspective and feel it's valid.
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You have major labels that are willing to take unconventional approaches because the old model is crumbling in front of us.
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I think people are enticed by indie rap and every time you have a group going against the grain, they're gonna be like, 'Wow, you did it yourself in 2012, that's impressive - how did you do it? What're you doing that's different? And how can I be a part of it?'
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I'm someone that examines culture and tries to break down why things are the way that they are whether its hip-hop music, sex, race, or consumerism. I try to examine it and scrutinize it to the point where I can write a song.
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I think that there will always be artists out there who think they need to sign a major label deal in order to be successful. And that machine is what is going to work for them - there's tons of examples of pop stars who need that machine.
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[on his song 'Thrift Shop'] Commercial hip-hop tends to be about spending money or buying things. And I think that's gotten fairly boring. 'Thrift Shop' is the polar opposite. It's about saving money, finding bargains, bragging about the deals you're coming up with.
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Gay people and women are still the most oppressed people in hip-hop culture. You can only watch that for so long. I have gay family. I have gay friends. That's the beautiful thing about writing songs. You get to take on issues that you're passionate about.
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It's easy to view politicians as corrupt and voting essentially an act of picking the lesser of two evils. I understand that perspective and feel it's valid.
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