Missy Elliot Quotes

27 Missy Elliot quotes:

"Everybody is doing the same old thing."
"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."
"Now everybody's sampling."
"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'."
"It's just that back then we didn't know that was considered being a coproducer. I would sit on the side and say what I wanted musically, but at the time we thought if you aren't the one playing it, you don't get the credit. Now you'll start seeing my name listed as producer."
"I want to be cutting-edge."
"Music should be your escape."
"I got a mother who's very strong after taking the whippings that she took from my father."
"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."
"I want to make something commercial that people can pick up on."
"I love my mother. She's my first love. She has been through a lot and is a sole survivor."
"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."
"When it comes to size, most people don't want to see themselves looking bigger than what they are."
"You have to be ready to sing and perform at any time."
"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."
"I mean, when it's time to rhyme rhyme, I can get down for mine."
"I want people to feel the heat while they walk down the street and they're just kickin' it."
"I wasn't born a superstar."
"I'm not tryin' to come off as the best lyricist."
"What my home life is like now is great."

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