- From gangster (Wiktionary)
“His nickname, "Inuksta," tattooed across his back is his own Inuit play on the word "gangsta.”
“To clarify that statement-what I was saying at the interview-the term gangsta rap was so over-sloganized during that time ... and that in so many ways, everyday people, as well as the government, could have done so much more to really obliterate and eradicate things that were going on in the community at that time that forced the artists to talk about and discuss so strongly what they saw, what they lived with every day.”
“Come to think of it, a "gangsta" is an odd and disturbing thing for a high school teacher to admire anyway.”
“His nasal, half-comic vocal style, which became known as gangsta duck, was widely imitated during the early years of rap.”
“What else can anyone call gangsta rap, when the industry refuses to allow non-controversial (ie. entertainers that are not ex-convicts, and are not being arrested for violence, drugs and so on) positive (ie. individuals that are educated, finished high school, and / or religious maybe even politically aware) influences in the music?”
“As such, so-called "gangsta rap "-- in spite of its problematic narratives with regards to gender, sexuality, and violence -- was likely the most organic documentation of police brutality in Black communities.”
“But for rap music -- particularly for the school known as gangsta rap, which has found a pot of gold in selling images of black-on-black crime to mainstream America -- the confluence of the arrests raises disturbing questions: what is the relationship between the violence on the records and the violence in the communities, between capital rhymes and capital crimes?”
“Don't give Kim a pass because she's a female rapper, while every other Tom, Dick, Rush to Judgement Limbaugh, and Hannity shock jocks continue their "warlock" hunt on rap music and so-called gangsta rappers in particular.”
“But in the '90s, when the massive success of records like Dr. Dre's "The Chronic," it moved West for an extended adolescence known as gangsta rap.”
“It could also be that white people don't tend to make music that alerts the world to their propensity for handguns and crack, as many so-called gangsta rappers do.”
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