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we want all the smoke

[wee wont awl th uh smohk]

What does we want all the smoke mean?

We want all the smoke is a hip-hop phrase used by a member of a group to signal they are ready to battle.

It originally referred to gun battles but is now used of friendlier challenges.

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Examples of we want all the smoke
Nigeria playing Argentina next. Winner advances. We want all the smoke!!! 🇳🇬🇳🇬🇳🇬
@Prestonlgwe, June 2018
We don't gotta do no hoe shit to sell records, you bitch-ass ni**a. Fuck outta here, ni**a. Tell that bitch-ass ni**a Tory Lanez to hit us, ni**a. We want all the smoke, all the fades. Call whoever you want to call, ni**a. We in California on the regular, you bitch-ass ni**a."
Joshua "Southside" Luellen (quoted), Complex, March 2018
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The phrase we want all the smoke first appears in the June 2017 song “All the Smoke” by hip-hop artist 21 Savage. The smoke in the phrase refers to gun smoke. 21 Savage uses the phrase to refer to shooting people with an AK-47 rifle:

Watch me whip a O, watch me whip a O (21, 21)
We want all the smoke, we want all the smoke (21, 21)
D-R-A-C-O, D-R-A-C-O (Draco, Draco)
Shoot ’em in the face, shoot ’em in the nose (21, 21)

In October 2017, rappers Future and Young Thug would release their song “All Da Smoke,” which again references gun violence. After the release of these songs, professional athletes began using we want all the smoke to instigate taunts and challenges to their opponents.

Who uses we want all the smoke?

Thanks to athletes using the phrase in trash talk, we want all the smoke is most often used to mean your team is ready to take on any challenger. It is the same as saying “Bring it on!”

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