Thug to girl­friend: Lis­ten, ba­by, I’m not re­al­ly ly­ing, ful­ly!

–Ave B & 10th St

Thug: Yo, I wan­na go to yo­ga, son!

–St. Marks Place

Thug: Some­times I look around and won­der if in my next life I might be a bird.

–1st & 3rd

Over­heard by: An­gela

Short thug on cell: I’m gonna get you some slip­pers, ma­mi, so you can show off your feet. Show off your feet. (pause) Show off your feet!

–7th Ave, Brook­lyn

Over­heard by: La­dle

Thug to thug friend: Yo, man, you got­ta wake up and smell them Ara­bi­ca beans!


Over­heard by: fresh­ly brewed.

Thug, yelling to fe­male com­pan­ion: When you gon’ let me show you some dick? When you gon’ let me show you some dick? Just let me show you to see if you like it! If not, you can go back to those bitch­es! At least we’ll have some­thing in com­mon!

–7th Ave & 21st St, Brook­lyn

Thug, ex­cit­ed­ly dis­cussing fa­vorite cold stone fla­vor: Yo, no ho­mo man! Peanut sen­sa­tion!

–Down­town D Train

Over­heard by: Raven