The term may derive from lyrics by deceased rap great Tupac Shakur. In the song "You Cant Fade Me" She flows on the hook continuously that his foes cannot fade him.
Brian- Whats up man I got some tickets to see the Wizards play the Lakers, you tryin to come?
Phil- Isnt Kobe hurt
Brian- Yes he is
Phil- Nah I can't fade it.
Phil- Would you like to attend a party with us tonight
Brian- Nah I can't fade it I got studying to do.
Phil- Do you like the new Jordan's that came out?
Brian- Nah I can't fade them joints