Welcome to Conversations, Highsnobiety’s podcast series where we discuss topics and trends with the people shaping today’s scene.

In the third episode of Conversations, we discuss the etymology of the “fuccboi.” Fuccboi is a term that’s resurged in Internet culture, particularly as a pejorative for over-labeled fashion victims. But a second meaning surfaced after a Vanity Fair article said it applied to promiscuous males on modern dating apps.

Jezebel culture editor and NYU professor of music writing Julianne Escobedo Shepherd and writer Mary H.K. Choi weigh in on the term’s Harlem origins and modern day meaning.

Not NYC, not LA.

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