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Haystack

DEFINITION:

Refers to the city of Hayward, CA


Hay

DEFINITION:

Bammer (bad) weed


Harbor Road

DEFINITION:

The main street through Hunters Point Projects in San Francisco


Half-zip

DEFINITION:

A half ounce of a drug


Hella

DEFINITION:

Perhaps the Bay Area's most famous contribution to the English language, it is a general intensifier that can refer to the quantity or degree of something. Short for "hell of a lot of". Immortalized in the Bay Area, but has spread all over the country in usage.


Hit [someone] up

DEFINITION:

To get into contact with someone. Also can be used to instigate a fight. Similar to "get at [someone]"


Hotlanta

DEFINITION:

Another name for Atlanta


Hyphy

DEFINITION:

An amalgamation of "hyper" and "fly", it describes a particular Hiphop culture native to the Bay Area that is often characterized (with pride) as dangerous, irrational, without inhibition, crazy, stupid, dumb or 'crunk' (Bay Area style).


Hand Styles

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Hoopdie

DEFINITION:

A term used to describe an old vehicle in poor condition


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