Been having stripes, can't walk in my Adidas

from Black Hippy (Ft. Ab-Soul, Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar & ScHoolboy Q) – U.O.E.N.O. Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Stripes are used in the hood to define recognition gained for doing an act of gang culture or hood culture to get a name, i.e. sold drugs, fight, shoot outs. But can sometimes be for other things as well.

He’s saying he’s put in work and you can’t fake or imitate his rep.

Also Adidas has stripes

Tyga once had a similar idea

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