When I chirp shawty chirp back

from T.I. – What You Know Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

A reference to the walkie talkie or “chirp” function on Boost Mobile phones by Sprint. Boost Mobile focused much of their ad campaigns towards inner city and urban youth culture, which is why in the intro of the music video TI is seen “chirping” with his homies (a blatant product placement). At the time this song came out, Boost Mobile was popular with lower income individuals and drug dealers because of their no commitment, no contract and “pay as you go” features. This added to his image of drug dealer in the ‘jects appeal and alluded to the culture of the inner city neighborhoods in which TI came from.

So if Tip ever gives a girl a “chirp”, there’s no doubt she’s responding.

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