3 Related articles What Does Dawg Mean? DECODED: A Run-Down of Drake’s ‘Dark Lane Demo Tapes’ What Is A Baby Mama? Glossary What Is A Crew? By Malik Peay · Published on May 1, 2020 SHARE THIS Follow Us: The Brief: Crew refers to a group of close friends. DEEP DIVE The term “crew” is predominantly used by Black people to refer to their dawgs, or close friends. Next up: What Does "What's Brackin'" Mean?