45 Classic & Famous Tony Yayo Quotes

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Which are your favorite Tony Yayo quotes?

Tony Yayo is an American rapper. He is best known as a member of the worldwide popular American hip hop group, G-Unit, along with his longtime friends, fellow big names musicians ‘50 Cent‘ and ‘Lloyd Banks‘.

Yayo, whether as a solo artist or along with his group members, has earned many outstanding music achievements.

His solo debut studio album, ‘Thoughts of a Predicate Felon’ came at number 2 on the widely celebrated music chart, the Billboard Hot 100. The group’s debut album ‘Beg for Mercy’ successfully became certified double platinum.

Yayo is also well-known for his participation in multiple charities, particularly when he contributed to helping aid the Haitian people after the 2010 Haitian earthquake.

Here’s a collection of the best Tony Yayo quotes:


45 Classic & Famous Tony Yayo Quotes

1. “There’s rappers’ careers that last a year and a half, maybe two years. Just to be around here 10 years, it’s like, “Damn, we are still in here? We are still rapping? We still an organization?” I do this for the fans. I do this for friends, family.” – Tony Yayo

2. “I would love to see a G-Unit reunion.” – Tony Yayo

3. “Everything in life has its ups and downs, right? So when your record is spinning, you hot.” – Tony Yayo

4. “You know, I’ve been around the world like three times. I think that’s the best thing about it.” – Tony Yayo

5. “I think a lot of people get in trouble with the law.” – Tony Yayo

6. “When you got a group like G-Unit… we sold millions of records, we got a lot of egos.” – Tony Yayo

7. “I look at my passport all the time and see all the stamps. Be amazed by it.” – Tony Yayo

8. “I loved hip-hop since a pup. Since Slick Rick, Whodini. Run-DMC. In Queens, getting your first boom box. I’m hip-hop, hip-hop.” – Tony Yayo

9. “I just gotta take one step at a time. I learn how to control my emotions. How I feel. Never let this industry bring you down.” – Tony Yayo


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10. “I think it was more of the things I was going through. Like, 50 is a good person. 50 never had no mom or dad. He had his grandmother’s house. Grandmother, grandfather raised him. I’ve been around good people. Stern people. It’s different when you’re raised by your grandparents in the street early. He had to do stuff on his own, so he’s used to doing stuff on his own.” – Tony Yayo


11. “I think money comes and goes. Jewelry comes and goes. Friends come and go.” – Tony Yayo

12. “The media wants the bad things. They don’t want the good story. The bad story is juicier. The good story is like, Oh, he did something nice. Yeah, okay. Whatever.” – Tony Yayo

13. “Fif is the type of dude… When he first got the money, yeah I could get $100,000 or something from him or whatever. It’s nothing. But when a person has money, you have to come at them correct if you want anything from him. Like, a business plan. How you are gonna work your next album. Whatever you are gonna structure it.” – Tony Yayo

14. “We’re regular fuckin’ people. But people go out there and talk about your family. Friends.” – Tony Yayo

15. “I remember fucking coming out of jail. The Free Yayo thing. Eminem wearing the shirt. 50 selling 1.5 million in his first week. I remember somebody in the jail brings me—they weren’t supposed to show me—but they showed me a Wal-Mart picture. At that time, it was all about CDs and now it’s all about digital drops and sales and stuff like that. It was big to see my face on Beg For Mercy and be in jail. I was still being promoted. It was crazy for me and now it’s 10 years later.” – Tony Yayo

16. “Just because I don’t talk to you for 30 days, we aren’t friends? Some people just get emotional sometimes and take shit the wrong way or whatever.” – Tony Yayo

17. “You might be mad at your man, and you might throw a subliminal out there.” – Tony Yayo

18. “I said something on Twitter like, “50 don’t rock with us like that no more,” I said it to a fan. You know, 50 don’t rock with us sometimes. That’s how he is. It went to different websites like VladTV.” – Tony Yayo

19. “50 Cent doesn’t rock with us no more because he wasn’t talking to Banks at that time. But you know, they both my brothers. We sitting around. 50 is not talking to Banks. Banks not talking to 50. It’s a frustrating time in my life. Federal agents knocking on my door. It was a rough year for me. I was going through a lot of things behind the scenes.” – Tony Yayo


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20. “Game is bipolar. One day he’s this way, the next day he’s the next.” – Tony Yayo


21. “I am for Obama, all the way. I don’t support Obama just because he is a black man; I support him because he is an educated black man. He is making black people proud.” – Tony Yayo

22. “When you are at a point and your back is against the wall, nobody is talking and you are frustrated, you are having a bad day, your kids yelling, screaming; when I say I made the brand, I just felt like sometimes, in my mind, I’ve been around Fif for so long.” – Tony Yayo

23. “Sometimes, Fif showed tough love. Sometimes, his love can be too tough. I’m not like that. To me, it’s like night and day. Sometimes, he gets frustrated with things that he do and you learn how to love his frustrations for what they are. And that’s just what it is.” – Tony Yayo

24. “It is hard to tell your mother to change her life.” – Tony Yayo

25. “DJ Khaled. I’m not getting a meeting with Khaled. We are not gonna sit down and talk about records ’cause of shit in the past.” – Tony Yayo

26. “I always think the media always pumps stuff up.” – Tony Yayo

27. “You gotta learn to have thick skin. I learned to not let that shit bother me.” – Tony Yayo

28. “Everybody do it and that’s the bad thing I learned about social networks. You’ll feed into what people are saying and you’ll listen to some of them comments.” – Tony Yayo

29. “You know what they say? Time flies when you’re having fun, right? It’s so weird that the time flew.” – Tony Yayo


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30. “Loyalty, I’m the biggest on loyalty with Fif. You could have a bag full of money, your money is going to be there. You can have your girlfriend here. Your girlfriend is gonna be here. That’s what really had me more upset with Fif was my loyalty to G-Unit.” – Tony Yayo


31. “When I’m in the studio with 50, Banks, Kidd Kidd [our] new artist, and Buck, it just brings that energy back.” – Tony Yayo

32. “You learn to judge your friends for who they are.” – Tony Yayo

33. “I think the reason [for the reunion] now is we, grown-ass men. It’s a good thing for us to be together. It’s good energy.” – Tony Yayo

34. “I got the Mercedes Benz. I got the Bentley. I got the bulletproof truck. I got all this in my yard.” – Tony Yayo

35. “I think traveling is the best thing. Being back on the road with Buck and Banks. Traveling the world and feeding our kids and helping people out.” – Tony Yayo

36. “It was all simple emotions. A bad day, and that’s the bad thing about social networks sometimes. “What the fuck? Fuck that. I made the shit! Fuck you talking about?” It’s just emotions.” – Tony Yayo

37. “Loyalty is my biggest thing.” – Tony Yayo

38. “I think the motivation is that we are still here. It’s been 10 years.” – Tony Yayo

39. “Sometimes, I get arrogant. I was living the life, but when I say I made the brand, I can’t say that. It’s a team effort.” – Tony Yayo


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40. “I listened to Fat Joe back in the day. I listened to Jay Z. I listened to these dudes, but at the end of the day, I know I am not getting a business meeting with anybody.” – Tony Yayo


41. “When we are in Brazil. When we are in Africa. Angola. When we are in Germany. Russia. Any part of the world. They can never take that away from me. I flew the world.” – Tony Yayo

42. “Some shows, there are fans that will literally die for 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo, and Young Buck. They will die for you.” – Tony Yayo

43. “I think traveling the world is the best thing and seeing other people relate that energy.” – Tony Yayo

44. “As an artist, it is great to be able to market yourself to people who don’t know you, and people who do.” – Tony Yayo

45. “You know I’m always in trouble.” – Tony Yayo



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Zisilia Alvsa
Zisilia Alvsa
Zisilia Alvsa is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. Friends often call her Zii. She is a girl from Jakarta, Indonesia who currently lives in Bali. Zii loves photography and travelling.


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