an aggressive type of rap music focused on gang culture and violence; also called gangster rap , gansta rap
rap style generally credited to West Philly hip hop artist Schoolly D, but his “Gangster Boogie” (1984) used the conventional spelling; NWA was spelling it gangsta by 1988.
Showing the rapacious, violent, and misogynistic values of street gangs: The group was one of the first to record ”gangsta” lyrics, which focus on crime and violence
[1980s+; fr gangster]
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