Nipsey Hussle’s 60 Greatest Quotes On Life, Hip Hop & Love

Nick Wyatt
7 min readMay 12, 2020

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This is Nipsey Hussle’s 60 greatest quotes on life, hip hop and love.

The business mogul, philanthropist and rapper was religiously known for dropping gems and providing a whole generation with inspiring sayings to live by.

From “‘Hussle In The House’ to Victory Lap, Nipsey Hussle’s teachings, resilience, way of life and overall beliefs encompass a message that we all can analyze to help improve our situations day-in and day-out.

I have divided each section by the quotes that inspire me the most. Go ahead and check them out.

You can also highlight and Tweet your favorite quotes with the hashtag #TMC and I will be sure to retweet them and follow you.

Nipsey Hussle on Life

  1. “That’s the best currency you can offer: inspiration. So, when a person can rely on you for that, that empowers them in every realm of their life.” — Nipsey Hussle
  2. “I try to sprinkle a little gems and jewels in the music that people could use in their own life.” — Nipsey Hussle
  3. “Being self-made means never making an excuse as to why you can’t take steps toward whatever your goal is.” — Nipsey Hussle
  4. “Instead of trying to build a brick wall, lay a brick every day. Eventually you’ll look up and you’ll have a brick wall.” — Nipsey Hussle
  5. “We represent a hustler. I think we represent inspiration. I think we represent, you know, staying down. I think we represent building yourself up from the bootstraps.” — Nipsey Hussle
  6. “None of my peers avoided prison. None of ‘em.” — Nipsey Hussle
  7. “I built a company at the same time I built a career.” — Nipsey Hussle
  8. “If you don’t know your full-throttle history, the whole story of how you came to where you are, it’s kind of hard to put things together.” — Nipsey Hussle
  9. “One pillar to wealth is having residual income.” — Nipsey Hussle
  10. “Sometimes you have to take two steps back to take ten forward.” — Nipsey Hussle



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