What does SWAG mean?
The word swag (SWAG) has appeared relatively recentlyon hearing in adolescents from different countries and entered the Internet slang, but has already become part of the youth culture. In 2011, it ranked first among popular youth words according to an online survey of German-speaking users. To understand what SWAG means, it is necessary to understand the origin of this word.
How did the word swag come about, and what does it mean?
For the first time the word swag sounded in the songAmerican rapper Soulja Boy «Turn my swag on». The wave of popularity reached Europe after a cover was made for this song in Germany. Its name is interpreted in different ways: "Evaluate my style" or "I acquired by myself." The word has no specific meaning, and in literal translation from English it means "extraction, bribe", but it can be interpreted as stolen possessions.
Now there is a separate movement of "swagers" that decrypt the word swag as the abbreviation Something We All Got, which means "We are all cool".
The philosophy of SWAG
First of all, the concept of SWAG means a kind ofstyle clothing that demonstrates freedom, a kind of chic and absurdity at the same time. In everyday life clothes in the style of swag looks ridiculous. Many people call this style a "show-off". It is characterized by: numerous expensive accessories, causing makeup and hair, T-shirts and T-shirts with inscriptions.
The philosophy of the sveg implies a grotesque artsystyle not only in clothes, but also in behavior or art. Most followers of the swag style are rappers, golden youth, who have money and a desire to attract attention, but lack a sense of taste and measure.