Brother; homeboy; close friend.
Don't worry I got your back bredren.
your friend, usually a close male firend. Can apply to a group of close friends.
'nah, blood, he's my bredren. He's cool.'
Best friends, brothers, peers, family.
Historically; used in a familial sense. Plural form of brothers. Generally used in a sociological, religious, or cultural sense.
Has acquired a cultural meaning with the integration of African roots and history into other countries, especially in a Black Zionist context.
Originating from "brethren". The word has been associated with sects of, mainly Protestant, Christianity (for example; the Plymouth Brethren) but has taken on a wider and more-encompassing meaning when adopted as part of the Patois lexicon.
Me and me bredren, children of Jah Rastafari, be headin Zion. Escape dis Babylon and cleanse de nation.
your brother, good friend, buddy,
yo, dat man Dan, he's my reeeaall bredren !!