GANGSTA: Somebody who was born and raised in a really violent environment (like New York or Los Angeles) and I had basically nothing in their life. They either have only one parent around, who is more-likely and crackhead or an alcoholic and is abusive to the child, or who grew up with their grandparents. Some gangstas probably don't even have a home. The only places they consider home is probably an alley somewhere on the streets or jail. They never attended school and if they did, they probably dropped out due to bad grades, or probably got kicked out for fighting all the time or bringing guns and drugs to school. They never had more than 10 dollars in their pocket and the only way for them to survive and live longer is to selling drugs and possibly kill people. They never had a decent girl in their life. The only kind of girls gangstas get are sluts or hos (girls who always cheat and kiss or have sex with 2 or more different boys a day). The only way for a gangsta to get respect or become a big figure on the streets is to either fight almost every day or kill people. They ALWAYS HAVE to walk around with a gun clipped to their hip or a blade or knife in their pocket to protect themselves because they can't trust their so-called "homies" or "friends" they chill with. Kids who grew up to the projects have seen nothing but violence in their life (fightings and shootings) and that is what makes them gangstas today. So if there is a kid who has seen nothing but violence in their life, there is a 98% chance that they will grow up to become violent (always fighting, shooting people, stabbing people, raping girls, destroying cars with rocks and bats, and even killing people). Gangstas never had a decent job in their life. They only sell drugs or pimp girls, who wear shirts that are so short that you can see their belly and who wear tight-ass pants and short-ass skirts. Most gangstas have a BIG criminal record for doing stuff like assaults and thefts. That's why the police are the most-hated people in the hood. Gangstas sees snitches as "bitches" or "pussies"". So if someone snitches on a gangsta, that gangsta will either call his "homies" from prison and tell them to find and kill the snitch, or will just wait until he gets out of prison to kill the snitch himself.

Basically, all I am saying is that gangstas are NOT people who you want to look up to or try to be in your life. Gangstas can't help the way they act or what they do because it's the way they grew up. Half of the people who talk about being "hood" and "G'd up" don't know a thing about what REALLY goes on in the hood. They won't be able to survive the ghetto. Most of the people who talk like they're ghetto are probably even too scared to put up a fight in the streets or do any activities that are gang-related, including stealing, breaking into cars, or killing. But gangstas in the "hood" aren't scared to because it's the way they grew up, they're used to doing crazy stuff like that. Let's take 50 Cent as an example. This person grew up in a very rough neighborhood where there is nothing but crime and gang activity. He's been in fights before, he sold drugs, he's been to jail, and he's been shot. That's the kind of stuff that goes on in the "hood". People even say that he's lucky, considering the fact that he was VERY close to either being killed or doing life behind bars. Even though he's rich and he has beautiful girls all over him and shiny cars and stuff like that doesn't mean you want to be just like him. I mean, look back to his life and see what he had to go through to make it to the position that he is in today. The point that I am trying to get across is that being a gangsta is not cool and definetely not fun. There is nothing good about it. At all.
"If you take a look at my eyes/You'll see I'll be a gangsta 'til I die."-The Game, 50 Cent "Westside Story"
by Cory N. July 18, 2007
Ignorance, generally relating to the crap... sorry "rap" culture. If something or someone is authentically gangster (note the "er") then they are related to that of a mobster.The difference is, Gangsters can usually read.
"Gee, Tom, Why'd you kill that kid that hangs out down town", "Simple mom, he was pretending to be a Gangsta "
by lildrummerboy8561 June 14, 2007
A word mostly incorporated into rap by 50 cent and others .
It's actual meaning is derived from gangster which is anyone from or partaking in a gang .
Not to be mixed up with mobster , gangster and thug .
Mobster is part of the mafia ; the real and original creators of organized crime in movies and such . Triads and Yakuza are two other gangs .
Gangsters are usually street bred . Although this may be a thing to show on TV or at school , a harsh life isn't always that big of a deal .
Thugs are usually mindless idiots who follow the plans of a smarter mastermind and will act like pawns , nothing more .
1. Mobster : Al Capone , Don Coreleone from the godfather ...
2. the other 50 cent , not the one on TV .
3. any dumbass saying he's 'gangsta' or 'in da hood' when he's getting his rear-end handed to him by 'crackers' .
by arabian dude July 14, 2006
Someone that tries to look "tough" by butchering the English language. Also tries to aim their 9mm, but will then realize that they are too stoned to aim propely, and they end up unloading a clip into a wall.

A "gangsta" is nothing to be proud of as they make the African American and Caucasian races look bad.
"gangsta": hey ya yall woah wut up homie g unit in the hood?
Me: What the fuck?
"gangsta": see dats the problem, you goin round disrespectin me yo.
Me: Quit butchering the Engish language.
"gangsta": ya? Wut you gunna do bout it, Goth boy? Betta watch it, I might put a cap in yo ass.
Me: *stares in confusion*
"gangsta": Now move it whitey!
Me: *stays in confused state of mind*
by King Blargh July 06, 2005
Gangsta can refer to:

1)Slang for a member of a gang, a gangster
2)Genre of music, Gangsta rap
That guy is a gangsta
The Game is a gangsta
by Croatian King September 02, 2006
bitches who follow thier leader,
someone who cant fight alone,
someone scared of bigger kids so they get backup,
someone who thinks its cool so joins not knowing he's being the real "gangstas" bitch,
basically a dumbass who cant defend himself or stand alone also known as pussies,
"gangsta" yo fagot did u juss mak fun o my set bitch?
"me" dude i live here too
"gangsta"i gittin my dawgs on your ass yo
"me" dude shut the fuck up, and take me on alone
"gangsta" ahhh , suspect, lil joker,kid, lil devil, fuck come here im gittin some disrespect over here
by jesse February 17, 2005
a poor excuse for being un-manly. Normally rather noobish or simple. A term used among layabouts or chavs, attempting to be more like a 'fergus' or socially accepted.
person 1: im am bare manly init bruv
person 2: no..your just a gangsta you twat
by uncle ferg September 30, 2011
Real gangsta: somone who has very little money and has a rough childhood who getes into trouble because he doesnt no what else to do and someone who lives there life ..STUCK

Pathetic Version: White preppy kids tht drive around in there green suburbans with there pink and green bummper stickers screaming IM A GANGSTA GANGSTA 365....with there blonde ponystails blowing in the wind and there huge brown sunglasses. boys who go to football games and think letting there vineyard vines boxers show from beneith there polo chincos means tht there a "g"! middleschoolers running around town with there long champ bags and steeling there boyfreinds hats and sayin DAMN I LOOK SO GHETOO ....boys tht walk around going sup dawg when there THE farthest things from "dawgs" and calling girls bitches and hoes...when there NOT walking in the bronx there on AIM on there thousand dollar macbooks...texting "homeboy" on ur 200 dollar chocolate..big NO NO


1. You own more than one house
2. You own a sail me thrs no home boys on daddys yhat
3. You wear 200 dollar jeans
4. You play lacrosse
5. You have ever attended prep school
6. You go to cape cod nantucket or maine
7. You've been to palm beach
8. You're family has a private island
9. You go horse back riding
10. You live in Greenwitch, New Cannan, Darien, Bronxville, Scarsdale, Wiliton,Danbury, or Rye!

"sup dawg"
"hey G"
"dawg were so gangsta"
"tht girlz so hot"
"i knw nigga"
"mann im not black"
"haha NIGGA"
"chea chea ayyyyy"
by nah nah nah October 27, 2007
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