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45 Chief Keef Quotes From The Godfather Of Drill Music

In this article, we’re diving into some of the best Chief Keef quotes of all-time! If you’re reading this, chances are you already know and love Chief Keef’s music. 

His gritty lyrics, heavy beats, and raw energy have earned him a devoted following and a place in the pantheon of rap pioneers.

That’s why I’ve compiled this list of powerful quotes that move beyond his surface-level bangers and reveal the mindset of a true hustler. Whether you’re looking for a quick confidence boost, motivation to keep hustling, or just want a refresher of Keef’s best lyrics, you’re in the right place. 

So sit back and enjoy these quotes from Chief Keef that will inspire your inner badass.


Best Chief Keef Quotes


  • “I remember sellin’ blows’ outta my grandma’s house. But now, I have enough money to get my grandma a house.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “Situation is all what you make of it.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “I’m starting my day off with a blunt of herb, looking myself up to see how much I’m worth.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “I used to know how to draw and do art. When I was 7 years-old, I learned how to draw. I think it’s a way to express myself through pictures, pictures of me, all pictures of me.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “I firmly believe the world will sort itself out in the end. Believe it with me. At least none of us will be around to be proven wrong.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “We’re all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “When I made ‘Don’t Like’ everyone came up to me and thought I was mad. It wasn’t like that at all. Someone just came up to me and said “I don’t like that sh*t,” and then I made the song.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “I like to keep going different ways and keep it the same. I don’t copy. Come up with my own stuff, my own everything.” ~ Chief Keef


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  • “They do it all for Sosa. You boys ain’t making no noise. Y’all know I’m a grown boy…your clique full of broke boys.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “The purpose of nature is the advancement and development of life.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “I got play dough. I don’t play doe.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “I’m high off this Chief Keef, got me feeling like Superman.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “If I was stuck on an island for a year, these are the three albums I would listen to: The Carter, Dedication 3, and Finally Rich.” ~ Chief Keef


More Chief Keef Quotes

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If you’d just prefer to keep reading, then here’s some more Chief Keef quotes.


  • “It’s better out here than Chicago because I get in so much trouble. It’s crazy, but I like living out here. I think it improved me and changed me to stay and go somewhere bigger from here.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “I’m a f**king monster with some shoes on.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “I got away from all the unnecessary trouble, drama, problems.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “To those I influence, just say no to drugs.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “I still love art to this day. I’m not that good anymore, but it’s a good stress-release.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “They don’t wanna see a young black man be successful and do something good. It’s crazy.” ~ Chief Keef


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  • “If a b*tch don’t like emojis, I’ll send her an emoji like “don’t call my phone please.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “I know that my cousin would want me to be a better person and do better. That’s why when he died…that sh*t really changed me. You gotta grow up and make stuff happen.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “If I don’t f*ck with you, imma cut you off quicker than I met you.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “I’m glad to be someone that people can listen to and look up to. I’m glad that I can help change the situations and scenery in Chicago.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “Let any opp try me and I’ll bet you that he’s gonna drop. I don’t play when it comes to the opps and my guap.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “I’m with the stop the violence campaign, that’s why I paintball now.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “I been ballin’ so damn hard that I think that I’m Kobe.” ~ Chief Keef


Chief Keef Quotes From His Lyrics

Let’s wrap up this list with some of the best Chief Keef lyrics from the songs that he’s released over the years.


  • “That money I be on it, I ain’t got no business sittin’ on it” ~ Chief Keef


  • “Imma swipe your name up off my schedule. And if I smoke this blunt, girl I’m gon’ forget you.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “I just flamed it up, ain’t no changing up. You see how high I am…then why you bring it up?” ~ Chief Keef


  • “She shakin’ ass but that sh*t it don’t amaze me. I’m off the act, but this shit got me feeling’ lazy.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “Somebody call the ambulance, I’m having an ice attack. Got all these diamonds on me.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “Chief Sosa baby, I been ballin’ so hard, no discount. Three cars, six houses, you can’t tell me sh*t now.” ~ Chief Keef


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  • “You know what’s in my cup, my cup filled with mud. To those I influence, just say no to drugs.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “Gang know how I’m rockin, cut off stockings, kush in my pocket, all designer, get your grind up, get a breitling for a timer.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “She think I love her, she must think she is some money.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “I get lots of commas, I can f*ck yo momma.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “I come up on the scene, and I’m stealing light. Bi*ch I’m high off life…got me feeling right.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “You little Mickey Mouse don’t be snitchin’ now, cause I’ll send my hittas to come chase you down.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “Damn I hate bein’ sober, I’m a smoker.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “Keep this sh*t one hunna, I keep this sh*t three hunna. I pull up in that Audi, you pull up in that Honda.” ~ Chief Keef


  • “Got a hunnid in my back pocket, hunnid in my front pocket. I got a hunnid in this fat rocket, imma let it bombard.” ~ Chief Keef


FAQ’s About Chief Keef

Now that we’ve covered some of Chief Keef’s best quotes, here’s a few interesting tidbits about the Chicago rapper to wrap things up.


Why is Chief Keef such a legend in rap?

Chief Keef is considered a rap legend because he pioneered the drill music subgenre,  and also because of his raw portrayal of street life in his music.

He’s influenced a generation of rappers and helped to popularize Chicago’s unique sound in the mainstream.

How old is Chief Keef?

Chief Keef was born on August 15, 1995, and is currently 27 years old. 

What song made Chief Keef Famous?

Chief Keef’s breakout song that made him famous is “I Don’t Like,” which was released in 2012 and produced by Young Chop.  The song quickly went viral and gained widespread attention, and the star-studded remix of this song ultimately catapulted Chief Keef to national fame.

The remix of ‘Don’t Like’ featured the likes of Kanye West, Pusha T, Big Sean, and is actually one of my favorite songs of all-time.

It’s one of those rap songs that I would listen to on repeat because every single artist on the song puts in excellent verses, and the energy that Keef brings is unmatched. 

If you need a little refresher on just how much of a banger that song was, here you go:



Final Thoughts

These Chief Keef quotes showcase his unique style and undeniable influence on the rap game. From his early days as a Chicago drill rapper to his ascent to the upper echelons of the rap game, Chief Keef has always stayed true to himself and his music. 

Keef’s words come from a place of confidence because of what he’s survived to get where is now. 

Not many individuals make it out of the poverty stricken neighborhoods in Southside Chicago. So the fact that he was able to blow up in the fashion he did should remind all of you that your dreams are possible.

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