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Pimp

In feudal England, a type of tenure by which a tenant was permitted to use real property that belonged to a lord in exchange for the performance of some service, such as providing young women for the use and pleasure of the lord.

An individual who, for a fee, supplies another individual with a prostitute for sexual purposes. To pander, or cater to the sexual desires of others in exchange for money.

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Prostitution.

pimp

n. a person who procures a prostitute for customers or vice versa, sharing the profits of the woman's activities. Supposedly he provides protection for the prostitutes, but quite often he will threaten, brutalize, rape, cheat and induce drug addiction of his women. A pimp commits the crime of pandering. (See: prostitution, pander, panderer)

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During the trial , representatives for Hamdy's nephew Osama Ahmed Fahmy said that Jay Z, aka Shawn Carter, and producer Timothy "Timbaland" Mosley deliberately avoided requesting permission to sample Hamdy's music in advance because they allegedly knew it wouldn't be given due to the explicit lyrics of "Big Pimpin".
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