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Dope, one of Kansas City's favorite slang terms!

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(adjective) Awesome; great

Dope can be a slang term for marijuana or heroin but in this case means that something is cool, or good. 


Ricky: Dude, check this shit out, it's dope!

Bobby: What is it? It's awesome.

Ricky: Yeah, it's Ill Bill, he's dope.


"That's dope" began to be used as a phrase in African-American and Latino neighborhoods of cities in the 70s and has since stuck around, playing a part in 80s hip hop culture by occasionally making it into a song. Ironically today it is used more often by white people. 


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