Also known as a taper. A type
originally attributed to young urban black
men and then popularized by 5th generation 16-26 year old Italian-Americans living
in the New York/New Jersey suburbs. It is like a fade that
stops right above
the ear and about 2-3 inches above
the neckline, allowing the hair on the rest of the head to be longer. If taken to the next level, by meticulously putting 3 pounds of gel onto the scalp and twisting locks of hair into "spikes," it becomes a blow out
. Accessories required
to complete the "neo-guido" look: Black Armani
Exchange/FCUK sleeveless shirt, Diesel Jeans, Armani
Exchange belt, tasteless "jewel" encrusted necklace and/or watch, white Nike Air Force Ones, orange
tan in the middle of December, waxed eyebrows, fake Brooklyn accent, IQ less
than 90, Nextel permanently flipped open and implanted into the right hand, entry level luxury car or "hooked-up" ricer with italian
flag reflector above the rear fender, Growing
up Gotti Season One DVD. Italian
heritage not necessary.
up #1: Yo son im goin to da club with John Gotti tonite
up #2: Yo getdafuckouttahea nigga, you gotta show up to traffic
for doin' 75 in a 20 in the G35 your mafioso
father bought you.
up #1: It's arite man my uncle Vincenzo is the prosecuta, ima be good son!
up #2: Word, son! Hit up that
up #1: Yo I was lyin son, I dont know him. I just
wanted you to think I was da shit. I gotta stay home tonite
up #2:..............yo your a pussy, kid.
up #1: I know.....son.