Andre 3000 is an American rapper, singer, actor, and songwriter.
- Full name: André Lauren Benjamin
- Alias: André 3000
- Born: May 27, 1975, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States
- Height: 178cm (5 ft 10 in)
- Weight: 72kg
- Net worth: $35 million
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A lot of people think that you easily get roles because you do music. I mean, you could knock on the door faster than anybody, but it doesn’t necessarily get you in.
As a rapper, I don’t freestyle. I used to freestyle when I used to get drunk, and it didn’t matter.
As a rapper, your verses are like a window into who you are.
Australia is about as far away as you can get. I like that.
But I am a lover of all kinds of art. And I just can’t stick to one thing. I guess I could if I made myself, but I’d always be looking the other way, for other things.
Everybody’s got opinions on the way you’re livin’, But see, they can’t fill your shoes.
Everyone has an addiction, mine happens to be you.
Hip-hop don’t have no fresh energy, none at all. It’s money driven, everybody tryin’ to make that cheque, nobody putting art in their albums any more.
I bet you never heard of a playa with no game, Told the truth to get what I want, but shot it with no shame. Take this music dead serious while others entertain. I see they makin’ they paper so I guess I can’t complain…or can I? I feel they disrespectin’ the whole thang.
Them hooks like sellin’ dope to black folks, And I choke when the food they serve ain’t tastin’ right, My stomach can’t digest it even when I bless it.
I don’t freestyle, but when I’m writing and thinking, sometimes things pop up – that’s basically a freestyle.
I don’t mind opinions, because you like something or you don’t like something, but to say things about your personal life? I’m like, Man, let me quit reading this. ‘Cause I’ll stab everybody.
I had six silly tattoos done when I was young and I bitterly regret them. I’ve thought about laser surgery, but that leaves a scar, so I’m just leaving them.
I live by the beat like you live check to check. If you don’t move your feet then I don’t eat, So we like neck to neck.
I rarely drink, I don’t smoke, so my vice is probably creating. I’m addicted to creating. And women.
I said, ‘What you wanna be?’ She said, ‘Alive.’ It made me think for a minute, then looked in her eyes …I coulda died.
I think a lot of African-American kids don’t have fathers to teach them how to dress, so you end up being taught by pictures in magazine and movies. You see cowboys, Indians, old Hollywood films, Cary Grant. It has an effect on you.
I think it’s real important to show style now. The majority of style right now is to act like you don’t have style at all, so most companies are getting rich off clothes that look torn, clothes that look worn.
I’m a fan of making things that I’ve seen but couldn’t purchase or things I bought that didn’t fit the way I like.
I’m a thinker; I think too much. So for me to freestyle rap, it’s like I’m thinking three, four-time steps ahead, and I hate it.
I’ve learned that I’m most powerful when I’m doing my art.
If models are made for modeling, thick girls are made for cuddling.
If you look at old football pictures, the jerseys were hanging, the sleeves were dangling, but now everything is tucked and tailored.
I’m a fan of making things that I’ve seen but couldn’t purchase, or things I bought that didn’t fit the way I like.
It’s harder to be a success, globally, and be artistic. Harder to have that balance than just to be artistic when nobody understands you.
Look at Scottish guys wearing kilts – you could look at them and laugh, but the way they carry themselves, how can you? You can wear some of the weirdest things and be cool. If you believe in it, that’s what makes it cool.
Nothing lasts forever, so what makes love the exception.
Nothing’s more attractive than a heavy praying woman.
Now, my oral illustration be like clitoral stimulation to the female gender Ain’t nothin’ better
Let me know when it’s wet enough to enter.
Sometimes nostalgia is a cage.
Sometimes your fans are way deeper than you are. They think you meant something like this big power-of-the-world thing that you said, but really you were just trying to find a word to rhyme with another word.
The world doesn’t need another clothing company. But it does need a certain funk.
They can bite, but cannot be us, They can come and pick up little slang but cannot see us,
You ought to be ashamed trying to fit in my Adidas, So Run like DMC like you don’t know you got no heater.
Those people online are analyzing everything both of you do. Andre, every new song you’re on gets scrutinized.
To be honest, I don’t necessarily think you have to be an actor to act. You don’t have to be a musician to make great music. If it comes along and you put your all into it, the outcome is what’s important.
What’s cooler than being cool?
Whatever floats your boat…or finds your lost remote.
When I’m shooting a film, I don’t look at playback. I don’t go and do a scene and then hurry up and watch what I just did. I never look at it so I haven’t seen any of it.
When the OutKast sound changed and I started producing my own records, I would mirror what I thought that character doing that music would look like. As the sound got a little wilder, freakier and funkier, so did the clothes. Then when the sound got more sophisticated, the clothes changed again.
With music, you can portray a certain thing, but in film, sometimes you have to let yourself go to a point where that can be attractive to a person, that you’re willing to let yourself go that much. It works both ways.
You look in the mirror every day and you see the same thing. As an entertainer, you wanna see something new.
Your white tee, well to me, looks like a nightgown; Make your mama proud, take that thing two sizes down.
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