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 — 1. (gangsta) (7179↑, 1678↓) A sociopathic member of the inner city underclass, known primarily for being antisocial and uneducated. Also known for ready access to illegal drugs and weapons, and staggeringly poor marksmanship. Yo, this gangsta… …   Urban English 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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