Top 100 Denzel Curry Quotes

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Here are some facts about Denzel Curry

  • 1. Denzel Curry is a rapper from Florida and one of the most promising rappers.
  • 2. He started in 2012 and has reached success despite his shyness.
  • 3. He is one of the most creative artists and manages to surprise everyone with a different style of music every time.
  • 4. He released his first mixtape in 2013
  • 5. He released his first album in 2016
  • 6. His second album was critically acclaimed and his sense of humor is something worth mentioning
  • 7. Curry refers to his fans as the “Curry Gang”

Top Quotes of Denzel Curry

“I just feel like nobody truly understands who I am as a person. They think it’s one thing, but they get another. I feel like nobody fully comprehends who I am as a person, as a man, as a living organism in this world.”

― Denzel Curry

“Me, l’m a weird person, so my music is kind of weird, but l want my music to be weird.”

― Denzel Curry

“I ain’t gonna lie: I have dude fans; most of my fans are dudes.”

― Denzel Curry

“I draw my own stuff. I do my own cover artwork.”

― Denzel Curry

“I did karate.”

― Denzel Curry

“I’m not gonna sound like the next person. I could respect your sound, but I could also do my own – you feel me?”

― Denzel Curry

“I’m a weirdo, but everybody’s weird in some kind of way.”

― Denzel Curry

“Darkness is important. If you were having fun all the time, you wouldn’t know what dark is.”

― Denzel Curry

“If it’s not Fiji water, we don’t want it.”

― Denzel Curry

“As an Aquarius, I was born an outsider. I’m awkward at social events. I can be social, but I feel like nobody truly understands who I am.”

― Denzel Curry

“’This Life’ definitely! That’s my favorite song off ‘Imperial,’ period.”

― Denzel Curry

“I don’t judge nobody.”

― Denzel Curry

“There’s such a thing as good stress and bad stress. Bad stress is when somebody else stresses you out, and good stress is when you stress yourself out over something you want to accomplish, which makes you want to perfect it.”

― Denzel Curry

“I grew up, like – since I had a lot of brothers, I grew up listening to Hot Boys, Goodie Mob, OutKast, basically all the southern albums, like Silkk the Shocker, Master P, Soulja Slim, and then it just elevated on when I started getting into music and I started listening to Nas and Jay Z and stuff like that and Lupe Fiasco and whatnot.”

― Denzel Curry

“I’m very skeptical about everything. That’s how I’ve always been.”

― Denzel Curry

“When I was just straight-up rapping, I feel like everyone wasn’t paying attention as much, but the moment I started singing – case in point, ‘Clout Cobain’ – it affected more people.”

― Denzel Curry

“Always be true to you. But learn how to adapt, too. That’s something I wish I did when I was younger.”

― Denzel Curry

“I fear God. If my time comes, my time comes.”

― Denzel Curry

“I started adapting, and that’s how I’ve been able to stay afloat all these years. It’s important to be adaptable.”

― Denzel Curry

“I used to do poetry in elementary school. I used to just write.”

― Denzel Curry

“Didn’t really go to no high school parties, man.”

― Denzel Curry

“I wanna say I’m detached, but I’m an Aquarius that’s sensitive as hell. That’s dope, though.”

― Denzel Curry

“I think being sensitive gives you powers. You get the logic and the flexibility of emotions.”

― Denzel Curry

“Once you get to a certain part in your career, the hate is gonna come.”

― Denzel Curry

“If I went to a major, you never know – what if they don’t like the stuff I do? I could just get shelved. And then I’m stuck in a contract, and I can’t leave. And if that happens, you’re gonna realize, you’re going to start hating it, so the power with being indie is you could do whatever you want.”

― Denzel Curry

“You’ve got to know your surroundings.”

― Denzel Curry

“I started finishing ‘Nostalgic’ while trying to graduate at the same time. I graduated from high school, got my diploma, and my life just started when I completed ‘Nostalgic 64.’”

― Denzel Curry

“Growing up in Carol City, it was always a creative place for me to be because it was mad influential, especially going to Carol City High.”

― Denzel Curry

“That’s what you gonna get with me: the dark aspects of life. Of course, you’ve got to have some type of light in there, but if it was all light, you’d be blinded. You’ve got to balance them out.”

― Denzel Curry

“I never wanted to perform like a rapper.”

― Denzel Curry

“When I started using SoundCloud, it was just becoming a thing.”

― Denzel Curry

“’Threatz’ was when I stepped into my own as an individual and one of the first songs we put on SoundCloud.”

― Denzel Curry

“Raider Klan was crazy because we all had our own personalities and our own little worlds when it came down to this music. It was the first step to creating your own weird little universe.”

― Denzel Curry

“’Imperial’ is me attempting to reach my ultimate form and to introduce a lifestyle of truth to my fans, be honest with yourself, and you will grow, ULT.”

― Denzel Curry

“If you look at ‘Threatz’ and ‘Parents,’ then you look at ‘Zone 3,’ all of that is nostalgic.”

― Denzel Curry

“I live more than a double life, honestly. I have so many personalities, I live more than a double life.”

― Denzel Curry

“I listen to Robb Bank$, not only because he is a South Florida native, but that’s my homeboy. I listen to him frequently.”

― Denzel Curry

“I listen to most South Florida rappers.”

― Denzel Curry

“I’ve learned there’s a difference between friends and associates.”

― Denzel Curry

“I went from following people to being on my own. Once I was on my own, I watched people start liking me, and I watched people stop liking me. Everything was supposed happen. It was all supposed to reveal itself.”

― Denzel Curry

“I grew up in Carol City, Zone 3, for 19 years, in a house with four brothers, a mother and a father.”

― Denzel Curry

“My parents were really into music. They would play the Funkadelics, Parliament, OutKast; they would just play that all around the house. They’d also play Isaac Hayes, Marvin Gaye, James Brown.”

― Denzel Curry

“If I have a message to send, I’m going to send it in the most creative and yet crazy way I can.”

― Denzel Curry

“White man get money – stay rich, kids get rich. Black man get money – it’s the countdown till, ‘When is this brother gonna go broke?’ I’m not going broke.”

― Denzel Curry

“People wanna escape the truth sometimes.”

― Denzel Curry

“I’m not tryna save no one. I just hope my music helps, and I hope the message that’s behind it helps people, you feel me?”

― Denzel Curry

“If shoes are brought to my attention, and I like them, I’m going to rock them for a long time.”

― Denzel Curry

“I’m sponsored by Nike and stuff.”

― Denzel Curry

“I was the type of kid that wrote all over my shoes.”

― Denzel Curry

“’Nostalgic’ was just all my influences and me just being like, ‘Yo, I’m going to be the hardest one out of everybody.’”

― Denzel Curry

“With ‘Clout Cobain,’ when I made the song, I knew what I wanted to say. But I was gonna say it in a way where people could understand it.”

― Denzel Curry

“I’ve proved with ‘TA13OO’ that I’m versatile as hell.”

― Denzel Curry

“You can’t expect somebody to speak out on a certain subject. If they want to say something about it, then say something about it. But artists have a choice. It’s their choice. I choose the stuff I talk about, but it’s not my responsibility to do it.”

― Denzel Curry

“The thing about abuse is it’s just a cycle of hatred. The person who is gonna abuse you has been abused, and he continues that same cycle of hatred.”

― Denzel Curry

“People used to laugh at me like, ‘Hahaha, you can rap? You? We don’t believe it!’”

― Denzel Curry

“Carol City has its hot moments, and it has its cool moments. If you were from one area of Carol City, people didn’t mess with you.”

― Denzel Curry

“I’m not saying I’m trying to be the best. I’m gonna be the best. The best me ever. To the point where I can’t lose at being me. I can’t lose that life.”

― Denzel Curry

“I’m very optimistic about the future.”

― Denzel Curry

“Everybody was down on me saying I can’t rap, so I wanted to show everybody that I could actually do this. That’s what motivated me.”

― Denzel Curry

“I want to get better at freestyling, to be writing better songs.”

― Denzel Curry

“The best Christmas that l had was probably when I got my Xbox. When I first got an Xbox, it was, like, the very first Xbox when it came out.”

― Denzel Curry

“I always loved music, and really, I’ve been rapping since I was, like, 12.”

― Denzel Curry

“Without Spaceghostpurrp, you wouldn’t have people like Seshollowaterboys – you wouldn’t have people like me; you wouldn’t have people like ASAP – if it weren’t for him.”

― Denzel Curry

“I’m an Aquarius.”

― Denzel Curry

“I’m so extroverted. I wanna learn how to be introverted, though.”

― Denzel Curry

“The reason I like Sagittarius is because they’re like an Aquarius in a fire sign.”

― Denzel Curry

“Love is always gon’ be where home is, but it’s also where hate it as well.”

― Denzel Curry

“I have people to keep me grounded. That’s very important. And I like the fact that I have people to keep me grounded. I’ll never switch on them, they’ll never switch on me, and that’s what it’s going to be.”

― Denzel Curry

“I remember when ‘Nostalgic 64’ first dropped, and it became popular, Shady wanted to sign me at one point.”

― Denzel Curry

“The fans, in their minds, they think once you signed a deal, you sold out. So, in staying independent, I keep my freedom, and I’m not selling out.”

― Denzel Curry

“I’m just going to express my opinion and try to change the way people think with the stuff I write or try to get deep into stuff that other people haven’t got deep into.”

― Denzel Curry

“I’m not going to be the next anything. I’m going to be the first me, and someone’s going to follow, and then they’ll be the next me.”

― Denzel Curry

“I really don’t think I have a genre, honestly, ’cause I make such different music even though it is rap.”

― Denzel Curry

“The reason why I put out the ’13’ EP is because I got bored. I wanted to supply my fans with something.”

― Denzel Curry

“I watched people blow up after the XXL cover, and I watched people drown – you know what I’m saying? And that’s not what I’m trying to do.”

― Denzel Curry

“People want to see what you going to come with next, and I gotta keep evolving.”

― Denzel Curry

“When I went on tour with The Underachievers, I didn’t know how to perform. I just had the energy.”

― Denzel Curry

“Everybody wants freedom. You don’t want to be shackled, especially as an artist. Nobody wants to be shackled, at the end of the day.”

― Denzel Curry

“The fact that I’m finally getting recognition for what I do is always a blessing, you know?”

― Denzel Curry

“No matter who you are, you’re gonna feel alienated by somebody.”

― Denzel Curry

“I’ve seen a lot of people come out of Carol City, but I had this distinct vision for Carol City, just me coming out of there, because my music is so different from anybody else who came out of there.”

― Denzel Curry

“I just want to build awareness for my city. But if it wasn’t for Carol City, I wouldn’t be the person I am today.”

― Denzel Curry

“Carol City crazy, man, but it’s home at the same time.”

― Denzel Curry

“My artist name is actually my real name – Denzel Curry.”

― Denzel Curry

“I think I sound like the apocalypse destroying the Earth to the sounds of trumpets skating across the heavens played by angels.”

― Denzel Curry

“I rap about life in general, particularly my life, unless telling a story.”

― Denzel Curry

“My upbringing and my daily day-to-day struggles and emotions make up most of my music.”

― Denzel Curry

“I’ve been a fan of grime for a while – I used to watch the battles on YouTube when I was younger.”

― Denzel Curry

“I like the way punk people perform better than rappers, because rappers suck at performing – no offense.”

― Denzel Curry

“I’m just an artist.”

― Denzel Curry

“I’m a veteran at this point; I ain’t no up-and-coming rapper. Up-and-coming been happened.”

― Denzel Curry

“We’re expressing ourselves through references to anime and things like that, but SoundCloud music is just music that happens to be on SoundCloud.”

― Denzel Curry

“I want to master every style of music. I want to master every way of performing. I want to master every artsy music video style and just be the greatest of all-time.”

― Denzel Curry

“Melody wins every time. Melody is always gonna win.”

― Denzel Curry

“When I go on heavy rants, or I retweet too much, everybody unfollows me.”

― Denzel Curry

“The more I pay attention, the more I’m in tune with my fans and myself. It’s how I keep raising up.”

― Denzel Curry

“I think about death a lot.”

― Denzel Curry

“I like being regular.”

― Denzel Curry

“Life is dark.”

― Denzel Curry

“Fans don’t know what they want. Fans are like, ‘Oh, I want the stuff that you did in the last album because I really liked it, and if you don’t do that, I’m not going to be your fan no more.’ Or they’ll be like, ‘I didn’t like that project. He doesn’t sound like him on it,’ or ‘You’re wack. You’re mainstream now.’”

― Denzel Curry

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