Zacharías Manuel “Zack” de la Rocha is an American musician, poet, rapper, and activist best known as the vocalist and lyricist of rap metal band Rage Against the Machine from 1991–2000, and after the … Enjoy Zack De La Rocha’s best quotes below.
“One of the great things about young people is that they do question, that they do care deeply about justice, and they they have open minds.”
“Your anger is a gift.”
“I think every revolutionary act is an act of love. Every song that I’ve written, it is because of my desire to use music as a way to empower and re-humanize people who are living in a dehumanizing setting. The song is in order to better the human condition.”
“I’m in this band to give volume to various struggles throughout the world. To me, the tension in this band is a minimal sacrifice.”
“There are many Sheriff Arpaios. People who have taken to local city, county, and state governments across the county the idea that immigrants are the problem. That immigrants are to blame.”
“Governor Jan Brewer and the Arizona legislature have created an environment in Arizona where performing is no longer a neutral act. They have created an environment where they can convert the normal commercial interaction between artists and their fans into the means to apply this racist law.”