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187 n. a homicide. Editorial Note: Also attrib. Etymological Note: From section 187-199 of the California penal code, which relates to murder. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  • An interdating for this one would Sublime’s 1996 song “April 26, 1992”:

    It’s about comin’ up and stayin’ on top and screamin’ 1-8-7 on a motherfuckin’ cop.

  • yea and its a good song, its about the riots in LA when many blacks used Rodney King as an excuse to burn down their own neighborhood. mabey if cops would live by the same rules as everyone else they’d have nothing to worry about…. nothing implied of course on the surprise, costa mesa, or LA police departments.

  • snoop doggs old skool song “Tha Shiznit” also uses “1-8-7 on a muthafuckin’ cop”

  • brotha lynch hung says in a song…“187 on the mutha fuckin hook”…or something.

    shout out to cannibal da pitbull pup.

  • First used in the title track to the Laurence Fishburne movie “Deep Cover” (1992), performed by Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg.

    Dre: Yeah, and you don’t stop!
    Snoop: Cause it’s 1-8-7 on a muthafuckin cop!

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