a hommie hu keeps it real 24-7, a bruva from da hood e.g 50 cent n da hole of g-unit but ja rule fukin wannabe be m8 proppa wanksta
50 cent is a real gangsta he from da streets but ja rule, man he gta sort his shit out bruva he be just a wanksta
by g-bizzie December 10, 2003
A "gangsta" A.K.A. a "G" is one who had to commit illegal and or offensive acts for the sake of surviving, despite if he or she wanted to do it. If one does such an act(s) and has other options, then he/she is not a gangsta.

Although the term is often glorified in Hip Hop, Rap, and Pop music and culture, a real gangsta will tell you it's not a life you should WANT. Most people who never lived or know the life are often misled to the term being a good thing.
He lost his job and was forced to sell crack, just to put food on the table for his family this week. That's gangsta.
by Dev87 December 12, 2010
The individual at your school or neighborhood who thinks he or she is the shit when everyone knows they cleary are not; usually tries to be what the media protrays a gangster to be, a individual who bullies others and thinks he or she is the shit when everyone cleary knows they are not.
tom-"since when do gangsta's get dropped off to prom by thier moms?"
tom's friend- cough* "posers"
by geraldoGU93 December 13, 2009
Gangster/Gangsta A Gangster is a member of a professional crime organisation, such as a gang or a mafia group. Usually, members of the mafia or similar organization are referred to as mobsters while individual high-scale criminals who participate in mob-like activity or members of a small criminal enterprise are referred to as gangsters. There can be overlap, however, such as in the case of Dutch Schultz, who ran his own independent gang yet also worked as part of a coalition of Jewish mobsters aligned with the Italian mafia. Anyone who believes gangsters are always black couldn't be more wrong black people had nothing to do with gangsterism untill gangster rap, for instance famous gangsters (The Kray Twins, John Gotti and Don Vito Cascio Ferro)

Gangstas are usually white but can be black.
by Gravey1 November 26, 2005
Another word for poop.
Hey, hold on a minute i gotta go drop a gangsta.
by Easy-G January 02, 2005
Not necessarily a neanderthall but someone who does what they HAVE to do, because of loyalty, beliefs, etc. Gangstas do not pertain to one race because it is more of a cultural concept. And you don't have to be dumb to be a gangsta, but you have to be brave, smart (if you want to survive as one) and bold.
Little ass Tom fought that big dude cuz he was comin at his sister. He lost, but he's still a gangsta for standin up to him.
by the.all.knowing 567 November 19, 2011
a black (or white) person who thinks they are better then other people, which is strange since they live in boxes or worse. the attire of a gangsta is tims, and whatever shitty crap they can get their hands on
that gangsta just stole my bike i need a ride to the pawn shop
by blackretard June 12, 2004

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