Who Started “No Cap?” | Genius News

Much like “drip,” the slang term “no cap” has become one of the most popular phrases in hip-hop. It’s grown from a handful of mentions in 2016 to hundreds of references in 2018. Genius traced the origins of “no cap” by interviewing Geto Boys member Willie D, UGK rapper Bun B, and Dr. Sharese King, a linguistics professor at the University of Chicago.