Indiginous Americans who were cheated out of their land.
A form of hip-hop music that is socially conscious. Emphasis is placed upon the lyrics and beat production, usually inspired by the world around the producer/rapper. Few artists adopt the style for fear of being seen as nerdy, but it is far from that.
Common, Kanye West and Talib Kweli all make backpack rap.
An awesome rapper of the backpack
"You heard that new Kweli song? Damn, that mang is awesome!"
In relation to or in comparison with.
"It is interesting reading your reactions. Your five predecessors were by design based on a similar predication, a contingent affirmation that was meant to create a profound attachment to the rest of your species, facilitating the function of the one. While the others experienced this in a very general way, your experience is far more specific. Vis-a-vis, love."
New York pronunciation of "murder".
"You 'eard dat Tommy got tree years fo' moidah?"
1. Used when describing the quality of cannabis, poey being extremely good.
"That is some poey shit man."
Literally meaning "Thank you very much, Mr. Roboto", it is usually spoken when someone performs "The Robot", a famous body-poppin' move.
"I just did 'The Robot'!"
"Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto!"