Talib Kweli Quotes


32 Talib Kweli quotes:



"I listened to a mind joint, and I wanted to do my own version of it, and what you hear on my mixtape is my take on what the whole CD sounds like."
"I met Mos Def around that time but I didn't hook up with him until I was about 17 or 18."
"I not only wanted to showcase lyrical skills but also continue to drop knowledge on the hiphop community. I'm looking to elevate through my music, and through my music I educate."
"I started rapping because I wanted people to hear what I have to say, I want as many people to hear me as possible, and I do everything in my power to make that pop."
"People consider Black Star a great album, and I think it's a classic album. But the fact is, both me and Mos Def have made better albums since Black Star."
"So I just had to step up how I was doing it and the moment that I stepped up and the moment I focused all my energy on that is when things started to happen. So there's a direct relationship between my inspiration and my output."
"You have to know when to be arrogant. You have to when to be humble. You have to know when to be hard and you have to know when to be soft."
"Woman are complex creatures."
"But you have to be creative on how you sell yourself and market yourself."
"I like the last Scarface album a lot."
"I will never do a record without some sense of responsibility."
"Music is not an exact science so depending on the time and the mode and the energy when we do it that will determine what happens with it."



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