” My approach to writing rhymes went hand in hand with the music. I’d try to make different rhythms with my rhymes on the track by tripping up patterns, using multi-syllable words, different syncopations. I’d try to be like a different instrument. “


” When you listen to old-school music, you can smell your mother’s food in the kitchen. You can feel where you was when you first heard that song. That’s what’s beautiful about music. It’s for everyone, but we all have individual memories that make us love it. “


” Without no disrespect to any artist, there’s a lot of degrading music out there as far as degrading the culture and degrading society as well. That’s individuals that choose to make that kind of music. “


” Playing the sax and then enjoying jazz music, man – it’s like I learned how to find words inside of the beat. “


” You come up, you love music, and then business interferes. “



All 5 Rakim Quotes about Music in picture


My approach to writing rhymes went hand in hand with the music. I
When you listen to old-school music, you can smell your mother


Without no disrespect to any artist, there
Playing the sax and then enjoying jazz music, man - it
You come up, you love music, and then business interferes.
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