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Quote of the Day
March 24, 2014 9:56 am
"Whether you're rich or poor, life's still cold-blooded." - Rick James (NME, 1984)
Style
May 5, 2014 7:00 am
You can't deny it; Rick had the look. "Swinging braids, fringes, leather, mucho macho posturing, a bass guitar, women and a spliff." -Lloyd Bradley, NME, April 1982
Quote of the Day
May 7, 2014 7:21 am
"It's so strange, that you can never tell what's going to work." - Rick JamesLloyd Bradley, NME, April 1982
Quote of the Day
May 14, 2014 9:20 am
"For the people who are buying the records... They put you up there, so give them the best you can. But as fast as you come up, you can go down." - Rick James, Lloyd Bradley, NME, April 1982
Quote of the Day
May 27, 2014 7:41 am
"I think that for any artist to say that he's in touch with the pulse of the people is a good thing, but for him to actually believe that he knows what they're going to go for, he's got to be off in space!" -Rick JamesLloyd Bradley, NME, April 1982  MORE
Quote of the Day
June 6, 2014 8:34 am
"Rick James, lengths ahead of the field. No flash in the pan, just plain flash. Super Freak flash, pimp flash, ghetto flash - like a pre-army Elvis in a gold lame jacket and a pink Caddy or Bootsy and his Space Bass and star shaped shades - on the street yet up in the sky." Lloyd Bradley, NME, 10 April 1982
Quote of the Day
August 15, 2014 8:27 am
"You've got love with me, hope, the future. I write about shit the way it is." - Rick James, Barney Hoskyns, NME, 14 April 1984  MORE
Quote of the Day
August 18, 2014 8:11 am
"There's so many plastic people [in Hollywood] it's like a walking Disneyland. Everybody's Donald Duck or Mickey Mouse." - Rick James, to Barney Hoskyns, NME, April 14, 1984  MORE
Quote of the Day
August 20, 2014 8:00 am
Rick's ahead-of-his-time views on the music biz: "It's getting numb. There's less to think about. It's saying less and meaning less." - Barney Hoskyns, NME, 14 April 1984  MORE
Quote of the Day
September 5, 2014 7:39 am
"Swinging braids, fringes, leather, mucho macho posturing, a bass guitar, women and a spliff. Wild style and wilder eyes, an uptown Geronimo." - Lloyd Bradley describing Rick James in NME, 1978
Quote of the Day
May 18, 2015 6:54 am
"Everything's an influence on me. Catholicism, Buddhist and Tibetan writings, Martin Luther King. I spend a lot of time at the ranch reading. I'm just happy when things are moving in a positive direction, when they're running smooth." - Rick to NME, 1984  MORE
Quote of the Day
July 20, 2015 8:39 am
"The entertainment business sucks. It's ugly, demented, perverted, and you to be ugly, demented and perverted to cope with it." - Rick James speaking with NME in 1984  MORE
Quote of the Day
January 4, 2016 12:06 pm
"Those agents that book me on these tours, they're making a pile of money off me. But when I had an album that didn't sell I can't find the mothers! Where were they then?" - Rick on the music biz, Lloyd Bradley, NME, April 1982  MORE
Prince
January 6, 2016 7:09 am
NME: "Did Prince's sound have anything to do with [the Cold Blooded sound]?" Rick James: "I don't wanna even talk about Prince." - Barney Hoskyns, NME, 14 April 1  MORE


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