gangsta gangsta  /ˈɡæŋ stə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) (Black English) a member of a youth gang

Usage(s):

  1. Almost twenty years later, virtually all gangsta rap remains a response to or an elaboration of this one album.
  2. One software engineer scores his with gangsta rap.
  3. Lilange12U asks: Kareem, my 7th graders often idolize gangsta rappers and strive to be like them.

News

  1. Snoop Dogg Debuts 'Turbo' Soundtrack 'Let the Bass Go'

    The gangsta rapper drops a child-friendly contribution to the DreamWorks animated film's soundtrack.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: AceShowbiz

  2. Freddie Gibbs Calls Young Jeezy 'A Fraud' And Demands Response

    Gangsta Gibbs fills MTV News in on the falling out with Jeezy and the Twitter threats that followed.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: MTV

  3. Three 6 Mafia Prepping Reunion Album Minus Juicy J

    Gangsta Boo says the release is on, with a new name but without one key player.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: BET.com

Quotes

  1. "After having had such a hoot hosting the Tonys, I was thrilled to get the call about the prime-time Emmys," Harris told the AP. "But which voice to choose? I'm torn between gangsta, foppish Brit, and robot. Really proud of my robot. We'll...
    on Jul 13, 2009 By: Neil Patrick Harris Source: ChicagoNow (blog)

  2. "My comments about `gangsta rap' were in no way trying to suggest that the government is responsible for creating this genre of rap music," Keys said in a statement issued by J Records. "The point that I was trying to make was that the term...
    on Apr 15, 2008 By: Alicia Keys Source: Washington Post

  3. The soccer mom from picture-perfect Agrestic, Calif., "is a crook," says Parker, surveying the season ahead. "She's a gangsta!"
    on Aug 9, 2007 By: Mary-Louise Parker Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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