I think it came from rappers to be honest with you
Originally Posted by laticka7
Rappers emulating the "style" of inmates, who weren't allowed to wear belts.

Posted from my smart phone; please excuse typos or brevity.
Originally Posted by MichelleBFT
Yep! And the ones who wore there pants the lowest, were looking for protection and was willing to give up their man hood.

Which confuses me, why dudes walk around like that in public. Are you looking for protection??