Quotes by: Action Bronson
Bronson performing in July 2013.
December 2, 1983 |
Flushing, New York, United States
Big Body Bes
My childhood was great, honestly. I have all these incredible memories of my childhood. I was an only child. I always had all my cousins around. I had my grandparents around. I had my parents around. I had my uncles around - whatever.
I'm gonna be honest. I don't care about much. I care about people liking my music. I made it very far without nothing being on radio.
I don't wanna be preached to. Unless it's in a beautiful voice, I don't want that.
I love to cook a meal for the so-called holidays. You always need the turkey. I like making a good BBQ brisket as well.
I get inspired in certain places. You have to write in places like Amsterdam or Paris or New Zealand, when you're standing on a yacht, looking out at the middle of the ocean.
Billy Joel is an incredible musician. He just feels like one of the guys, you know. I grew up listening to his music.
I could never change the overall feel of my music. That's why people like me - I don't follow trends, and I don't follow crowds.
All I can do is put out the good stuff, and people will make the decision on whether they like it. My fans are very intelligent people. They're not stupid. They know what's good.
New York was at the forefront of rap, so because of all the great people who have gone before me, being a rapper from Queens, I have to live up to those standards. I'm basically just a regular guy who says what he feels and likes to joke. I like long walks on the beach... and I love rap.
Everything is creative. It's all relative to me. No matter what, you've gotta use your imagination, use your senses.
I'm a championship handball player. I'm a championship softball and baseball player. I used to be an extremely talented center in high school in football. I also dabbled in lacrosse and soccer. I'm really good at billiards, darts, shuffleboard.
I'm into heavy duty, psychedelic, foreign music. That's what I like listening to.
I still wake up every day and take my kids to school. It's supposed to be this way.
I'm still a huge Yankees fan. Growing up, Jeter was my guy, but Bernie Williams was my favorite player.
I'm a piece of work, man. I will do what I want, at all times, always. Nobody's going to persuade me one way or another. I can't be persuaded. I take criticism, I listen, I analyze, but at the end of the day, I make the decisions. Because that's the way I started, and that's the way I'm going to finish.
I've started getting acclimated to writing on the road and on the spot. I just let whatever I feel at the time come out, instead of really sitting there and taking days to write just one song.
'Molto Mario' was the show that sparked my entire interest in cooking.