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[gang-stuh] /ˈgæŋ stə/

a type of rap music whose lyrics feature violence, sexual exploits, and the like.
a style of rap music, usually characterized by lyrics about Black street gangs in the US, often with violent, nihilistic, and misogynistic themes

noun phrase

A kind of ”rap,” speaking words to a strong rhythmic beat, marked by rapacity, violence, and misogyny: flirtation with gangsta rap, a style known for its profanity, violence and derogatory treatment of women/ clean up violent ”gangsta rap” lyrics that they said demean and threaten women/ The stars of gangster rap have become dangerous emblems for an immensely popular, primarily black musical genre (1990s+)


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