Lil Durk quote

“I’m just trying to show people that I ain’t gotta ride off no movement. I can ride off myself”.~ Lil Durk



“You got to have a strong mind if you fall back. When you fall back, they going to count you out. So you got to have a strong mind and know your worth. When you come back, you’ve got to be different and even more better.”~ Lil Durk



“Everybody always going to sound like somebody. You got to separate yourself.”~ Lil Durk



“Once upon a time, I was really lost. I was 18 going on 19, and I was shy. All I want to do is get money, and the way I was thinking I was going to do that was a negative route.”~ Lil Durk



“My message is just showing people how I came from nothing.”~ Lil Durk



“I’m really living my dream so if I were to change anything up, I probably wouldn’t be where I am.”~ Lil Durk



“I’ll never stick to one sound, I switch it up.”~ Lil Durk



“I’m my own boss, you know?”~ Lil Durk



“I like aiming for the producers who are hungry. I don’t chase the wave.”~ Lil Durk



“There’s definitely a lot of responsibility to keep the good energy going.”~ Lil Durk



“I’m happy with the person I become.”~ Lil Durk



“I don’t wish jail on nobody, not even my worst enemies.”~ Lil Durk



“We came from nothing really. One house. Ten people. Even days the lights was off. The worst days was not eating. Surviving off rice and toast.”~ Lil Durk



“I don’t want my kids to be on the streets period. I want my kids to be nerds. I want them to be book smart or playing sports – I don’t want them to know nothing about the streets.”~ Lil Durk



“I was 17 and out of school, living with my mom, starving, not eating, getting locked up, no focus, no guidance. When you ain’t got no guidance, you can’t do too much. But then I had my first son and started working. I got the right people around me.”~ Lil Durk



“I grew up without a father, so I have to be on point for my kids.”~ Lil Durk



“Put your own twist to it. That’s how you say relevant. Or things get old and boring.”~ Lil Durk



“Growing up in Chicago is hard. I’d say 80 percent of the people ain’t really got no daddies. Their household wasn’t right. All they know is the streets and getting some money to support each other and support their family.”~ Lil Durk



“It feels good to be in a place now where I can give back to my community.”~ Lil Durk



“It’s either you finna create your own wave, you finna sound like me or you finna sound like G Herbo, you finna sound like Chance The Rapper, you finna sound like Juice Wrld. You ain’t gonna get too far ’cause you sound like somebody. So, create your own lane and do your own style.”~ Lil Durk


“I gotta stay in that light where people will see me and hear me. And not be scared of me, you know?”~ Lil Durk



“Death can happen anywhere, but kids in Chicago, like 4 years old, can get shot. You don’t really hear that in too many places.”~ Lil Durk



“I would say I grew without a doubt. My whole energy in life – as an artist and as a person – has definitely got me smarter and wiser.”~ Lil Durk



“I wanna get the streets riled back up. I wanna get super tours and bookings.”~ Lil Durk



“I made ‘LS4TS2’ for women, my Day 1’s, the trenches, and all those that doubted me.”~ Lil Durk



“I don’t think anybody feels safe in Chicago. Bullets ain’t got no name on them.”~ Lil Durk



“I worked with Ty Dolla Sign, YG, Nipsey Hussle, Metro Boomin – I build relationships, and I try to stay afloat with everyone who is hot or cool, period.”~ Lil Durk



“Always read your contract. Know what you’re getting yourself into. Know your worth.”~ Lil Durk


“‘Trap House’ is one of my favorite songs off ‘300 Days 300 Nights’ mixtape, I sent it to Thug, he loved it and knocked it out on the spot in Atlanta.”~ Lil Durk



“I had a bad background just growing up as a child.”~ Lil Durk



“I rock with Chance, I rock with Kanye, I rock with Common.”~ Lil Durk



“I have three kids, and that’s a big part of staying focused.”~ Lil Durk



“You got to want to evolve. It’s something you can practice on but it just came to me. I wasn’t really sitting there like, ‘What can I do to get better?’ It just came to me, talking to my people and my crew. They just tell me what my strongest and weakest points are at.”~ Lil Durk



“I don’t throw shade at anybody like, ‘You sound like me.’”~ Lil Durk



“‘L’s,’ it represents life. That’s what I represent it as, life. When you throw the L’s up for life, you can’t go wrong. Like, no gang-banging, nothing like that.”~ Lil Durk



“I can buy anything I want now. It hasn’t changed me personally. It just changed what I can do for myself and my family.”~ Lil Durk



“Certain parts are bad in every city, but Chicago is beautiful.”~ Lil Durk
“If you got a vibe with a producer I think you should go full-fledged instead of being satisfied with two songs.”~ Lil Durk



“I ain’t expect it. I just expected to be Chicago famous – ‘hood famous. I ain’t expect to be outside-of-Chicago famous.”~ Lil Durk



“I just want to paint that picture of Chicago that everybody’s missing, and I just want to rap about it.”~ Lil Durk



“I want my kids to be able to live comfortable and go to school and to be into sports.”~ Lil Durk



“When I do shows, I take pictures and make the fans feel like family. All of that really matters. That’s the cheat code if you ain’t got a hit.”~ Lil Durk



“I just want to be there for my kids.”~ Lil Durk



“With ‘LilDurk2x,’ it’s a good vibe to it, good energy.”~ Lil Durk



“What really broke it down was I had my son while I was locked up, so that really affected me. I can’t really have this, knowing my father was locked up when I was small. So that really out of everything – through the fame, the money, everything – that really put the toll on me: ‘Oh yeah, I gotta change.’”~ Lil Durk



“I’ve been with Def Jam Records for five years and they gave me my first recording contract so for that I’m forever grateful.”~ Lil Durk



“I’m big on the studio. I like to stay in it 24/7.”~ Lil Durk



“Atlanta is just different. It’s the music city.”~ Lil Durk



“I let my partners and my DJ listen to my songs and if they say, ‘Oh yeah I felt that one’ or ‘I am feeling that’ then I write it down and we just continue building the album from there.”~ Lil Durk



“I never thought I would see the outside of Chicago.”~ Lil Durk

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