Inspirational Quotes from Biz Markie

I can be serious, but there’s got to be a lighter side.

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I walk. I do the treadmill; I walk around the mall. I do a little crunches with my stomach, not that much. Just enough to get the engine going cha-cha-cha-cha-cha-cha! Vroooommmmm.

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We always honor our people when they die; we’ve got to honor them while we’re still alive.

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When I used to be on stage, I used to be out of breath; I couldn’t walk that far. Now, I got so much energy. I can do a whole show.

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I just wanted to be different; I didn’t wanna sound like anybody else.

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There’s not enough people being daring and different. There are a lot of followers in hip-hop.

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I love kids. Every time I go around people neighborhood, they’re like, ‘Biz! Yo Gabba Gabba!’ They want me to beatbox all the time for them.

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I love ‘Yo Gabba Gabba!’ because it’s a real kids’ show. There hasn’t been a real kids’ show since ‘Dora the Explorer.’ It mixes hip-hop with being a kid. Hip-hop came from youths anyway. It’s just a great, funky show.

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It only takes me about four days to write an album. It don’t take that long. I just gotta have the feeling. If I don’t have the feeling, it’s a different story. I gotta be in the mood.

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There’s certain cakes you’ve got to have, maybe a pie here and there. But I know to not do it as much.

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Usually on ‘Yo Gabba Gabba,’ we eat healthy and organic. We don’t play.

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I used to eat, like, a whole Entenmann’s cake at one time with a half-gallon of milk.

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I can sell anything. I’m very convincing.

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I could see myself doing a cooking show.

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I’d eat, eat, eat, not exercise, go to sleep, eat and eat. I looked up in the mirror and said I had to make a change if I was going to continue to live.

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Usually when I make a record, I know what the potential is going to be, but I didn’t know that ‘Just A Friend’ was going to be that big. ‘Just A Friend’ opened a world up where I never knew the difference between being a pop star and a regular rap star. It was crazy.

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There are still recording artists out there doing things for the right reason, but a lot of people seem to be just driven by fame.

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I don’t care about anything but what I want to do. You can’t worry about what else is happening out there. You have to be true to yourself.

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I would never be a sellout, but you can never be a sellout to kids. Kids is kids!

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I really want to be the black Mr. Rogers – that’s my goal. I would do everything the same but with a hip-hop feel to it.

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My thing is whatever comes at me, I’m there. But DJ-ing and music is my passion… I’m going to be unpredictable.

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I’m into the old school. I listen to rock, soft rock, jazz, old school R&B.

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I’m an avid collector of toys. I got everything. Name it. From the Easy Bake Oven to Barbies to every TV show doll, racing cars… I’ve been collecting since I was a little kid.

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