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  Urban Dictionary: crunk
Ice T just happened to be on the show that night, and he likely fed the word to them beforehand and certainly helped fuel its popularity during the telecast ("That was seriously crunked up, right there.").
Crunk is also thought to be derived from a combination or a portmanteau of the words "crazy" and "drunk", or a combination of "chronic" and "drunk", referring to the state of being both drunk from alcohol and high on marijuana, at the same time.
krunk crunk rap krunk rap be a prude sloshed
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=crunk   (621 words)

  
  Crunk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Crunk is classified as a subdivision of Dirty South or Southern rap and is an outgrowth of Miami-based Miami bass and New Orleans bounce music.
By 2005, however, it was widely perceived that crunk was on the wane, with its appeal primarily confined to its birthplace of Memphis and in places in Atlanta.
Crunk is also thought to be derived from a combination or a portmanteau of the words "crazy" and "drunk", or a combination of "chronic" and "drunk", referring to the state of being both drunk from alcohol and high on marijuana, at the same time.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Crunk   (1320 words)

  
 Crunk - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Crunk music is a specific type of hip hop music, based out of the southern United States, particularly on the eastern side of Atlanta, Georgia; Charleston, South Carolina; andMemphis, Tennessee.
Crunk is classified as a subdivision of Dirty South or Southern rap and is an outgrowth of Atlanta-based Miami Bass and perhaps more directly, New Orleans' Bounce music.
Crunk is also thought to be derived from a combination of the words "crazy" and "drunk", or a combination of "chronic" and "drunk", referring to when someone is both drunk from alcohol and high on marijuana, at the same time.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Crunk   (1135 words)

  
 English@UAB : In the News: Crunk Receives State Arts Grant   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tony Crunk, Assistant Professor of English, received an individual artist’s grant from the Alabama State Council on the Arts in June 2003.
Crunk’s second collection of poetry is entitled New Covenant Bound and has yet to be published.
Crunk has been in Alabama for three years, coming to UAB after teaching at the University of Virginia, James Madison University, Murray State (Kentucky) University, and the University of Montana.
www.uab.edu /english/news/crunk.html   (489 words)

  
 Turns of Phrase: Crunk
There has been much talk of the crunk phenomenon lately, with some dismissing it as a mere gimmick or publicity stunt.
But Lil’ Jon and his crew proved that the hype is not without foundation, with a show that more than made up for in energy what it may have lacked in lyricism.
Crunk is a high-impact brand of woofer-popping party hip-hop that eschews all musical and lyrical invention in wild-eyed search of a good time.
www.worldwidewords.org /turnsofphrase/tp-cru1.htm   (203 words)

  
 Crunk - Rap Dictionary
As opposed to popular opinion, crunk has had no relation to being coked up and drunk until recently.
Some crunk artists (or groups) are Lil' Jon, Pitbull, Lil' Scrappy, Trillville, and David Banner.
At a high level, as in volume: "He got the speakers in the trunk with the bass on crunk." (Mos Def, from "Mr.
www.rapdict.org /Crunk   (158 words)

  
 Crunk Hits - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect
Another in a series of Crunk and Disorderly compilations from TVT Records, Crunk Hits features 18 of the crunkest commercial singles of the preceding few years.
Crunk Hits may be out of date, its "hits" more than a little played out by this CD's late-2005 release, yet even so, it's hard to deny the grade-A quality of the music featured here.
In particular, Crunk Hits will appeal to new fans of the style, listeners who missed these songs on the first go-round, and also to file sharers who have nth-generation MP3s of these songs on their personal hard drives and would like to finally get CD-quality versions at a cheap price.
www.artistdirect.com /nad/store/artist/album/0,,3450101,00.html   (306 words)

  
 Crunk 101. By Jody Rosen - Slate Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Crunk's self-proclaimed (and undisputed) king is Lil Jon, the Atlanta-based producer—and, after a fashion, rapper—who has a mouthful of diamond-crusted teeth, a scabrous voice, and now, his own pomegranate-flavored energy drink called (what else?) Crunk!!!
Crunk began in the clubs of Atlanta as an experiment in streamlining, reducing hip-hop to its coarsest party-propelling elements: clobbering rhythm and a few hollered catch-phrases.
It was the booming bass sound of late-'80s Miami hip-hop that laid the groundwork for crunk; the forthcoming albums by Pitbull and the sly female MC Jacki-O just might put their hometown back on the map.
slate.msn.com /id/2103955   (1208 words)

  
 CD Baby: CRUNK SQUAD: Crunk Squad Faces Of Crunk Vol. #1   (Site not responding. Last check: )
crunk squad the new age of crunk is now.
crunk squad the new sound of the dirty, dirty raw in ya face in da club.
the new crunk they are headliners in their own right.
www.cdbaby.com /crunksquad   (266 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Who's who in crunk   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Crunk credentials: The 6-foot-1, 350-pound Wayne Hardnett was the first signing by Jermaine Dupri when he moved his So So Def label to Arista Records.
Crunk credentials: St. Louis' Howard Bailey is the newest member of Ludacris' Disturbing tha Peace family, and was Nelly's opening act on his 2002 tour.
Crunk credentials: The Atlanta duo of D-Roc (D'Angelo Holmes) and Kaine (Eric Jackson) introduced themselves in 2000 with the club smashes Whistle While You Twurk and Ying Yang in This Thang.
www.usatoday.com /life/music/2003-07-24-crunk-side_x.htm   (559 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Get Crunk   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When performed live or played in clubs, crunk's loud, hard-driving beats and rebellious chants inspire rambunctious behavior similar to slam dancing or mosh-pit kinetics, with people yelling, jumping and throwing 'bows.
"Crunk music is something parallel to rock 'n' roll or punk rock because of the energy it gives you," says Lil' Jon, whose Kings of Crunk album is No. 34 after 38 weeks on the chart.
Crunk artists are more likely to reference an Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme (on 20-inch or higher rims, of course) than a Lexus or Range Rover.
www.usatoday.com /life/music/2003-07-24-crunk_x.htm   (1459 words)

  
 Crunk Energy Drink - The BevNET.com Review
Lil' Jon, the self-proclaimed and widely acknowledged "King of Crunk", is synonymous with the Crunk lifestyle, having popularized the term in the hip-hop world.
Crunk is a very unique tasting energy drink that uses a flavor that has previously been untapped in the energy drink category -- pomegranate.
As for the brand, the phrase "Crunk!!!" offers a unique call to action for all those who are familiar with the man behind this product -- Lil' Jon, a musician who is the self proclaimed "King of Crunk".
www.bevnet.com /reviews/crunk   (247 words)

  
 Crunk 101. - By Jody Rosen - Slate Magazine
Crunk's self-proclaimed (and undisputed) king is Lil Jon, the Atlanta-based producer—and, after a fashion, rapper—who has a mouthful of diamond-crusted teeth, a scabrous voice, and now, his own pomegranate-flavored energy drink called (what else?) Crunk!!!
Crunk began in the clubs of Atlanta as an experiment in streamlining, reducing hip-hop to its coarsest party-propelling elements: clobbering rhythm and a few hollered catch-phrases.
It was the booming bass sound of late-'80s Miami hip-hop that laid the groundwork for crunk; the forthcoming albums by Pitbull and the sly female MC Jacki-O just might put their hometown back on the map.
www.slate.com /id/2103955   (902 words)

  
 REVIEWS: Lil’ Jon & The Eastside Boyz- Kings of Crunk - Seaspot.com
Str8 from the ATL, it’s Lil’ Jon and The Eastside Boyz, the Kings of Crunk.
Kings of Crunk is one of the few albums that actually have pretty decent skits on it, especially “Pimpin’ Ken Speaks”, not to mention the funny-as-hell “Weedman”.
Most of the tracks on Kings of Crunk feature rowdy call and response choruses from Lil’ Jon and crew, with the majority of the verses supplied by the various guest artists.
www.seaspot.com /reviews-liljon-kingsofcrunk.htm   (467 words)

  
 Rolling Stone : Crunk Juice : Review
Crunk is war, and Lil Jon is its Alexander.
During the past five years, he's slowly injected mainstream hip-hop with his distinct brand of sonic terror; with crunk, mayhem is its own reward.
Crunk Juice is Jon's fourth album and his first since emerging from behind the boards as a star in his own right (with assists to Dave Chappelle and Usher).
www.rollingstone.com /reviews/album/6627334/crunk_juice   (292 words)

  
 purevolume™ | Crunk Texas Click
The Crunk Texas Click is a hard-working rap group surrounding Dallas, Texas.
Crunk Texas Click has been a group for over two years with hopes to make a future out of their music.
Crunk Texas Click hasn't posted any shows yet.
www.purevolume.com /crunktexasclick   (91 words)

  
 Crunk brings punk-style to rap - RAP/HIP-HOP MUSIC- msnbc.com
Rapper Lil Jon, a former deejay and AandR man, is the undisputed King of Crunk.
Well, look at crunk as hip-hop’s version of punk rock or headbanger metal, in which the right song — by artists like David Banner, Ying Yang Twins and Pastor Troy — can turn a club or concert floor into a swirling mass of bodies (as in the now classic “mosh pit”).
'Crunk is such a hot term now, that everybody is jumping on it, calling themselves a crunk artists.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/5015949   (1204 words)

  
 "crunk" definition from Double-Tongued Dictionary
The majority of Garth’s songs are not about getting crunk, or losing your girlfriend, like most country (especially, the so called classics).
He starts enthusiastically bobbing his head and out comes, ‘Dang, this class is crunk!’ I think what he was trying to say was that he was excited to be interested in what he was learning.
I cannot find citations of “crunk” as a noun anywhere that early, leading me to believe that “crunk” was applied to the music later, not that “crunk” as a cool word came from the type of music.
www.doubletongued.org /index.php/dictionary/crunk   (518 words)

  
 Crunk Juice (album) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Crunk Juice is the 2004 album by Lil Jon and the Eastside Boyz
Crunk Juice is also the name of Lil' Jon's own branded energy drink
Lovers and Friends: The Softer Side Of Crunk
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Crunk_Juice   (131 words)

  
 Crunk font family : MyFonts   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Crunk is a Nerfect font family with 1 style priced from $15.00.
Crunk was inspired by the creator’s (at the time) teenaged hoodlum of a brother.
The font Crunk is great for headlines and text and has served its creator well over the years since it was made.
www.myfonts.com /fonts/nerfect/crunk   (105 words)

  
 Crunk Family Crest
We have researched the Crunk family crest in the most recognized sources.
In continental Europe, the most ancient recorded family crest was discovered upon the monumental effigy of a Count of Wasserburg in the church of St. Emeran, at Ratisobon, Germany...
In the Crunk coat of arms as in all coat of arms the crest is only one element of the full armorial achievement.
www.houseofnames.com /xq/asp.fc/qx/crunk-family-crest.htm?a=54323-224   (557 words)

  
 Ask AC - Get Crunk
I'm glad you still remember me. Crunk (the more usual spelling, though krunk is also acceptable) is what's called a portmanteau word - a new word that combines the meanings and forms of two old words.
In this case, crunk is a combination of crazy and drunk.
In the music world, crunk music is a kind of high energy hip hop from the south that has been gaining popularity in the last few years and crunk is also sometimes used about people who are excited or have high energy.
www.slangcity.com /ask_ac_archive/get_crunk.htm   (439 words)

  
 crunk - Wiktionary
There is no evidence "crunk" comes from the Yiddish and German words meaning "sick" or "ill" ("krank" in both languages), despite the phonetic similarity of the words (see this LanguageLog post for information on the high probability of chance similarity among languages).
Nor is there any evidence it was brought into the Southern Black vernacular through the presence of European Jewish immigrant shopkeepers in fl neighborhoods in cities such as Atlanta.
"...talking that stupid crunk of theirs." There was no proper word for the dialect of the Mejic Vaqueros, but "crunk" served well enough among the Barony's higher-born citizens.
en.wiktionary.org /wiki/crunk   (303 words)

  
 Plan 9 - Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz : Crunk Juice [PA]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
After years behind the scenes in the music business, Lil Jon (along with his Eastside Boys, Lil Bo and Big Sam) exploded in late 2002 with his special brand of "crunk," booming bass-fueled hip-hop with the controlled fury of hardcore punk or metal.
KINGS OF CRUNK remained near the top of the Billboard charts through 2003, and the lighthearted, raucous party anthem "Get Low" was an unavoidable classic.
CRUNK JUICE closes on the incredible all-star power of the sinister "Grand Finale," bringing East Coast (Nas, Fat Joe) and West Coast (Ice Cube) together in the Dirty South, a fitting ending to a relentlessly fun record.
www.buymusichere.net /rel/v2_viewupc.php?storenr=12&upc=01658126902   (375 words)

  
 VIBE.com: VIBE.com Interview: Lil Jon's Crunk Juice
Lil Jon spoke with Vibe.com’s contributor Jozen Cummings about the recent elections, his definition of crunk, becoming a pop icon, and some of the guest on his latest album.
It's funny because all of those words are just crunk words that I had adlibs that I say on songs.
No because crunk is what rock music was to white kids; it's an expression, it's a release.
www.vibe.com /news/online_exclusives/2004/11/vibecom_interview_lil_jons_crunk_juice   (2144 words)

  
 Barnes & Noble.com - Music: Kings of Crunk, Rob Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz, CD
While some Dirty South rappers have a gangsta/thug life agenda and some are into serious sociopolitical messages, Atlanta rapper Lil Jon and his two East Side Boyz (Lil Bo and Big Sam) have tended to favor rowdy, in-your-face, profanity-filled party music.
Kings of Crunk, like the trio's previous releases, is full of the sort of hook-filled call-and-response jams that southern hip-hop clubs are known for.
Kings of Crunk detours into more of a Texas-type sound when Lil Jon features UGK on the rock-influenced "Diamonds," and those who find that Lil Jon's up-tempo material can be exhausting will be surprised at how much his group chills out on "Nothin's Free" and a few other smooth, R&B-drenched items.
music.barnesandnoble.com /search/product.asp?userid=2T34Z8K8OB&sourceid=00386304407088414948&ean=16581237322   (296 words)

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