wanksta


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wanksta

(ˈwæŋkstə)
n
(Peoples) slang derogatory US a person who acts or dresses like a gangster but who is not involved in crime
[C20: from wannabe + gangsta phonetic rendering of gangster, also influenced by wanker]
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According to Young M.A., it was 50 Cent's "Wanksta" record that caught her attention but it was his song "Many Men" that inspired her to rap.
By the time he got to Wanksta, all the upper body tattoos were on show.
Chief wanksta of the night had to be Olly from Oxford Poly.
And Eminem used one of his underground tracks, Wanksta, on the 8 Mile soundtrack.
Five of them, the #1 "In Da Club" (which is also #1 on the pop Hot 100 chart), "Wanksta," "21 Questions" featuring Nate Dogg, "If I Can't," and "Patiently Waiting" featuring Eminem, spun off from Get Rich Or Die Tryin', released February 6, 2003, which has been #1 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart for four of its first six weeks.
Before 50 Cent "died," the rapper rose to fame with "Get Rich Or Die Tryin'," a hit album that featured popular songs "In Da Club" and "Wanksta." His star has faded since then but (http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/news/id.15578/title.50-cent-delays-new-album-due-to-label-disagreement-plans-for-november) Hip Hop DX reported that he's been working on a new album that's expected to be released by Thanksgiving of this year.