Shake down (verb)
Also spelled or known as: Shakedown, Shake-down
What does Shake down mean?
To get something by applying force or violence.
Example sentence: “The guards at the entrance gave him a shake down.”
Shake down in songs:
“Take down, shake down, had to check the background” – YoungBoy Never Broke Again, We Dem.
“I only got a gun to protect myself, The AK make a nigga shake down” – Big K.R.I.T., Mixed Messages.