Rick James - Quotes

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If anything I consider myself non-violent, I'm from the hippy era, peace, love, groovy.

If anything I consider myself non-violent, I'm from the hippy era, peace, love, groovy.

I just live one day at a time. ---->>>

You can't have rock and roll without drugs, you can't have rock and roll without sex. ---->>>

I wrote and produced millions and millions of selling records, so my publishing company alone was worth millions of dollars. I didn't have to work anymore in life because when the rappers started sampling... I'm the most sampled artist in history. ---->>>

I don't have aluminum foil on my windows anymore. ---->>>

I had always been a free spirit and always gotten what I wanted. ---->>>

I mean, Rick James was just a man-made image, the image I created. Just trying to live Rick James almost killed me. ---->>>

I'm trying to change the root of funk, trying to make it more progressive, more melodic and more lyrically structured. ---->>>

I was angry about the fact that my father would beat my mother on a daily basis, that my mother would take it in turn and beat on me. I was an abused child. I was mad about all those things, very bitter and very angry. ---->>>

After I saw Kiss on stage, I wanted my show to look like the fourth of July. The persona of Rick James was wild and crazy, sex, drugs and rock and roll. ---->>>

I'm a long way from Ike Turner. ---->>>

I'm finally locked into the now, and it's great. ---->>>

I'm really not tailored for responsibility. ---->>>

I think rap definitely has its place in the art world. I think it is an art form. But, just like any art form, you can misuse it. ---->>>

I believe everything happens under God's plan anyway. ---->>>

I wanted to play the Apollo because I didn't think I was going to be on the earth long. ---->>>

I was going to get drafted, but I didn't really want to go into the Army. ---->>>

I'm too old to do crazy things anymore. ---->>>

I love kids. ---->>>

I love rap. ---->>>

I went to India, lived, and studied. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 02-01, 1948
Birthplace:
Die: 08-06, 2004
Occupation: Musician

Rick James (born James Ambrose Johnson, Jr. February 1, 1948 – August 6, 2004) was an American musician and composer. Influenced by singers such as Marvin Gaye and Smokey Robinson, James started singing in doo-wop and R&B groups as a teenager in his hometown of Buffalo, New York. After entering the U (wikipedia)