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 8 years ago '05        #76
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 Joe Budden said
Well, I'm a.ssuming this is drug related. I'm not an expert on cocaine, but these rappers refer to a brick of cocaine as a "bird."

I don't know why it's called a bird, maybe someone can explain that to me. Maybe it's because of the way they were brought into the country.

I'm guessing Gucci is only buying a fraction of the whole brick?
We call em birds cause we get em in and get them gone...we movin em they fly away

 8 years ago '10        #77
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 AbsLikeJesus said
calling yourself yellow? I heard Drake and J. Cole use this term
Lightskin.

 8 years ago '05        #78
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 423 Fiend said
ham mean hard as a muthaf**ka

 8 years ago '07        #79
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Anything from Keak Da Sneak

 8 years ago '04        #80
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 #1nasfan said
I've never understood 7:30 like I know what it means but what's it's origin?
From what I remember, 7:30 originated from NYC psych wards.

 Joe Budden said
Well, I just Googled what I was going to ask. Thank you Google.
I see what you did there.

 RICKY ROZAY said
No Homo is the goat >>>>>>>>>>>>

s**t clears up alot of confusion and prevents alot of s**t from happening across the world

Killa Cam for president
k!ll Cam didn't coin "No Homo", bruh -- although he arguably popularized it.

 PLAYERIZM said
yea speakin of E-40 he's been using the term Broccoli = Weed for years

but i heard that Pac Div song Broccoli & they use it as a term for $$$
Broccoli = Green. Green = Money or Weed. Either definition works, depends where you're from I guess.

 8 years ago '04        #81
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Trey pound is a .35

 8 years ago '04        #82
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 snippet said
I think he was asking about the Blue Purse part...
Gun in my boo purse. Not blue purse

 8 years ago '10        #83
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 samsin420 said
Lemme guess thread starter is mega white
didn't see a disclaimer on bx homepage that said "blacks only"

 8 years ago '04        #84
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 qutaboi225 said
"Ham" is short for mayhem pronounced HAM.............
That dont make sense. Ham is hard as a mothaf**ka

 8 years ago '08        #85
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 freakbucket said
i thought what the lick reads is how much money you make from something or much it cost
it can mean that too.... no clear cut definition. and can be used in multiple contex

 8 years ago '04        #86
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 Sephiroth757 said
"Sittin sideways & sippin bar" I hear that sh!t and just go....



[pic - click to view]

sittin sideways = leanin

bar is really barre = pharmaceutical company who produces promethazine with codine aka the purp/lean

 8 years ago '10        #87
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 RICKY ROZAY said
ROzay is the better rapper bruh


real talk

no trolling or nun

just real talk
real talk from whos mouth? ross cant f**k with the lyricist pimp was, hell never be the producer or musician that pimp was, hell never spit the realness pimp did and hell never get the widespread respect that pimp had. ross doesnt hold a flame to pimps legend, dont kid yourself. your opinion is your opinion and its cool to have it, but dont blur it with fact.

 8 years ago '04        #88
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damn some of yall dumb as hell

 8 years ago '05        #89
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 agony8 said
tre pound = meaning 3 #...any 30 caliber gun... 38 special...357...so on n so on...now the 4 pound or 4 # is any 40 caliber gun... 40...44 n so on...


# is the pound sign...so basically they just putting 4# as they were carrying some sort of 40 caliber piece...
pound (#) means 5 so a 4# means a 45... and a trey(3) # is short for trey # seven (357)

 8 years ago '10        #90
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 RICKY ROZAY said
@ segregated forums b'

that is not what King had a dream of b'
agreed. dude said white like it was an insult

 8 years ago '04        #91
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 KtodaC said
sittin sideways = leanin

bar is really barre = pharmaceutical company who produces promethazine with codine aka the purp/lean
the actual pharm company was named "Barr". They got bought out a few years ago

 8 years ago '09        #92
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 Fresh Whyte said
...I Believe You

In What Song Tho? Gucci Be Saying Some Stupid Funny s**t.
 RICKY ROZAY said


whats the name of that track, i remember the line
 Joe Budden said
Well, I'm a.ssuming this is drug related. I'm not an expert on cocaine, but these rappers refer to a brick of cocaine as a "bird."

I don't know why it's called a bird, maybe someone can explain that to me. Maybe it's because of the way they were brought into the country.

I'm guessing Gucci is only buying a fraction of the whole brick?

[video - click to view]



at 1:34

 8 years ago '10        #93
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 samsin420 said
Lemme guess thread starter is mega white
most people on bx are white, ignorant n*****

 8 years ago '05        #94
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 Nathan Copeland said


:cool-smiley-009: this my s**t

 8 years ago '07        #95
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 RICKY ROZAY said
@ segregated forums b'

that is not what King had a dream of b'

 8 years ago '06        #96
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Man ya'll trippin about where "HAM" comes from. Its an acronym that means "Hard As A Muthaf**ka". Thats why its synonomous with "crunk" or "wild".

It don't got s**t to with Muslims or mayhem or whatever ya'll was talmbout.

 8 years ago '04        #97
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 NO RELIGION said
Yeah,I always hear east coast rappers talk about smoking "L's" and "loosies" I just figured it was slang for a blunt or a dutch
Nah, loosies are .50-$1 single cigarettes you buy at the bodega when you can't afford a whole pack.

 8 years ago '04        #98
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 ThatDude0824 said
I dont understand why Wayne says

I got my gun in my blue purse
I dont bust back cuz I shoot first
his boo purse. the guns in his girl's purse.

 8 years ago '06        #99
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 NO RELIGION said
Yeah,I always hear east coast rappers talk about smoking "L's" and "loosies" I just figured it was slang for a blunt or a dutch
Loosies also refers to when you buy individual cigarettes in a bodega or corner store. You sometimes hear them referred to as "corner loosies".

 8 years ago '04        #100
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 PLAYERIZM said
so ur sayin when they say 'Trey pound 7' that means the weight ?



pound=5

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