” The whole point of ‘Acid Rap’ was just to ask people a question: does the music business side of this dictate what type of project this is? If it’s all original music and it’s got this much emotion around it and it connects this way with this many people, is it a mixtape? What’s an ‘album’ these days, anyways? “


” I don’t know where people think I’m from, but I’m from Chicago. It’s really just that. People wanna romanticize it and say, ‘There’s two sides to it, and it’s a beautiful love/hate story of violence and music.’ But it’s really just a very scummy place where people don’t have respect for other people’s lives. “


” Music can kind of make you one-dimensional. People see what’s on the surface and what you rap about, and they make their decision on who you are from there. “


” I made the decision that I was going to make rap music in, like, fourth grade, so it’s been something I was saying for a long time. “


” My favorite artist in the world is Michael Jackson, and he revolutionized the music video aspect of music. “


” I don’t really like meetings, I like recording and performing music. I need to set myself up for when the time does come that I need better distribution or just a bigger team behind me. “


” The weird thing about rap is that you don’t get compared in the same way that athletes do, even though it’s probably the most competitive sport in music. In basketball, they look at a player and say: ‘This guy was the best in his prime at this sport.’ But in rap it’s not until you’re dead or retired that people think about it like that. “


” Kanye took me from a kid who listened to music to a kid who lived music. “



All 8 Chance The Rapper Quotes about Music in picture


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Music can kind of make you one-dimensional. People see what
I made the decision that I was going to make rap music in, like, fourth grade, so it
My favorite artist in the world is Michael Jackson, and he revolutionized the music video aspect of music.
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The weird thing about rap is that you don
Kanye took me from a kid who listened to music to a kid who lived music.
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