Category Archives: music

Watch: Johnny Marr needs to smoke weed to enjoy baseball

(courtesy Flickr.com/davidjlee) A new interview with Johnny Marr is further evidence that marijuana can enhance just about any activity. In a new segment from Pitchfork‘s “Over/Under” video series, the former Smiths bandmate and current British guitar rock legend admitted that smoking pot allowed him to appreciate America’s favorite pastime, if only for a moment. “Baseball […]

Cheap Therapy: Modest Mouse on Using Cannabis for Better Mental Health

Jeremiah Green is in Issaquah, Washington, trying to find a place to smoke a spliff outside of his grandma’s house. He’s momentarily bothered by a passerby, but he goes about his business like it’s any other day. The Modest Mouse drummer has been smoking cannabis for years to alleviate his depression, a condition that led […]

The Sword and The Stoned

“Don’t Get Too Comfortable” is the title of a track appearing halfway through the Sword’s sixth full-length studio album, Used Future, and though the song itself is a hazy, riff-laden jam in which bandleader J.D. Cronise muses about the dystopian future of our increasingly less green planet, it could also be a warning to the […]

Snoop Dogg smokes a blunt in front of the White House to protest Trump

(photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons) Snoop Dogg recently visited Washington, D.C. to display his own special form of peaceful protest. The legendary rapper and cannabis aficionado was relaxing in a D.C. hotel on Tuesday before declaring on Instagram that he “just got the urge to get up and go to the White House and do some […]

What Are You Smoking? Episode 61: System of a Down’s Shavo Introduces 22Red Cannabis

What Are You Smoking? is hosted by a rotating cast of Leafly’s cannabis experts—Will Hyde, Bailey Rahn, Emily Resling, and Dante Jordan. Tune in every Wednesday to hear activists, entrepreneurs, farmers, processors, and figures from from all corners of the cannabis world weigh in on the latest developments in the industry, what’s coming next, and of […]

Rising to the Top: Rap Artist Fat Tony on Crafting Tracks and Cannabis

It’s tough to box Fat Tony into a single category. For over a decade, the Nigerian-American artist has been a major figure within the underground rap scene, but curiously, it’s not just his rapping ability that’s aided in his reputation—though Tony’s pen does hold mighty sharp. Tony’s song is a stray from typical weed anthems, […]

Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats Reminds Us Psychedelia Isn’t Always Rainbows

Psychedelia is often portrayed as colorful swirls of melting clouds and moments of synesthesia that change everything you’ve ever known about the physical world. But what about the darker side of psychedelics? And we’re not talking about the stigma—you know, like if you eat one piece of LSD you’ll turn into a fried potato that […]

High Times postpones Sacramento Cannabis Cup

(photo by Renato Pascual, Jr.) High Times is postponing its trademark Cannabis Cup festival just weeks before its scheduled date in Sacramento, the Sacramento Bee reports. “After multiple discussions with state and city leaders and extensive deliberations with all stakeholders, Cannabis Cup organizers have determined it is in the best interests of all parties to […]

Cypress Hill launches new marijuana brand through online delivery service

(photo via bud.com) One of music’s most outspoken cannabis advocates are now offering their own legal marijuana products. The venerable hip-hop group Cypress Hill announced the launch of their Cypress Hill Bhang cannabis line alongside the release of their latest studio album, Elephants on Acid, according to a press release. The CHB launch is marked […]

High Times and iHeartMedia Make Strategic Investment Deal

iHeartMedia announced today that they would make a strategic investment deal with High Times Holding Corp. The $5,000,000 advertising deal comes alongside a $10,000,000 investment. Per the terms of the agreement, the iconic cannabis brand will gain access to the iconic radio brand’s inventory, outdoor advertising, mass media expertise, and other associated services. iHeart will […]