Cannabis is a widely popular substance that is loved by many and it is not uncommon to find songs about this famous herb. Many musicians use cannabis to stimulate and enhance their creativity and some famous musicians have openly advocated for the use of cannabis as a creative stimulant. For the listener, certain strains of cannabis allow listeners to appreciate the music on a whole new level. Some of the most famous musicians who have openly declared their love for cannabis include Bob Marley, Snoop Dogg, and Wiz Khalifa to name a few. These artists consume in a variety of different ways including dry herb vaporizers which you can purchase here, bongs, and the preferred blunt and joint. With cannabis and music so tightly intertwined, it comes as no surprise that many hit songs have been inspired by cannabis and if you’re keen to give these tunes a listen, here are the Top 7 Best cannabis-inspired songs.
Young wild & free
Young Wild & Free is a hit song by rappers and infamous stoners, Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg. The song was published in 2011 and was a popular summer anthem. The song is a celebration and homage to being young and living a wild and carefree life. The song makes plenty of references to cannabis and both Wiz and Snoop mention rolling up a blunt in the song. Wiz Khalifa’s first line of the song is “So what I keep ‘em rolled up”, referencing the fact that he always has blunts rolled and ready. One of the most famous lines in the song is “Yea, roll one, smoke one, when you live like this you’re supposed to party” which suggests that weed is an important element of their fun.
Sweet Leaf is a famous song by Black Sabbath and was released in 1971. When listening to this song, you might think the band is singing a love song to a special woman in their lives, but the song “sweet leaf” is a love song dedicated to marijuana. The band famously consumed a lot of cannabis and many other drugs during the time of the song’s release and at the beginning of the song, you will hear guitarist Tommy Iommi coughing after he inhaled a bong hit. With lyrics such as “you introduced me to my mind and left me wanting you and your kind”, it’s rather obvious how much love for cannabis these band members had.
Cali Dro is a song by Birdman and Lil Wayne that was released in 2006. The opening line of the song is “so light it up and pass the thang to me” which is a clear reference to a blunt. Both Birdman and Lil Wayne reference cannabis throughout the song and this song can be classified as a homage to weed and their love of smoking.
Stoner is a popular song by Young Thug that was released in 2014. Just from the title alone, you can pretty much guess what the song is about and the hook, which is the most famous part of the song, has young thug repeating the line “I’m a stoner” 10 times. This song is Young Thug proudly declaring that he regularly smokes weed.
James Joint is a song by Rihanna and was released in 2016. Rihanna is not shy about her stoner tendencies and has been photographed many times smoking and rolling a blunt. The opening line of the song is Rihanna singing the lyrics “I’d rather be smoking weed whenever we breathe”, and seeing that we humans need to breathe nonstop, it’s safe to say that Ms. Rihanna loves weed.
That Good is another song by Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa that was released in 2011. This song is another homage to their much-loved weed and with lines like “I’m smoking everywhere I go, I always gotta keep one rolled”, it’s a demonstration of true stoner tendencies.
High all the time
High all the time or “habits” is a song by Tove Lo and was released in 2014. The song is about Lo’s attempt to get over her ex and marijuana is mentioned several times as a way to remedy her broken heart after the breakup.
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