This Week's Word: Sav 

Surveying the latest in Yay Area hip-hop slang.

Pronounced: savv

Part of Speech: Noun

As Heard On: Mac Dre, "She Neva Seen"

What It Do: Derived from "savage," this phrase usually refers to an individual with authentic street credentials, an outlaw mentality, and a strong hustling ethic. Example: "Why be a broke joke when you could be a sav with cabbage?"

See Also: Hogg, boss baller, rogue.


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Anonymous and pseudonymous comments will be removed.

Readers also liked…

Latest in Music

Author Archives

  • Remembering Matthew Africa

    The legendary East Bay DJ was known for his encyclopedic knowledge of breakbeats.
    • Oct 10, 2012
  • Last Call

    C2tE's greatest hits: a farewell compilation of favorite columns.
    • Jun 18, 2008
  • More»

Most Popular Stories

Special Reports

Holiday Guide 2017

A guide to this holiday season's gifts, outings, eats, and more.

Taste, Fall 2017

© 2018 East Bay Express    All Rights Reserved
Powered by Foundation