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.
- gangrenous stomatitis,
- gangsta rap,
- gangster chic,
Examples from the Web for gangsta
And then, that “gangsta” style is just one, and less dominant than it once was.Americans Have Never Loved Poetry More—But They Call It Rap|John McWhorter|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Tupac did indeed find prison so harrowing that he soon reconsidered his gangsta ways.Tupac and Murray Kempton: The Godfather Who Wore Tweed|Michael Daly|June 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rihanna reckons that Princess Diana was gangsta—when it came to clothing, at least.
From Jane Eyre to The Iliad, literature gets a gangsta makeover in this viral rap video titled “B*tches in Bookshops.”Olbermann on ‘Letterman,’ Palin on ‘Today’ Show, and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|April 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She did not look like the gangsta Nancy Sinatra—which is how she describes herself.Lana Del Rey’s Hipster Problem: Plastic Surgery, ‘SNL,’ and Her Past as Lizzy Grant|Tricia Romano|January 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST