1) to cause friction during intense situations
2) an unnecessary contribution of verbal, physical, and/or emotional aggression
Film Reference - Tarantino, "Reservoir Dogs":
"...Managers know better than to fuck around, so if you get one that's giving you static, he probably thinks he's a real cowboy, so you gotta break that son-of-a-bitch in two..."
Musical Reference - Everlast, "What It’s Like":
"...And then she heads for the clinic and she gets some static walkin' through the doors,
They call her a killer, and they call her a sinner, and they call her a whore..."