To flake or “flake off” is to leave or ditch some thing/place.
Chance The Rapper in “Family”:
Don’t wake up, don’t wake up, don’t wake up too fast
Don’t make up your mind, you should flake on that class
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312 is downtown Chicago’s area code — and also a delicious hometown ale!
Kanye West in “New God Flow”:
What has the world come to, I’m from the 312
Where cops don’t come through and dreams don’t come true
tfw kanye’s from oak lawn
SaveMoney is a Chicago rap crew made up of Chance The Rapper, Vic Mensa, Joey Purp, Kami de Chukwu, Tokyo Shawn, Brian Fresco, Dally Auston, Caleb James, Vic Spencer and more.
Note: This may also be called the “SaveMoney Militia”.
SaveMoney like a new religion in the city
Shits = drugs/weed. Its most common usage is in “off the shits”
Chief Keef in “Hate Bein Sober”:
All these bitches off the shits walk around like some zombies
Wave or “wavy” is a broad term used to describe anything cool or fresh.
Caleb James in “That’s Wave”:
Rest in fits, DBM everyday
Versace on my body, fresh fade
Ballin' still got my money saved
A steamer is a nice car — often referring to one that has been stolen
Brian Fresco has a song called “Steamer” featuring fellow SaveMoney members Chance The Rapper, Vic Mensa, Kami de Chukwu and Tokyo Shawn
Another word for a group, team or crew — the squad is the people you chill with.
Chief Keef in “Squad I Trust”:
I swear I'mma keep it real, tell you how I feel
Only squad I trust, for the squad I bust
Tooka gang is part of Fly Boy Gang and is a rival of 300. It is named after Shondale “Tooka” Gregory — a 15 year old member who was killed at a bus stop at the corner of 63rd and St. Lawrence
Chief Keef in “3hunna”:
Fuck a tooka gang bitch, I’m 3hunna
Tweakin has many meanings including acting dumb, tripping off of drugs, or being wrong about something.
Vic Mensa — who has a song called “Tweakin” — breaks it down in this video
Chance The Rapper also apologized to Sway for tweaking when he was late to the show: