Rick James Quotes
02/01/11 6:26 pm
The best quotes from Rick James... read them all here!

"Now is my time.  Everything I've done up to this point is just a warm up. This is where it all begins."

"I'm still James Johnson. Rick James is a stage name. James Johnson keeps Rick James on the ground... Kind of sort of."

"We're bustin' out on some serious funk, y'all!"

"I had always been a free spirit, and always gotten what I wanted."

"I betcha I'll make you holler."

"My teacher said I would either be a hoodlum, or a great entertainer."

 "Off stage it's cool-out time. You can't funk and roll ALL the time."

"I'm one of the baddest mother@%kers of all time… "

"When I hit the stage, I become Rick James and that character exemplifies everything that it stands for: freedom, sex, love, power, truth. That's where I'm at. That's what I believe in. That's what I put out and that's what people feel."

"If you're too straight for it, then don't watch it! Turn the TV off!"

"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."

"...It's called illusions of grandeur. Every musician wants to be big."

"Funkers are people who dig the funk; Little funkers, Big funkers, Old funkers, Young funkers, Foxy funkers, Mother funkers, Papa funkers."

"I wanted my show to look like the fourth of July."

"It's a celebration, bitches!"

"I was young and crazy in the ghetto."

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

"You can't have rock & roll without drugs. You can't have rock & roll without sex."

"Get up on this funk!"

"We're gonna dance on the funk and make love on this song."

"I'm Rick James, bitch!"

"Punk Funk means to be one with yourself. To be rebellious, aggressive, able to do and say what you feel at all times, without inflicting mental or spiritual pain."

"I've had it all. I've done it all. I've seen it all."


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