The bumpin’ book for hip-hop disciples (a.k.a. fiends), songwriters, all other writers, pop culture fans, linguists, and parents who are just trying. The Paperback of the Hip Hoptionary (TM): The Dictionary of Hip Hop Terminology by Alonzo Westbrook, Alonzo T. Westbrook | at Barnes. Buy a cheap copy of Hip Hoptionary TM: The Dictionary of Hip book by Alonzo Westbrook. The bumpin’ book for hip-hop disciples (a.k.a. fiends), songwriters.

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The Hiphoptionary reveals its intrinsic racism when it defines Black as “nigger offensive ” The parenthetical was added to the definition to tell people that this word is offensive. You should [not buy this book]. Off the ropes and awful dope, so go copp that thang youngin! This is a great reference book. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. This book “translates” supposed hip hop lingo into middle American English and vice versa.

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And some of the Words don’t lead to another? Next comes “Folk in the Know,” an alphabetical list of pop- and hip-hop-related celebrities. This book is excellent and I enjoyed reading it from front to back. Making its way from Compton sidewalks to suburban malls, garnering commentary from The Wall Street Journal alongside Vibehip-hop by definition delivers its messages in the most creative language possible.


For instance, “smell me” is cross-referenced to “feed me,” a phrase that does not appear in the dictionary. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Hoptjonary review will post soon. Content protection Hoptionnary content is DRM protected.

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Making its way from Compton sidewalks to suburban malls, garnering commentary from The Wall Street Journal alongside Vibe, hip-hop by holtionary delivers its messages in the most creative language possible. English Choose a language for shopping.

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A list of standard English terms translated into “Slanguage” follows the main body of definitions. It provides an excellent introduction to hip hop terms and expressions since the genre’s inception, along with brief capsules of influential artists and a quite handy English to Hip Hop reverse lookup.

Words and Phrases from the Hood to the Amen Corner. The book is divided into three sections: It would be great to continue to add to the content as more hoptionqry are born. To rate and review, sign in. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. In addition, of the 24 hip-hop web sites listed, two were inaccessible.

Second, no one in hip hop even calls Asians “nips. Get to Yoptionary Us. Read reviews that mention hip hop hip hoptionary terms words word definitions slang.


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Please try again later. I swear, most of hi; stuff in here is filled with terms my parents use on the daily bases, because it’s out of date. The Dictionary of Hip Hop Terminology. I’m a German and I should need it. I look forward to more books by this author.

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However, this list does not include definitions or biographical information, and therefore its purpose is not clear. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.