Green’s Dictionary of Slang

c.r.e.a.m. n.

also cream
[abbr. cash rules everything around me]

(orig. US black) money.

[US]Public Enemy ‘Public Enemy No 1’ [lyrics] Ambush attack on my back, double-teamin’ to get cream.
[US]L. Stavsky et al. A2Z 24/1: He’s in it for the cream.
[US]Da Bomb [Internet] 6: C.R.E.A.M.: An acronym for Cash Rules Everything Around Me; a form of money or valuables.
[US]Reveal & Doc Brown ‘What You Need’ [lyrics] Deals to make the big cream.
[US]UGK ‘Life Is 2009’ [lyrics] See everybody’s got that same old dream / Of big cars, bad bitches and a mountain of cream.