Aminé is a rapper, singer and songwriter from the United States.
You may know him from his hit single “Caroline”. Or maybe from his two albums or the recently released mixtape TwoPointFive.
In this post, I want to share 18 of the best Aminé quotes I’ve found. Hopefully to inspire you to live your life on your own terms, like Aminé did, but also to help you get to know him a little bit better.
And if you want more uplifting inspiration, check out this post with quotes about being different and this one is packed with quotes about good vibes.
Inspirational and Insightful Amine Quotes
“If you don’t believe in yourself, I don’t think people will believe in you.”
“I just like to wear what I like and I can’t tone it down.”
“My parents are immigrants to this country. They came to this country to have a better chance, just like everyone else.”
“What keeps me going or making me make more music is just knowing I can provide for my family.”
“I firmly believe in everything that should be. If it didn’t work out, then that’s okay.”
“My music is colourful. The intention behind it is to be good for everyone who hears it and my style is good for me.”
“As an artist in this day and age with social media, you feel more like an object than a person.”
“Addressing politics in my music” is such a sentence, a sentence on paper, that I hate. That’s not really me because at the end of the day I didn’t have a degree in political science and I wasn’t trained in that sense so I hate it when people talk about things they don’t know about.”
“I don’t care how people see me in my natural state, in a comfortable state.”
“I know that when it comes to your friends, especially in the music industry, we work so much and do so much that we don’t even really keep track of our days or our health or keep track of our mental health. Sometimes we just go astray.”
“When Prince and James Brown were doing live sessions… it wasn’t easy to record a band. They’re all tricky, important things you want to make sure you’re doing the right way.
“I don’t think much of any songs that I’ve put out that I know I know… I think they’re good, so I put them out. But like I never try to expect anything, even with Caroline or Red Mercedes I just lay them out and hope for the best and people are kind of attracted to them and I think that’s pretty cool and that is a blessing.”
“Being depressed in black culture is not a thing. I just decided not to tell anyone, not even my friends.”
“I’m just looking for someone with a ‘Hey, how are you?’ usually means the most to someone. I try my best to meet up regularly with friends who are musicians just because I know we’re going through things where we feel like people are only turning us on because they need something from us, like a verse or a promo.”
“I don’t know Prince’s music like the back of my hand, but I’ve always been a fan of him as an artist – just as he was a person who didn’t care what people thought and did his own thing, and I thought so was so cool.”
“I hate conforming to what people expect of me.”
“It’s just me as an artist. I say what needs to be said.”
“I was just a big music fan, so that’s how I learned how to rap.”
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Want even more motivation? Check out this post of Brené Brown quotes about living life how you want it or this one filled with quotes.