1. to make something more "gangsta".
A term created and used by the newly signed Los Angeles Lakers forward Ron Artest, which means to make something more "gangsta" like in the hood. Ron Artest has been the most notorious and intimidating NBA basketball player since Dennis Rodman. You don't mess with Ron Artest!
ESPN Anchor: Hey, we've been hoodalized!
Coined by NBA star Ron Artest in an interview with ESPN. Artest expressed his intention to hoodalize the Lakers (his new team).