**(GANG-STA' LEAN) / GANGSTA LEAN**
The Official Meaning: Is when you lean to either side of your ride....for "Bloods" they lean -right- / for "CRIPS" they lean left. A "GANGSTA LEAN" is used too: "Show off your RYDE" I.E.: -Hollering at females or too appear pimpish- or "To do "drugs" while driving" I.E.: -Leaning over to take a hit of "WEED" & pass it- or -to reload the clip- or "Out the window too show you ain't never scared". I.E.: -some people duck as too not be seen by others in a neighborhood-. / It also means to some as a place where "Gangsta'z" lay to rest. California was the state where the actual word "GANGSTA LEAN" Originated and was started as a way too drive your vehical too snort cocaine or smoke weed and drink liquor while driving so as too not be seen by the police patrol cars b.k.a: "ONE TYME"!
Adina Howard / Snoop Doggy Dogg / N.W.A & D.R.S - Along with many other recording artist used the word too mean different things too fit with their songs, which caused alot of confusion. TRU'Z know the true meaning which I have listed above....so enjoy knowing the REAL..and keep "GANGSTA LEANIN'" Represent that shytt!!
William Devaughn - said it best in 1974 with the song:
"Be Thankful For What You've Got" it goes: (Diamond in the back, sunroof top, digging in the scene, with a GANGSTA LEAN....woo hoo ooo!!) Now hoo ryde that shytt ....GONE!!