How much is a band?

One thousand dollars

A band is one thousand dollars, also known as a grand, stack, or G. The term comes from the band placed around a stack of cash to hold it together.

Band is often used in contexts where money is being bragged about, such as a club or rap song. The term is typically seen as "bands", which refers to multiple thousands of dollars. If the band contains more than 1G, say 10Gs, then it may be called a "10G band" or "10K band."


He be flauntin' those bands filling his hands
Several 10G bands
Several 10G bands

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Updated December 13, 2017

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