What Does Zip Mean In Rap? (EXPLAINED)

We all know that drugs are very much integrated with rap, especially during the 80s and 90s. Many artists still allude to such in their rhymes. “Zip” is a term related to this.

There have been many slang words that euphemistically allude to drugs and other substances. Zip is slang for an ounce of marijuana. Big Sean and a few more have used this slang. Many rappers have been creative when measuring or referring to drugs. Here are some examples of this slang’s usage:

“A zip of marijuana is enough to get you in jail.”


“I fear that the rumors of zips being planted by police in vehicles are true. 

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