I don't even want people to say I'm the godfather of Chinese rock music. I would like to say I'm the grandson of Chinese rock music. I want to keep doing something, I don't want to sit there and tell people what you should do. I don't like that.
— Cui Jian
"Rocker Cui Jian Says his Music Hasn't Changed but China Has" in Voice of America (30 December 2015) https://www.voanews.com/east-asia/rocker-cui-jian-says-his-music-hasnt-changed-china-has