Top 150 Best Nipsey Hussle Quotes For you to Work Hard

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Best Nipsey Hussle Quotes– Nipsey whose birth name was Ermias Joseph Asghedom was an American rapper, songwriter, and entrepreneur. He was also widely known for his activism activities. Hassle was born on 15th August 1985 and got killed at 33 on 31st March 2019.

Aside from being a talented rapper, Hussle was a motivational speaker who wanted to inspire a lot of people positively, especially the black man.  Prior to his untimely death, he has already dropped several inspirational quotes, especially on financial stability and power aimed at inspiring us all to chase financial freedom.

The majority of Hussle’s quotes revolve around financial stability, activism, love, music, entrepreneurship, and others. He was an inspiration to the youth. 

In this article, we have compiled the Top 150 Best Hussle’s Quotes. Keep reading as it promises to be an interesting read and will surely leave you feeling motivated and energized to chase that financial independence. 

Top 150 Best Nipsey Hussle Quotes

Here the best Hussle’s quotes;

Nipsey’s Quotes on hard work, hustle, and making money

“First get ‘yo grind on, then get yo’ shine on”.– Nipsey Hussle

” Define who you are and what you are and be clear on that.” — Nipsey Hussle
Meditate on that and then, live and die by that. You can’t break the rules, the fundamental rules. Be a man of your word, do what you say you are gonna do, respect people the way you would like to be respected”. — Nipsey Hussle

“I feel that luck is a product of hard work. ” — Nipsey Hussle

“The most important thing, number one, is you gotta get rid of doubt. If you got doubt in what you are doing, it’s not gonna work and the way to do that is you have a plan. 《Cause if you got a plan, it’s not just like a pipedream, you have a step-by-step list of things to do to get to your goal. If you don’t have that, it’s very hard to really have faith in what you are doing》 Cause soon as something pops up, it’s gonna look like the end-all”– Nipsey Hussle

” Don’t expect from others- Put in your own work “. — Nipsey Hussle

 ” You have got to have faith in what you are doing and not take no for an answer”. — Nipsey Hussle

” The best thing you can do for a person is to Inspire them. That’s the best currency you can offer inspiration. So, when a person relies on you for that, that empowers them in every realm of their life. Being inspired. It empowers them in their relationships, in their business, in their art, and in their creativity. It empowers them because without inspiration, you are dry”. — Nipsey Hussle

” We got turned down, we failed, had setbacks, had to start over a lot of times. But we kept going at it. In anybody’s case that’s always the distinguishing factor”. — Nipsey Hussle

“Most important thing is to get rid of doubt. If you got doubt in what you are doing, it’s not gonna work”. — Nipsey Hussle

“I’m more focused on giving solutions and inspiration more than anything”. — Nipsey Hussle

“I feel good about what I’m waking up doing and about my lifestyle. At one point, I wasn’t proud of my lifestyle. Now, I wake up with the feeling that I’m going in the direction that I’m that I’m here for. Like, what I’m on this planet for, I’m doing it. Bigger than just the L.A., bigger than gangbanging, bigger than some street shit. Just on some human shit. I’m doing what I’m here to do.”– Nipsey Hussle

“I knew I wanted to work for myself when I was about eleven”. — Nipsey Hussle

“Create a plan and then attack it. A dream without a plan is a wish”. — Nipsey Hussle

“I hate to lose, so I play too rough”. — Nipsey Hussle

“Being self-made means never making an excuse as to why you can’t take steps towards whatever your goal is”. — Nipsey Hussle 

“Get that dirt up off your shoulder, step yo game up”. — Nipsey Hussle 

“When it’s all over, all that counts is how the story’s told”. just believe in ownership. I believe in investing in yourself. Your foundation should be strong”. — Nipsey Hussle 

“If I wasn’t involved in this hip-hop, I’d probably be breaking the law to eat and feed my family and maintain the lifestyle that I’m used to”. — Nipsey Hussle 

“On a mission, your enemy is idle time” — Nipsey Hussle 

“Instead of trying to build a brick wall, lay a brick every day. Eventually, you will look up and you’ll have a brick wall.” — Nipsey Hussle

“Success to me is just being able to do what you love to do and support yourself all through.” — Nipsey Hussle

“I’m focusing on the music, but I still got a cold library of books that I have either read or I plan on getting to.” — Nipsey Hussle

“If it wasn’t for the music bein’ my outlet, I’d probably be hustlin’, I’m pretty sure I wouldn’t be able to go and get a nine-to-five, I never finished high school or none of that”. — Nipsey Hussle

“I respect Snoop even aside from the music, just as a man, and especially the way he still represents who he is, after being a pop star and an icon. He’s done it successfully and has still been able to balance it” — Nipsey Hussle

“I never wanted to alienate my brand for business. I always wanted to keep it authentic and keep as pure as I could”. — Nipsey Hussle

“A lot of artists come into the game with a radio record, but they don’t establish the fans as fans of their style of music. It’s just that they’re a fan of that song, and after that song plays out, it’s really hard for em.”— Nipsey Hussle

If you’re 35, 28, or 30 years old, and you decide you’re gonna pick up a rag and start bangin’, and you can look yourself in the mirror and you still feel like you’re a man? That’s cool, do your thing.” — Nipsey Hussle

“As gang members, as young dudes in the streets, especially in L.A., we’re the effect of a situation. We didn’t wake up and create our own mind state and our environment; we adapted our survival instincts.” — Nipsey Hussle

“Obviously from childhood to my teenage years, I really came into my own. I left the house early: I was on the streets when I was, like, 15. I’ve been holding my own since that age.” —Nipsey Hussle

“Seize the opportunity, believe, and take control of it. Then get on your marathon and grind it till it’s over with.” — Nipsey Hussle

“I believe that we should own the fruits of our labor and the assets of our creations.” — Nipsey Hussle

“I’m at peace with what I’m doing, I feel good with what I wake up doing and about my lifestyle.” — Nipsey Hussle

“Hoping what I’m doing truly makes my mama proud because, for a very long time, I was the reason for her frowns.” — Nipsey Hussle

“Success or greatness comes with a roller-coaster ride. Anybody can apply the marathon concept to what they do.” — Nipsey Hussle

“Luck is just being prepared at all times, so when the door opens you are ready.” — Nipsey Hussle

“Never apologize for your success.”— Nipsey Hussle

“It sounds simple telling people to work hard and never quit, but to execute and demonstrate those principles takes discipline and fair. Those are the two factors that I believe separate the good from the great, the successes from the failures”. — Nipsey Hussle

“Control your time, use every second wisely”. — Nipsey Hussle

“Sometimes you need to take two steps back, to take ten steps forward”. — Nipsey Hussle
.”I don’t ever make moves under pressure” — Nipsey Hussle

“Premature certainty is the enemy of the truth”. — Nipsey Hussle

You’re not going to scare me into being somebody I don’t want to be”. — Nipsey Hussle

“I grew up in an environment where being polite was taken as a weakness.” — Nipsey Hussle

“A solution built by an artist serves the artist more than the solution the capitalist comes up with”. — Nipsey Hussle

“Material things ain’t nothing. Do you feel me?  At the end of the day, it’s who you are. You weren’t born with it, you gonna die without it”.__ Nipsey Hussle

“Everybody’s trying to get to a place in themselves where they conquer what they were afraid of. They achieve some of their life goals, kept their word about what they were trying to do.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“Thought is powerful in all phases. Even in my career, even in my life, things end up exactly how I visualized them.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“I believe that economics is based on scarcity of markets. And it’s possible to monetize your art without compromising the integrity of it for commence”. __ Nipsey Hussle

“I hope my story inspires everyone out there to keep hustling and chasing their dreams.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“You gotta go hard, you gotta believe in yourself”. __ Nipsey Hussle

“Be your own biggest fan, your own biggest believer, put it on your back, and carry the weight.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“This technology has empowered everybody. And it’s giving people, you know, it’s as big as you wanna make it and, you know, it’s as far as you take it.”__ Nipsey Hussle

” If what I believe is proved to be wrong, Then I guess I’m a miracle.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“We playing the long game. We don’t want the money to stop when we go. When we can’t work no more. We want it to outlive us, we want it to be generational.” __ Nipsey Hussle

“If you are a hustler, you should find somewhere to capitalize off that and turn it into some money.”__ Nipsey Hussle

I taught all my (people) how to fish. Some caught more than others. Some said they rather be fed. Some passed me up in the process. But at the end of it all, I know I ain’t hide the game from my people and I’m real for that.”_ Nipsey Hussle

“Money is a tool, it’s the means not the end. Inspiration is the metric that dictates whether or not a project is a success. It’s more realistic than trying to aim for radio play or trying to satisfy an AR or the other gatekeepers on these platforms. I don’t even know how to create with those things in mind. But if you tell me the goal is to inspire? That makes my job a lot easier.”_ Nipsey Hussle

“I’d rather invest in real estate — invest in some assets as opposed to trick all my money in diamonds and cars — it looks good but at the end of the day you are losing value. It ain’t appreciating, it’s depreciating. (I’m trying to get) a real asset. Take care of my people.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“All the smart money got the best on me and all the real NGS wish the best for me.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“One pillar to wealth is residual income.” __ Nipsey Hussle

“When you start seeing the most successful people and the most respected people, the next step is figuring out how they became that.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“Make a million cash for you flatline. Make a master plan watch it backfire. Burn it down then collect the ashes. Build it back, respect ya passion.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“I would say the Nipsey Hussle z “Crenshaw” release was an example of All money in creating an artificial scarcity campaign for the physical side of Crenshaw.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“I released 1000 mixtapes and charged $100 for each because I understood the economic principle of scarcity. The profit funded my independent label.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“I keep moving, keep hustling till I see improvement. I know I can’t win it all, but I can’t keep losing.” __ Nipsey Hussle

“As an entrepreneur, as an investor, I’m trying to be as educated as I can to where the progression of technological capability is going and what it does to these different categories that, me as an artist and an influencer, I can get involved and bring value.” __Nipsey Hussle

“It’s cliché to say: work hard, don’t quit. I would really say find yourself and find what’s yours, what’s motivating force behind you? And build around that.”__ Nipsey Hussle

” I would tell my son, there’s pride in working and there’s pride in ownership and being in control.”__ Nipsey Hussle

” Be more fearless. All my radical moonshots have defined me. That don’t be my downfall, my downfall will be not going crazy, not having a higher expectation. Anytime I done set my sight on something that seemed way outlandish, it always comes back exactly how I have seen it. So, I think I would tell myself, just have a bigger vision, and a higher expectation.”__ Nipsey Hussle

” It isn’t cool to be in the club spending all of this money, or having cars or jewelry — but you do not own any real estate? A fourplex? if the answer is no, you are not a real hustler.”__ Nipsey Hussle

Best Hussle’s Quotes To Inspire And Motivate You

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“Every step is like chess; The wrong move gets you killed, so we act on how we think, and never speak on how we feel.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“If you look at the people in your circle and don’t get inspired, then you don’t have a circle. You have a cage.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“I was raised different because even if you wish me the worst Ima still wish you the best.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“To me, respect comes first.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“We are not the cause, we’re the effect.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“If you have strong faith, your God will love you.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“I always had faith in my creative capacity.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“A speaker of truth has no friends.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“Turning up my hustlers how I give myself a raise.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“None of my peers avoided prison. None of em.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“Ain’t nobody gave us nothing. I just got my own!”__ Nipsey Hussle

“Be truthful with yourself and other people and try your best to make decisions outside of your ego.” __ Nipsey Hussle

If you don’t know your full-throttle history, the whole story of how came to where you are, it’s kind of hard to put things together.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“I feel that puttin’ in the hours and years in the studio, honing my craft, definitely played a part, me consciously networking and presenting myself as an artist that’s commercially sellable led to me meeting the right people, which in turn led to them givin’ me a positive referral to other people, which in turn led me to signing a deal.”__ Nipsey Hussle

” I call it dropping the rope. You’ve got to drop a rope. Everybody got to climb up, but you gotta drop the rope.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“Don’t let your past create your future. Everyone can change.”__ Nipsey Hussle

Best Nipsey’s Quotes About Success 

Below are best Hussle’s quotes on success;

“Success or greatness comes with a rollercoaster ride; anybody can apply the marathon concept to what they do.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“Ownership is everything. Own your mind. Mind your own”__
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“Before rap, my last name was my lifestyle, and when I visualize success, it looked like right now.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“We got turned down, we failed, had setbacks, had to start over a lot of times. But We kept going at it. In anybody’s case, that’s always the distinguishing factor.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“Most people want to skip the process, not knowing that when you skip steps, you miss lessons. If you start small and build on what you have, you can continue to multiply that into something greater, while picking up all of the valuable lessons along the way.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“Find your purpose or you wastin’ air.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“My thing is that I don’t give no person that much power over my path that I’m walking. Not one person can make or break what I’m doing, except me or God. __ Nipsey Hussle

“Without a game plan and without a strong sense of Faith in what you are doing, it’s gonna be really hard to accomplish anything.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“You will never be criticized by someone who is doing more than you. You will only be criticized by someone who is doing less than you. Remember this.”_ Nipsey Hussle

“As far as respect goes, we have to stop respecting dumb shit. we have to return to old school principles.”_ Nipsey Hussle
“I don’t need no side bitch. I need a never leave my side bitch.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“The company you keep has a large influence on the situations you bring to yourself.”__ Nipsey Hussle

I’m about seeing long term, seeing a vision, understanding nothing really worthwhile happens overnight, and just sticking to your script long enough to make something really happen.”__
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“Even as you make progress You need the discipline to keep from backtracking and sabotaging the success as it’s happening.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“Victory Lap, even the title. It’s the accumulation of trial and error; that’s what I represent; trial and error.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“When it’s all over, all that counts is how the story’s told. “__ Nipsey Hussle

 “It’s not called quitting if you quit while you ahead. It’s about being aware and being strategic enough to know that you got to get out of the pool at some point. You got to put your clothes back on and dry off.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“I think everybody’s trying to get to a place in themselves where they conquer what they were afraid of; they achieve some of their life goals, kept their word about what they were trying to do.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“Once You found the real it’s hard to tolerate the plastic.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“Still somehow I understood that I could make the seed grow, and that tree will bear fruit to feed my people.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“When you talk about black entrepreneurship, you’re talking about addressing the foundation of what’s going on with our people when we don’t have any financial power. Our basic needs aren’t being met in a lot of cases, so there’s no way we’re going to be able to tap into our potential until we address those bottom-level base needs”. __ Nipsey Hussle

“My career as Nipsey Hussle is based on my life as Ermias Asghedom.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“It can be as simple as it seems, if you never doubt yourself and learn from everything you see, no wishing on a star can turn your life into a dream.”__ Nipsey Hussle

Famous Hussle’s Music Quotes

Best Hussle’s Quotes about Music.

“I get a more passionate delivery when I just go in the booth and let the music talk.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“I built a label at the same time I built a career.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“Never apologize for your success” __ Nipsey Hussle

“I try to sprinkle little gems and jewels in the music that people could use in their own life.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“I intend to inspire people with my story: motivate young people that grew up like myself, or even not like myself. Just, you know, go through the human experience.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“I graduated from having haters now I see it all as fake love.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“I have seen artists be hot for a minute, as then that’s it, and somebody else comes in”. __ Nipsey Hussle

“It’s important to love in hip hop.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“I will never say something I don’t agree with or believe in, even if the reward is massive.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“I think you can give a pure artistic product if you understand how to build your own industry.”_ Nipsey Hussle

“Every artist wants something different out of the game.”_ Nipsey Hussle

“I like Cardi B.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“I’m not in it for fame. I’ve been famous in the streets already.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“We were able to become really successful in the mixtape space.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“We don’t want to wait on someone to hire us and give us a check. we want to create our own opportunities.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“We represent a hustler. I think I represent inspiration. I think we represent, you know, staying down. I think we represent building yourself up from the bootstraps.”__ Nipsey Hussle

” I say that in the most humble way: I always knew that I could perform with the best of ’em and I could deliver with the best of ’em.”__Nipsey Hussle

“I always had faith in my creative capacity.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“Victory is like, you won, so the question is, what? what did you win? I think that the songs go into that. It’s just about reaching a place in myself.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“I always wanted to do things right and represent myself as somebody that took the art seriously and someone that took the business seriously also, so I had time to weigh the options and figure it out and do my best to create the situation that was ideal.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“Material things ain’t nothing. You feel me? At the end of the day, it’s who you are. You weren’t born with it; you gon’ die without it.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“The artist part of me always wants to be appreciated. I read every review. But I never wanted to seek validation by awards, or anything controlled by politics.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“I realized the power of hip-hop. I realized how influential this music and this culture are.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“If you are going to write about music and hip-hop, and you don’t love it, then we don’t need your opinion, and we revoke your opinion.”__ Nipsey Hussle

” I always had passion for rap music, and I was always trying to create a situation to where I could do this full-time.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“Doing music to pay bills is an uncomfortable situation. I never wanted to be in that situation.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“If it wasn’t for the music being my outlet, I’d probably be hustlin’. I’m pretty sure I wouldn’t be able to go and get a 9-5, I never finished high school or none of that.”__ Nipsey Hussle

Popular Nipsey’s Quotes You Should Know

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“Having strong enemies is a blessing.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“I’m not into trading ownership of the only asset I have, which is my intellectual property.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“The game will test you never fold. Stay ten toes down. It’s not on you. It’s in you, and what’s in you, they can never take away.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“Every step is like chess; the wrong move gets you killed.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“I hate to lose, so I play too rough”. __ Nipsey Hussle

“Don’t waste your time, it don’t make you rich.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“Just if you do it, be the best at it.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“One small misunderstanding can show you exactly how a person really feels about you.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“Play the game like I’ve never won once.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“Cause if you sharing your success, and not your struggle, you are fool.”_ Nipsey Hussle

“When you let go of your pride, you’ll find a lesson in Your pain.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“Get on your marathon till you bruise ya feet.”_ Nipsey Hussle

“I look at it like the game gonna test you. Everything gonna test you if it’s worthwhile and you gonna make decisions based on what you care about more.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“A speaker of truth has no friends.”__ Nipsey Hussle

I’m tryna live my life, so when it’s over I got no regrets.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“Hope opportunity don’t knock when opportunities in your group.” __ Nipsey Hussle

“The reason children accept discipline from their parents is that they know their parents love them.”__ Nipsey Hussle

” Life is just a fight against your disbelief.”__ Nipsey Hussle

“Sometimes, people, they to destroy you, precisely because they recognize your power not because they don’t see it, but because they see it, and they don’t want it to exist.” _ Nipsey Hussle


Nipsey Hussle was a talented rapper. He shared and spread positivity through his words, musical lyrics, and quotes. And even after his untimely death, there are tons of inspirational quotes out there to inspire us to greatness. Above are 150+ Best Hussle’s you can peruse, ensure to check them out. What is your favorite Nipsey Hussle Quote? Do you have any Hussle’s Quotes you’d like to share? Kindly drop them in the comments section.

Frequently Asked Questions

Nipsey Hussle was born to An Eritrean immigrant, Dawit Asghedom and an Afro-American woman, Angelique Smith.

Nipsey Hussle was born on August 15, 1985

Nipsey Hussle was shot on the 31st March, 2019



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