Wisdom Lives in Words

Memorable Quotes by Amine

My parents are immigrants to this country. They came to this country for a better opportunity just like everyone else.
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As an artist in this day and age with social media, you feel more like an object than you do a human.
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My music is colorful. The intention for it is to be good for whoever's listening to it, and my style is good for me.
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I know that when it comes to your friends, especially in the music industry, we work so much and do so much that we don't even really keep track of our days, or keep track of our health, or keep track of our mental health. Sometimes we just go astray.
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Being depressed in black culture is not a thing. I just decided not to tell nobody, not even my friends.
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I think I have the same hair as him. If a movie comes about, I have to be Static Shock.
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I hate conforming to what people expect me to do.
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That's just me as an artist. I say what needs to be said.
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Just checking up on someone with a, 'Hey, how are you doing?' usually means the most to someone. I try my best to regularly check in with friends who are musicians just because I know we go through things where we feel like people only hit us up because they need something from us like a verse or a promo.
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I didn't want to release a song like 'Spice Girl' right after 'Caroline' because I didn't want another 'hit' kind of song.
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It's a dog-eat-dog world when it comes to music and how people perceive it.
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I felt like an outsider in middle school. Horrible.
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Def Jam commented on one of my Instagram photos once, and all my friends me hit me up, like 'Yoooooo, you signed to Def Jam?'
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I'm a big believer in everything meant to be. If it didn't work out then, it's fine.
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What keeps me going or keeps me wanting to do more music is just knowing that I can provide for my family.
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I just like wearing what I like and I can't tone it down.
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I don't really care how people see me in my natural state, in a comfortable state.
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Addressing politics in my music' is such a phrase, a sentence on paper, that I hate. That's not really me because at the end of the day, I wasn't a political science major and I wasn't educated in that sense so I hate when people talk about things they don't know anything about.
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Trump as the president doesn't make sense to me.
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I don't really think much of any songs I put out like I know... I think they're good, that's why I'm putting them out. But like I don't ever try to expect anything, so even with 'Caroline' or 'Red Mercedes,' I just put them out and hope for the best and people kind of gravitate towards them and I guess that's pretty cool and that's a blessing.
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I was just a huge fan of music, so that's how I learned how to rap.
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When Prince and James Brown were doing live sessions... recording a band is not easy. It's all delicate, important stuff you want to make sure you're doing the right way.
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Solange is just dope. I'm a huge fan.
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I loved growing up in Portland because I'm not from L.A. or New York or Chicago or some cool city... It was a very regular suburban life.
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If you don't believe in yourself, I don't think people will believe in you.
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Caroline' represents the handful of women I've met in my life that I would put genuine effort in.
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I don't know Prince's music like the back of my hand, but I was always a fan of him as an artist - just the way he was a person who did not care about what people thought and did his own thing and I thought that was so cool.
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I really like Shake Shack burgers... I like In-N-Out a lot, but Shake Shack is just divine.
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F.U.B.U.' is one of my favorite songs ever. It just like touches me - I almost like cry when I heard that song.
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