Article by Aninda Sarkar, Cannabis Life Network
Whether you are high or sober, you need a soothing melody in your times of distress to calm down and feed your mind and soul with the melodious tunes that the musicians have to offer. Here are the 7 essential weed songs, consisting of some of the greatest musicians of all time that we all can relate and appreciate.
Tadow- Masego & FKG
Genre warping artists Masego and FKG create a single masterpiece, “Tadow” in the duration of a day, blending in 4 different genres(jazz, new soul, hip hop, and electronic) in one track, making something truly unique. This track served as a breakthrough for the collaborators as they tuned the combination of electronic sounds with experimental jazz to perfection.
White Iverson- Post Malone
White Iverson is the debut single by the multi-talented American rapper, Post Malone. Filled with basketball metaphors, White Iverson took both the music and basketball industry by storm. The song was written in honour of Allen Iverson, one of the greatest NBA players of all time. The White Iverson song succeeded in part because it was divisive, inspiring awe and annoyance with a cavernous, slight melancholy beat. This weed song deserves a space in your playlist.
Young, Wild & Free – Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa, Feat. Bruno Mars
From the movie “Mac & Devin Go To High School”, this iconic song by 3 versatile American rappers, Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa, and Bruno Mars have truly done something sensational and have inspired millions of youth to be fearless and pursue their dreams through their motivational lyrics. The joyful tunes and melody will lighten up anyone’s mood.
Low Life- The Weeknd & Future
Through the collaboration of American hip hop recording artist and Canadian singer, Future and The Weeknd, comes to reality the concept of Low Life. By definition, low life is often referred to as a person who has a low sense of morality. But, The Weeknd has changed the meaning of this concept when he interpreted “low life” to “high life” through his lyrics of this song.
Pursuit Of Happiness – Kid Cudi
Kid Cudi’s “Pursuit Of Happiness”, is the third single from his debut album,” The Man On The Moon: The End of Day”. He collaborated with MGMT and Ratatat to portray the downsides of fame and fortune and also the trauma that Kid Cudi faced after his father’s death. It is a song that allows us to connect and relate on an emotional level and appreciate life at the same time.