verb. Go and be a good example to the others of your group or in your position.
Dad: Your Mom wants you to square up this joint, yo.
Kid: So you want me to clean my room?
Dad: Dat would be da hizzy.
A word that has been so overused in rap songs, that it has lost all meaning.
Typical rap lyrics: "Represent, represent, represent, represent. Represent, represent, represent, represent..."
A command that provokes someone to make a symbol or sign identifying their gang affiliation.
To annoy others with your presence. An activity often carried out by 'playaz'. See [playa].
Here we be, in Antarctica, representin' to all the penguins. Why, yes! Word, up homey EVEN!
1. Lend physical presence or voice on behalf of a constituency defined by geography or purpose, when such manifestation of presence or voice by the whole of that constituency would be logistically impractical or impossible.
2. Stand in for a person, organization, or principle in a manner prescribed by law or formal custom where knowledge of protocols is specific and germaine to a particular forum of jurisdiction.
1. a) We represent the Lollipop Guild and wish to welcome you to Munchkinland. b) My name is Howard Dean, and I represent the Democratic wing of the Democratic Party.
2. Your Honor, I have been retained by my client to represent him in the matter before this court.
A phrase showing acknowledgement to one's background, home, social group, or original place of residence. Also similar to giving a [Shout Out]to one's [homeboys].
Interviewer: So you're from Québec?
Interviewee: Damn right, homeskillet. La belle Province, represent!
To give homage to where your from, usually with a nickname like [Motor City], an area code like  or just saying the name like [The Bronx].
I represent New Jersey and Manhattan
Showing respect to where you come from.
Represent yo clique mother fucka.