a Pimp (English: Zuhälter) is a feature of the afroamerikanischen Popkultur (see. also Hip Hop), which is related the European Dandy and the Playboy. Like the Dandy and the Playboy, the Pimp uses its financial independence for the egozentrischen wording of its person in clothes, manners and leisure entertainments and pursues a Ästhetisierung of all areas of life. It differs from both first mentioned ones by its completely different social origin.
Pimping means often simplified „aufmotzen “(see below, „as verb “).
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the noun „Pimp “
the Pimp emerges as cultural phenomenon for the first time into the 1960er years. The civil rights movement did not have to new self-confident its afroamerikanischen population of the USA led, at the same time however was social differences between black and white still communist manifesto and social opportunities for advancement for black ones quasi present. Often socially disadvantaged black ones fell back to half or illegal ways, in order to achieve financial and social success; Prostitution (see. bitch), and with it connected, Zuhälterei, became a afroamerikanisch coined/shaped phenomenon. In this way gained profit often excessive placed to look and established a new self understanding and self-confident its black ones. Pelzmäntel, remarkable decoration and expensive clothing in remarkable colors were popular accessories of the Pimps and connected themselves with an attitude, which flared somewhere between extreme Machismo and consciously tuntenhaftem behavior. The Pimp Lifestyle is always extreme thereby woman-despising. Women are degradiert to bare Sexobjekten, whose body is the only meaning. The Blaxploitation - films made this Pimp Lifestyle popular during the 1960er and 1970er.
Pimpin' had various influence on the afroamerikanische Popmusik of the following years. Particularly to emphasize is here the P-radio, which finally forms the link to the Hip Hop culture, within those the Pimp a Revival experienced and finally its final forming out received.
Westcoast - RWSby like Too $hort and Snoop Dogg perfected the Pimp Lifestyle into the 1990er years and extracted him from the original Zuhälter context. In the Hip Hop culture the Pimp took its own Slang on („Fo' Shizzle my Nizzle “for „For sure my more nigger “), and dedicated themselves now prefers to the hobbies of gambling, marijuana - and Champagnerkonsums and its Low Rider - collection, whereby it financed its life-style usually by a probably endowed disk contract and other sources of income, like Pornofilme. Pink and lila one developed itself to the preferential fashionable colors of the Pimp.
use as verb
as verb means English tons pimp as much as Anpreisen, „Aufmotzen “, Tunen. In particular by the successful MTV Fernsehshow Pimp My Ride, with which cars in a protzigen Pimp style are umgemodelt, since 2004 also in the German linguistic area a proper medium Hype formed, which acquires itself this term more or less ironically, approximately in the German MTV shows Pimp My bicycle or Pimp My Whatever, by the use in advertising slogans, or by a computer journal their Case Modding - action Pimp My PC calls. Pimp my bicycle was nominated for the Grimme price 2006.
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