I have to be perfectly honest:You should have an anniversary to acknowledge the way I work the ebonics.
I'm pretty sure people thought I was like a dope rapper.
When you awaken, your manhood will be taken.
I don't want to be considered 'the Latino rapper.' Big
Mark you for death, won't even talk that East or West crap.From Watts to Lefrak, it ain't where ya from, it's where's your gat.
Never we sleep, a thug doesn't rest,Cause a wise man said: it was a cousin of death.
I don't want to be considered 'the Latino rapper.
I'm pretty sure people thought I was like a dope rapper. Big Pu
I'm mostly concentrating now on continuing to make history in Hip-Hop, making everybody proud of me, I'm not just a rapper now, I'm in history now.
I'd rather sell reefer than do pizza delivery.
I wanna cover more ground, get a bigger fan base.
Battery never dies, the ghetto keeps me wise.
I wanna cover more ground, get a bigger fan base. Big Pu
Scholars, street knowledge, Carter kids stuck in the projects.
There's no longevity, living off of negativity.
...in the middle of Little Italy little did we know that we riddled some middleman who didn't do diddily
Let me do five of those, and then some slower ones for those kids that can't understand what I'm sayin.
The first album was 99 percent hard core to show you I was the best rhymer in the world.
I'm pretty sure people thought I was like a dope rapper. Big
One of the things that made the Black Muslim movement grow was its emphasis upon things African. This was the secret to the growth of the Black Muslim movement. African blood, African origin, African culture, African ties. And you'd be surprised - we discovered that deep within the subconscious of t
Malcolm X: [narrating] Like every hustler, I was trapped. Cats that hung out together trying to find a solution found nothing. Cats that might have probed space or cured cancer, West Indian Archie might haved been a mathematical genius... but we were all victims of the American social order.
I am not an American; I am one of twenty-two million black people who are victims of Americanism.
There can be no black-white unity until there is first some black unity.... We cannot think of uniting with others, until after we have first united among ourselves. We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Our people have made the mistake of confusing the methods with the objectives. As long as we agree on objectives, we should never fall out with each other just because we believe in different methods, or tactics, or strategy. We have to keep in mind at all times that we are not fighting for separati
I have been blessed to visit the Holy City of Mecca. Malco
The ability to read awoke inside of me some long dormant craving to be mentally alive.
Integration will not bring a man back from the grave. Malcolm
Stumbling is not falling. Malco
We are nonviolent with people who are nonviolent with us.
Cholly: [knocks on door] Hey Little! Your man out here waiting on you!
I'll say nothing against him. At one time the whites in the United States called him a racialist, and extremist, and a Communist. Then the Black Muslims came along and the whites thanked the Lord for Martin Luther King.
I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it's for or against.
Sitting at the table doesn't make you a diner, unless you eat some of what's on that plate. Being here in America doesn't make you an American. Being born here in America doesn't make you an American.
Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or who says it.
They cripple the bird's wing, and then condemn it for not flying as fast as they.
I have more respect for a man who lets me know where he stands, even if he's wrong. Than the one who comes up like an angel and is nothing but a devil.
All I held against Jews was that so many Jews actually were hypocrites in their claim to be friends of the American black man.
Our accent will be upon youth: we need new ideas, new methods, new approaches. We will call upon young students of political science throughout the nation to help us. We will encourage these young students to launch their own independent study, and then give us their analysis and their suggestions.
This religion (Islam) recognizes all men as brothers. It accepts all human beings as equals before God, and as equal members in the Human Family of Mankind.