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What does “Certified Platinum” mean?

What does “certified platinum”, “going platinum”, or “went platinum” mean in music? What does it mean when rappers and musicians have a “platinum” record? We’ll explain what it means. Platinum is a music certification used in the music industry by The RIAA (The Recording Industry Association of America). Platinum means a song or album has […]

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What does “m.A.A.d” mean in Kendrick Lamar’s “good kid, m.A.A.d city” ?

Kendrick Lamar released his second studio album ‎good kid, m.A.A.d city on October 22, 2012, the album put K. Dot in the mainstream eye. What does “m.A.A.d” mean and what does it stand for in Kendrick Lamar’s “good kid, m.A.A.d city” ? In 2012, Kendrick revealed m.A.A.d has two meanings. “It’s two, two meanings. The […]

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Weed measurements used by rappers

Here is a list of the most common marijuana measurements used by rappers in hip-hop/rap music. Marijuana is formally measured by an ounce. Below is a complete weed measurements guide: Marijuana quantities and weights. A gram = Dime bag 3.5 grams = Eighth (1/8 oz) 7 grams = Q or Quarter (1/4 oz) 14 grams […]

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Why does ScHoolboy Q always capitalize “H”?

Schoolboy Q is known to always capitalize the letter “H”, on his Twitter, Snapchat, IG, or whatever platform he’s typing on, he capitalizes the letter H. In 2011, Q revealed in a tweet that he capitalizes his H because of; Hiipower, Hippy, Hoover, Heaven, Hell, which all represent his life. “wHy my H always capitalized???? […]

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What do rappers mean by “Hood Rich”?

Rappers always refer to the term “Hood Rich” but what does it mean? and What does it mean to be “hood rich”? Let’s explain.. Hood Rich is when someone is spending money on materialistic things while they still live in the hood. Someone who is hood rich might have a two bedroom house in the […]