Hip-hop is all over the planet.
– Herbie Hancock
When I got my first guitar, I played along with everything I heard that had guitar in it, like the Ramones, Nirvana and Sublime, as well as whatever hip-hop and R&B stuff was on the radio.
– Gary Clark, Jr.
Wrestling has grown so big… it’s almost a culture. And it’s a culture of all types of vibes, just like hip-hop has all kinds of vibes and rap has all kinds of vibes.
– Jam Master Jay
I wear everything from hip-hop baggy pants to beautiful Armani dresses. I also like to mix vintage clothing with designer pieces.
– Julia Stiles
But I’ve been freestyling and messing around with rhyming since I was 13. That’s when I really started listening to hip-hop music.
– John Cena
I’m definitely inspired by old hip-hop.
– Bebe Rexha
Hip-hop has survived as a sonic practice more than anything else. It’s an approach to music-making based in sampling and rhyming over beats, that’s proven far more versatile than its detractors thought it would.
– Ann Powers
In England and Europe, we have this huge music called ambient – ambient techno, ambient house, ambient hip-hop, ambient this, ambient that.
– Brian Eno
I don’t know, I feel like as time has gone on, hip-hop has become really redundant and repetitive.
– Angel Haze
I come from a young, hip-hop, urban world.
– Brandon T. Jackson
I was a rapper and a DJ, and if you wanted to be involved in hip-hop, you had to be involved in the sonic, the kinetic and the visual aspects. The visual was graffiti.
– Adam Mansbach
I started dancing when I was 3 in Toledo, Ohio, and started hip-hop dancing at the age of 7.
– Alyson Stoner
I’m a hip-hop dancer, but when I’m in my room it turns into this lyrical nonsense, and I listen to Phil Wickham and India Arie, who has the most precious songs.
I’m into my grime, hip-hop, dance, and house music.
– Adam Peaty
Hip-hop has never had boundaries – the more adventurous it is, the more popular it seems to be.
– Ariel Rechtshaid
I’m the Chris Martin of hip-hop.
I feel like I changed hip-hop.
– Big Sean
I like songs in all different genres and types. My production and songwriting is everything from pop rock to hip-hop and everything in between.
– Alex Clare
I am one of the founders of Hip-Hop along with my brothers Kool DJ Herc and Grandmaster Flash.
– Afrika Bambaataa
I like Nine Inch Nails, and I like hip-hop.
– Axl Rose
That’s what my music… I’m working on a solo record right now, it’s gonna be more hip-hop than anything, like electronic hip-hop, futuristic hip-hop. I’m probably gonna be rapping on it.
– Alan Vega
I can’t really even name a person I like in hip-hop music.
I should have lived through the ’80s, not been born in it. My style is a mix of hip-hop and ’80s casual.
– Michael Socha
When I say a spoken Hebrew sentence, half of it is like the King James Bible and half of it is a hip-hop lyric. It has a roller-coaster effect.
– Etgar Keret
I was bringing the whole music, hip-hop, art, break dancing and urban cultural thing to the downtown table.
– Fab Five Freddy
I’m a musician. I play instruments. I dabble in the hip-hop field. That doesn’t take vocal ability necessarily.
– Nick Cannon
Hip-hop is making a lot of noise. It should get some more spotlight.
I grew up a hip-hop kid doing mix-tapes.
– Mike Posner
Soul music is soul music. It can be wrapped up in a neo soul package; it can be called hip-hop soul. But soul is soul, and it’s been around; it will never go away.
I was playing hip-hop when everybody else was playing the giant rave music.