Yo, we all represent the hood, the only difference between us is that we make this shit look good. - Keith Murray
verb. Go and be a good example to the others of your group or in your position.
Dad: Your Mom wants you to square up this joint, yo.
Kid: So you want me to clean my room?
Dad: Dat would be da hizzy.
A word that has been so overused in rap songs, that it has lost all meaning.
Typical rap lyrics: "Represent, represent, represent, represent. Represent, represent, represent, represent..."
A command that provokes someone to make a symbol or sign identifying their gang affiliation.
To annoy others with your presence. An activity often carried out by 'playaz'. See playa
Here we be, in Antarctica, representin' to all the penguins. Why, yes! Word, up homey EVEN!
1. Lend physical presence or voice on behalf of a constituency defined by geography or purpose, when such manifestation of presence or voice by the whole of that constituency would be logistically impractical or impossible.
2. Stand in for a person, organization, or principle in a manner prescribed by law or formal custom where knowledge of protocols is specific and germaine to a particular forum of jurisdiction.
1. a) We represent the Lollipop Guild and wish to welcome you to Munchkinland. b) My name is Howard Dean, and I represent the Democratic wing of the Democratic Party.
2. Your Honor, I have been retained by my client to represent him in the matter before this court.
A phrase showing acknowledgement to one's background, home, social group, or original place of residence. Also similar to giving a Shout Out
to one's homeboys
Interviewer: So you're from Québec?
Interviewee: Damn right, homeskillet. La belle Province, represent!
To give homage to where your from, usually with a nickname like Motor City
, an area code like 305
or just saying the name like The Bronx
I represent New Jersey and Manhattan