gangsta
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: alteration of gangster Date: 1988 1. a member of an urban street gang 2. a performer of gangsta rap

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  • Gangsta — Rap ist ein Genre der Rapmusik, das gewaltorientiert und (mittlerweile) klischeehaft das Lebensumfeld eines Gangsters – im Sinne von „Mitglied einer (Jugend) Gang“ – beschreibt. Der Ausdruck Gangsta Rap ist dabei normalerweise dem Hip Hop der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gangsta — rap Le gangsta rap est un style de musique créé vers la fin des années 1980 sur la Côte Ouest des États Unis par des artistes comme Schoolly D, Ice T ou le groupe NWA. Il a vu le jour à Compton (Californie) à travers le rappeur Dr Dre. Les thèmes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • gangsta — [gaŋ′stə] n. 1. a variety of rap music that is distinguished by an emphasis on themes of violence, explicit sex, and drug use: also gangsta rap 2. a person who writes and performs this music: also gangsta rapper * * * …   Universalium

  • gangsta — [gaŋ′stə] n. 1. a variety of rap music that is distinguished by an emphasis on themes of violence, explicit sex, and drug use: also gangsta rap 2. a person who writes and performs this music: also gangsta rapper …   English World dictionary

  • Gangsta — can refer to: *Eye dialect/Slang for a member of a gang, a gangster. *A genre of music, Gangsta rap. * A style of dress associated with the aforementioned musical genre, that emulates the style of African American and Latino gang members of the… …   Wikipedia

  • gangsta — (gangster) n. member of a criminal or street gang, thug, mobster …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gangsta — [[t]gæ̱ŋstə[/t]] also gangsta rap N UNCOUNT Gangsta or gangsta rap is a form of rap music in which the words often refer to crime and violence …   English dictionary

  • gangsta — UK [ˈɡæŋstə] / US noun Word forms gangsta : singular gangsta plural gangstas 1) [countable] mainly American spoken a word used by some young people meaning a member of a gang 2) [uncountable] informal gangsta rap …   English dictionary

  • Gangsta — Gangs|ta 〈[gæ̣ŋstə] m.; , oder m. 6; umg.〉 1. jmd., der Gangstarap spielt 2. Mitglied einer Gang, Angehöriger einer kriminellen (amerikan.) Straßenbande ● er ist ein gewalttätiger und berüchtigter Gangsta [<engl. amerikan. gangsta, umg.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • gangsta — 1. adj. of or pertaining to a gang or gang member. Don t give me that gangsta attitude. 2. adj. or or pertaining to gangsta rap or anything related to it 3. n. member of a gang …   English slang

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