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Young Dolph Quotes

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Young Dolph quotes: on growing up fast, knocking on death’s door, celebrating others’ success, and more.

“Never wait on nobody. Go for what you know.”

“While you’re waiting on even trying to do anything, try investing in yourself. Just try to keep going up and coming up with new things to do, being creative every day. Make this your life.”

“Don’t try to… go to work and try to go to the other job. And if you is gonna do other things on the side, make sure it’s like it’s only for the money just to support what you really want to do and you give it your all.”

“To be a hustler it’s got to be in you. Everybody ain’t got it, even some people got it but don’t have it as much as others. And to be a hustler and to be a super hustler you gotta know how to deal with sacrifices. You learn how to take sacrifices, you learn to give things up to get into something you’re trying to get into.”

“You give up time. At the end of the day that’s the only thing you can’t pay for, the thing you can’t get back. So you gotta learn to sacrifice that time to put [towards] something you trying to invest in.”

“I’m going to invest in my career. I’ma invest in my future. I’ll invest in little dude next to me just because I see something in him. I’m going to do anything that’s beneficial, that I see bringing my future to life. So that’s my money and my time.”

“Once you get up and you finally get across that line and you’ve got a brand to stand on, it’s going to be beneficial.”

“Every decision we make in life leads to a series of figurative doors. At each critical juncture you’re either securing your sh*t or you’re opening up doors to f*ck your sh*t up.”

“It’s always easier in retrospect to be confident in the decisions you’ve made if they actually worked out. Society admires risk-takers, but only the ones whose risks pay off.”

“I respect the hustle, because I live and breathe it. I believe that for those who work for it, opportunities will knock, doors will swing open, fears will be conquered, and risks will pay off.”

“You work, so I respect you. You don’t work, what can we do? We can’t relate.”

“Get sh*t done. That’s what I admire more than anything, no matter the realm. People that know they gotta work every day, them the kinda people I respect. I respect people that build a career for themselves. I don’t give a damn if it’s a hustle that’s already big or you go to work at Kroger every day, the grocery store. Or you work at Walmart.”

“I identify sooner with a hard-working person well beneath his tax bracket than a social climber piggybacking on other people’s exertion.”

“Have a good team. Let them do what they do and you do what you do. Have people around you that work and that will want to make you work even harder.”

“I was raised primarily under my grandmother’s roof in Memphis. I became a man quickly and [learned] what it took to be one. My own transformation from boyhood was accelerated by my grandmother’s passing when I was 16 or 17. The family structure collapsed onto my shoulders as I was the oldest of a handful of brothers and sisters. I was paying for everything. Going school shopping for my little brothers, sending my sisters money to Chicago. Just doing a whole lot of sh*t, it made me grow up fast, it made me become a hustler real fast. I had to go for what I know.”

“If I go to college now, both my little brothers just in this ‘hood… whatever come their way whether it’s good sh*t, bad sh*t, bullsh*t… I’m allowing them to make those decisions on their own because I ain’t around them, I’m at college somewhere. So I stayed. That’s what made me say, ‘F*ck college.’ ‘Cause I gotta watch my little brothers. Let me stay around here, get my money up, just become a man so I can send them to college. Send them to get the f*ck away from the ‘hood and all that sh*t.”

“I almost died when Daddyo and I was involved in a serious car accident while driving from our Memphis stomping grounds to Chicago. It’s just certain sh*t, not only the car accident but my life as a whole, like, when you’re going too hard, you gotta tell yourself like, ‘Man, I gotta slow down.’ Then my grandma had passed and all that so, it was just everything leading up to me like, I’m grown now. I ain’t a kid no more. I got responsibilities I got to take on whether I like it or not. If I ain’t start rapping it’s like, I been coming close as hell, close as hell to death and fatal tragedies and sh*t, know what I’m saying? And it just made me open my eyes and start thinking smarter and being wiser.”

“Ain’t none of this sh*t surprising me. I set it up.”

“You know, working with different artists, some people kinda get confused in trying to find their way, I stay true to myself.”

“I’m gonna keep working in the future like I just came in. Like I’m doing free shows or getting $1,500 for a show. I’ve been around certain people and just scoped that sh*t. Being around prolific artists rubbed off on me, and it shows in my own output—my back catalog could fill crates.”

“I ain’t never wanted nothin’ in my whole life but some f*cking money. That’s all I ever wanted.”

“All I care about is the dollar signs, the muthaf*ckin’ check, that bag, you know what I’m saying? And my family. After that sh*t, everything else, that sh*t irrelevant to me.”

“Been workin’ my whole life, but I ain’t never punched the clock.”

“With the streets in my rear view, I adopted a get-money attitude and hustler mentality early-on, which helped me later on in life as I developed my career as a rapper.”

“As long as I keep going up and keep working, my value is going to increase.”

“You focus on money, your life. It’s like you can only move a certain kind of way out here, to being on the streets, to working a job, to doing music—whatever you doing. You can only move one kind of way and if you don’t, it can hurt you, you can put a roof over your head, you can limit your chances. I don’t want to limit myself to doing nothing so that’s all that is.”

“One year from today, I’ll be on another level. Having more, doing more—whole lot of everything, really. More dope music, bigger music, bigger records, more money, more success. When I talk about success I don’t mean music business, I just mean the people around me. When one of my partners has success, sh*t, I share his success like it’s mine.”

“When I’m finished doing music or whatever, I want people to remember me as just being great.”

“Designer everythin’, every day on this paper chase. An extra $500k, put away just for a rainy day.”

“Just ’cause my money keep runnin’ like Forrest Gump, I got n*ggas hate me like I’m Donald Trump. Where I’m from you don’t make it to see 21. That’s why all these young n*ggas ridin’ ’round with their gun. Front page newspaper, number one topic. N*ggas mad at Dolph Obama just ’cause I’m the hottest.”

“Never downplay nobody. You could be like, ‘Ay, sh*t, there ain’t but seven dollars in my pocket right now.’ Who cares? ‘Cause guess what? An opportunity could come where you can have seven million tomorrow.”

“I just like seeing people succeed, I like to see people have success.”

“What I want people to take away from my music, man, is just how to take care of responsibilities, how to live life and enjoy life. You only get one shot at life, one life to live—make the most out of it. Put as many smiles as you can on people’s faces. Help as many people as you can. Get you some paper. Live life, you and your folks.”

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