Blues (slang)

Type: noun, slang

Pronunciation: /po-poes/

Related: Blue Cheese, Blue Hunnids, Blue Hunnits

What does Blues mean?

1. Hundred dollar ($100) bills with the blue strip.

Blues Synonyms: Blue cheese, Blue Hunnids, Blue Hunnits

2. A genre of music originated in the Deep South around the 1860s.

Example sentence: “I looked and I only saw blues.”

Blues in songs:

“It’s been a while since I watched the tube ‘Cause like a Crip set, I got way too many blues for any more bad news” – Kanye West, Gorgeous.

I’m gon’ run out of moves ’cause I can’t groove to the blues If you know any DJs, tell ’em to call me at 911…” – Tyler, The Creator, 911 / Mr. Lonely.

“Hahaha, I been movin’ ’em out If Steelo with me, then he got the blues in the pouch” – Roddy Ricch, The Box.

“I ain’t here to pick and choose I ain’t here to sing the blues I’m just here to spread the clues I’m just here to spread the news” – Logic, Black SpiderMan.

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Cite this page: "Blues." Rap Dictionary, DailyRapFacts. Accessed September 22, 2023.