Also spelled: ‘Raq, The Raq, Chi-raq, Ch-iraq, Shyrack, Shy-rack, Shy rack
What does Raq mean?
Chiraq; a nickname for Chicago.
Raq Synonyms: The Raq, Chiraq, Chi-Town, Killinois
Similar to Raq: The Hood, The Ghetto, The Ville, The 6, H-Town, Cali
Origin: Chiraq (also known as Raq) is a combination of America’s third largest city Chicago and the country Iraq. A lot of gang wars happen in Chicago and the nickname was created and given to the dangerous parts of the city because of the crime rate and violent history.
Example sentence: “Chief Keef is from the Raq.”
Raq in songs:
“Percs, lean, pour it up, morphine got me numb You pull me out that Raq, so I’m forever involved” – Juice WRLD, Go Hard 2.0.
“I’ma up a handgun at the door I ain’t been to the Raq in a lil’ minute” – Chief Keef, Shotta Flow 4.
“As soon as the shit go left, I’ma throw back (Brrr) And I could’ve bought the Rolls last year but instead, I bought a four-flat That’s no bap (No bap) Pro Chicago, I’m pro Raq (I’m from the Raq)” – G Herbo, Statement.
“I be on they ass when I see opps, I do forget I rap (I do) I be on this shit wherever I’m at, I learned that from the ‘Raq” – Lil Durk, Who Want Smoke?? (Remix).
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