|1.||what had happend was|
Commonly used in the black community as a way of telling somebody that something, most likely not good, had happend
Dude: Im fin to go to da store.
Girl: Damn nigga what took you so damn long
Dude: You see, what had happend was this crackhead came in da store and rob that arab that work the register.
Girl: Nigga please!