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I was signed when I was 19 years old,
by Kurtis Blow

I was signed when I was 19 years old,
in 1980.
I went to Germany and France.
Seeing the world at that time was just an awesome experience for a teenager.
- Kurtis Blow

Yeah when I was 7 or 8 my moms would have little parties,
and I would play the music.
- Kurtis Blow

Hip Hop is thee dominant youth culture in the world right now.
- Kurtis Blow

Well I was always a hustler...
I ran numbers; I wasn't a stick up kid,
but I was a fence for them.
I used to sell weed; and was kicked out of Music and Art for that.
- Kurtis Blow

 

The Bronx is famous for two things.
Hip-hop, and 26 world championships.
- Kurtis Blow

I used to date Latoya for awhile, I was a close freind of the family.
- Kurtis Blow

Pete Dj Jones was the first person that I saw with 2 turntables.
This was 1972.
- Kurtis Blow

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My first jam was at Hotel Diplomat opening for Hollywood.
- Kurtis Blow

When I was 13 I had a fake Id that said that I was 19.
I was getting in all the clubs.
- Kurtis Blow

I was called Kool Dj Kurt Walker...
but they wanted tocall me Kurtis Blow.
- Kurtis Blow

Dick Moss, my agent.
Dick became my agent in 1979 when I signed my contract with the Houston Astros.
- Nolan Ryan

Well, Eminem, you know, I know him longer.
Ive been signed to his label since 2001 and he's a good friend.
- Obie Trice

We believe that peace is not just signed papers,
but rather a contract between generations for the building
of a more promising and less threatening future.
- King Hussein I

Apollo Records signed me for my gospel ability.
- Solomon Burke

I always signed autographs when I could and always
stayed and chatted with them when I could.
- Frank Langella

I wasn't sure what I was getting into when I signed
on to work with a wrestler.
- Kelly Hu

I was signed to MGM.
I was in Vegas for sixteen weeks at the Sands Hotel.
- Solomon Burke

I'm really looking forward to playing in Copenhagen again.
Last time I stayed as long as I could,
took pictures, signed autographs, and hung out until
they through me out of the place!
- George Duke

Any veteran can tell you it is already hard enough
to see a doctor down at the VA and get the health care
they were promised when they signed up to serve this country.
- Nick Lampson

I am pleased that the President has signed an Executive
Order this week requiring federal agencies to disclose
information about prices and quality of healthcare services.
- Timothy Murphy

My only regret is that I signed away the world rights
and in America they've been far and away my most successful books,
but I never saw a cent from any of it.
- Jonathan Coe

The agreement to place the binational planning group
at our new Northern Command was also signed in December.
- Paul Cellucci

In 1862, Abraham Lincoln signed the Homestead Act,
a bill opening one half million square miles of territory
in the western United States for settlement.
- Peter Agre

More labels should be like that.
Instead of putting these records out myself,
I should have just signed with them,
but they probably don't like my music (laughs).
- Matthew Sweet

France and Italy have not yet signed this treaty or
agreed to naval limitation as between those nations,
but I have confidence that in time they will do so.
- Frank B. Kellogg

I got to meet Mark Hamill.
He signed some Star Wars posters for us.
I saw the fight scenes he had.
He was really into making fun of himself and Star Wars.
- Shannon Elizabeth

Many a revolution started with the actions of a few.
Only 56 men signed the Declaration of Independence.
A few hanging together can lead a nation to change.
- Wynton Marsalis

One of the first groups we signed was the Fifth Dimension.
- Johnny Rivers

I've signed on for four movies, and I'll do four.
That's easy.
No complications there.
- Robbie Coltrane

My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you I just
signed legislation which outlaws Russia forever.
The bombing begins in five minutes.
- Ronald Reagan

I've had many a player tell me all through high school
and right up until signing day that they were coming to Alabama,
then they signed with somebody else.
- Bear Bryant

I signed on with Disney to star and choreograph an original film.
- Paula Abdul

I don't think that Dreamworks would have signed me
expecting to really mess around with whatever it is I do.
- Elliott Smith

My husband and I didn't sign a pre-nuptial agreement.
We signed a mutual suicide pact.
- Roseanne Barr

That is because the conflict with al Qaeda is not governed
by the Geneva Conventions,
which applies only to international conflicts between
states that have signed them.
- John Yoo

Make no mistake about it: once a band has signed a letter of intent,
they will either eventually sign a contract that suits
the label or they will be destroyed.
- Steve Albini

We signed up for Showtime, which I think put us on
a Homeland Security list somewhere.
- Kate Clinton

Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer.
If you're signed up for a season, see it through.
You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
- Jim Rohn

The Hamas organization is unwilling to honor the obligations
that the Palestinian Authority has signed.
- Moshe Katsav

It was kind of ridiculous to carry it up to a certain
point and then drop the ball or the bomb,
like quitting the band right after we had signed to Virgin.
- Elliott Smith

On December 18, 1940, Hitler signed Directive Number 21,
better known as Operation Barbarossa.
- Leopold Trepper

I had to get out of my record deal that I signed with
my previous band and get a full solo record deal going so,
with all of the paperwork that, that entails it did take a while.
- Sebastian Bach

Over a three year period, I gave away half of what I had.
To be honest, my hands shook as I signed it away.
I knew I was taking myself out of the race to be the
richest man in the world.
- Ted Turner

It's amazing to me that, in the 42 years since President
Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into law,
women today still receive fewer wages than men for the same work.
- Mike Honda

Charles Laughton signed me to my first movie contract at 17.
He later asked my parents if he could adopt me.
- Maureen O'Hara

My high school coach was Ray O'Conner.
He has coached a lot of players that have signed professional contracts,
and many of those have gone on to play in the major leagues.
- Robin Yount

I still have my original social security card signed when I was 13.
- Vernon L. Smith

I hadn't focused on mechanics since I signed professionally.
- Barry Zito

Until the contract is signed, nothing is real.
- Glenn Danzig

Summer is a promissory note signed in June,
its long days spent and gone before you know it,
and due to be repaid next January.
- Hal Borland

Early this morning, I signed my death warrant.
- Michael Collins

I've signed a few sneakers in my day.
- Ja Rule

I just signed to do my next book with Ecco Press,
a new primer or encyclopedia.
This will be my take on what classic Italian cooking is.
- Mario Batali

And I thought my loss my loss was not,
certainly, the end of the world, but to lessen the
enthusiasm of those young people who were signed up,
I thought that was tragic.
- Birch Bayh

We were all ruled by the studio system.
I signed a contract for seven years.
- Leslie Caron

The Pact of Munich is signed.
Czechoslovakia as a power is out.
- Alfred Jodl

We are in the entertaining business,
they want to get autographs,
they want to take something home, whether it's a signed hat or,
you know, program or whatever it might be.
- Bernhard Langer

We signed to play until the day we died,
and we did.
- Jimmy Greaves

I signed up for the musical Tommy in the West End,
where I met my husband.
- Kim Wilde

I would rather do twenty TV series than go through
what I went through under that Rank contract I signed
a few years ago for which I blame no one but myself.
- Patrick McGoohan

I was planning to go into architecture.
But when I arrived, architecture was filled up.
Acting was right next to it, so I signed up for acting instead.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

I think I have already signed some scrap of paper for every man,
woman, and child in the United States.
What do they do with all those scraps of paper with my signature on it?
- Vida Blue

Everything that I write will be signed with my name.
- Elinor Glyn

As a physicist, I can state that none of the 18 physicists
who signed the Statement works in this field;
nor to my knowledge has ever published a paper on this subject.
- David Douglass

When I signed a contract, I was here to play 162 games.
- Eddie Murray

When my mother signed at MGM, that was the only kind
of contract you could sign.
There was no such thing as an independent agent.
- Lorna Luft

I signed to Def Jam and within two months,
I heard that Ja Rule was looking for someone to do a song with.
- Christina Milian

Elvis walked over and signed a few autographs over the fence.
They were screaming.
I had never seen this.
- Minnie Pearl

I signed Koufax for fourteen grand and a hot dog.
- Al Campanis

We were signed to a label that wanted us to remain
little girls who appealed to other little girls,
who were cute and non-threatening.
- Siobhan Fahey

Trouble is, I don't get to play a lot at the moment
because I've just signed a contract where I've got
to do 200 shows a year in pubs,
so the golf's fallen away a bit.
- Eric Bristow


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