A medical marijuana dispensary in Santa Ana, Calif., now has a new member on its ownership team: the hip-hop artist and actor known as The Game. Also known as Jayceon Terrell Taylor, The Game recently bought a stake in The Reserve, according to an Aug. 30, 2016, article in the Orange County Register.
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The hip hop artist and activist Prince Ea educates a President Obama impersonator on marijuana policy in his remake of the video for “Why Weed Should Be Legal,” released June 27, 2016. In a blog post of the same day, Tony Newman, director of media relations at the Drug Policy Alliance, wrote, “This epic 10-minute video is both a history lesson and an advocacy tool…”
From Michael Jordan’s longstanding signature shoe to Billy Dee Williams sponsoring Colt 45 in the 80s, there have been celebrity endorsements as long as there have been celebrities. Now, rapper Freddie Gibbs is in the game with his own signature strain of marijuana.
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Freddie Gibbs, notable hip hop artist out of Gary, Indiana has received critical acclaim for his versatile style and “heartfelt rhymes about the struggles of street life” has released his own unique strain of cannabis entitled “Freddie Kane OG” which he developed with cannabis collective Chroncierge.
Hip-hop and marijuana have been in each other lives as long as hip-hop has been a relevant mainstay in pop culture. We have artists like Dr. Dre who topped the charts over a decade ago with “Chronic 2001.”
Growing up, I was always fascinated by music; hip-hop has a special place in my heart. Listening to an artist like Lil Wayne express his thoughts about drugs and money helped inspire me to dedicate my childhood to the pursuit of money … .
Aside from their celebrated music, Jerry Garcia, Willie Nelson, Snoop Dogg, Bob Marley, Rihanna and Miley Cyrus have one major thing in common: marijuana. You probably already knew that, but do you know how burning one down can aid their creative process?