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A term used by roadmen and wannabe roadmen alike to ask "whats going on?". First used in the Caribbean probably in the 90s, and has made its way over to England. If someone is not from either London, Jamaica, or Cuba, and they use wagwan, they likely watch top boy and or listen to grime music from the 2000s. Make no mistake, this work is acceptable among social interactions with your boys but in any formal interaction, using this word to greet someone is suicide. To use this word you must also wear a man bag that probably carries your splif and a nike tracksuit.
Dealer: Yo fam

Buyer: Wagwan, you got it?

Dealer: Yeah fam (tosses buyer a bag)
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Wagwan is a greeting that only roadmen of lvl 10 can use
this greeting is an abbreviation of "Whats going on?"
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The term wagwan is typically used by people in London as a method of greeting eachother, especially on the street or is associated with gangs. Its origin is from Jamaica, and is used to ask how some one is, wagwan = what is going on.
Wagwan G, how you been?
Ayyyyy wagwan fam.
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Greeting in the Patois dialect of Jamaica, rather than a "bastardization" of "What's going on" though it is the equivelant.

Originally evolved out of the dialect formed by African slaves being taught to speak english by the British in Jamaica during the peak of sugar plantations.
Used in a greeting as, "Hey mon, wagwan".
by Chopin_Amateur June 28, 2006
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Jamaican slang for "what's going on?"
Used as a greeting: "Wa gwan Fred?" or simply "Wa-gwan!"
Used as a question: "Wa gwan(ing) with that?"
by Paul Dixon March 20, 2006
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My London boys told me that Wag Wan is slang mostly used in Hackney and it means 'Whats Going On '

Wag Wan - Whats going on say it slow it sounds like whats going on

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1 - "Hello Mate"
2 - "Wag Wan Brov"
by B-man the don September 22, 2006
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