The Cell is short for U.S. Cellular Field, where the Chicago White Sox of the MLB play. It was renamed from Comiskey Park in 2003 and is located on the south side of Chicago.
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Everyone in unpleasant situations tells themselves that they will leave eventually, though most of the time they are stuck where they are.
They wait on a metaphorical ship to come get them, but if no such sign comes, they continue on with their lives.
As Kacey said in her Spotify track-by-track interview:
It’s another song kind of about being stuck somewhere…it’s interesting to me
To send it up is to start a fight or brawl. Kanye West has a song featuring King Louie called “Send It Up” from his Yeezus album.
Chance The Rapper in “Fuck You Talm Bout”:
Cause niggas don’t wanna get bended up, stay talking but don’t send it up
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
Yo B, welcome to the dictionary — 312 style! Feel free to join the fe fe and add new words to this Chicago list on the reggo.
Let our squad know if we’re tweakin on a foo foo defintion or just bop around for a bit!
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