7L & Esoteric

hype-man

noun
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a performer who supports MCs on-stage by engaging the crowd with lyrical repetition, call-and-response, chanting, etc.
(this role is now often regarded as contemptible)
Collocates hype2, dog, MC, wack
Domains Music
Etymology from hype, verb, meaning "to excite"

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