YG Quotes

The 4Hunnid label is like a family.

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I went vegan.

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Def Jam was always trying to get me to put out an album because I had ‘Toot It and Boot It.’

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I’m trying to make sure my kids’ kids got paper.

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On the ‘Blacks & Browns’ record, it’s me and Sad Boy. He’s a Hispanic artist, and we’re talking about what we got going on with our peoples.

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I’m saying us – our culture, our race, our people – we need to do better.

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I have a house in Hollywood with a studio in it.

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I worked on ‘Who Do You Love?’ for, like, six months, really trying to, like – when I got it, I got it, but I was working on it for a minute cause I never had nothing to it. I couldn’t get the flow or nothing. Then I just got it.

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I was spending my own money on videos, spending my own money on radio, doing all that.

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People look at me like YG the turnt-up dude, hit singles and all that. And, yeah, that’s me, but I’m for my people, too.

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I got two clothing lines – I got the 4hunnid clothing, and I got the Bompton clothing.

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I got a platform and a game. I got, like, people who look up to me, who listen to me.

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New York is turnt. It’s really like 25 hours out here. 25/8.

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Out of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, I would rather Clinton be president, but just overall, I would rather Obama have a third term.

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I’ma stay consistent. I’ma deliver. And I’ma keep using my platform to uplift people who I feel got what it take or deserve it or just – you feel me?

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I feel like when you successful, it’s more stress ’cause it’s more stuff you dealin’ with.

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I just feel like, as time go by, I’m realizing certain stuff, and I see certain stuff not happening. I’m just steppin’ up.

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I was in a situation where I was a West Coast artist signed to an East Coast label.

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I love the fans and the supporters.

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Before Mustard was even making beats, he was my DJ. He was doing all my shows with me before I was even cracking, back in, like, ’08, ’09.

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You’ve got to do features with the right artists that you can take some of their fans, and their fans start doing their homework and see what you’re doing, if they like what you’re doing.

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Knowledge is dangerous when you’re a person of colour. It makes you a powerful individual, and that’s what ‘Stay Dangerous’ represents.

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Me and Mustard the same age, and when we was growing up, he was DJing all the parties, and I was at all the parties.

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I’m going to keep making clothes, I’m going to do more movies, and I’m always going to rap.

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I don’t want to make people think too much.

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That’s what a lot of people know me as: they call it party music.

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My mom and her whole side of the family, they all from Compton.

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When I caught my case and went to jail, I could have caught a gang of extra time.

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It’s not our land; it’s not made for us. It’s America. That’s how it was designed. We came here as slaves. It wasn’t designed for us to win.

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When you think of YG, you think of the West Coast, L.A., the lifestyle; that’s what the brand about. That’s what 4Hunnid represents.

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The first album was going to be called ‘I’m from Bompton,’ and then I changed it to ‘My Krazy Life.’

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I feel like I’m regular. I’m humble.

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They try to make it seem like trouble follows me, but since my first album came out, I ain’t had nothing happen at my show that had something to do with me.

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My mama’s been supportive since day one.

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My peoples told me they thought I should go talk to a therapist, and I went and talked to a therapist, and we let Vice record it.

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I’ve filmed a lot of my videos in Compton, but filming a movie, we really can’t do it because the police will come and shut you down.

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‘Don’t Come to L.A.’ is talking about how out-of-towners come to L.A., and they try to start claiming the culture, the lifestyle. And they’re really not from it. That’s really what’s it’s about.

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Black people love Hispanics; Hispanics love blacks. We grew up with each other. We share a lot of the same stuff.

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I grew up with my moms and pops. Pops was in jail for, like, three years.

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Footaction saw me swagging, so they reached out so we could do a little collab and talk about my style and the culture and the come-up and all that.

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One of the reasons I know how to handle my business is because I know can’t rely on rap.

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If I was president, all the food in the grocery stores would be organic.

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That’s something we real big on – just being real, authentic, being yourself, not letting this lifestyle change you.

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In the record business, if you sign an artist that don’t really know too much about the business, you can really get over on them in a lot of different ways, so it’s a lot of people that don’t give artist the game because they’re trying to make the most money in the fastest way off their artists.

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I ain’t no politician.

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On my mixtapes, I just rap. I just lay out a lot of situations.

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I got a song called ‘Bicking Back Being Bool.’ That’s our lingo.

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I went to jail for residential burglary. I got a strike, and I was 19 years old.

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If I was president, you wouldn’t be sitting in jail for crimes that’s not violent; you wouldn’t be doing too much time for crime that’s not violent.

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I don’t wanna do nothing with Trump.

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Jeezy like a big brother.

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My family is always praying for me.

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I’m growing as an artist.

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I represent the West Coast culture.

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I’m speaking for the streets, for the people down here. I can be their spokesperson.

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You gotta raise your kids, take care of your family.

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I’m bringing what Snoop and Dre was bringing to the game.

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I just want to make something that’s going to stick around for 10 or 15 years.

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Rock groups – they last for a long time.

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My heart is numb. It’s not broke, it’s numb. It’s numb because of hard situations.

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You gotta stay on point in everything in life.

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I went to Paramount High School, Mayfair High School, all types of high schools. I’m not a high school graduate, but it’s all good.

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You don’t have to be a gangster rapper to be successful. You can do anything.

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Stress come with life, period, bro.

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I appreciate breathing and smelling and seeing.

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I need a Grammy or a nomination. Just give me my nomination.

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I just like music, bro. I listen to everyone.

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I don’t trust nobody.

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