45 Powerful Andre 3000 Quotes

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Andre 3000 is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor who is best known for being a part of hip hop duo ‘Outkast’. Complex included him on a list of the 10 best rappers of the 2000s.

As a solo artist, he has featured with several other artists including Snoop Dogg, John Legend, Beyoncé, B.o.B, Jay-Z, Kesha, Frank Ocean, Travis Scott, Nas, Chris Brown, Drake, Kanye West, and Lil Wayne. Apart from singing, he also has made appearances in a number of films and television series. 

Here’s our collection the most powerful Andre 3000 quotes of all time:


45 Powerful Andre 3000 Quotes

1. “Australia is about as far away as you can get. I like that.” – Andre 3000

2. “Hip-hop don’t have no fresh energy, none at all. It’s money-driven, everybody tryin’ to make that cheque, nobody putting art in their albums anymore.” – Andre 3000

3. “I live by the beat like you live check to check. If you don’t move your feet then I don’t eat, So we like neck to neck.” – Andre 3000

4. “I think it’s real important to show style now. The majority of style right now is to act like you don’t have style at all, so most companies are getting rich off clothes that look torn, clothes that look worn.” – Andre 3000

5. “If you look at old football pictures, the jerseys were hanging, the sleeves were dangling, but now everything is tucked and tailored.” – Andre 3000

6. “Now, my oral illustration be like clitoral stimulation to the female gender Ain’t nothin’ better Let me know when it’s wet enough to enter” – Andre 3000

7. “They can bite, but cannot be us, They can come and pick up little slang but cannot see us, You ought to be ashamed trying to fit in my Adidas, So Run like DMC like you don’t know you got no heater” – Andre 3000

8. “When I’m shooting a film, I don’t look at playback. I don’t go and do a scene and then hurry up and watch what I just did. I never look at it so I haven’t seen any of it.” – Andre 3000

9. “Your white tee, well to me, looks like a nightgown; Make your mama proud, take that thing two sizes down.” – Andre 3000


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10. “Askin what happened to the feelin that her and me had, I pray so much about it, need some knee pads.” – Andre 3000


11. “Everyone has an addiction, mine happens to be you.” – Andre 3000

12. “I had six silly tattoos done when I was young and I bitterly regret them. I’ve thought about laser surgery, but that leaves a scar, so I’m just leaving them.” – Andre 3000

13. “I think a lot of African-American kids don’t have fathers to teach them how to dress, so you end up being taught by pictures in magazine and movies. You see cowboys, Indians, old Hollywood films, Cary Grant. It has an effect on you.” – Andre 3000

14. “If models are made for modeling, thick girls are made for cuddling.” – Andre 3000

15. “Nothing’s more attractive than a heavy praying woman.” – Andre 3000

16. “The world doesn’t need another clothing company. But it does need a certain funk.” – Andre 3000

17. “Whatever floats your boat…or finds your lost remote.” – Andre 3000

18. “You look in the mirror every day and you see the same thing. As an entertainer, you wanna see something new.” – Andre 3000

19. “As a rapper, your verses are like a window into who you are.” – Andre 3000


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20. “Everybody’s got opinions on the way you’re livin’, But see, they can’t fill your shoes.” – Andre 3000


21. “I don’t mind opinions, because you like something or you don’t like something, but to say things about your personal life? I’m like, Man, let me quit reading this. ‘Cause I’ll stab everybody.” – Andre 3000

22. “I said, ‘What you wanna be?’ She said, ‘Alive.’ It made me think for a minute, then looked in her eyes …I coulda died.” – Andre 3000

23. “I’ve learned that I’m most powerful when I’m doing my art.” – Andre 3000

24. “Nothing lasts forever, so what makes love the exception.” – Andre 3000

25. “Sometimes your fans are way deeper than you are. They think you meant something like this big power-of-the-world thing that you said, but really you were just trying to find a word to rhyme with another word.” – Andre 3000

26. “What’s cooler than being cool?” – Andre 3000

27. “You download it for free, we get charged back for it. I know you’re saying, “They won’t know, they won’t miss it, Besides, I ain’t a thief, they won’t pay me a visit.” So, if I come to your job, take your corn on the cob, And take a couple kernels off it, that would be alright with you?” – Andre 3000

28. “As a rapper, I don’t freestyle. I used to freestyle when I used to get drunk, and it didn’t matter.” – Andre 3000

29. “Cool is not just one type of cool. Cool is confidence and knowing, I guess, what you are and being fine with it. Some people can be what people call “nerds” and they’re cool because they know they’re needs. They know what they are and they’re so confident in knowing what they are that that makes them cool, and somebody aspires to be like them because they’re fine with it. it’s confidence, you know.” – Andre 3000


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30. “I don’t freestyle, but when I’m writing and thinking, sometimes things pop up – that’s basically a freestyle.” – Andre 3000


31. “I rarely drink, I don’t smoke, so my vice is probably creating. I’m addicted to creating. And women.” – Andre 3000

32. “I’m a thinker; I think too much. So for me to freestyle rap, it’s like I’m thinking three, four-time steps ahead, and I hate it.” – Andre 3000

33. “Look at Scottish guys wearing kilts – you could look at them and laugh, but the way they carry themselves, how can you? You can wear some of the weirdest things and be cool. If you believe in it, that’s what makes it cool.” – Andre 3000

34. “Sometimes nostalgia is a cage.” – Andre 3000

35. “To be honest, I don’t necessarily think you have to be an actor to act. You don’t have to be a musician to make great music. If it comes along and you put your all into it, the outcome is what’s important.” – Andre 3000

36. “With music, you can portray a certain thing, but in film, sometimes you have to let yourself go to a point where that can be attractive to a person, that you’re willing to let yourself go that much. It works both ways.” – Andre 3000

37. “A lot of people think that you easily get roles because you do music. I mean, you could knock on the door faster than anybody, but it doesn’t necessarily get you in.” – Andre 3000

38. “But I am a lover of all kinds of art. And I just can’t stick to one thing. I guess I could if I made myself, but I’d always be looking the other way, for other things.” – Andre 3000

39. “I bet you never heard of a playa with no game, Told the truth to get what I want, but shot it with no shame. Take this music dead serious while others entertain. I see they makin’ they paper so I guess I can’t complain…or can I? I feel they disrespectin’ the whole thang. Them hooks like sellin’ dope to black folks, And I choke when the food they serve ain’t tastin’ right, My stomach can’t digest it even when I bless it.” – Andre 3000


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40. “I met a gypsy and she hipped me to some life game, To stimulate, then activate the left and right brain. Said, ‘Baby boy, you only funky as your last cut. You focus on the past, your ass’ll be a has-what.’ That’s one to live by, or either that’s one to die to.” – Andre 3000


41. “I’m a fan of making things that I’ve seen but couldn’t purchase or things I bought that didn’t fit the way I like.” – Andre 3000

42. “It’s harder to be a success, globally, and be artistic. Harder to have that balance than just to be artistic when nobody understands you.” – Andre 3000

43. “People see you on screen and they like you, but they never really get a chance to meet you. When you’re doing music, you know you have to go sit at in-stores, and you’re actually in the street, so there’s more of a hands-on kind of thing.” – Andre 3000

44. “Those people online are analyzing everything both of you do. Andre, every new song you’re on gets scrutinized.” – Andre 3000

45. “When the OutKast sound changed and I started producing my own records, I would mirror what I thought that character doing that music would look like. As the sound got a little wilder, freakier and funkier, so did the clothes. Then when the sound got more sophisticated, the clothes changed again.” – Andre 3000



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