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a boy or young man who likes or is involved in hip-hop culture.
Contemporary Examples

As one of the b-boy pioneers, he travels around the world, performing, teaching workshops, and judging battles.
Break Dancing’s Big Break? Dvora Meyers April 8, 2010

Coupelin, 29, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a b-boy with 10 years experience, hopes to upgrade to seated venues next year.
Break Dancing’s Big Break? Dvora Meyers April 8, 2010

a male rap-music fan, who typically can be identified by his casual style of dress


A devotee of rap music •Originally applied to mid-1980s break dancers: b-boys with business cards
A stylish dresser

[1980s+; perhaps abbreviation of break boy, perhaps of beat boy or bad boy]


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