Stoners and hip-hop go together like weed and paper. But did you know that there's a lesson to be learned from many hip-hop songs about sweet mary jane? It's virtually Ganja Smoking 101 set to music...read on and get schooled.
"Pack the Pipe," Pharcyde
Key lyric: My lungs are black and shriveled up like a raisin / But who am I to deny the kid a try / At nature's little way of sayin' hi?
The message: Stoner parents: The little ones know what you're up to, so go ahead and pass the bowl to your pre-schooler. At least it's not crack.
"Hits From the Bong," Cypress Hill
Key lyric: There's water inside don't spill it / It smells like shit on the carpet
The message: There's no excuse to ever knock the bong over. Ever. Doesn't matter how high you get, don't be that guy.
"How to Roll a Blunt," Redman
Key lyric: Take your finger and your thumb from tip to tip / Roll it in a motion then the top piece you lick
The message: The end-all guide to enjoying weed-filled cigars, from production through consumption, Wu-Tang style.
"I Smell Smoke," Mystikal
Key lyric: Fuck I just went to jail for that shit / I ain't goin back, I done ate an ounce, and I'm a flush the rest / Cuz I ain't going out like that
The message: Remember to keep calm and composed despite being blown out of your gourd lest you may flush your stash unnecessarily.
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"Smoke Weed Every Day," Dr. Dre feat. Snoop Dogg and Nate Dogg
Key lyric: Hey-ay-ay-ay / Smoke weed every day.
The message: The late great Nate Dogg sums it up best--if you're celebrating this holiday, you most likely celebrate it every day. So be proud.