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100 Best Rapper Quotes That Are Really Inspirational

Rapper love quotes are extremely popular.

Rap is a form of expression for many musicians who use rap music to put a message out, express their feelings, or even tell a story.

The best rappers tell the best stories, often about their own lives and how they worked hard through life and made their way to being one of the greatest. Rapper quotes scan also give us insight into what is going on in someone's head.

We have collected the best rapper quotes about life and about being a rapper that will surely inspire budding rappers and rap music fans. With girl rapper quotes, stupid rapper quotes, and funny rap lyrics, there are rapper quotes for every rap fan here!

If you like these rapper quotes, check out these [50 Cent quotes] and Meek Mill quotes too!

The Best Rapper Quotes

Funny Rapper quotes are so entertaining.

Here are some of the best rapper quotes ever.

1. “Cause whatever you love can be taken away, so live like it’s your dying day.”

- Machine Gun Kelly.

2. “I’ve done a lot of work to get where I’m at, but I have to keep working.”

-Wiz Khalifa.

3. “People can try to reinvent themselves. I don’t think you can really change who you are, though, because who you are is pretty much where you came from and what you’ve done up to now.”  

- Eminem.

4. “Forget yesterday, live for today. Tomorrow will take care of itself.”

- Rick Ross.

5. “Living life is a choice. Making a difference in someone else's isn't.”

- Kid Cudi

6. “Take the first chance that you get, because you may never get another one.”

- Lil Wayne.

7. “We can’t change the world unless we change ourselves.”

- Biggie Smalls (The Notorious B.I.G).

8. “You might not have a car or a big gold chain, stay true to yourself and things will change.”

- Snoop Dogg.

9. “If you admire somebody, you should go ahead and tell them.

People never get the flowers while they can still smell them.”

- Kanye West., 'Big Brother'.

10. “I'd shoot for the moon, but I'm too busy gazing at stars.”

- Eminem.

Inspirational Rapper Quotes

Here are some rapper motivational quotes and the best rap lyrics to inspire you. These quotes can inspire people who need to move on after being left behind by friends.

11. “Damn right I like the life I live because I went from negative to positive.”

- Biggie Smalls (The Notorious B.I.G), 'Juicy'.

12. “Every day is a new opportunity to reach that goal.”

- Rick Ross.

13. “You’ve got to always go back in time if you want to move forward.”

- Snoop Dogg.

14. “I'm a hustler, baby; I sell water to a well!”

- Jay-Z.

15. “They’re gonna try to tell you no, shatter all your dreams. But you gotta get up, and go and think of better things.”

- Mac Miller, 'Live Free'.

16. “I’m not a businessman, I’m a business, man!”

- Jay-Z.

17. “I’ll give you all of me until there’s nothing left.”

- Childish Gambino, 'Bonfire'.

18. “Good things come in good time.”

- Wiz Khalifa.

19. “Remind yourself. Nobody built like you, you design yourself.”

- Jay-Z.

20. “Life without dreaming is a life without meaning.”

- Wale.

Famous Rappers' Quotes

The funniest rapper quotes are usually from the most famous rappers.

We’ve collected some futuristic rapper quotes and top rapper quotes for you from the most famous rapper around.

21. “You have to keep your vision clear, cause only a coward lives in fear.”

- Nas.

22. “Well, hip hop is what makes the world go round.”

- Snoop Dogg.

23. “Rap has been a path between cultures in the best tradition of popular music.”

- Jay-Z.

24. “Yeah, but if you're not doing what everyone else is doing then you're going to be misunderstood. People are going to wonder why you're trying to be different; it's just a natural instinct.”

-Kid Cudi.

25. “Forgive, but don't forget, girl, keep ya head up.”

- Tupac Shakur, 'Keep Ya Head Up'.

26. “Life is too short to live the same day twice. So each new day make sure you live your life.”

- Machine Gun Kelly.

27. “Live your life, live it right. Be different, do different things.”

- Kendrick Lamar.

28. “They’re gonna try to tell you no, shatter all your dreams. But you gotta get up and go and think of better things.”

- Mac Miller, 'Live Free'.

29. “Negative energy that comes at you in some form is energy that can be turned around to defeat an opponent and lift you up.”

- 50 Cent.

30. “Love your enemies and hate your friends, your enemies remain the same your friends always change.”

-50 Cent.

31. “Keep on pushing the boundaries and reaching for higher heights.”

- Sean Combs.

32. “Rap is something you do. Hip-hop is something you live.”

- KRS-One.

33. “Only God can judge me, so I’m gone, either love me or leave me alone.”

-Jay Z, 'Public Service Announcement'.

34. “Never assume you know what’s going on in someone’s life unless you heard it straight from the source.”

- Chris Brown.

35. “Sometimes it’s hard to pick right from wrong. The best thing we can do is go with our heart, and hope it all goes well.”

-  Mac Miller.

36. “When anybody pays you to be creative, you’re very lucky.”

- Childish Gambino.

37. “I know what my identity is.”

- Travis Scott.

38. “If it’s in your gut, your soul, there’s nothing, no worldly possession that should come between you and your expression.”

- Kanye West.

39. “Nothing in life is promised except death.”

- Kanye West.

Rapper Quotes About Life

Here are a few good rapper quotes and song quotes that you might love to read.

40. “The more time you spend contemplating what you should have done... you lose valuable time planning what you can and will do.”

-  Lil Wayne.

41. “For every dark night, there’s a brighter day.”

- Tupac Shakur.

42. “Hate is only a form love that hasn't found a way to express itself logically.”

-  Lil Wayne.

43. "I believe that music is another form of news. Music is another form of journalism to me so I have to cover all the areas with my album."

- Lil Wayne.

44. “I don't look for signs. But when things happen, I say, 'OK, something must be right.' Or 'OK, something must be wrong.'”

- Lil Wayne.

45. “Here's something that's contrary to popular belief: I actually don't like thinking. I think people think I like to think a lot. And I don't.”

-  Kanye West.

46 “You supposed to be able to do anything in this world. That's what Martin Luther King told me.”

-Lil Wayne.

47. “You shouldn't throw stones if you live in a glass house and if you got a glass jaw, you should watch yo mouth: cause I'll break yo face.”

- 50 Cent, 'Patiently Waiting'.

48. “I just always expect the best because I'm a competitor and if I'm competing, then obviously I'm trying to be better in everything.”

-Lil Wayne.

49. “What separates those who go under and those who rise above adversity is the strength of their will and their hunger for power.”

-50 Cent.

50. “How many people you bless is how you measure success”

– Rick Ross.

51. “Keep your nose out the sky, keep your heart to God, and keep your face to the raising sun.”

- Kanye West.

52. “I have all these revelations as I'm writing. Each song is like a chapter of my diary.”

-Kid Cudi.

53. “If it makes you nervous- you’re doing it right.”

– Childish Gambino.

54. “Reality has its own power—you can turn your back on it, but it will find you in the end, and your inability to cope with it will be your ruin.”

-50 Cent.

Female Rapper Quotes

Here are some amazing curated quotes and lyrics by famous female rappers.

55. “To me, hip hop will never be right until female rappers have a stronger voice in it.”

- Queen Latifah.

56. “Female rappers get it the hardest. You have to be a girl, yet you have to be just as hard as the guys. I think some female rappers get scared out of the business before they can make it.”

- Nicki Minaj.

57. “I put everyone in my school on to Nicki Minaj before she blew up. I was obsessed with her and I was like, 'If she's the best female rapper then I've got to be better than her.'”

- Angel Haze.

58. “Beauty might bring happiness, but happiness always brings beauty.”

- Nicki Minaj.

59. “I want to see 10 female rappers getting regular rotation. It can't be all about a man's opinion."

- Queen Latifah.

60. “If you want it, and the more you keep hearing you can't have it, you just go and get it.”

- Cardi B.

61. “The women that inspire me to be honest are the women that struggle.”

- Cardi B.

62. “I don't want my personality to overshadow my talent.”

- Cardi B.

63. “Confidence literally starts from yourself. You have to go look in the mirror at yourself. If you don’t like what you see, you’re going to give off that energy.”

– Megan Thee Stallion.

64. “Once you really know yourself, can’t nobody tell you nothing about you.”

– Megan Thee Stallion.

65. “I just want to be like a good example to somebody in the future.”

– Megan Thee Stallion.

66. “Sometimes I'll be driving and a lyric will come into my head, and I will have to pull over and record it on my phone.”

- Lil' Kim.

67. “I love reinventing my music and myself as well, and that's something my fans love about me.”

- Lil' Kim.

68. “My love for the female hip hop movement has always been genuine.”

- Lil' Kim.

69. "I want to make something commercial that people can pick up on."

- Missy Elliot.

70. "No, because I don't want to hear what's hot and feel I have to copy it. I'll just make up my own thing."

- Missy Elliot.

Eminem Quotes

Here are some of Eminem's best rap quotes, including some funny rapper quotes.

71. “The truth is you don't know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed.”

-Eminem.

72. “Dealing with backstabbers, there was one thing I learned. They're only powerful when you got your back turned.”

-Eminem.

73. “Everybody has goals, aspirations or whatever, and everybody has been at a point in their life where nobody believed in them.”

-Eminem.

74. “A lot of truth is said in jest.”

-Eminem.

75. “Trust is hard to come by. That's why my circle is small and tight. I'm kind of funny about making new friends.”

-Eminem.

76. “I am whatever you say I am; if I wasn't, then why would you say I am.”

-Eminem.

77. “I need drama in my life to keep making music.”

-Eminem.

78. “Sporadic thoughts will pop into my head and I'll have to go write something down, and the next thing you know I've written a whole song in an hour.”

-Eminem.

79. “Anybody with a sense of humor is going to put on my album and laugh from beginning to end.”

-Eminem.

80. "It feels good to have your work respected again."

- Eminem.

Drake Quotes

Here are some quotes and some of the best rap lines by Drake.

81. “Sometimes it's the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination.”

- Drake.

82. “Jealousy is just love and hate at the same time.”

- Drake.

83. “I feel that when you care about your music, taking risks is something you should do to keep things exciting.”

- Drake.

84. “When it comes to knowing what to say, to charm, I always had it.”

- Drake.

85. “Ever since I left the city, you

You got exactly what you asked for

Running out of pages in your passport”

- Drake, 'Hotline Bling'.

86. “I just have a thing in my brain that when I'm about to do something that's genuine or authentic, I think of it in song form. I'll be like, 'Yo, this is a human emotion that no one talks about.'”

-Drake.

87. “My mother made me truly appreciate women.”

- Drake.

88. “When I think of myself, I think of Toronto. My music would never sound the way it does if it weren't for Toronto.”

- Drake.

89. “When you're on the road and moving city to city, when someone isn't there at the end of the night, you feel empty.”

- Drake.

90. “I feel that when you care about your music, taking risks is something you should do to keep things exciting.”

- Drake.

Travis Scott Quotes

Here is a collection of Travis Scott quotes from the famous rapper.

91. “I'm just here for good times, man. I want people to have the best time ever. Especially if they're around me.”

- Travis Scott.

92. “I don't need a stage to perform. We just need something to stand on.”

- Travis Scott.

93. “Money is something that keeps you alive and healthy and just keeps you focused. It's the drive. It's the passion.”

- Travis Scott.

94. “I'm big on diversity. My music is very diverse; I don't want it to ever be typecasted.”

- Travis Scott.

95. “I love my fans more than anything.”

- Travis Scott.

96. “You can't buy vision, and you can't buy aesthetic.”

- Travis Scott.

97. “You've gotta really touch people to move them to buy your records.”

-Travis Scott.

98. “Fans be reflecting the way I be making music.”

- Travis Scott.

99. “I consider myself an artist, which is, like, the most played term, but I believe it.”

- Travis Scott.

100. “Yes, money is important. But it's all about the creative process.”

- Travis Scott.

At Kidadl, we have created lots of family-friendly quotes for everyone! If you liked these rapper quotes, why not check out these Ice Cube quotes or Nicki Minaj quotes too?

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