gangsta

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.


Nearby words

  1. gangpunch,
  2. gangrel,
  3. gangrene,
  4. gangrenous,
  5. gangrenous stomatitis,
  6. gangsta rap,
  7. gangster,
  8. gangster chic,
  9. gangsterism,
  10. gangtok

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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