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Young Thug quotes: Thugger spills the tea on his life and career.

“For a long time I heard rap without paying attention, but it is still a way of life, even when you’re a kid.”

“My mom got 11 kids. We struggled.”

“I was in the streets at night… nine years old.”

“I’m the type of person to put myself in everybody else’s shoes.”

“I’ve always been a sharing person.”

“Anyone can rap if you’ve got brains, so I just went with it.”

“When I was in high school, I had a gambling problem.”

“I only listen to Lil Wayne.”

“I always paid attention to Lil Wayne. Close attention. He’s my idol. He’s still my idol.”

“We need money. We need hits. Hits bring money, money bring power, power bring fame, fame change the game.”

“I did a song in eight minutes. I thought everybody could write songs that fast. But working with a lot of them, they don’t.”

“I never write. Never! I do not even remember if I can write. This is a true freestyle in general. I put a beat, I said some stuff, I retain ideas, I do it again, with a particular intonation, I test, and especially, I record live.”

“Wayne and Drake, it takes them so long to do a song. I understand why, because they want it to be perfect. But I think I can do a perfect song in 10 minutes.”

“Whatever I think of, that’s what I do. I wake up and think, ‘I want to buy a car,’ and I buy a car. I wake up and be like, ‘I just want to lay in bed with my girl,’ and I do that. I wake up and want to rap, I rap. So whatever I think of.”

“I didn’t used to do shows, because I used to be so shy. We’d perform, and I’d be at the back, thinking of another song. I was so shy, I ain’t never getting in front of the camera; I would never get on stage.”

“I feel like the phone was in my way. So I got rid of the phone to focus.”

“I’m always in range of a microphone. I even have a studio at home.”

“I repeat it until it works. It is important to record, otherwise you lose ideas. That’s why I never stay away from the studio.”

“I am not versed in production software. I have basic knowledge, but it ends there.”

“The best way to use the auto-tune is not to! And that’s what I do: I do not use auto-tune!”

“A mixtape is for the street, it’s something you do without necessarily thinking about it, because you have to stay in the game. It’s like writing an email saying hello to your friends.”

“An album is a project with which you have to hit hard.”

“I don’t ever want to be like a peasant. I want to always be all right. But motivation is fans—not your kids, your mom, none of that. All of that matters, but number one is your fans.”

“It’s dangerous to be anyone popular.”

“I don’t do my own Instagram.”

“Ain’t no problem with me and Kevin Gates; everybody just trippin’.”

“I don’t want to rap forever, but I want to be rich forever.”

“If you’re 30, 40 years old, you’re not getting listened to by minors.”

“I don’t want to be 50 years old and rapping, man. I’m pretty sure nobody wants to do that.”

“Like, Jay-Z has some of the sickest lyrics ever, but I would never buy his CD, just because of my age and because of his age. By the time I turn that old, I ain’t gonna be doing what he’s doing.”

“I hope to be like Bill Gates, bro. With all the money in the world.”

“When it comes to swag, there’s no gender involved.”

“I feel like there’s no such thing as gender.”

“Ninety percent of my clothes are women’s.”

“When I was 12, my feet were so small, I wore my sister’s glitter shoes. My dad would whoop me: ‘You’re not going to school now, you’ll embarrass us!'”

“My dad wouldn’t buy me tight pants. I had to get my own money to buy them.”

“In my world, of course, it don’t matter. You could be a gangster with a dress, you could be a gangster with baggy pants.”

“My dad wanted me to play football so bad, he took me to Washington High School on the west side of Atlanta because they were number one. They never lost.”

“I stayed in the ghetto. Then I stayed in condos, then I stayed in penthouses, and then I stayed in mansions.”

“I’ve got a condo in Miami but I don’t live in it.”

“Atlanta is the number one place to live. You live better, you eat better, the rides are better, vehicles is better deals. It’s better people. More mean people, but at my level you want it to be about business, so it’s perfect for me.”

“He’s so sophisticated… Kanye is like Fifty Shades of Grey. He’s interesting, so you want to be around him.”

Gucci Mane is my brother. Birdman also, we’re working together but it is a form of brotherhood. We’re friends but there is no need to contract. In a sense, I’m signed on their labels, but there is no lawyer, no contract.”

“I can’t remember 16 bars. Unless you write it, you can’t. I just do it bar for bar.”

“I ain’t want my kids to grow up and call me Thug. I don’t want anybody to kind of look at me like that. So I’m gonna just use my real name.”

“The reason why I moved from Young Thug to Jeffery was because I felt like I did a wrong turn.”

“I don’t want my kids saying, ‘My dad was a gangster, so I need to be a gangster.’ I would rather mine say, ‘My dad was a stunna, so I need to be a stunna.'”

“It’s like, boom! I’ve got a girlfriend. It turned out to be a good thing because it made me a rapper.”

“If I didn’t have a girlfriend, I’d have 10 girls at the studio, and they would make me not rap.”

“You have to be yourself.”

“I know everybody listens to me but only my true fans will go and buy my album.”

“I want every Grammy.”

“I ain’t just collab-ing with anybody. Because I don’t care about making friends. I got enough friends.”

“If you feel that you can just come in the studio and freestyle on my song, then I’m ready to rap battle you. That’s just how I feel about it because I know I’m way harder than another rapper freestyling on my song.”

“[On how he handles haters] You gotta understand, you can’t look at no pictures and look at the media and the critics and what they saying on no internet.”

“I like everything that people say. No matter what they say. ‘You gay, you a punk. You got a nice girlfriend, you’re ugly, you can’t rap, you’re the hardest.'”

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