Jay-z Quotes

Jay-z Quotes: Be true to yourself- and keep things simple. People complicate things
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Jay-z Quote: You shared one of the most intimate things that ever happened to you - falling in love with someone who wasn't brave enough to love you back. Your relieving yourself of your 'secret' is as much about wanting to honestly connect as it is about exhibition. We are all made better by your decision to share publicly.
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Quotes about Jay-z: I keep my enemies close/ I give 'em enough rope/ They put themselves in the air/ I just kick away the chair.
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Quote about Jay-z: I was forced to be an artist and a CEO from the beginning, so I was forced to be like a businessman because when I was trying to get a record deal, it was so hard to get a record deal on my own that it was either give up or create my own company.
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Jay-z Sayings: The fans get to see you, and you can do great by your record if you have a great performance or a great night there. That's all part of the business. But at their core, awards shows are not really a sincere thing. For a lot of years, the artists had to pay to play their own set.
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Jay-z Saying: I have inherited two of the most important brands in hip-hop, Def Jam and Roc-A-Fella. Reid and Universal Music Group have given me the opportunity to manage the companies I have contributed to my whole career. I feel this is a giant step for me and the entire artist community.
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Sayings about Jay-z: By the time I got to record my first album, I was 26, I didn't need pen or paper - my memory had been trained just to listen to a song, think of the words, and lay them to tape.
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Saying about Jay-z: You can want success all you want, but to get it, you can't falter. You can't slip. You can't sleep. One eye open, for real, and forever.
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Jay-z Quotes: On the night he died - he was twenty-seven - Basquiat had been planning to see a Run-DMC show. When people asked him what his art was about, he'd hit them with the same three words:
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Jay-z Quote: Well I'm not just gon' go and do rap songs. I wanna touch, and maybe help, and see what I can do in these areas.' As I start looking around me, looking at things in ways that I can become helpful, starting at the first thing, water. Something as simple as water.
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Quotes about Jay-z: I wrote this [Most Kings] before MJ died, and his death only proves my point: When he was alive, the King of Pop, people were tireless in taking him down, accepting as truth every accusation people made against him, assuming the worst until they drove him away. When he died, suddenly he was beloved again - people realized that the charges against him might really have been bogus, and that the skin lightening was really caused by a disease, and that his weirdness was part of his artistry. But when he was alive and on top, they couldn't wait to bring him down.
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Quote about Jay-z: Little brothers ring fingers get cut up to show mothers they really got em.
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Jay-z Sayings: You can pay for school, but you can't buy class
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Jay-z Saying: It's always been most important for me to figure out
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Sayings about Jay-z: Boxing is a glorious sport to watch and boxers are incredible, heroic athletes, but it's also, to be honest, a stupid game to play. Even the winners can end up with crippling brain damage. In a lot of ways, hustling is the same. But you learn something special from playing the most difficult games, the games where winning is close to impossible and losing is catastrophic: You learn how to compete as if your life depended on it. That's the lesson I brought with me to the so-called
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Saying about Jay-z: Whoever said that artists shouldn't pay attention to their business was probably someone w/their hand in some artist's pocket.
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Jay-z Quotes: As kids we didn't complain about being poor; we talked about how rich we were going to be and made moves to get the lifestyle we aspired to by any means we could. And as soon as we had a little money, we were eager to show it.
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Jay-z Quote: In trouble waters I had to learn how to float
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