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(n) Vagina. The dugout is the dug-in bench at the side of a baseball field where players wait until they are up to play. Nappy comes from hair napping up, sort of the way it it on the way to dreading. The nappy dugout would be the dugout (small enclave a few steps off the main field) that has nappy hair (pubic hair).
-- "Tell the little bitch to bring her ass out the house, cause your daughter's known, for givin up the nappy dug out" -- Ice Cube (Givin' Up the Nappy Dug Out ).
(n) A head with dreading hair.
-- "Keep your heads nappy" -- Fugees (Nappy Heads ).
1) (adj) Nothing; nobody.
-- "I ain't heard shit, I ain't heard nathan" -- The Coup (Genocide & Juice).
2) (n) "Nathan's" is a brand of hot dog.
3) (n) Natural born pimp.
(n) South Central Blood set associated with Cypress Hill.
(n) Brick City. Home of RedMan, LOTUG, Artifacts, Channel Live, T-neck.
(adj) New. When referring to an idividual, implies that he hasn't proven himself.
-- "Kiss my ass, bust the cap on the Moet. Cause I don't wanna hear that crap, Why? I'd rather be a New Jack --Hustler" -- Ice-T (Newjack hustler ).
(n) Five, as in 1995.
-- "Everybody get in where ya fit in for tha nine five, tha nine nickel" -- Method Man with Capleton (Wings of the morning).
1) (nigga) Form of the word nigger (which is derived ultimately from the Latin word niger meaning the color black). Its a form of the curseword used originally by white people to insult people with African etnicity, taken over by black people as a name to show their proudness of their color and history, and to take off the edge of the curseword "nigger". Presently, the word nigga is used more liberally among younger people of all races and ethnicities in the Western World, although its use by persons not of African descent is still widely viewed as unacceptable and hostile, even when used without intentional prejudice. Positive use: "my nigga": my friend.
2) (N.I.G.G.A.)Tupac Shakur defined 'NIGGA' as an acronym: "Never Ignorant Getting Goals Accomplished" in the lyrics to his song "Words of Wisdom", on his 1991 album 2Pacalypse Now. It later served as a title of a track on 2Pac's posthumous 2004 album Loyal to the Game. In an interview in the documentary Tupac: Resurrection, Shakur further distinguished between nigger and nigga: "Niggers was the ones on the rope, hanging off the thing; niggas is the ones with gold ropes, hanging out at clubs."
-- "Brothers, sistas, niggas, When I say niggas it is not the nigga we are grown to fear, It is not the nigga we say as if it has no meaning, But to me, It means Never Ignorant Getting Goals Acomplished, nigga" -- 2Pac (Words Of Wisdom ).
1) (n) [neenyah] Spanish for girl of 5 years or less. Chica is a teenage girl.
2) (n) [neenah] 9mm. Mixture of correct Spanish pronounciation of the i and NYC or Southern dialect ponounciation of the final -er as -ah of the word "niner".
-- "Never let me slip, cause if I slip, then I'm slippin, But if I got my Nina, then you know I'm straight trippin" -- Dr. Dre (Nuthin' But a 'G' Thang ).
(n) Spanish term for godfather, as in Nino Brown. From the movie "The Godfather". Also Nino Brown in the movie "New Jack City".
no diggety/no diggity
(interj) No doubt, no question.
-- "I like the players, No Diggity, No doubt, Play on play that" -- BLACKstreet (No Diggity ).
(n) Nation Of Islam.
-- "Elijah is alive, Louis Farrakhan, NOI" -- Ice Cube (Enemy ).
(n) New Rochelle NY, a suburb of NYC, borders Mount Vernon. Origin of Grand Puba and Brand Nubian.
1) (n) A stupid person. Possible a combination of Numb Skull/Fucker, or maybe derived from knuckle head.
2) (n) Ones best friend.
-- "You call your nigger 'nucker'" -- Digital Underground (If It Wasn't For The Rapping).
(n) Good sex.
-- "Gimme that nutt" -- Eazy-E (It's on Dr. Dre 187 um killa ).
-- "Nine times outta ten, she's givin' up nuttin'" -- N.W.A. (I Ain't Tha One )
-- "I tell a girl in a minute yo, I drive a bucket, And won't think nuttin of it" -- N.W.A. (I Ain't Tha One )
(n) Cold medicine that basically puts you to sleep, so you won't stay up all night coughing.
-- "Knock ya out like Nyquil" -- Ice Cube
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