Dr. Dre quotes
Quotes by and about Dr. Dre
(Continued from his main entry on the site.)
[Asked about the East Coast / West Coast rivalry in rap:]
Dre: "You just can't diss a whole coast. If you've got a problem with somebody, you've got a problem with that individual. Score it off with him. Don't go dissing a whole coast."
Dre: "The public is not stupid. They know what you're trying to do."
Dre: "[Critics] need to shut the fuck up until they do - or try to do - the shit that they're criticizing."
Dre: "[Hip hop] is a job. It's a straight up job."
Dre: "The secret to my longevity [in the business] is that I'm a perfectionist."
Dre: "You ... see people talking about how, even if they get a lot of money, they're going to stay in the ghetto. ... That means that if you're staying there, you're going to allow your mother and your family to stay there also. That's bullshit. ... For my family, I'm saving money."