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Every week at Voice of Youth, we take a teen slang word or phrase and turn it upside down and inside out.

Latest Episodes

Hyphy Part 1

Welcome to Part One of the Hyphy show, or actually, the hyphy tour! Your tour guide is 20-year-old Laquoia Simmons, hyphy aficionado and native of the San Francisco Bay Area, where hyphy was born. Laquoia invites you to join five fellow travelers on our little excursion. There’s a lot on the itinerary…first, a local music […]

-1 s2007 MAR 30
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Hyphy Part 1

Daytime – February 22, 2007

This week: Our first “imported” term of teen slang… DAYTIME, n. What Chicago kids call a party during the day. Synonym : ditch party We start our show in Chicago, where this week's word comes from, and hear about what goes down when kids are supposed to be at school in Chi-Town! Next, our local […]

-1 s2007 FEB 23
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Daytime – February 22, 2007

Crib – February 8, 2007

This week’s word – “crib” – slang for the place you call home, your shelter. This hour you’re going to be touring the broadest range of cribs we could think of… For example, one of our gang-involved correspondents goes on the road with a local realtor to hear about the challenges of buying a house […]

-1 s2007 FEB 8
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Crib – February 8, 2007

Hood – January 25, 2007

Hood – just an abbreviation for neighborhood? or something else entirely? This question is at the heart of this week’s audio dictionary entry. In this hour – our local California kids join Chicago teens to describe the drama of their hoods. Plus we get on the line with Mr. Kevin Eps, who, as the maker […]

-1 s2007 JAN 26
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Hood – January 25, 2007

Transformer – January 11, 2007

This week on Voice of Youth – Where every week we take a different term of teen slang and define it as only youth can – The word, “Transformer”, slang for someone who “defects” from one gang to its rival. But that definition is just the beginning of this audio dictionary entry. Kids tell stories […]

-1 s2007 JAN 11
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Transformer – January 11, 2007

Beef – December 14, 2006

Every week we take a different word or phrase of teen slang and define it as only youth can. This week’s word – Beef. In this next hour – writer, editor, and director Pete Alton gives us the skinny on the scandalous beef between rappers… A famous actor advises one of our producers to squash […]

-1 s2006 DEC 15
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Beef – December 14, 2006

Bread – November 30, 2006

Bread, defined as money. Listen as youth determine the three things money is supposed to be, and the times it’s not. Silly side jobs, last-ditch loans, a coming market crash…all these things are touched on as you hear short stories from the streets, a visit to a paycheck advance place, a long-distance call with an […]

-1 s2006 DEC 1
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Bread – November 30, 2006

Election 2006: The Week After – November 16, 2006

Imagine if you will a living room, in the afternoon. On the television, in the background, beautiful people, caught up in decadent drama, sobbing in soft focus, soap opera style. In that room, in the foreground, everyday people erupting with real aggression, fighting and crying, police and paperwork. A strange image but the strong one […]

-1 s2006 NOV 16
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Election 2006: The Week After – November 16, 2006

Election: The Day and The Day After – November 9, 2006

Election 2006: Who had _, got _, and went _. Want to fill in the blanks? This show translates the mid-term election headlines into the words said among youth. On the way our hosts must drive towards the core of the questions: what is politics and why should I care? Listen!

-1 s2006 NOV 10
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Election: The Day and The Day After – November 9, 2006

Smack – October 19, 2006

The focus of this show? Violenc – and domestic violence in particular…so as you can imagine the show is not for the faint of heart… so strap yourself in, because you’re about to hear the rapper that put the M in Mysogynist – that’s right Eminem, the rapper who many songs like this one coming […]

-1 s2006 OCT 20
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Smack – October 19, 2006
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Latest Episodes

Hyphy Part 1

Welcome to Part One of the Hyphy show, or actually, the hyphy tour! Your tour guide is 20-year-old Laquoia Simmons, hyphy aficionado and native of the San Francisco Bay Area, where hyphy was born. Laquoia invites you to join five fellow travelers on our little excursion. There’s a lot on the itinerary…first, a local music […]

-1 s2007 MAR 30
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Hyphy Part 1

Daytime – February 22, 2007

This week: Our first “imported” term of teen slang… DAYTIME, n. What Chicago kids call a party during the day. Synonym : ditch party We start our show in Chicago, where this week's word comes from, and hear about what goes down when kids are supposed to be at school in Chi-Town! Next, our local […]

-1 s2007 FEB 23
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Daytime – February 22, 2007

Crib – February 8, 2007

This week’s word – “crib” – slang for the place you call home, your shelter. This hour you’re going to be touring the broadest range of cribs we could think of… For example, one of our gang-involved correspondents goes on the road with a local realtor to hear about the challenges of buying a house […]

-1 s2007 FEB 8
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Crib – February 8, 2007

Hood – January 25, 2007

Hood – just an abbreviation for neighborhood? or something else entirely? This question is at the heart of this week’s audio dictionary entry. In this hour – our local California kids join Chicago teens to describe the drama of their hoods. Plus we get on the line with Mr. Kevin Eps, who, as the maker […]

-1 s2007 JAN 26
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Hood – January 25, 2007

Transformer – January 11, 2007

This week on Voice of Youth – Where every week we take a different term of teen slang and define it as only youth can – The word, “Transformer”, slang for someone who “defects” from one gang to its rival. But that definition is just the beginning of this audio dictionary entry. Kids tell stories […]

-1 s2007 JAN 11
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Transformer – January 11, 2007

Beef – December 14, 2006

Every week we take a different word or phrase of teen slang and define it as only youth can. This week’s word – Beef. In this next hour – writer, editor, and director Pete Alton gives us the skinny on the scandalous beef between rappers… A famous actor advises one of our producers to squash […]

-1 s2006 DEC 15
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Beef – December 14, 2006

Bread – November 30, 2006

Bread, defined as money. Listen as youth determine the three things money is supposed to be, and the times it’s not. Silly side jobs, last-ditch loans, a coming market crash…all these things are touched on as you hear short stories from the streets, a visit to a paycheck advance place, a long-distance call with an […]

-1 s2006 DEC 1
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Bread – November 30, 2006

Election 2006: The Week After – November 16, 2006

Imagine if you will a living room, in the afternoon. On the television, in the background, beautiful people, caught up in decadent drama, sobbing in soft focus, soap opera style. In that room, in the foreground, everyday people erupting with real aggression, fighting and crying, police and paperwork. A strange image but the strong one […]

-1 s2006 NOV 16
Comments
Election 2006: The Week After – November 16, 2006

Election: The Day and The Day After – November 9, 2006

Election 2006: Who had _, got _, and went _. Want to fill in the blanks? This show translates the mid-term election headlines into the words said among youth. On the way our hosts must drive towards the core of the questions: what is politics and why should I care? Listen!

-1 s2006 NOV 10
Comments
Election: The Day and The Day After – November 9, 2006

Smack – October 19, 2006

The focus of this show? Violenc – and domestic violence in particular…so as you can imagine the show is not for the faint of heart… so strap yourself in, because you’re about to hear the rapper that put the M in Mysogynist – that’s right Eminem, the rapper who many songs like this one coming […]

-1 s2006 OCT 20
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Smack – October 19, 2006
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