Category Archives: music

Woodstock 50th anniversary concert might sell a special signature marijuana strain

(courtesy Woodstock on Facebook) The return of the legendary Woodstock music festival just wouldn’t feel right without its own brand of cannabis. Woodstock festival co-creator Michael Lang recently talked to Billboard about his efforts to resurrect the iconic event for a 50th anniversary show this summer in New York, which could possibly feature its very […]

Kill Bill and Rav: Cult Podcast and Rap Duo on Cannabis and Hype

The internet has its fair share of rapper success stories. In the mid-00’s, Soulja Boy basically bombarded unsuspecting Limewire users with his infamous “Crank Dat” track by sharing files named after popular songs at the time (such as Snoop Dogg’s “Drop It Like It’s Hot,” or 50 Cent’s “Candy Shop”) that were secretly his. Toward […]

Mike Tyson plans to host a marijuana-friendly music festival in California

(image courtesy Mike Tyson on Facebook) Mike Tyson’s newly acquired cannabis ranch will be the backdrop for yet another major California music festival. The former heavyweight boxing champ has announced that the first Kind Music Festival will take place Feb. 23 at the Tyson Ranch Resort, reports the Press-Enterprise. According to the event’s official website, […]

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 […]