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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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Numerous spelling errors appearing throughout the final proof include “Introductiory,” “tims,” “permance,” “omone,” and “Fflorida. Sometimes the origins of expressions are many times more interesting than the words themselves. Add both to Cart Add both to List.
The book is divided into three sections: I love hip hop, but I hate racism. It would be great to continue to add to the hjp as more terms are born.
These additions would easily 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. Westbrook should try delving more into hoptiomary etymological aspects of hip hop. Overall, the book can be fun and informative-especially for students studying English as a second language. I swear, most of the stuff in here is filled with terms my parents use on the daily bases, because it’s out of date.
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One person found hoptionry helpful. Overall, the book can be fun and informative-especially for students studying English as a second language. Aiming to create a work that “capture[s] the language and preserve[s] the culture of hip-hop, [while also serving] as a tool for education,” New York City-based journalist Westbrook here offers a “hoptionary” defining roughly terms.
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Some examples of the latter include “ego-trippin,” “grapevine,” “cancer sticks,” and “wallflowers. Please try again later. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.
Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Ships from and sold by Amazon. The Dictionary of Hip Hop Terminology. In addition, of the 24 hip-hop web sites listed, two were inaccessible. Additional terms Terms of transaction. 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.
From the Trade Paperback edition. Next comes “Folk in the Know,” an alphabetical list of pop- and hip-hop-related celebrities. But there were several racist slang terms included in this book simply for the sake of including them. I guess most hpi the 1 Star raters did’nt got what the author wanted to show, anyhow if the Words can be interpretated in another spell or sense, it gives rich and vital Yoptionary about some of tha most important Words in the whole Worldwide HipHop-Culture. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.
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Some examples of the latter include “ego-trippin,” “grapevine,” “cancer sticks,” and “wallflowers. 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. See and discover other items: A list of standard English terms translated into “Slanguage” follows the main body of definitions. When I opened it first I was first totaly irritated.
Second, no one in hip hop even calls Asians “nips. This is a great reference book.