That's the gossip. The deal. The current news. The latest.
She broke up with him because he cheated on her! That's the tea!

Have you heard the tea? Joe was fired, Jim was suspended and Patty quit! That's the tea!
by Hailipa May 20, 2015
The theme song to friends but the beat is replaced with tea
Tea tea tea tea tea tea tea tea tea
by Dilledout March 10, 2019
Basically exclusive drama or something about a specific person that a few people know of.
hey girl let me give you the tea"
by La·tay February 20, 2017
the best kind of gossip, typically shared between friends. it’s a bonding tool for people of all ages. tea is usually about someone you know, but can also extend to celebrities random internet scandals, etc.
ugh I’ve missed so much what’s the tea sis?

I heard some tea about Saturday night!

what’s the tea with them are they a couple?
by missmiaonfire July 19, 2018
gossip or personal information belonging to someone else; the scoop; news
by Kiwi September 23, 2003
An intense game of truth or truth typically played with someone you are romantically or sexually interesting in to find certain information about them
Donald: hey that chick is hot I’m gonna ask her to play tea or tea and get to know her better

Raj: okay fucker, good luck with that
by Swindawg July 28, 2019
Used within the urban gay community, "tea" signifies a piece of sensitive and possibly highly sought-after information or tidbit.
Michael: Did you hear the tea about our Judy Dante?

Cornelius: Nah gurra, what's the tea?

Michael: The tea is that she dropped out of school to do bareback porn.

Cornelius: Bitch duh! That ain't no tea. That's just some water with a lemon in it.
by G-Queen June 26, 2010