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American rapper, Birth: 19-6-1983 Macklemore Quotes
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The skyline is etched in my veins. You can never put that out, no matter how hard it rains.
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The skyline is branded in my soul. You can never extinguish that, no matter how hard the downpour.
2.
And know that every struggle in life is there to teach you a lesson It's times like this that make you
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3.
Hold your head up, there's a light in the sky I know your fed up but you must try to survive Each moment's precious, don't let life pass you by Keep focused, keep your eyes on the prize.
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Music is therapy. Music moves people. It connects people in ways that no other medium can. It pulls heart strings. It acts as medicine.
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5.
I don't control life, but I can control how i react to it
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6.
The greatest trick that the devil ever pulled Was convincing women that they looked Better in their makeup
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Don't forget where you come from Don't die holding on to your words Cause you know you got a whole world to change But understand who you got to change first
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8.
Just because you miss someone doesn't mean you need them back in your life. Missing is just a part of moving on.
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Quote Topics by Macklemore: Rap Thinking Writing People Song Art Rights Men Artist Believe Creativity Kids Spiritual Mean Same Love Gay Fun Drug Fighting Careers World Dream Creative Age Expectations Culture Rain Starting Over Reading Moving
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A life lived for art, is never a life wasted.
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The moment is now and we cant get it back from the grave.
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11.
A world so hateful some would rather die than be who they are.
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12.
You can only watch injustice go on for so long until you're compelled to say something. To speak out against it.
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13.
The greats weren't great because at birth they could paint The greats were great because they paint a lot
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14.
Strip away the fear, underneath it's all the same love
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15.
Sampling is kind of prehistoric, given the technology and the textures you can create.
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16.
We are what we wear, we wear what we are
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17.
Of course I want dubs and a candy painted 'lac Watch the videos and get the girls in the back But if that's what I believe in, and the reason that I rap Uncle Sam is my pimp when he puts me on the track
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18.
I definitely use "smiling while rapping" as a tool in the booth. I want to have fun while recording. At times it can get tedious and stressful when it's not sounding the way you heard it in your head, but you've got to remember to just smile and appreciate the fact that you're even in the booth and there are people who want to hear your art.
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19.
Make the money, don't let the money make you Change the game, don't let the game change you
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20.
I played baseball up until my freshman year of high school. That was my main sport. I played third base.
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21.
No freedom til we're equal...damn right I support it.
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22.
I see a lot of people dressing very similarly, and I see brands being cool because of their name and because of who wears the brands, but that's always been the case. That's kind of the history of fashion. You know, celebrities wear their clothes and people think these celebrities are cool, and then the clothes become valuable. It gives clothes a commodity factor once a certain individual starts wearing that brand. But do I think there's something wrong? I think what's wrong with the fashion world, particularly men's fashion, is the lack of creativity behind it.
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23.
I want to be someone who is respected and not just in terms of my music. I want to be respected in terms of the way that I treat people... Music is my creative outlet in terms of expressing what is important to me; what has importance, what has a value. And I wanna be respected for that.
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24.
Live tonight, cuz you can't take it with ya.
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25.
We sell our dreams and our potential to escape through that buzz.
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26.
You need to get outside of your comfort zone to write songs that are interesting, songs that are compelling, songs that are different from what other people are writing.
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27.
Human rights for everybody, there is no difference. Live on! And be yourself!
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28.
One man's trash that's another man's come up.
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29.
Vote Love means vote equality. It means vote change. It means vote whats right for humanity.
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30.
The trust that I once built has been betrayed. But I'd rather live tellin' the truth and be judged for my mistakes, than falsely held up, given props, loved and praised.
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31.
America the brave Still fears what we don't know
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32.
Expectations are resentments waiting to happen
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33.
Broken, hopeless, headed nowhere Only motivation for what the dealer's supplying That rush, that drug, that dope Those pills, that crumb, that roach Thinkin' I would never do that, not that drug and growing up nobody ever does Until your stuck, lookin' in the mirror like I can't believe what I've become Swore I was goin' to be someone And growing up everyone always does We sell our dreams and our potential To escape through that buzz
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34.
Gay rights are human rights, there is no separation.
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35.
I like to be as diverse as possible. I think the humorous side and the serious side are both elements of my personality. It's what makes me who I am and if I was to neglect either one of those sides and just focus on one of them, it wouldn't be the full spectrum of my personality.
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36.
No law's gonna change us We have to change us Whatever god you believe in We come from the same one Strip away the fear, underneath, it's all the same love About time that we raised up!
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37.
Under that light rain, beaming in the night game, can't stop now, keep moving, no brake pads. Came here to prove a point, live my life on the field, make history in between the base paths. And compete against the fear that is in me, that's my only barrier and I swear I'm going to break that. From the mud, the cleats that we dragged through the feet, this is that moment and you cannot take it back... This is what you make of it, yeah we play to win, live it like we're under the lights of the stadium. Fight, until the day that God decides to wave us in, right, until he waves us in.
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38.
Whatever God you believe in, we come from the same one
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39.
I've never been a religious person. I've been a spiritual person since I was about 15, 16, when I was first introduced to Psilocybin [mushrooms]. That really opened me up to thinking about the universe in a different way, and coming to significant realizations about my connection to something greater than me.
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40.
I find that when I put my spiritual life first, the rest of my life is easy. When I put my career first, that's when I have problems.
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41.
If I'm using drugs and alcohol, it means that I've given up on my fullest potential.
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42.
My relationship with God is as strong as the time and energy I put into connecting with God.
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43.
When everyone else is more comfortable remaining voiceless, Rather than fighting for humans that have had their rights stolen, I might not be the same, but that's not important. No freedom 'til we're equal, damn right I support it.
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44.
I wanted to get clean. I knew that my highest potential, the place that I was most spiritual, the place that I was the most rich in terms of my life, and my livelihood, and my art and my creativity, was when I was sober.
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45.
Calling each other faggots behind the keys of a message board.
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46.
If I was gay, I would think hip-hop hates me. Have you read the YouTube comments lately? 'Man, that's gay' gets dropped on the daily.
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47.
I don't write a great song every day. I don't write a great song every couple weeks. It comes in such random times.
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48.
I think that there will always be artists out there who think they need to sign a major label deal in order to be successful. And that machine is what is going to work for them - there's tons of examples of pop stars who need that machine.
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49.
I learned from my teachers but became through my music
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50.
I put myself in the place of the listener when editing my writing. The last thing that I want to do is be preached at and told who to be or what to think when listening to an artist. However, I do want to be inspired. There's a fine line.
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