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  • We take for granted electricity, water, even concerts. Count your blessings.

    "Biography/ Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • The greatest thing to me about Obama is not the individual, it does not have to do with Obama himself - it's really about the people who have elected Obama. It demonstrates that people are ready for change, and I think Obama knows that, because he really came up from the people, the young generation especially. He motivated a lot of African Americans who never voted before to go and vote.

    Source: www.metabunker.dk
  • Everything I've experienced, things that my friends have experienced and we talk about, things that are on the news - all aspects of life are in my message.

    "Lollapalooza 2011: Q&A with Damian Marley". Interview with Victoria Rodriguez, www.usatoday.com. August 3, 2011.
  • I'm a fan of hip hop music, so I always used a hip hop element in my music anyway.

    Source: www.metabunker.dk
  • It's not like I go into the studio and say I'm going to try to make music to prove to somebody that I can make music.

    "Nas, Damian Marley Dig For Rap's African Roots". "All Things Considered" with Guy Raz, www.npr.org. December 13, 2009.
  • The UK is one of the places that has always been an advocate of my music and I spend a lot of time touring here. I've got family and friends over here, but more than that, there's a large Jamaican community and the Jamaican culture is very widespread in the UK which I love.

    Interview with James Walsh, www.mtv.co.uk. July 10, 2012.
  • Vexation of spirit is a waste of time Negative thinking, don't you waste your thoughts Verbal conflict is a waste of word Physical conflict is a waste of flesh People will always be who they want And that's what really makes the world go round Unconditional love is scarce.

    Song: There For You, Album: Welcome to Jamrock, 2005
  • Your body's just a vehicle, transporting the soul. It's what's inside of people, is beauty to behold.

    FaceBook post by Damian Marley from Dec 07, 2012
  • I would never say that being Bob Marley's son has been a pressure. It has been a door opener.

    "Biography / Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • Poverty breeds a lot of things. When people are desperate and trying to survive, they do drastic things.

    Source: www.nbcnews.com
  • When you do an album about Africa, you can't be too superficial.

    Source: www.metabunker.dk
  • Body have to physically strong and sturdy. Spiritually balanced fi clean and purge me. Mentally advanced fi always urge me. Read a couple books and challenge the clergy. Read a couple psalms up in the morning early.

  • The UK crowds always have a lot of energy, and I've done some milestone shows there that I'm very proud of.

    Interview with James Walsh, www.mtv.co.uk. July 10, 2012.
  • Did you know the pen is stronger than the knife: they can kill you once but they can't kill you twice.

    FaceBook post by Damian Marley from Mar 11, 2013
  • The victory's found in truth, like innocence found in youth Self defeat is your own dispute

    Song: Strong Will Continue, Album: Distant Relatives, 2010
  • I love hip-hop music, ... It's rebel music is how I like to speak about it. Hip-hop and reggae come from the same community as far as class...they both come from the bottom of society.

  • I used to buy records in high school. Mainly dancehall: Super Cat, Buju Banton.

    School   Cat   Records  
    "Biography / Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • Did you know destruction of the soul is not the ending to life: Fear not of the Antichrist.

  • Technology has changed things, same as everywhere. But the economy has changed drastically. When Jamaica first won independence, our dollar was stronger than the U.S. dollar. Now ours is about 90 to one. That's had a big impact on crime and poverty.

    "Biography/ Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • Fear not of evil.. Everyday dem flesh it grow old Changes of the time take the toll.

    Song: It Was Written
  • Every one of my father's songs is a lesson.

  • Nas is someone who can communicate with the streets and can still keep it real in terms of being human, he doesn't try to be this super perfect person, but has respect for his history and for his ancestors and for spirituality. So Nas always displayed that in his music, while at the same time keeping it hard and something that you can relate to.

    Source: www.metabunker.dk
  • Everyone is related to Africa; everyone comes from Africa. We are all distant relatives.

    "Biography/Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • Music is not like sports, where you can go and do a hundred reps in a gym and come out and be all buffed up.

    "Nas, Damian Marley Dig For Rap's African Roots". "All Things Considered" with Guy Raz, www.npr.org. December 13, 2009.
  • In Jamaica, them always have throwback riddims, recycled old beats, and the hardcore reggae scene is always present. You have faster stuff like the more commercialized stuff, but you always have that segment of music that is always from the core, from the original root of it. This year, you have seen a lot of it explode on the international scene. It's great. People are looking for something different. Maybe there was too much of one thing, and now they're looking for something fresh.

    Source: pitchfork.com
  • Did you know that I exist before the earth and did you know my eyes are windows to the world.

    Song: It Was Written
  • I like singing all songs, really, but I find that writing social commentary comes naturally.

    "30 minutes with ... Damian Marley". Interview with Dave Simpson, www.theguardian.com. July 19, 2012.
  • My father has been a voice of encouragement in times of desperation for so many people. But he died when I was so young that, for me, his music has been a way for me to get to know him better.

    "Biography/ Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • I grew up in uptown Jamaica; I went to a rich school. I was raised by my mother and my stepfather; they made sure education came before anything. I had a good childhood, grew up spending time with my bigger brothers and sisters. My people are good people. I was exposed to a lot of different kinds of people and culture.

    School  
    Source: pitchfork.com
  • Music is an expression of what's inside of you. And that's how I make music.

    "Nas, Damian Marley Dig For Rap's African Roots". "All Things Considered" with Guy Raz, www.npr.org. December 13, 2009.
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Damian Marley quotes about: Hip Hop Songs

Damian Marley

  • Born: July 21, 1978
  • Occupation: Artist