0 to 100When things get heated up, rather quickly.

100All the way real or true.

187The unlawful killing of a human being.

1st and 15thIt refers to the time when a drug dealer or hustler is likley to make most of his or her money sellin crack, considering the fact that govement checks are issued on these dates every month.

300/3HunnaKeeping it one-hundred times 3.

5-0/Five-OhThe cops.

64'Chevrolet 64' Impala

7:30Crazy. A crazy person.


A-Town stompA dance where you kick one leg out twice and stomp thus completing the A-Town Stomp. Originated in Atlanta.

All GoodEverything is OK.

AlreadyAn affirmation. Short for "You already know." Usually used down south, mainly in Houston.

Ayo"Hey you!" or a term used just to get attention.

BSomething you would call a friend or another person. Coined in New York City.

Baby BoyA term of endearment towards a gentlemen. Usually a younger one.

Baby MamaThe mother of a male's child.

BabylonA term originating from Jamaica to describe the police.

BailTo leave an area or people.

Ball(in)Spend/Have a lot of money or play basketball.

Ballin in da mixTo be the bombest chillest in the crowd. not caring just straight chilling

Balls to the wall(s)To go all out.

BandoAn abandoned house usually used for selling drugs.

BandzRubber bands. Usually referring to money wrapped around money when used in this context.

BangTo have sex with someone. to participate in gang related activities. Fight. Sell drugs.

Bang BangShiny

BarsRap lines

BaseDope / Heroin


Batti BoyGay boy.

BattleHave a competition.

Battle RapTo have a lyrical rhyming battle with another MC or rapper

BBoyBreak boy. As in Break dancing.

Be EasyTo not be so serious. To relax.

BeemerA car or motorcycle manufactured by the company, BMW.

BeatTo have sex with someone. Extremely ugly.

BeastTo overdo or do something very rigorously. A person who is extremely good at something.

BeefTo be in complete disagreement with someone or multiple people to a hostile or non-hostile extent.

Been a MinuteIt's been a while.

Benjamins/Benjis100 dollar bills.

Big BodyOpposite of a compact car. a full size or wide body SUV/car.

Bird(s)Young woman. A brick of drugs, usually cocaine. A gay person.

Black OutWhen someone reaches an alcohol blood level of .2 which causes one to lose all control and some if not all of their recall/memory, the next day.

BlazeTo smoke weed. To have sex.

BlingThe light reflection off of diamonds. Diamonds.

BlockA street or neighborhood.

BlowCocaine. Sniff cocaine.

Blow upTo become very successful.

BogieA cigarette.


BooA person you are romantically involved with.

BombVery good.

BopperA girl or woman who seems to be attracted to a man with a nice car or high status.

BossSomething or someone that is very good.

Bottom BitchThe prostitute who has been with a pimp the longest.

BoysThe cops.

BounceTo leave.

Bout Dat ActionExhibiting a preference to express oneself with deeds rather than words.


Break 'em OffMeans to out-do someone else on some level, typically with respect to vehicle.

BrickA pound or kilogram of any drug.

BroA term of endearment towards a male.

BrokeHaving no money.

BrolicVery strong.

BrothaA term of endearment usually used towards black men.

BubbleMake something hot. A fat butt.


BuckA slang for the act of fighting.

Buck-FiftyA slash across a person's face with a knife.

BucketBay area slang for an undermaintenanced vehicle. Also known as a hooptie.

BuggingTo freak out or be upset. To bother someone.

BumpingGood. Making noise, usually in regards to music.

BurningHave a disease. Or smoking weed.

Bust a capTo shoot your gun.

C-NoteOne hundred dollar bill.

CapA head.

Cancel That BitchTo get rid of a girl/girlfriend. Made famous by the character Nino Brown from New Jack City.

Candy PaintA high gloss paint finish applied to automobiles.

CatfishTo make someone believe you look a certain way before you meet them.

Catch The FadeGo fight with someone. Originated in the west, somewhere in Cali.



ChickenA kilo of cocaine. Evolved from the slang word, Birds.

Chicken HeadDerogatory American English slang term that can refer either to a "dumb female" or, derisively, to someone who performs fellatio.

ChiefSmoke weed.

Chief RockaThe main man, Head honcho. Number one guy. Used in the 80's.

ChillTo hang out. To relax/

ChiraqA word to describe Chicago because of its violent history and crime rates. It's one of America's most dangerous cities.

Choking the ChickenJerking off.

ChopperAK-47 assault rifle.


ChronicVery high quality weed.

Chuck TaylorsA pair of shoes. Converse.

Chunk deuceTo throw up the peace sign as in saying "later".

ClapTo shoot at someone. Gonorrhea.

Clocking MathHandling a large amount of money.

ClownTo make fun of. To joke around.

Cock BlockSomeone who gets in the way of another man's pursuit of a woman.

Cold BloodedA word which meens cool. A person/persons who is considered wrong for an action they committed.

Come upTo grow up. To rise from the streets. To succeed.

ConnectThe person with the drugs/goods or who knows the person with the drugs/goods.

CoolA accepted or popular thing/person in social settings. Chill.

CoolieUsed in the Caribbean (primarily Guyana & Trinidad) to refer to anyone of East Indian origin.

CoolingChilling or hanging out.

CoophiA head. Originated and used in Harlem.

CopTo buy something.

CPDKChicago Police Department Killer. Usually used by gang banging urban kids.

CribA house or someone's apartment.

Cruise To search (as in public places) for a sexual partner. To go about the streets at random but on the lookout for possible developments.

CrushHave sex with someone (guy towards female). To find someone attractive.

CuffTo protect or overprotect a boy/girlfried in fear that he/she might find interest in someone else.

CurveTo leave or just plain and simple telling someone to get out of your face and go somewhere.

C.R.E.A.M.The acronym for Cash Rules Everything Around Me by Wu-Tang Clan.


DabA medicinal marijuana product extracted from the plant and concentrated into a smokable oil. A dance move where you move your forehead in between the interior of the bend in your arm and point upwards and in the opposite direction with your other arm.

Damn SkippyAnother way of saying hell yes.

DankAn expression requently used by stoners and hippies for something of high quality.

Day OneSomeone who has been with you since the beginning of something.

Deal(ing)To sell drugs.

DeadTo stop.

DeadedTo get stopped.

DeucesPeace. To leave.

DimeA .4 gram (varies depending on qualities) of any drug. A girl who is a full 10 on a scale of 1–10.

DirtyTo be in possession of an illegal substance, particularly drugs.To be using drugs or found to be using through a test. A slut.

DissTo disrespect through verbiage.

DJDisc Jockey.

DogTo take from someone selfishly. Usually used in terms of relationships.



Doe boyA young black male that is known to make alot of money as a career drug dealer.

DopeHeroin. Very good.

DownBeing there for someone.

Draped UpA whip that is pimped out with rims, nice sound etc.

DroHydroponically grown marijuana.

DubTwenty dollars worth of anything, especially narcotics. Twenty dollars.

DudeA guy.

DunPart of the Queensbridge version of the "Dun" language in which words that begin with the letter S are replaced with the letter D so long as it doesn't create another already existing word. Other examples of this language are the words: dolo, doopid.

Dun dunSon son.

ElbowsRims: originally '83-'84 cadillac spoke rims or Cragar StarWire Performance Wheels also called swangers. spokes that poke out simular to your elbows. 1lb/pound: as in elbow.

Escaladin'Riding around in a Escalade.

EsseDerives from the first letter of the word Surreno:Southern Gangster.

FadedWord used on the west coast for being high/stoned/blazed.

Fall BackTo relax and leave something alone.

Fair OneA fair fight.

FamShortened use of the word family.

FattyA fat butt.

FedsSlang for an agent from the FBI.

Feeling ItTo be a part of something or to agree with something.

FiendA man who craves a certain substance, usually a drug. Various types of fiends exist, such as the tweaker, the crackfiend, the pothead, the cokehead, etc.

Fifth WheelThe spare tire on the back of your car, on the truck in perfect condition, with matching rims, and at times, a dectortive case for it.

FinnaGoing to.

FireVery good.

FlagHead cover representing something (your hood, race, pride, etc.)

FlakeTo not show up or not do something promised or said would be done.

FlexingShowing off/fronting.

FleekOn point.

Flip a bitchWhen you are driving down the road and you need to quickly turn around and head the opposite direction.

FlopSomething that fails miserably.

FlyVery high status.

FlossingShowing off.

FlowCash, as in cash flow. An amount of time within a rap.

FMLAcronym for Fuck My Life.

FOHAcronym for Fuck Outta Here

Fo ShoFor sure.

Fo ShizzleFor sure.

FrameThe human body.

FreshAn adjective for someone wearing new clothing or accessories. Looking good. Someone whose speech is borderline rude.

FrickinA more PG version of the word fucking.

FrontingActing like you are more, or you have more than what really exists.

FuckboyA manipulating person who does whatever it takes to benefit themselves, regardless of who they screw over.

FufuFake, not real, not genuine.


FunkyUnconventionally modern and stylish.


GanjaNickname for marijuana.

GassedBelieve something to be larger than it is.

GatA firearm, usually a pistol or open-bolt submachinegun, used for busting "caps" into someone/something's "punk ass."

GeekShow hypeness or excitement about something or someone.

GelTo get along with.

Get LaidTo have sex.

GlasshouseA car with the windows untinted.


GlockA semi-automatic pistol, available in 9mm, .40S&W, .45ACP, .380 auto, 10mm auto and .357 Sig. It's made out of polymer and steel, and is available in three sizes: full-size, compact and sub-compact. It has three safeties, but none are user-operated.

Go hardTo try really hard.

Got HandsOne who can fight.

GnarlyVery good. Awesome. Used in surfboarding culture.

GrillTo stare at.

GrindingAlso Known As dirty dancing. When a girl is rubbing her buttocks all over a guys pelvis until it comes to the point where he gets an erection.

GripA large amount.

Grippin GrainHolding and turning the woodgrain steering wheel on a car.


Groove A verb meaning to smoothly interact, maintain or improve relations with business associates, a person, or a situation.


GualaMoney. Usually referring to large sums.


GucciAnother way of saying good.

Gunz & ButtaA classic model of the production possibility curve by using the relationship between "guns", or military spending, and "butter", or food supplies, in a nation's expenditures, in order to demonstrate that the increase of one relies on the decrease of the other.

H-TownHouston, Texas.

HammerA gun.

Hard Knock LifeTo have a life that is difficult, where the elements of the world seem to be against you all the time. For example, life on the streets, the life of a hustler or a dealer.

HateradeA figurative drink representing a modality of thought. those who consume it are themselves consumed by the negativity which with they speak.

Head HonchoThe leader.


HeatA gun.

HeatedThe state of being angry.

HeinieHeineken. A butt.

HellaA lot. Originated in Cali.


High BeamsErect nipples.

HitTo have sex with someone.

Hit (Someone) UpTo call or text someone.

Hit The QuanA dance consisting of a series of actions mimicking the rappers's words and sounds. The dance can be interpreted multiple ways and you can make your own moves, but it should include some form of stepping, squatting and arm movement.

HollaTo talk to someone.

Holdin'Possessing drugs to sell.

Holding WeightIn the possession of a large amount of drugs.

HoodA ghetto area. Someone who is in a ghetto state of being.

Hood RichA person with extravagent luxuries that they clearly cannot afford and they live in the hood or have a hood lifestyle.

HoopTo play basketball.

Hot SecondIt's been a while.

HuffBad weed, bunk indo. Bag of weed with seeds. It doesn't get you high.

HyphyCrazy, high-energy, temperamental. Get Hyper or a hyper person.


Ice GrillTo stare at someone.

In My BagVery focused.

In The CutIn a hiding spot.

In The MixIt simply means “included”.

In The ZoneVery focused


J'sMichael Jordan Sneakers.

JDJack Daniels.

JackTo rob.


JawnSomething. Any object, place or thing. From Philadelphia.

JointA marijuana smoking device wrapped in white rolling papers.


JumpTo outnumber someone in a fight.

JuxTo rob. Used in Harlem.

KeyKilogram, usually refering to narcotics.

Kick ItTo hang out.

KinfolkFriends or relatives.

Knock itTo deny an opinionated truth or a well established fact.

LLoss. A nickname for a marijuana blunt.

LaceTo beat someone up real bad. To put foreign substances in a drug.


LawsThe cops.


LeanCodeine syrup.

Lean Back A rap song sung by the Terror Squad. A command exclaiming to perform the act of leaning back.

LeaningUnder the influence of a perscription painkiller, or powerful chemical drug.

LegitVery real. Authentic.

Lick(s)A noun, slang for robberies. An abbreviation for liquor.


LMLAn acronym for Laughing Mad Loud.

Locked UpIn jail.

LOLAn acronym for Laughing Out Loud.

Low KeyWithout anyone else or a lot of people knowing.

Low RiderA truck or utility that has lowered springs from hydraulic pumps. Usually on custom cars. Made to give a real pimpin look.

MCMaster of Ceremonies.

MackTo hit on, flirt with, or seduce a female by using verbal or sometimes physical means of persuasion.

Main ManNumber one friend. Best friend.

Make It RainTo spend a lot of money. To throw money in the air, usually done in strip clubs.

Making MovesTo make things happen in a positive way.

Man UpTo act brave and face something head on.

Mean MugTo stare at someone in an antagonizing way.

Mid-gradeMarijuana that is between shwag and chronic. the grade of the bud is mid, hence the name mid-grade.

MinuteA while.

MixWhen a DJ plays sound coming from two sound sources together whether those sources are turntables or CD players using a mixer. Often DJs will adjust the tempo of the two sound sources so they are exactly the same and flow together well rhythmically.

MOBAcronym for Money Over Bitches.

MOEAn acronym for Money Over Everything.

MoistWhen a female becomes sexually aroused. A very unpleasant word to say/hear by some.

MollyPure form of MDMA (ecstasy), usually a free powder or in capsules. Oftentimes MDA is sold as molly. Should be white in color (when it's pure) but is more often beige or yellow-brown, and sometimes brown or rarely gray.

Moving WeightTo sell a high quantity of drugs,

MuddyWhen the codiene in your drink is very thick. Houston slang.

MurkTo kill.

NavigatinDriving in a Navigator.

NeckA slang for blowjob or oral sex.

NeezyA term of endearment used in California by older folks to younger ones. It means nephew, a family relationship is not needed to use this word.

Netflix And ChillThe act of inviting someone over to watch Netflix with the underlying intent to have sex with them.

NiceVery good. How one feels when they are under the influence.

NinaNine, as in nine millimeter handgun.

NineNine millimeter handgun.

Nose CandyNickname for cocaine

OGOriginal gangster

On BlastSomeone's business has been put out for everyone to see.

On DeckTo have something with you or around.

One-timeThe police. So called because you look one time at them, as doing a double-take might attract attention.

On OneJust generally trippin', tweakin', weird, actin' a fool, blackin' out, goin' off. Not necessarily due to drugs, though that's the obvious reference. Feeling way too good.

On the lowDoing something in hiding.

On the realA preposition made before stating a completely true statement.

PadA house. Apartment.

Parking Lot PimpinSitting in the parking lot with your vehicle and picking up females.

PeelTo leave.

Peep game thoTo ask somebody to check out you or someone else's attempt(s) at getting their way with something.

Peepin'Looking at.

PepScared. From the 90's.


PieA kilo of coke. A vagina.

PieceThe emblem on a necklace. A gun.

Piece-and-chainA chain with an emblem attached to it.

PipeTo have sex with a female.

PimpAcronym for Persons Into Marketing Prostitution.

PimpingMore commonly used nowadays as making something cool or better.

PhatAcronym for Pretty Hot And Tempting. Something that is cool.

PidgeonFemale who goes out looking for dates by false advertising. Then they try to get them to do something ill mannered like pay for their bills.

PlayTo cheat on someone you are in relationships with. Make fun of someone else or make them seem like a fool.

PlayboyA playboy is a man dedicated to chasing pieces of ass around, while sworn to a life of debauchery. He professes his love to all and commits to no one. The Playboy wines, dines and sixty-nines. Can also be called a PB.

PlayerSomeone who sleeps around with different women.

PlexTo have beef with someone.

PlugA connection to drugs or goods/services.

Pocket RocketA small gun that you can sneak into a club.

Po'd UpTo get fucked up. Crunk.

Pop BottlesTo open and drink bottles of liquor, wine, or champagne.

Pop OffTelling someone to fight you. in other words. Do something.

Pop The TrunkGetting your gun. Used down south.

PoppingA Party dance and FUnkstyle created by Sam Solomon aka Boogaloo Sam, out of fresno, California in the mid 70's with the West Coast Funk movement. another word for happening.

Popping my CollarTo pimp and/or being a player. Showin' off after workin' it.

Popping Tagsto literally pop tags/sensors off clothing.

Post-upTo chill or stand at a spot (like a club or a street corner etc). To claim a spot.


Po UpTo mix with. As in mix syrup with sprite.

Pretty RickyAn old school nickname used to describe the nieghborhood pretty boy.

PushTo sell drugs.

Pyrex VisionSelling crack cocaine as a way of getting ahead in life.

RacksMoney, usually in thousand amounts.

Rack UpGet your thousands up.


RatchetSeverely ghetto and/or stupid.

Ribs TouchingHungry or skinny.

RiderA girl who is in it for the long run, will stay with you and who has your back no matter what.

Ridin' DirtyDriving around with drugs or paraphernalia within the vehicle.

Ridin' foreignDriving a car that is made outside of the country.

Ridin' SpinnazRiding in a car that has wheels that rotate after it stops.

ReggieRegular weed.

RimsThe outer part of a wheel that supports a tire.

RNSAcronym for Real Nigga Shit

RoastTo make fun of someone.

Roach CoachSmoking the end of a joint or blunt after the rest of the group has passed on it due to its small size

RockTo wear. Cocaine. To hit someone very hard.

RolleyA Rolex.

RollsMolly or Ecstasy.

Roll upTo go somewhere. Get to a spot.

Roll OutTo leave.

RudeboyJamaican gangsters. Boys who caused trouble and were known as "rude" because of their attitudes.

Run Up OnTo come up behind somebody by surprise.

ScoreTo have sex. To gain something.

Screens LitScreens in a car lit up.


ScrubScrub, an otherwise inferior person in some what way. Most often refers to social standings, i.e. anyone who isn't The Big Jock or similar.

ServeTo sell someone drugs. To beat someone in a game or fight.

SetGang, specifically a subsidiary gang. For example, Piru Bloods is a set of the Bloods Gang.

Set it OffStart a fight. Get into it.

SickVery nice. Good.


Sippin' on the SizzurpDrinking cough syrup mixed with codeine.

Shitting BricksA term used when someone is very scared.


Shook OnesA chosen few who are scared. Coined by Mobb Deep.

SkeetTo ejaculate.

SLABSlab stands for Slow Low And Bangin'. mainly used in the south for any car that is fully customized (ie. sound system, paint job, rims, engine, ect).


SlammingThe act of injecting a drug into your veins. An adjective used for something that is very good.

Slim ThickA skinny girl with a bubble butt and a nice pair of boobs.

SMDAcronym for Suck My Dick

SMHAcronym for Shaking My Head


SmackedVery high.

SmashTo have sex with someone.

Snakes in the GrassFriends who are actually enemies or betrayers in disguise.


SonA term of endearment for a male friend. To put someone down as if they were your own kid.

SpazTo get upset over something.

SpinnersRims that spin regardless of whether the vehicle is in motion.

SpitTo rap.

Spit GameTo try and talk to someone of the opposite sex with intentions of gaining relations.

Sprayed WetA car with fresh candy paint on it.

Stop it 5Chill out or stop it bro.

Street SweeperA 12-round revolver style shotgun originally designed in S. Africa. A weapon of destruction.

SquadA group of people, usually close friends.


StacksOne thousand dollars.

StashSomething you are hiding.

Stash SpotA place where you hide the drugs and/or money.

SteezAnother word for style.

Step OffTo leave.

Stomped OutTo stomp on someone repeatedly while they are on the ground.

StraightHeterosexual. The state of being fine or ok.

Straight UpUnfiltered.

StuntingA word used to describe a person who is showing off or trying to get attention by performing an elaborate act or stunt and being someone they aren't.

Stunna ShadesSunglasses. Usually very epensive.

SuckaIt's a word that is used to call somebody out for being scary, a punk, a straight bitch.

SwagThe new generation's alternative word for "cool".

SweatTo like, adore, or idolize.

Sweating BulletsTo be very nervous about something or very hot and sweating profusely.

SwerveIt is often used to imply dodging someone.

SwoleVery big and muscular.

SwoopTo pick up, or give ride.

SyrupPromethazine with Codeine Cough Syrup, manufactured by Alpharma Inc.

TagTo spray paint graffiti over a surface.

Talkin DownTalking negatively at someone.

ThangsSlang word for thing. Also used to replace the proper word for any object.

The Block is HotA definition which translates directly as "the police are on the block." Usually used when trying to announce publicly to run away, since the cops are "on your tail"

Third CoastDirty south; hip-hop slang for the southeast.

ThotAn acronym for That Hoe Over There

ThrowbackSomething from a long time ago.

ThrowdownTo fight. To put something together.

ThrowedHouston slang, for being wasted, high, or both.

Throwing Bow'sThrowing bows is all about when your at the clubs and its sick ass crowded in ther, so you gotta hit people with your elbows to make space to dance.

Throw up the deuceMake the peace sign with one's fingers. Signals a farewell.



Tip DrillA tip drill is another name for running a train on a girl.

ToughVery good or good looking.

TrapTo sell drugs. A form of music.

TrainWhen two males have sex with a female.

TrickA broad term for describing women who are either teases, hoes, or one of the above pretending to be the other. Calling a woman a trick shows you are not impressed/convinced by their shit.

TrillAn adjective used in hip-hop culture to describe someone who is considered to be well respected, coming from a combination of the words "true" and "real".

Trappin'The act of dealing or selling illegal drugs for the accumulation of wealth. Drug dealers often partake in “Trappin”. The word originates from Atlanta Georgia.

TrippingWhen one is in a serious state of disarray, as when under the effects of drugs; but sometimes drug-free situations can induce tripping also.

TriflingShady. Not right.

Triple Beam DreamsExpectations to live a better life through the selling of drugs.

Tweakin'To be high on stimulants like Meth or coke.

TwerkThe rhythmic gyrating of the lower fleshy extremities in a lascivious manner with the intent to elicit sexual arousal or laughter in ones intended audience.

Up NorthUsually suggesting jails that are usually up north or in more rural settings.

UptownsNike Air Force Ones.

Vato"Homeboy", "dude", or "guy". Mexican-American Spanish slang.

ViolateTo do something very bad to someone.


WackNot good. Bad.

WangstaFake gangster.

WaveConstant, sick, wild flow.

WardyA term originating in uptown New Orleans that, roots are in the sectioning of the city. New Orleans is sectioned in to wards and eventually this term wardy was used in referents to one who lives in a ward.

WavyThe new futuristic way of describing something in a positive connotation, popularized by rapper Max B.

West CoastingWest Coastin is when you are hanging out drinking and smoking with a group of people. Either in someone's yard or a public park.

What it do?What's up or what's the deal?

WhipA car.

White GirlA nickname for cocaine.

WildingOut of control.

WineForm of dance, involves gyration of hips, can be slow or fast must always be sexy. performed to mainly west indian music like reggae, calypso and soca.

WordAnother way of saying yeah.

Word UpA term of agreement.


WoobangerA marijuana joint or blunt laced with cocaine.

YampA young tramp.



YoHello. Used to get someone's attention.

ZipAn ounce of marijuana.

ZoeHaitian. Scam or steal.

ZoedGot stolen from.

Zoe GodA person who partakes in scamming, and/or stealing from gullible patrons.