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“I don’t worry. I’m a man who believes that I died 20 years ago, and I live like a man who is dead already. I have no fear whatsoever of anybody or anything.”

– Malcolm X

“Hip-hop is at its most commercial point right now. They use it in phone and calling card commercials. It’s like jazz was, really like a rebel music at one time and now it’s elevator music, so you’ll probably hear hip-hop in elevators in a minute.”

-Andre Benjamin

“You work hard making independent films for fourteen years and you get voted best breasts. What about my brain? What about my heart? What about my kidneys and my gallbladder?”

– Scarlett Johansson

“I started to realize that everything I had been thinking about was wrong, that I hadn’t been thinking about what I was doing. Everything I had been doing was embellishment or didn’t have a design behind it, or contained extraneous things with no meaning or rationality behind them. The way I was behaving and choices I was making. I basically just realized that everything I do should have a reason.”

– Francis Farewell Starlite

“Who knows what they are all the time?  I’m different stuff every second of every day.  I don’t know why people confine themselves.  I know it’d be easier if I just did funny stuff, or just music, or just writing, but I’m more than that. That’s not me.  That’s not anyone.  Everyone is everything, if they let themselves.”

– Donald Glover

“If someone tells me a burger will change my life. I really really want to eat it, and have it change my life. I have a little bit of hope in everyone. Even if that everyone happens to, unfortunately, be large horrific companies.”

– Devonté Hynes

“Man… ninjas are kind of cool… I just don’t know any personally.”

– Kanye West

“A boy crumbles from stress. A man can take some punches, and I’ve been getting sucker-punched for a long time. Life’s been beating the sh*t out of me, mentally and physically. But life is one big f*cking joke, so I’m laughing inside.”

– Kid Cudi