Meaning of “street cred” in the English Dictionary

"street cred" in British English

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street crednoun [ U ]

uk /ˈstriːt ˌkred/ us /ˈstriːt ˌkred/ also street credibility UK

a quality that makes you likely to be accepted by ordinary young people who live in towns and cities because you have the same fashions, styles, interests, culture, or opinions:

He was the first person to really bring street cred to white rap.
adjective us uk /ˈstriːtˌkred.ɪ.bl̩/

(Definition of “street cred” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)