Lexicon

Want to look up some words and phrases, got a catchy tune in your head and want to know what some things exactly mean?

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SOFT
not well done, amateurish; unable to cope broke, no money
SOUNDBWOY
usually a derogatory way to refer to the selecter or other personality in another sound system. This term is most often employed in clashes, on dub plates built for clashes, and so on. Sometimes it is not used in such a negative manner, but most of the time one refers to the someone in the crew as a soundman, not a boy.
SOUND SYSTEM
Huge mobile stereo setups manned by DJs, who became celebrities as they traveled Jamaica to host open-air dances
SPLIFF
large, cone-shaped marijuana cigarette
SPRING
to sprout, as of yams or cocos, making them inedible.
STAR
common term of affection, camaraderie
STEP
to leave, to depart, briskly, quickly
STOOSH/STOSHUS
upper class, high tone, "hitey-titey".
STRING UP
a muscial rehearsal
STRUCTURE
body, health
SU-SU
gossip, the sound of wispering.
SUFFERER
a poor person stuggling to survive
SUPM, SINTING
something

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