Here’s a selection of G Eazy Quotes, covering topics such as lyrics, rhymes and rap.
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I was slicking my hair back when I was in sixth grade.
New money is something fun to celebrate if you never had it.
I’ve always been an outsider to some extent.
Never give up and never conform.
Rapping was something I always wanted to do, so after school, my friends and I would catch the bus to my house and just sit there writing songs, every day.
I think it’s important to evolve and grow and take risks creatively, instead of repeating yourself and doing the same thing over and over.
In my opinion, creative control means a lot, I feel like I’m really in touch with who my fans are and what they like about my music, and I’m able to communicate directly with them.
I think when people get comfortable is when they fall off.
‘Runaround Sue’ was a big record for me, as well as the music video for it.
I’m just making music, and I’m paying my bills.
My mom would always play me a lot of late-’50s, late-’60s rock.
I fell in love with hip-hop at an early age as a culture, as a sound, both from the perspective of a fan and a creative outlet.
When I sample something, it’s just me drawing from what I’m actually into. It’s whatever sounds like a good track.
It’s important to push yourself to get better at your craft – whatever that is. It’s important to grow and evolve with each project.
I think every artist’s next work will reflect a new chapter in their autobiography. Each album tells a story about where they were at during a particular period and how they have evolved.
When I first decided I wanted to make beats and write songs and stuff like that, it wasn’t like I sat down and the first thing I wrote was even halfway legit. It took a while to find my way through it.
In the past, my process would start with a sample of another song, and I’d chop it up and use that as the basis of the song that I was making.
I listen to a wide array of music, all depends on the mood I’m in at the time.
I actually went to high school with Lil Uno.
I grew up in Oakland and Berkeley, California.
I thought everybody unanimously hated this man. I don’t know anyone who was like, ‘Go Trump.’ I was surprised.
I’ve always dreamt big and the dream is to keep making music.
London, from the architecture to the culture to the fashion to the accents, feels like it’s a special place.
If you push yourself to stay hungry, you’re always working towards at least taking steps forward. If you’re taking steps forward, then you’re making progress.
I always think I’m going to record a lot on tour but it’s always hard to fit it in the schedule, and there’s a whole lotta’ other extra curricular activities that happen on the road.
I’m really attracted to girls who are passionate about music because that’s what I’m obsessed with.
If you get comfortable, that’s how you fall off.
Lost in this young world, I’m just trying to navigate See the pie sliced, I’m just trying to grab a plate.
Less is more. Simplicity is awesome. That’s all you need in life. Its just my personal philosophy.
I grew up watching Kobe Bryant.
You’d die very sad if you tried to make everyone in the world happy, you know what I mean? You can’t; no one can.
I was 14 years old when I started rapping and I was terrible. I fell in love with it though and when that happens with me I become super passionate and go all the way with it.
I think the most important thing is to be yourself and be genuine and don’t try to tell anybody else’s story but your own. And if it comes from a genuine place, I think people can tell, and if it doesn’t, I think people can tell, and I think that eventually it shows.
In my dorm room, I was a hermit making music, I’ve always had a sense of urgency that I don’t have forever to make this happen.
When you’re from the Bay Area, there’s this chip on your shoulder that you inherently come up with, because us, as a region, we’ve been overlooked in the grand scheme of the history of the genre and the culture.
I’m just doing the only thing I know how to do. There was never a plan B.
I’ve put myself in this position where I haven’t set myself up with a Plan B. I don’t have a safety net; it’s all in.
It’s one thing to turn up and jump around stage and give people a good time – that’s obviously a big part of this – but I’ll always get deeper than that as an artist.
It’s an honor to be able to tour with somebody I grew up listening to and somebody I look up to. When you’re around somebody like E-40, all you can do is watch and learn, and soak up game.
It’s on the people to dictate what is relevant and what is moving.
There’s only so much you can do on a physical level trying to tour or pass out mixtapes. Although that matters, I realized that you can reach more people putting your music on Soundcloud and networking with blogs to write about you. It really comes back to the music and what you release.
Success is just being able to do what I love for a living, spend all my time doing it, connect with fans, and continue that for a long f – king time.
I try to find 15 minutes a day to just be alone without any distractions just for headspace to meditate and get my Zen on. I think that helps me get through the hecticness of the day on tour with the interviews, the sound check, the meet and greets, the show and the post-show meet and greets.
I stick with a ’60s vintage aesthetic of letterman’s jackets, plain T-shirts, and good jeans.
Life is good. I’ve got a apartment that is paid for with rap money. It’s good. It’s amazing. It’s a blessing. I wake up every day and appreciate how much of a blessing this is getting to do this. But it is important to always stay humble, grounded, focused, and maintain that same ambition you had when you had nothing.
I’m the type of person that rises to the occasion, and when work is in front of me, I do work.
I got my start in small dive bars in New Orleans.
I don’t know if most people know it or not, but I produce, like, 95% of my own stuff.
I’m a Gemini, so there’s two people in me. Straight up. There’s the nerd who is totally zoned out in the studio, EQ-ing this kick drum, raising this snare one decibel, or swapping this high hat out for another. Then there’s the other side who’s a performer. I have to go out on stage and be electric, a fire cracker, just run around the stage and give a show.
I’ve seen what you can do in this grassroots, do-it-yourself world, and I’ve seen how far that can get you. To be iconic, you still need the gatekeepers to open the doors.
I’ve never been critically acclaimed. I’ve never been nominated for no Grammy. I’ve never been on no magazine cover. It’s almost taboo to say I’m actually good.
Time is a finite resource that you can’t get back. I have the same 24 hours you have, and you get the same 24 hours as me. As you rise, so does you chance for opportunity.
What inspires me is the desire to be on. The desire to be successful. The desire to reach people through my music and make a living off it and never have to do anything else. Being able to do music full time and travel the world and share this music with everybody. That’s the dream.
I dunno, there were always people believing in me, but you just gotta be confident in whatever you wanna do.
I think you should always push yourself to want to grow and learn more and be inspired and develop.
I think my style revolves around the philosophy that less is more, that simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. That goes for my taste in design and in clothes, and even affects the way I approach music. I’m all about keeping things simple, and minimal, but being able to convey something powerful through that approach.
Keeping in touch with the people that matter is important.
I’ve got some growing up to do.
You have to be dope; you have to find an audience and reach that audience with your identity and your message.
I would never consider myself a role model in the wide sense of the word.
Nothing tops making a living off your passion.
Some people will like it. Some people will hate it. Some people are indifferent. And you have to live with that as an artist. You wanna be appreciated, you wanna be liked, but you know, it’s just not realistic for everyone.
I used to go and cop stacks of blanks CDs and sit there and burn copies of my mixtapes and print up my own mixtape covers and post up in downtown Oakland and Telegraph in Berkeley and literally was selling my mixtapes for five bucks, hand-to-hand.
I wanted to make an album that plays from the top to bottom and feels together and complete. That’s just something that felt important.
I just kept telling myself that ultimately, the money that my grandparents had put away to go into my college fund, that they were investing for me to go to school and get this education, it had to be worth something.
Sometimes you wake up the next morning after making a lot of bad decisions and have this nonchalant reaction like, ‘These Things Happen’ – what can I say?
Just wearing all black comes from Johnny Cash. I’m on the road so much that if I wear all black my clothes never get dirty. You can’t tell if I’ve worn the same shirt twice.
You have this ability in hip hop to be invincibly cool, and that is a part of G-Eazy.
I know what it feels like to walk out in front of a sold-out crowd of a thousand people that are there for you, and how good that feels, but as an opener, you just have to train yourself to think that it’s going to be harder.
Something I stand for is being brave enough to invest in creative ideas that I firmly believe in and bringing those to life.
A halfway decent haircut will go a long way!
I wear what I like to wear, I don’t pick out clothes to try to fit in or whatever, I just like what I like.
I suppose sometimes the lack of privacy can be a little hard to deal with at times.
If you’re not out living, then you’ve got nothing to talk about.
I didn’t grow up around all white people; I never wanted to gentrify hip-hop, I’ve never wanted to speak to an all-white audience.
In anything I do I try to stay true to myself because I think that’s what matters most, and then the challenge is getting all these different sides of my personality to fit together in one box. It isn’t an easy task. But that’s basically what the end result represents.