This Is What “Slow” Means In New Jersey

In the second episode of The Slang Show, Hackensack rapper Das$h introduces us to some local vernacular.

November 25, 2015

Da$h knows a lot about weed, and he also knows a lot about New Jersey slang. When the Hackensack native stopped by The FADER's offices earlier this year, he taught us how to flip an innocuous word like "slow" into a hard-hitting "no." If you find yourself on the other side of the Hudson River and someone tells you something is "slow," Da$h explains that they might actually mean that "it's not gonna happen. The movement is over. We ain't doing that." Noted.


Watch the second episode of The Slang Show above, and stay tuned to The FADER for more on your favorite artists' favorite colloquialisms.

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