The Ickies (slang)
What does The Ickies mean?
The Harold Ickes Homes public housing project on the South Side of Chicago.
Example sentence: “Have you ever drove by The Ickies?”
The Ickies in songs:
“We coming through for niggas on the West side Down in the ickies, all up and down state” – Common, (Lately) I’ve Been Thinking.
“From the Low End to the Ickies from O’Block to Jeffrey Manor” – Elise Monae, Ben’Low.