2) A bastardization of "That's true, according to popular belief or my own opinion."
Bartholomew: "Man deez hoes only out to get da money. Gotta get they hair done and they nails done...damn dogg a playa just gotta get his nob slobbed sometimes. Bitches ain't shit but hoes and tricks!"
Ebenezer: "Word on the street."
2: "Yo, where the fuck you get that from?"
Positive sentiment: Hey dude, surfs up and its firing-off at the point; let's go get wet!
2. A convenient way of labeling a common truth.
2.Zack: Yo Pauline! Waas da word on da street?
Zack: Damn right!