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I knew that as a DJ from 1970 on up that I would ...
by Afrika Bambaataa

I knew that as a DJ from 1970 on up that I would eventually come with this sound.
I brought out all these other break beats that you
hear so much on a lot of these records.
- Afrika Bambaataa

The thing that's good about Hip Hop is that it has
experimented with a lot of different sounds and music.
- Afrika Bambaataa

You have to look at the fact that Hip Hop is under attack.
It's not just Hip Hop but Black people,
Latino people and all people are under attack for different things.
- Afrika Bambaataa

How you act, walk, look and talk is all part of Hip Hop culture.
And the music is colorless.
Hip Hop music is made from Black, brown,
yellow, red and white.
- Afrika Bambaataa

 

When you talk about rap you have to understand that
rap is part of the Hip-Hop culture.
- Afrika Bambaataa

I am one of the founders of Hip-Hop along with my brothers
Kool DJ Herc and Grandmaster Flash.
- Afrika Bambaataa

They're keeping friction going between people from the East and the West.
One thing we all got in common is your color,
which is Black and Latino, which is our family.
- Afrika Bambaataa

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Actually freestyle really comes from 'Planet Rock'.
If you listen to all the freestyle records you'll hear
that they are based on 'Planet Rock'.
All the Miami Bass records are based upon Planet Rock.
- Afrika Bambaataa

Since the pharmaceuticals don't make any money and
they control the doctors.
If the doctors don't make any money then all hell breaks loose.
In communities like LA and New York they are using
a lot of the youth for a test sight.
- Afrika Bambaataa

If you see something is going wrong within politics and the world today,
then some Hip Hop artist is gonna come along and get straight with it.
If they think that there's a lot of racism going on
then there's another Hip Hop artist who's gonna come
out and speak their mind.
- Afrika Bambaataa

They allow us to disrespect our Black woman.
A lot of these things would be considered criminal
if it were to be carried out in the streets.
That's like when they tell you after you buy your VHS
and you rent movies they tell you not to copy the movies.
- Afrika Bambaataa

There's a lot of people over time who have brought
out all these funky records that everybody has started
jumping on like a catch phrase...
When Planet Rock came out, then you had all of the electro funk records.
- Afrika Bambaataa

Well, a lot of people within government and big business
are nervous of Hip Hop and Hip Hop artists,
because they speak their minds.
They talk about what they see and what they feel and what they know.
They reflect what's around them.
- Afrika Bambaataa

We want you to sit down and leave your egos at home
and let's get an understanding as to where all this
is foolishness coming from.
There are others who are putting things out there or
throwing a stick and hiding their hand and keeping
things built up in the media.
- Afrika Bambaataa

There are certain things that they say you can't do,
there are all these secret people behind the scenes
who make things available for you to do.
That's why you have so much crime and violence.
- Afrika Bambaataa

We also want to try and slow down all this foolishness
that's going on between the East and West.
We gotta understand that Hip Hop is now universal.
Hip Hop is not East coast or West coast.
- Afrika Bambaataa

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?
- Robert H. Schuller

When we hate our enemies, we are
giving them power over us:
power over our sleep, our appetites,
our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.
Our enemies would dance with joy if only
they knew how they were worrying us,
lacerating us, and getting even with us!
Our hate is not hurting them at all,
but our hate is turning our own days
and nights into a hellish turmoil.
- Dale Carnegie

We are now at a point where we must educate our children
in what no one knew yesterday,
and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet.
- Margaret Mead

When I saw you I fell in love,
and you smiled because you knew.
- commonly but falsely attributed to William Shakespeare

I breathed a song into the air,
It fell to earth, I knew not where;
For who has sight so keen and strong,
That it can follow the flight of song -
The song from beginning to end,
I found again in the heart of a friend.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?
- Robert H. Schuller

All my life I knew that there was all the money you could want out there.
All you have to do is go after it.
- Curtis Carlson

I wanted to escape so badly.
But of course I knew I couldn't just give up and leave school.
It was only when I heard my mom's voice that I came out of my hiding place.
- Zhang Ziyi

I always knew that food and wine were vital,
with my mother being Italian and a good cook.
- Robert Mondavi

A person is smart. People are dumb,
panicky dangerous animals and you know it.
Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew
the Earth was the center of the universe.
Five hundred years ago,
everybody knew the Earth was flat,
and fifteen minutes ago,
you knew that humans were alone on this planet.
Imagine what you'll know tomorrow.
- the movie Men in Black

John Candy knew he was going to die.
He told me on his 40th birthday.
He said, well, Maureen, I'm on borrowed time.
- Maureen O'Hara

My family knew, but most of the sporting world did
not realize that my right hand been some 75% paralyzed.
- Bill Toomey

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man.
At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did,
which was work in an office.
- Harrison Ford

I knew I was an unwanted baby when I saw that my bath
toys were a toaster and a radio.
- Joan Rivers

If we knew what it was we were doing,
it would not be called research, would it?
- Albert Einstein

If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house
with the conscious design of doing me good,
I should run for my life.
- Henry David Thoreau

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I wasn't anything special as a father.
But I loved them and they knew it.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

Without music, life would be a mistake...
I would only believe in a God who knew how to dance.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description;
one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it.
- Lord Chesterfield

The more he became truly wise,
the more he distrusted everything he knew.
- Voltaire

So my father was a person who never lied to me.
If I had a question, he answered it.
I knew a lot of things at a young age because I was intrigued.
- Nick Cannon

My father? I never knew him.
Never even seen a picture of him.
- Eminem

I took that time off - I knew it was messing me up,
not being connected to a spiritual plane.
- Rick Springfield

Love is when he gives you a piece of your soul,
that you never knew was missing.
- Torquato Tasso

I wanted to be a cattle rancher when I was young,
because it was what I knew and I loved it.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

I believed in studying just because I knew education was a privilege.
It was the discipline of study, to get into the habit
of doing something that you don't want to do.
- Wynton Marsalis

My passions were all gathered together like fingers that made a fist.
Drive is considered aggression today;
I knew it then as purpose.
- Bette Davis

If man knew how women pass the time when they are alone,
they'd never marry.
- O. Henry

My dad used to say, 'You wouldn't worry so much about
what people thought about you if you knew how seldom they did.
- Phil McGraw

I planned my success.
I knew it was going to happen.
- Erykah Badu

I was painting sets, working in editorial as an assistant,
driving their trucks, lying that I knew how to drive a truck,
and doing commercials and documentaries.
- Richard Donner

When a guy can make fun of you, thats attractive.
Who knew that teasing could have so much power over women!
- Rachel Bilson

My parents were amazing people who had no business being together -
and they knew it.
- James Denton

It's been about ten years since I've worked with actors who knew their lines!
- John Hughes

I knew that God put me on this earth to be on the radio.
- Ed Bradley

Most of the auditions I went on, I passed up the projects
because I just wasn't interested.
When I read A Knight's Tale, that was that.
I knew I wanted to do this movie.
- Shannyn Sossamon

After graduating in the summer of 1980,
I knew I wanted my life to count.
- Donna Rice

You know, OJ was a really nice guy, and he knew his lines.
He was nice to everybody on the set.
He got to be a better actor, I thought,
with every movie.
- David Zucker

I actually never knew Peter Green but I do respect
his early work very much.
- Ken Hensley

That radio was very important for me.
It meant I always knew what was going on in the world.
- Lennart Meri

I used the best technique that I knew to protect my files.
- Wen Ho Lee

Everything was magnificent so far, even if I knew my part of dramas.
- Jacky Ickx

Well Bill Martin and Mike Schiff were the creators
and they knew we had to do a family show.
Everybody came at it from the angle of having been a kid and a teenager.
- Donal Logue

I was a hard worker, and I always knew my lines.
- Diane Cilento

We didn't know about the rest of the world.
We just knew the pictures that we saw on TV,
and it was so different that we wanted to try to imitate that,
to a certain extent.
- Bob Livingston

It used to be that you knew your neighbors and maybe your coworkers -
the people in your physical vicinity.
- Will Wright

Bobby and I went through some old questionnaires about
customer requirements for languages,
then we compiled a new one and sent it out to a few dozen people we knew.
- James Frank

I always knew how to cook and at one point in my career
where I had done nine television pilots before Three's
Company and they all failed,
I just got discouraged.
- Suzanne Somers

I was directing before I knew it was called that.
- Guillermo del Toro

He knew everything about literature except how to enjoy it.
- Joseph Heller

Sybil's my wife, and on the first day of October,
that's the first time I knew Ross was going to run.
- James Stockdale


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