somebody who get on the mic before a dj throws down and gets the crowd all pumped up and talks up the dj and shit. has the ability to transform shouting into excitement through the use of his microphone
On his "In Tune and On Time" dvd, DJ Shadow needs to knock that I'm-my-own-hype-man shit off. Nobody wants to see that weenie white dude come out on stage and act allshyboyish before his set and watch while he tries to hype up his crowd by one-by-one listing off his last ike 27 albums, giving the crowd a chance indicate that yes, indeed they had heard of and enjoyed theses albums, and also to show their enthusiam decline to an uncomfortable level, with absolutely no beat in the background.
YO! GET A HYPE-MAN, SHADOW!!!
The person who fires up the crowd for the main act.
Biden is Obama's hype-man. Biden: "throw yo hands in the air! lemme hear it for the man is so fresh and so clean and articulate... "