"The thing about hip-hop today is it's smart, it's insightful. The way they can communicate a complex message in a very short space is remarkable."
Hip-hop is supposed to uplift and create, to educate people on a larger level and to make a change.
Doug E. Fresh
"The beautiful thing about hip-hop is it's like an audio collage. You can take any form of music and do it in a hip-hop way and it'll be a hip-hop song. That's the only music you can do that with."
"And I just pray that god gives me longevity in the music industry."
"The business has changed so much that they're able - we're able these days in the music industry to be able to control our own destiny."
"I'm 60, and I did 60-year-old women songs. I'm not trying to be the Hip-Hop Queen, although I am the original Hip Hop Queen."
"The Bronx is famous for two things. Hip-hop, and 26 world championships. "