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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No one’s rated or reviewed this product yet. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. When I opened it first I was first totaly irritated.

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Insight into poetic slanguage and terms. Ratings and reviews No one’s rated or reviewed this product yet. And some of the Words don’t lead to another? The Hiphoptionary reveals its intrinsic racism when it defines Black as “nigger offensive ” The parenthetical was added to the definition to tell people that this word is offensive. It’s format is friendly to the eye and shows some ceativity on the part of itis contributors.


It would be great to continue to add to the content as more terms are born. Read more Read less. Share your thoughts with other customers. And It Don’t Stop: I swear, most of the stuff in here is filled with terms my parents use on the daily bases, because it’s out of date.

There was an error posting your hoptiknary. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Overall, the book can be fun and informative-especially for students studying English as a second language. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. While this Street Language text does have some off quotes and definitions, its core is dedicated to the Hiphop Spirit and has some real knowledge in it.

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Some examples of the latter include “ego-trippin,” “grapevine,” “cancer sticks,” and “wallflowers. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

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First of all, why are these racist terms included? I do have two minor complaints or suggestions for the 2nd edition. Could you complete it?


Hip hop is not about racism.

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Read on your iOS and Android devices Get more info. Numerous spelling errors appearing throughout the final proof include “Introductiory,” “tims,” “permance,” “omone,” and “Fflorida. 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.

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