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Best Weed Inspired or Influenced Songs by Rose Lemy

Updated: Dec 16, 2022

The best accompaniment for music is weed, or is it the other way round? Seems like a chicken-and-egg kind of dilemma. Anyway, it is no secret that many musicians enjoy a nice toke. This inspiring plant has been instrumental in influencing some of the greatest hits of our times. In this article, we dig into the best beats and lyrics stirred by weed.

"Young, Wild and Free" by Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg

So what we get drunk

So what we smoke weed.

We are just having fun.

These two are some of the most vocal artists when it comes to marijuana. Their love for weed is on a record high, no pun intended. The two are highly involved in the cannabis industry. Recently, Wiz Khalifa released his marijuana strain dubbed ‘Khalifa Kush’, a highly potent and popular strain.

"Because I Got High" by Afroman

’Cause I got high

Because I got high

Because I got high

This chorus can dwell in your mind for hours, if not days! It is so hard to shake off. It is about making excuses for not getting things done. I was going to clean my room, but I got high

"Mary Jane" by Rick James

I am in love with Mary Jane

She is my thing

She makes me feel alright

She makes my heart sing

Mary Jane is a popular connotation for marijuana. In the song made in 1978, Ricky James confesses his love for weed and how it makes him feel alive and alright.

"Crumblin’ Erb" by Outkast

There is only so much time left in this crazy world

I’m just crumblin erb, I’m just crumblin erb

The Outkast duo made a lot of weed references in their songs. In this song, they praise weed for its ability to help individuals escape the world’s realities, where there is nothing much we can do to change things. The best we can do is crumble erb.

"A-Yo" by Lady Gaga

I can’t wait to smoke them all

Whole pack like Marlboro

Blow it in your face

Blow it on your face

Lady Gaga has openly admitted to smoking weed. In fact, when she had her hip surgery a few years ago, marijuana smoking was her once escape from the pain.

"Legalize It" by Peter Tosh

Legalize it, don’t criticize it

Legalize it, yeah, yeah

And I will advertise it.

The song was released as a response to the victimization of marijuana consumers in Jamaica. It pushed for the legalization of weed in the country.

Let’s go get stoned by Ray Charles

When you work so hard all day long

And everything you do seems to go wrong

Just drop by my place on your way home

Let’s go get stoned

Originally sung by the Coasters, Ray Charles recorded this classic marijuana song in 1966. He turned the song into a fun melody for every stoner.

"Hits From the Bong" by Cypress Hill

Pick it, pack it

Fire it up, come along

And take a hit from the bong

This classic doubles as a free manual to all the bong lovers. It gives a detailed procedure on how to set up and smoke the bong.

"I Get Lifted" by KC and The Sunshine Band

I get lifted up hi-high hi-high

Though initially made by George Macrae, KC and the sunshine band gave the song more life and an upbeat vibe.

"One Draw" by Rita Marley

I want to get high, so high

I want to get high, so high

One draw, one draw

One draw, one draw

Rita Marley sang this song the same year her husband, Bob Marley succumbed to cancer. The song was a huge success, selling over 2 million copies.

Keith Murray - Get Lifted

Styles P - Good Times ( I Get High)

"Hay" by Crucial Conflict

“Marijuana” Boosie Badazz

"Let's Get Blown" by Snoop Dogg, Pharrell Williams

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