Kunta Kinte (slang)
Type: noun, slang
What does Kunta Kinte mean?
A fictional African slave taken to 18th-century America in the novel and TV series Roots.
Example sentence: “We were watching the show with the Kunta Kinte character.”
Kunta Kinte in songs:
“Yeah I need my loot by rent day But that ain’t what gives me the heart of Kunta Kinte” – J. Ivy, Never Let Me Down.
“So don’t believe what Ren say ‘Cause he’s going out like Kunta Kinte But I got a whip for you, Toby” – Ice Cube, No Vaseline.
“Whips out, Kunta Kinte, Diamonds clear like Bombay” – Quavo, Good Drank.
“Prince couldn’t get me change my name, papa Kunta Kinte a slave again, no sir” – Missy Elliot, Work It.