Rich Brian Quotes About Art, Camera, Love, Phone, Internet

Rich Brian Quotes About Art, Camera, Love, Phone, Internet

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Rich Brian Quotes:

Academic studies in general is not something that I’m very good at.

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All I have to do is to do my thing. I don’t have to talk about it like, ‘Oh, I’m representing for Asians.’ I’m just… doing it.

Rich Brian

At, like, 11, I think, that was just me watching a lot of YouTube videos, and I whenever I had the chance, I would talk to myself, practise pronunciation. Then I found out about hip hop and became friends with American people through Twitter. I was like, ‘Yo, I need to be in a country where everybody speaks the same language.’

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Being home-schooled, you really get to explore your hobbies, what you want to do for a living.

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‘Dat $tick’ was the first song I tried to be serious on. Then I thought, Wow, what if I really did this seriously? How dope would that be?’

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Every time I get the chance, I just talk to myself basically in English just to practice my pronunciation.

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Hip hop helped me learn about a whole bunch of American culture.

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I didn’t want to be one of those people that does something that blows up and keeps doing it for way too long.

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I don’t want to be boxed in or looked at a certain way, as in, ‘Yo, he’s an Asian rapper.’

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I feel like kids naturally love guns, so I was drawn to that.

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I feel like, with an album, that’s how you get to know an artist.

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I grew up in West Jakarta, in a middle-to-low-class neighbourhood.

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I have this friend who does comedy but also music, and I really enjoyed his stuff, and I wanted to do that.

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I have very little thoughts on Lil Xan. I think his music is very unique.

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I just love making people laugh.

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I like lyrical rappers and turn up rappers.

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I remember in Indonesia, there was this actor in a film that got pretty big internationally, and he went to Hollywood. Seeing an Indonesian guy doing that when I was 13 or 14, it really motivated me.

Rich Brian

I say funny stuff in my lyrics to make people laugh, but it’s all in the seriousness of the music. I’m just being witty.

Rich Brian

I started listening to rap music in 2012 or something, because that was when I started becoming friends with American people, and they showed me rappers to listen to. I actually started listening to Macklemore a lot. He’s the first rapper I started listening to.

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I started making raps in 2014, recording stuff from my iPhone and putting them together in Sony Vegas, which is a video editing program.

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I started playing the drums at five years old and used to listen to a lot of screamo bands like Asking Alexandria, Dream Theater, and Attack Attack!

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I take my music very serious. I don’t call myself a comedian.

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I used to play the drums when I was, like, 5 through 10.

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I very rarely shop. The only money I spend is on, like, Uber and food.

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I was, like, 12 or 13; the first hip hop song I tried to rapping to was Macklemore’s ‘Thrift Shop,’ and my English was so bad, but learning to rap to different songs really helped me with my pronunciation, and looking at the lyrics on Rap Genius and stuff like that.

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I went through a clubbing phase – then, I dunno, dude. The club scene in Jakarta sucks. It’s rich kids and kids who are trying to look rich.

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I would also love to get into acting. I love being in front of the camera.

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I wouldn’t really call myself a spokesman for anything. All I wanna do is inspire young people everywhere – not just Indonesia.

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I’m definitely not making fun of hip-hop.

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I’m definitely trying to make longer songs, but if it’s short and good, I’m not going to do anything about it.

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I’m listening to Tame Impala, Mac DeMarco, Frank Ocean, Childish Gambino. I’m just trying to just get as many different inspirations as I can. I love artists that can adapt and have different styles.

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I’m really about seeing people and art for what they are. Like, seeing people as humans and seeing art.

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In my neighborhood, there are stray goats everywhere, and, someone owns it. Someone has a farm full of goats. At daytime, they just let them loose, but then at nighttime, they just come back. So, it’s like, in daytime, the whole neighborhood is just filled with goats walking around.

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In my opinion, an album has a story from start to finish and has a concrete concept.

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It doesn’t really bother me if people misunderstand me. It’s cool, but you can’t do anything about it.

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It got to the point where I would wake up at 6 A.M. and go on my phone and tweet something and have it be really good and get lots of retweets… and then I would wake up, because it was actually a dream; I would wake up with my hand holding nothing – an air phone.

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It took me a while to figure out the U.S. sense of humor, a lot of trial and error. I would write down jokes to casually tell my American friend over Skype to see which ones he’d laugh at.

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It’s important for kids to see someone who looks like them carving his own path. I definitely acknowledge that, and I think it’s super great.

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It’s pretty hard as an Asian rapper to not be put in a box. I do my best to avoid that.

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I’ve always felt like I could express myself better in English just because the way the grammar works.

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I’ve known about hip-hop for a long time. The first time it intrigued me was when I saw this music video by Tyga on television. I was intrigued by the whole aesthetic. It was very unique.

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Learning how to rap actually improved my English, because it forced me to talk fast, and I used to suck at that.

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Me and my family used to have a Christian covers band together… like rock Christian music, upbeat, all in Indonesian. The band was called Roasted Peanuts.

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My brother was the first to be home-schooled, and one reason they home-schooled me was so he wouldn’t get jealous. Another thing is my mom noticed that I would stress out a lot about school. I would ask my teacher how good my grades were and think about that all the time.

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My dad is constantly looking up my name on Twitter, every single day. He made a Twitter account just for that.

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My influences are a wide variety: from Dave Chappelle stand-up comedy specials on YouTube, to watching chick-flick comedy movies, to scrolling through stuff people say on the Internet.

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My sister sings, and my brother plays the keyboard.

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One day, I was just thinking about something, and then – you know when you think, and you have that inner voice in your head? I realized it was in English.

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One thing about Indonesians is that a lot of them, even if they don’t understand English, have absolutely no problem memorizing English songs. Even my dad.

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Some fan literally broke into my house. He literally came in and said, ‘I’m a huge fan. I brought you food.’ He brought me three boxes of noodles.

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There are good things about Indonesia, but there are bad things about it that I hope can be fixed.

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Things can go away just like that. You got to be always respectful and nice and positive.

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When I found out my parents wanted to homeschool me, I was so bummed out. I missed all my friends. But now I realise that if I wasn’t homeschooled, I’d be the lamest kid ever – I wouldn’t have been able to speak English, for a start.

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When I say ‘homeschooled,’ I was homeschooled for, like, two years, and then we just stopped. It was me and my parents, and they’d give me homework and stuff like that, but then one day, they just stopped.

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When my family got Internet installed at my house, me and my siblings went crazy and would take turns browsing. I’m homeschooled, too, so I would be on the computer every day. It was so exciting to finally get Internet at my house.

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Who is Rich Brian?

Rich Brian (born Brian Imanuel Soewarno), also known as Rich Chigga, is an Indonesian rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is most known for his viral debut tune “Dat $tick,” which was uploaded on SoundCloud in March 2016. The track was later certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).