"You know how I roll" = whatever

Mullins, Bill AMRDEC Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Thu Dec 14 21:00:31 UTC 2006

See also MC Hammer's "This is the Way We Roll" track from the 1991 album
_Too Legit to Quit_.

> "How I roll" is roughly equivalent to "how I am" or "how I
> live my life." Maybe "how I be"?
> Dates back at least as far as 1995 in The Barrio Boyzz' "How We Roll":
> This is how we roll
> And were rolling like that
> So honey's come in
> Kick off your shoes and lay back
> (Champagne, caviar, and bubble bath)
> hb

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