What’s Gangsta?

”I wasn’t afraid to be sensual and romantic. But I wanted to still hit you hard and make your body move. I just think that being honest is the most gangsta thing you could ever do.”

–Sean “Puffy”/”P-Diddy”/”Diddy” Combs

A New Sound For Old What’s-His-Name
By SIA MICHEL
New York Times
September 10, 2006

Who’s Slappy?

“I’m a slappy, as Coach would say,” [Notre Dame quarterback Brady] Quinn said, borrowing a phrase from [Charlie] Weis’s New Jersey vernacular. “I’m just a college student trying to make it through Notre Dame, playing football. It’s weird that people see that as a celebrity. To me, it’s mind-boggling.”

“A Student First, Then a Standout”
By PETE THAMEL
New York Times
Published: September 9, 2006