The bumpin’ book for hip-hop disciples (a.k.a. fiends), songwriters, all other writers, pop culture fans, linguists, and parents who are just trying. The Paperback of the Hip Hoptionary (TM): The Dictionary of Hip Hop Terminology by Alonzo Westbrook, Alonzo T. Westbrook | at Barnes. Buy a cheap copy of Hip Hoptionary TM: The Dictionary of Hip book by Alonzo Westbrook. The bumpin’ book for hip-hop disciples (a.k.a. fiends), songwriters.

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And some of the Words don’t lead to another? From the Trade Paperback edition. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? But there were several racist slang terms included in this book simply for the sake of including them.

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And It Don’t Stop: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I swear, most of the stuff in here hoptioonary filled with terms my parents use on the daily bases, because it’s out of date.


Read more Read less. These additions would hoptiobary make the book twice as thick; help preserve older, more obscure terminology; and make Hip Hoptionary feel less like it had been almost produced in a cultural vacuum which presently belies the tremendous amount of research Westbrook has done.

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Skip to main content. This book is excellent and I enjoyed reading it from front to back. Hip hop is not about racism. See all 16 reviews. Overall, the book can be fun and informative-especially for students studying English as a second language. Pages with related products. Holtionary of all, why are these racist terms included?

This is a great reference book.

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Why wasn’t the same parenthetical added to the definition of “Asian? While this Street Language text does have some off quotes and definitions, its core hptionary dedicated to the Hiphop Spirit and has some real knowledge in it.


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Additional terms Terms of transaction. Ships from and sold by Amazon. For example, I did not realize that the word “nino”, meaning “crime boss”, hails from “New Jack City” – all this time, I figured it had only to do with weather phenomena.

It provides an excellent introduction to hip hop terms and expressions since the genre’s inception, along with brief capsules of influential artists and a hoptjonary handy English to Hip Hop reverse lookup. Words and Phrases from the Hood to the Amen Corner. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. And tha short delivery Time was greatly. Your review will post soon.

Making its way from Compton sidewalks to suburban malls, garnering commentary from The Wall Street Journal alongside Vibe, hip-hop by definition delivers its messages in the most creative language possible.