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(n) Short for Cadillac.
-- "Snoop and Sikk, In da back of the Lac, With that AK" -- Snoop Dogg (Ain't Nut'in Personal ).
1) (n) The late train.
-- "I'm on the L train going insane" -- The Roots (Silent treatment).
2) (n) Elevated trains in Chicago or NYC.
(n) Los Angeles. In particular the phrase "LA 1992" indicates the riots that broke out after the Rodney King trial.
-- "It's the, City of Angels and constant danger, South Central LA, can't get no stranger" -- Makaveli aka 2Pac (To Live & Die In L.A. ).
(n) Salt Lake City, Utah.
1) (v) To hang out next to a streetlamp.
-- "I'm on the street, cold lampin'" -- Public Enemy (Cold lampin' with Flavor).
2) (v) To relax while others panic.
Land of Dope
Land of the Heartless
(n) Cleveland, Ohio. Referred to in a lot of Bone Thugs n Harmony songs, a hip hop group that originate from Cleveland.
-- "Straight Land of the Heartless, where the thugs be thinkin' on executions, straight prosecution, Lil' Lay go buck and start confusion" -- Bone Thugs n Harmony (Eternal ).
(v) Having sexual intercourse.
-- "Cause a nigga like me'll lay plenty of pipe" -- Ice Cube (I'm Only Out for One Thang ).
(n) Phonebook abbreviation for Long Beach city, California. Home of 21 & Lewis.
-- "With so much drama in the L-B-C, It's kinda hard bein Snoop D-O-double-G" -- Snoop Doggy Dogg (Gin and Juice).
(n) Female equivalent of The Fonz that appeared on Happy Days.
-- "Now he's zipped up like leather Tuscadero" -- Ice Cube (We Had To Tear This Motherfucker Up ).
(n) From: to pull someones leg, to make a joke. No leg pulls means no jokes; speak the truth. "No leg pulls kid".
(n) Japanese luxury car.
-- "Now how can I perfect this, livin reckless, die for my necklace, Crime infected, drivin a Lexus with a death wish" -- Nas (Watch Dem Niggas ).
1) (v) Hanging around with friends of family.
2) (n) A casual gathering of friends and family. "This lime has no juice", this gathering is dull.
(n) A line of cocaine. From the spanish "una lina" which translates to one line.
-- "Is it live?" -- L.L. Cool J (Is it live?).
(n) Cocaine, crack; it is a Spanish word, and the double l's are pronounced as "y"'s. Used in the movie "Scarface" .
-- "The bitch came back with a bag of llello -- Ice Cube (Once Upon a Time in the Projects ).
1) (n) Term used for local person.
2) (n) Crazy one, from the Spanish "loco", often used for friends or locals in a positive way.
-- "Don't you know I'm loco?" -- Cypress (Insane in the brain ) Hill (Insane in the brain ).
3) (n) Lock or locks, as in Jheri-curls, but always pronounced with the long o as in "go".
4) (v) To "go loc" means to get ready for a drive-by or to shoot someone. This means putting on dark glasses, skullies, caps and generally getting hard to identify.
5) (n) To get high. E.g. "We was in the park gettin' loc-ed"
(n) Short for dredlocks.
(n) City south of Compton.
-- "Got paid by cops and judges,I budge when I buzz, I got the City of Long Beach goin crazy for drugs" -- Snoop Dogg (Downtown Assassins ).
(n) Louis Vuitton gear.
(n) Lowrider car with adjusted suspension.
-- "I'm representing for them gangstas all across the world, (Still) Hitting them corners on the low-low's girl" -- Dr. Dre (Still D.R.E. ).
(v) Adjusting the suspension of a car to get it closer to the ground. Since it is illegal to drive that way, people have hydraulic systems to adjust the height of the car while driving, making it bounce.
-- "It's time for all the lowriders out there, yeah all the dippers you like to get ya dip on, hit a switch or two, bang a corner sittin' on threes" -- Snoop Dogg (Still A G Thang ).
1) (n) Long Play, a nine or ten song regular tape.
2) (n) A vinyl record.
(v) To act stupid or crazy.
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