Yelawolf Quotes

Yeah I have animosity a chip on my shoulder. But I love too.

You can usually tell when people aren't being authentic but that goes for every artist not just white artists.

Anyone can relate to struggle whether you're European or Asian. Anyone can relate to having to get up and go to work and eat.

I'm not ashamed of anything that I've done because when I did it I was passionate about it and I was doing it for a reason.

Just because a rapper is white I don't feel the need to attack them.

Triple 6 Mafia and Mystikal in Atlanta was one of my first shows. I remember how sweaty and smashed up everybody was and it was so punk rock.

Name Yellow Wolf comes from life experiences. Yellow is the color of the sun - its power fire and hunger. Wolf represents my fierceness and ability to survive.

American music culture is black culture.

Most of my albums have a concept. They all have some kind of theme some kind of feeling. I really take pride in that.

How many ya'll parents smoke weed? My momma still grows illegal weed in Alabama.

I'm never scared what people are gonna think about music that I make.

The best part of performing is the people. I love interacting with people. My favorite part is the crowd. I love rocking out with the crowd that's definitely the best part.

Entangled between a dream and a coma.

I don't go to clubs and throw money and pop bottles. That's not my thing no disrespect.

Where I'm from is like 'Hustle Flow' versus '8 Mile.' It's that really grimy box-Chevy dope-boy working-class music.

My fans are like no other. Completely original people.

Shady's great; I love Shady Records.

Melody always comes to me first before words - cadence and melody. When you're humming the melody and it's incredible and words start coming out it can build into something special.

I just want to make a classic. Classic is the standard. I'm just trying to make music that will last a lifetime.

I just picked up a lot of classic-rock melodic influence from my mom music that she listened to like 10 000 Maniacs Led Zeppelin REO Speedwagon and Yes.

I equally love both classic rock and hip-hop. I love all music really and I really use classic rock a lot. I'm heavily influenced by that melodically in my music. I can't really separate the two.

People are not really that forgiving when they pay for tickets to come see you and you don't show up.

1 2 3 I'm at the Chelsey Hotel like Sid and Nancy with knife and two grams of candy

I definitely prefer intimate crowds. I mean those are always the best shows like a small venue. Packed to the gills. Hot sweaty. Those are always the fun shows.

Sometimes I want to party sometimes I want to fight and sometimes I want to cry.

For real some of my favorite music is Mexican. It's something about the bassline and the drumming. I can't even speak Spanish but that's probably why I like it so much.

I can tell you that when you're willing to give your life up to see a dream through the reward is great.

I don't sit under the tattoo gun unless I'm sold on it completely and it will define me as a person.

The way I perceive an album to sound and the way I put out mixtapes are two different energies. There's a different focus; there's a different sound.

I'm always gonna have the darker edgy music; it is always in my pocket because it comes so naturally to me.

Hip-hop for me has always been hardcore and edgy.

I do so much music that it's like a fog and I can't even remember all of it.

My grandmother grandfather my mom - we've always been driven by laughter. It's what held us together. Thanksgivings any kind of family get-together we usually end up in tears.

I think any artist that's going to become anything in this world faces humility: with great humility comes great success.

You learn how to be an individual quick after 15 schools man. After the first five or six you realize you're always gonna be the new kid.

Yela represents hunger life light fire power. Wolf speaks to my fighting spirit. The soul I put in my music.

I love performing. I love getting out there. It's kind of like why I make music.

This is hip-hop. If you've got something you want to rap about just rap about it man.

Radioactive' is the fall out of my life's inspirations a testament to my ability to survive it all and to tell the story.

It's hard being a white rapper sometimes! When that happens you just need to battle through.

I'm never in the mood to eat or drink when I get to a show. I'm just too nerved out.

Race is still real and you got to recognize it.

You don't want to get stuck with a record that you've done with someone that you feel obligated to put out - that's not really dope just because you made an effort to get together and work.

Fans are all I care about - to be honest. If they stop coming to the shows then I will get worried.