Missy Elliot Quotes


27 Missy Elliot quotes:



"Music should be your escape."
"And basically I always said when I was little that if I ever became successful or a celebrity, I would buy her this huge house and she would never have to work anymore. And I've done that. So I feel happy about doing that."
"Everybody is doing the same old thing."
"Hip-hop is definitely not what it used to be, which was creative, original music."
"I got a mother who's very strong after taking the whippings that she took from my father."
"I love my mother. She's my first love. She has been through a lot and is a sole survivor."
"I mean, when it's time to rhyme rhyme, I can get down for mine."
"I want kids of this generation to see that everything is cool, that there's some kind of unity in hip-hop. We all found something that's really important to us, and music is all we've really got."
"I want people to feel the heat while they walk down the street and they're just kickin' it."
"I want to be cutting-edge."
"I wasn't born a superstar."
"I'm not tryin' to come off as the best lyricist."
"No, because I don't want to hear what's hot and feel I have to copy it. I'll just make up my own thing."
"Now everybody's sampling."
"One thing about white people is that in their videos they don't care. They can go out in cut-up jeans and do a video, and it'll be large."
"What my home life is like now is great."
"When it comes to size, most people don't want to see themselves looking bigger than what they are."
"When you sit down now and really listen, it doesn't give off the same feel as it did back when Run DMC and those guys were rhymin'."
"You have to be ready to sing and perform at any time."
"I feel blessed and I've learned so much. I just wanted to make a record where people can forget their troubles and go buck-wild."



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