Hood Quotes

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You seen my shows; I bring the ‘hood out. ~ Young Jeezy.

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I grew up in the hood in Miami in a poor neighborhood. ~ Carl Hart.

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If you’re a young black dude from the hood you want to come through the hood in a car that makes a lot of noise. ~ Lil Baby.

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I’m probably proudest of being able to lift a lot of us out of the ‘hood. That’s the biggest thing, that I’ve been able to employ a lot of people and give them opportunities. ~ Queen Latifah.

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If we don’t heal our own hood, who will? ~ Nelly.

I am always going to be in the hood in my heart, but what I did was added on the masters of arts, fine arts and the doctorate… if you want me to pull that out, I can get very distinguished… but I’m not going there… I don’t have to put on airs; the knowledge comes out – just listen. ~ Ruben Santiago-Hudson.

I always liked the idea that America is a big façade. We are all insects crawling across on the shiny hood of a Cadillac. We’re all looking at the wrapping. But we won’t tear the wrapping to see what lies beneath. ~ Tom Waits.

I won’t forget the hood. I won’t forget the days of catching a bullet on the way to the mailbox or bricks with death threats that somehow made their way through the window. ~ Pau Gasol.

I grew up in the hood, and I was raised to hate cops. But then, I started to realize that they’re people, and they have lives, too. ~ Manny Montana.

I think the most successful are the most paranoid. The first thing people do when they buy a mansion is they build the biggest wall you could possibly build around it. What happens is, now you become a target. If I go into the hood, I’m at a disadvantage. They could carry guns. I can’t. They can hit me in the face. I can’t. ~ Ice T.

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I tell stories about the people around me, I tell stories about me. I tell stories about my hood. ~ Goldlink.

I grew up in a very nice house in Houston, went to private school all my life and I’ve never even been to the ‘hood. Not that there’s anything wrong with the ‘hood. ~ Beyonce Knowles.

They respect rappers in the U.S., but in England, it’s the Queen’s country. She’ll forever be putting out the message on these BBC networks that there’s no hood: it’s tea and red phoneboxes. ~ Skepta.

Best Hood Quotes

Sometimes you do have to bank on yourself. You do have to believe in your ideas enough to really get out there and fight for it despite what people think of some young kids from the hood. ~ Queen Latifah.

I tell people all the time like, man, when you a kid, you don’t know you’re in the hood, or you don’t know you poor. You just accepting your environment when you a child, and that’s when your friends are really your friends, wholeheartedly and nothing malicious. ~ Michael Beasley.

I’m from the burbs. I’ve been in the hood, but I don’t live there. I have lived in the hood, but I don’t live there anymore. I lived in Harlem, and that was crazy, even though Harlem is a lot nicer than it used to be. ~ Jay Pharoah.

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Faced with the way the system does you in the ‘hood sometimes, if you don’t literally get out, your chances are slim. You’ll definitely die mentally. You’ll pretty much die physically. ~ Lupe Fiasco.

If I can go through what I’ve been through and do a television show with my son and then be a boy from the hood making records for the people I make records for, that’s reality. ~ Master P.

Sometimes it’s not always about what you can see or hear but what’s under the hood of a game that’s most impressive. Between those thousands and thousands of lines of code, magic happens. Sometimes the most amazing feats of gaming wizardry happen without you even noticing. ~ Rob Manuel.

Santa Barbara is my hood. I mean, it’s not much of a hood, but it is definitely like my hood. I claim Santa Barbara like I claim my family. I’m going to be married and buried there. ~ Katy Perry.

Top Hood Quotes

Every day I’d come home after school, pop the hood of my mom’s car, put alligator clips on the battery, and wire into the house and go play on my computer. If I used it for too long, I’d wear down the car battery, and my mom would be all mad at me the next day. ~ Ryan Holmes.

If aliens are really hanging out in our ‘hood, it’s hard to imagine any other fact more worthy of study. If not, then why does such a large fraction of the populace insist on believing they’re here? ~ Seth Shostak.

A leader is the one who can outline the broad vision and the direction, and say here’s where we are going to go, here’s why we need to go there, and here’s how we are going to get there. A manager is the one who actually gets up under the hood and tunes the carburetor. ~ Mike Huckabee.

Famous Hood Quotes

I don’t have the proportions for ‘hood hot.’ ~ Amanda Seales.

I think if you were to really peek under the hood of what got Aerosmith back again for our second life in the Eighties, you’ll find out that it’s exactly this, it’s the willingness to take a risk. ~ Steven Tyler.

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I grew up in the hood, and I was raised to hate cops. But then, I started to realize that they’re people, and they have lives, too. ~ Manny Montana.

I like to mix the street look with classy and sexy. I call it ‘hood chic.’ ~ Justine Skye.

Sometimes you almost have to laugh to keep from crying to deal with the pain associated with the ‘hood. ~ Gucci Mane.

If you are walking through the hood and you notice the cracks in the sidewalk where all the weeds, pebbles, dirt and grit settle in, that’s me. ~ Stephen Jackson.

When I was a kid, my favorite superhero was Robin Hood. Stan Lee It’s the African-American experience. You’ve got to wear different masks. When you’re in the hood, if you stand out, you get picked on for being weak. Sometimes you have to hide your intelligence. In front of your boys, you might put on a bit of bravado, be a little bit tougher. ~ Michael B. Jordan.

What people don’t understand is joining a gang ain’t bad, it’s cool, it’s fine. When you are in the hood, joining a gang it’s cool because all your friends are in the gang, all your family’s in the gang. We’re not just killing people every night, we’re just hanging out, having a good time. ~ Snoop Dogg.

Whenever we have some time to ourselves I prefer to go back to my room and hit the bed. Even while travelling on a bus, I put on my sleeping hood and take a nap. ~ Smriti Mandhana.

I grew up with pretty much nothing – in the hood, the ghetto – whatever you want to call it. ~ Deshaun Watson.

I was born in Houston, Texas. I grew up in Houston, by Missouri City. It’s, like, a suburb in the area; it’s middle-class. But I used to stay with my grandma in the hood from ages one to six. ~ Travis Scott.

The modern Little Red Riding Hood, reared on singing commercials, has no objection to being eaten by the wolf. ~ Marshall McLuhan.

I remember my first scene with Alan Rickman, and I was anxious because he is a slight ‘method’ actor; as soon as he is in his cloak, he walks and talks like Snape – it is quite terrifying. But I really wanted to talk to him because ‘Robin Hood’ was one of my favourite films. ~ Tom Felton.

You have to get under the hood and spend some quality time with someone to understand what they’re really good at. ~ Aileen Lee.

Sometimes it’s not always about what you can see or hear but what’s under the hood of a game that’s most impressive. Between those thousands and thousands of lines of code, magic happens. Sometimes the most amazing feats of gaming wizardry happen without you even noticing. ~ Rob Manuel.

Every kid in the ‘hood in New York and New Jersey was popping, locking, and breaking to that record. It was the hottest track on the street at the time. ~ Queen Latifah.

All hoods make not monks. ~ William Shakespeare.