Vallejo term meaning the state of being hyper, crazy, stupid, dumb, retarded, giggin like you just don't care. Popularized by E-40 and Mac Dre (originally from Vallejo).
It's just like porn, you know it when you see it.
"We be gettin hyphy in the club when 'Tell Me When To Go' plays"
Main Entry: hyphy
Etymology: Etymology: San Francisco Bay Area, shortened perhaps from English dialect "hyperactive"; other sources cite a combination of "hype" and "fly." Popularized by E-40 and the Federation's song "Hyphy" (2004); first known use on record by Keak Da Sneak in 1998 (on "Cool," from his LP Sneakacidle).
1 : dangerous and irrational: CRAZY;
2 : amusingly eccentric; without inhibition: GOOFY
"They were getting hyphy up in the club Saturday night."
1.Go stupid, dummy, retarted.
2.Get out of hand
1. We got hyphy in da parking lot after the club let out!
2. Dat bitch was trying to get hyphy cuz her friends was wit her
sf bay area version of crunk
"hyphy the same way the south get crunk"
crazy, high-energy, temperamental
Origin: Bay Area, CALIFORNIA
also see hyfey
Them ninjas hella hyphy hangin out the doors in the scraper!
a way of living - hype, crunk, actin a fool, ignorant
It was actually first used by Keak da Sneak on 1999's Sneakacydal
We stay hyphy, in our white tee, and our black jeans, and our Nikes
It's Cali's version of Crunk. Intead of sayin let's get crunk, you'd say get hyphy. Hyphy's gettin crazy, stupid, dumb, retarded..ect.
Hyphy! Make a baby mama slap her baby's daddy (Lyrics from the song Hyphy by Federation)
Although mostly Bay Area, getting "hyphy" is more of an Oakland word defining getting ignorant, drunk/high, and quite violent within a group of friends.
Them krazy ninjas in the Town were gettin hyphy with them Boys in Blue, the fools were scraping the Pigs.