Origin: Latin - negra/negro = dark
1- derogatory word used to described those of African descent (as they are characterized by dark skin) Nordic Caucasians (i.e. "whites") who were seen as being fond or protective of
Negroes(i.e. "blacks") were often called "nigger-lovers"
2- semi-derogatory word used as a pronoun between those of African descent. Originating from class distinction of American slaves; field workers referred to domestic slaves, spitefully, as "house-niggas"
3- anglicized version of spanish "negro" used by hispanics in reference to anyone of a darker complexion than themselves, although often used as a pronoun for any association
1- "Hey nigger, we don't serve your types here!"
"You're nothin' but a no-good nigger-lover"
2- "You one dumbass nigga!"
"What up nigga?"
3- "Oye, me an my niggas'll bomb on you levas!"
"wasappening negro?" (what's happening nigga)
"es mi vato negrolo" (that's my niggafriend)
"Digas la Maria negra" ("talk to the dark/black Mary")
Term used in "gangsta" style rap music to define someone who
uses the lifestyle of poverty stricken, violent, racist, and/or urban areas to gain wealth and recognition without actually having lived with such conditions.
It has also become associated with those who attempt or choose to live such lifestyles (for "street-cred") when they have no need to.
"We fuckin' roll on bustas out here"
"Fo'get dose busted-ass rappers you heard comin' out, 'cause dis is real"
derogatory word for hispanics
derived from "speck" (i.e. dust, as non-hispanics generally consider them to be "dirty") and "spigoty" -which is another derogatory term for hispanics stemming from the phrase "spigoty -speak the- English")
spic can be used by hispanics in much the same way as nigga is used by blacks; however, this is very rare