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(n) See beamer. M3 is a special edition model from the BMW 3-series range.
-- "Political prisonner set free, stress free, No work release purple M3's and jet skis" -- Nas (If I Ruled the World ).
(n) The Ingram Mac-10 30 to 36-shot submachine pistol firing standard 9mm caliber (.38 in) bullets. The American version of the Israeli Uzi. Most "Tens" are actually smuggled Czech M-61s.
-- "Once they caught us off guard, the Mac 10 is in the grass and I run like a cheetah with thoughts of an assassin" -- Nas (N.Y. State of Mind ).
1) (n) Pimp.
2) (v) Being a pimp.
-- "Mackin' is a game and everybody's playing it" -- Ice Cube (Who's the mack )
3) (n) The Mack, an early 70's Blacksploitation film shot in Oakland, CA.
4) (n) Ladies Man
-- "I love the ladies and they love me right back, now who's the Mack" -- Ice T.
5) (v) To steal.
6) (v) To have sex. "I was getting my macks on with her"
(adj) Extremely, very, a large quantity. E.g. "His car was pumpin' mad bass"
(n) Someone who sells drugs.
1) (n) Short for magazine, as in clip or ammo insert.
2) (n) Short for Magnum.
-- "Its the black rag assassin, fourty fo' mag blast, and black ski mask" -- Bone Thugs feat. The Game - Streets )
-- "Somebody had mo' mail than the rest of the pushers" -- Spice 1 feat. E-40 (Mo' Mail).
1) (v) Dominoes term, you win when you make ends.
-- "So make all the ends you can make, cuz when you're broke you break" -- Dr. Dre (Lil' Ghetto Boy )
2) (n) To make money. Think of the phrase "The ends justify the means". The ends may be taken to mean money.
Malcolm [Malcolm X]
(n) Malcolm X, civil rights activist leader, gunned down at the age of 35 at the Audubon Ballroom on the north edge of Harlem in New York in 1965 as he spoke to hundreds of followers. He represented the largely urban North. He was a Member of The Nation of Islam until 1964, wrote many texts, interviews, notes and speeches from 1950-1963, of which some can be considered racist. However he renounced these points of view in his last year.
-- "Should we cry, when the Pope die? my request, we should cry if they cried when we buried Malcolm X" -- 2Pac / Makaveli (Blasphemy )
-- "No Malcolm X in my history text, Why is that? Cause he tried to educate and liberate all blacks" -- Tupac (Words Of Wisdom )
(n) Dried leaves and flowering tops of the pistillate hemp plant that yield THC (tetrahydrocannabinol, the physiologically active chemical C21H30O2 that is the chief intoxicant in marijuana) and are smoked in cigarettes for their intoxicating effect. Other reported words for it are: bammer, bionic, bomb, brown, bud, buddha, cannabis, cheeba, chronic, dank, doubage, ganja, grass, green, groove weed, hash, herb, home-grown, ill, Indo, iszm, Lebanon, Mary Jane (mj), maui wowy, method, pot, sess, shake, shit, skunk, stress, tabacci, Thai, wacky and weed.
(v) To chill, hang out.
1) (n) A sucker, a target for gaffling and crime.
-- "You mark-ass busta, you betta raise up" -- Dr Dre
2) (n) Someone who is claiming a set (subset of a Crip or Blood gang) to which he does not belong.
(v) To have great fun.
(n) Probably Jamaican, in which case it comes from the TV game show, Master of Ceremonies (although the term existed before TV). It was the only person at a gathering that was allowed to use the microphone. Could also stand for Microphone Controller, Mic Checka.
-- "The term, MC, stand for Master of Ceremonies" --- A Tribe Called Quest (Midnight Marauders ).
1) (n) Said to be an aphrodisiac.
-- "Funky col' medina" -- Tone Loc (Funky cold medina )
2) (n) Nickname for Brooklyn.
3) (n) One of the three (second largest) holy cities in Islam; Nickname for Brooklyn.
(n) Large breath of crack.
-- "Oh please, oh please, oh please, just gimme just one more blast" -- Public Enemy (Megablast).
(n) Short for the drug crystal methamphetamine; a colorless, odorless form of d-methamphetamine, a powerful and highly addictive synthetic stimulant. It typically resembles small fragments of glass or shiny blue-white "rocks" of various sizes.
1) (n) Short for motherfucker.
2) (n) Short for Mark Ferhman; the police officer who tried to set up O.J. Simpson by planting evidence on him.
(n) Martin Luther King, civil rights leader, shot april 4th, 1968. He represented the largely rural South.
(n) See brother, nigga.
Moneyearnin' Mount Vernon
(n) Shabazz, 4th ave, 3rd street. One of the worst corners in Mount Vernon - hood hang out, dealers, addicts. Home of Heavy D., Pete Rock and CL Smooth - 77 hillside straight up Columbus Hill make a left in Mount Vernon.
(n) Clothing label.
-- "I put hoes in NY onto DKNY, Miami, D.C. prefer Versace, All Philly hoes, dough and Moschino" -- Notorious B.I.G. (Hypnotize ).
(n) Popular brand of twelge gauge shotgun, used by the police.
-- "The gauge is shown. Any mind is blown, lookin' down the barrel of this Mossberg chrome to the dome." -- Bone Thugs-n-Harmony (Land Of Tha Heartless ).
1) (n) Respectless person with no attitude.
2) (n) Also used to express a form of respect for someone.
-- "My motherfuckin' nigga Afrika Islam" -- Ice-T
(v) To mess with.
-- "You move on the Ice and you're going to sleep" -- Ice T (Ziplock).
(n) Akai MPC-60 sampling sequencer/drum machine, Akai's answer to the SP-12, popular especially in the early 90's. Most hip-hop producers have a machine of the MPC-series.
(n) The Multi Purpose Vehicle, favored by groups because of their large seating and cargo capacity.
-- "Dedicated to MPV's, phat" -- Wu-Tang Clan (Can it be all so simple ).
(1) (n) Most Valuable Poet (on the mic), compare Most Valuable Player in team sports. As used by Big L in the song "MVP".
(2) (n) Most Valuable Player, the best in the game/your area/your genre.
-- "Go ahead envy me, I'm rap's M.V.P." -- The Game (Hate It Or Love It ).
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