Writer Explains The ‘Izz’ And The ‘Zees’

The Seattle Post Intelligencer’s D. Parvaz put together a history and guide to the ‘rap-isms’ made famous by Jay-Z’s “H to the izzo, V to the izza” and ’s “S-N-double-O-P D-O-double-giz-ee / D-O-double-giz-ee / D-O-double-giz-ee” lines. While Jay-Z uses the lyrics to spell out J-Hova or Jehovah, Snoop’s zz’s seem to originate from the Cuzz branch of the Crips. Read more.

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