Airmiess Asghedom was an entrepreneur and hip hop artist known as Nipsey Hussle. While Nipsey put out one full-length album, he had a variety of mixtapes and singles. He helped launch Marathon Clothing in 2017 and had many other business ventures.
Sadly, Nipsey Hussle was murdered outside of his own store in 2019. Though his career was budding, his death left a big impact on hip hop culture.
Today, we want to go over some of our favorite Nipsey Hussle quotes. Though he is gone, the wisdom he gave out needs to be remembered.
Motivational Nipsey Hussle Quotes
“Sometimes you have to take two steps back to take ten steps forward.” – Nipsey Hussle
“Every artist wants something different out of the game.”
“It sounds simple telling people to work hard and never quit, but to really execute and demonstrate those principles takes discipline and faith.”
“I believe that economics is based on scarcity of markets, and it’s possible to monetize your art without compromising the integrity of it for commerce.”
“Even as you make progress, you need the discipline to keep from backtracking and sabotaging the success as it’s happening.”
“You’re not going to scare me into being somebody I don’t want to be.”
“Premature certainty is the enemy of the truth.”
“One pillar to wealth is having residual income.”
“If you’ve got a plan, it’s not just like a pipe dream. You have a step-by-step list of things to do to get to your goal.”
“Being self-made means never making an excuse as to why you can’t take steps toward whatever your goal is.”
“We don’t want to wait on someone to hire us and give us a check. We want to create our own opportunities.”
“I believe that we should own the fruits of our labor and the assets of our creations.”
“When you say ‘follow me on Twitter’ and you get ten million people to follow you, y just leveraged your influence to add values to an app that you have no ownership in.”
“It’s not called quitting if you quit while you’re ahead.”
“As is the case with most people in this game, I am driven by financial motives and creative motives. The question I had to answer is which motive will I give priority to?”
“I think that every artist, or anybody that’s in business, could benefit from a direct-to-consumer strategy, so I think that applies to us as artists and content creators, too.”
“I hope my story inspires everyone out there to keep hustling and chasing their dreams.”
“I don’t ever make moves under pressure.”
“I think you can give a pure artistic product if you understand how to build your own industry.”
“A solution built by an artist serves the artists more than the solution the capitalist comes up with.”
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What Are Your Favorite Nipsey Hussle Quotes?
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