10 of Hip-Hop’s Greatest Stoner Rap Acts
The tightly rolled relationship between hip-hop and marijuana has blessed us with too many dope tracks to name. Music and puffable medicine go way back, but no genre has embraced stoner culture quite like rap.
Countless MCs have named entire albums in honor of the bud or conducted their shows with a microphone in one and a blunt in the other. Some have even given themselves cannabis-inspired aliases. And several—most recently Kodak Black—have been caught green-handed with baggies.
Now, a few rap artists are elevating their fondness for weed beyond verses and into business, launching their own strains of the stuff as its legalization is sweeping the nation.
In celebration of 4/20—Christmas for stoners—XXL looks at two handfuls of rap stars who have become synonymous with the ganja. We got 10 on it. —Luke Fox
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In honor of 4/20, XXL highlights 10 of hip-hop's most passionate about puff-puff-passing.
20 rap songs inspired by weed to smoke to on 4/20!
by Jesse Childs April 20, 2020, 2:22 pm updated April 22, 2020, 3:21 pm
The annual weed-smoking holiday is upon us once again. Hip-Hop’s love affair with cannabis is nothing new. Cypress Hill dedicated numerous songs to the ganja and helped it go mainstream.
Artists like Snoop and Dr. Dre, Wiz Khalifa, and Ty Dolla $ign have made smoking trees part of their rap personas and it’s hard to find a new release without at least one reference to getting high.
Weed and Rap
Albums like The Chronic and Black Sunday married rap and weed together back in the 1990’s and the union has only gotten stronger with time. Good music and some good smoke are a winning combination. Here are 20 joints that show how marijuana has impacted the culture over the years.
- Sativa – Jhene Aiko ft Rae Sremmurd
The annual weed-smoking holiday is upon us once again. Hip-Hop's love affair with cannabis is nothing new. Cypress Hill dedicated numerous songs to the ganja