Origin of rapper
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Reconcile is a rapper from Houston, a city with a rich hip-hop legacy.Down With the King: Christianity Isn’t Hiding in Rap’s Closet
December 28, 2014
The rapper will.i.am was one such panelist, forced upon Gregory for an excruciatingly awkward roundtable segment.David Gregory's 'Meet the Press' Eviction Exposed in Washingtonian Takedown
December 23, 2014
Before this latest brush with the law, the rapper was facing pot-bust and unrelated gun charges.Rapper Bobby Shmurda Arrested at New York’s Notorious Quad Studios
December 17, 2014
For the past four years, rapper and singer Future has been remaking rap in his unique image.Future Makes Us Rethink Everything We Thought We Knew About Rap Artists
December 15, 2014
Alexander Gilkes has partied with Jay Z in Paris and toured vineyards with the rapper, too.William, Kate, and Jay Z’s Favorite Art Star: Alexander Gilkes' World of Rock Stars and Royalty
December 10, 2014
He arrived at the house, and his hand shook as he reached it to the rapper.
She must have been, for I have discovered that a little girl in the house was the rapper.
Georgie then rapped four times the rapper within the room rapped twice, and Georgie rapped seven times.The Magnificent Ambersons
But though the rapper seemed to weaken, the copper was less trustful and read the riot act to him.The Autobiography of a Thief
Then grasping the rapper, the Major lifted it and rapped hard several times.Ande Trembath
Matthew Stanley Kemp
- something used for rapping, such as a knocker on a door
- a performer of rap music
Word Origin and History for rapper
agent noun meaning "one who raps" in any sense (see rap (v.)). Before the hip-hpo performance sense emerged c.1979, it could mean "door-knocker" (1630s), "spirit-rapper" (1755), "professional perjurer" (1840), prison slang for "prosecutor" (1904), "itinerant antiques buyer," with a tinge of shadiness (1914). Rapster is from 1772.