"You can’t stop history. You can’t stop a determined soul, a determined spirit really aimed at being a source of good in the world for himself or herself & others. You can’t stop that. So don’t waste your time, because you don’t want to be on the wrong side of history. You don’t want to be on the side of history that holds the opposition to those spirits. You want to be on the side of history that helped cultivate those spirits for your own sake. For your own sake, you don’t want to be on the wrong side of history. So…you can’t stop my Go. It’s not for you. It’s not for you to create traffic in this moment with your opposition."
-Mos Def breaking down his motivation for Casa Bey