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The Jungle

DEFINITION:

The Marin City Housing Project where Tupac used to live, and home to rapper 5150.


The Gateway

DEFINITION:

A nickname for Daly City, which lies just south of San Francisco and is a "gateway" to the SF peninsula.


The Evil Side

DEFINITION:

Refers to Eastside San Jose


Thorn City

DEFINITION:

The city of Portland. Commonly known as the Rose City, local hip-hoppers changed it to Thorn City because the title was more edgy.


The Dolph

DEFINITION:

A street in the Lakeview district of San Francisco where drugs are known to be sold


The Crest

DEFINITION:

A notoriously rough neighborhood in Vallejo, CA, home to rappers such as Mac Dre and E-40. Also known as Crestside


The Burg

DEFINITION:

Stands for the city of Pittsburg, PA, home to rappers such as the Mob Figaz, Laze, and Bobby Blake.


Twisted

DEFINITION:

Mixed up and confused. Likely related to both the verb "twist", meaning to distort the shape, meaning or position of something, and the adjective twisted, which means morally unacceptable. This is an example of semantic expansion.


The Bean

DEFINITION:

Another name for Boston, MA


Trees

DEFINITION:

One of many terms used to refer to marijuana


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