Str8, Y Pree: How Well Do You Know Your Toronto Slang

Str8, Y pree? Why is it always me?
Got us watchin’ our words like there’s wire taps on the team

str8Ever since the true emergence of Drake’s 6ix side movement in late 2014/ early 2015, many Jamaican Patois (English with Jamaican Dialect, influenced by African Creole) slang words have been adopted to be considered the “New Toronto” slang. Words and sayings like “ting” and “Y Pree” have been popping up all over the 6ix, especially in hip-hop, and the culture surrounding OVO.

Today HNHH brings us a cool little 7 question quiz to text your knowledge of this very same Toronto slang. This ones a necessity for any avid Drake fans, anyone repping the 6, or just anyone who wants to prove their knowledge of Jamaican Patois.

Head over to HNHH to check out the quiz to see how you did! I personally got a 5 out of 7, which is pretty weak being from the Caribbean, so see if you can beat me! Let me know how you did below!

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