Hip-hop is very diverse, but if you only focus on one aspect of it, then what you get is this image of Black America that is completely contrary to what actually goes on.

One day it will have to be officially admitted that what we have christened reality is an even greater illusion than the world of dreams.

I was surprised, as always, by how easy the act of leaving was, and how good it felt. The world was suddenly rich with possibility.

Surrealism had a great effect on me because then I realized that the imagery in my mind wasn't insanity. surrealism to me is reality.

I'm not crazy about reality, but it's still the only place to get a decent meal