4/20: How to Celebrate Like a Famous Rapper
Smoke the sweet leaf like Danny Brown.
4/20 is more than just a holiday. It's a lifestyle, man.
And there's nothing like getting high and throwing on some classic rap records. 'Cause rapping and weed go together like, well, rapping and weed. That's not to say that all rappers smoke the sticky green flower, but those that do love to boast about it in song.
For most of us, unfortunately, life is not a rap track. But if there's one day when everyone deserves to celebrate like a famous rapper, it's 4/20.
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5. "I wake up early in the morning to a fat blunt" - Wiz Khalifa
The first thing on your 4/20 checklist should be to wake and bake. Pretty much all rappers agree that waking and baking is very effective and freaking awesome. (Ask Wiz. Or Kid Cudi, who even has an entire song dedicated to the practice.) Now, just make sure you've got yourself a pre-rolled blunt waiting on the night stand when you rise. That way, you can reach over and spark it without getting out of bed.
4. "Rolling weed while I'm rolling weed, getting high when I'm high" - Big Sean
Rappers never stop bragging about how much weed they smoke. So if you want to keep up, you're probably going to have to smoke a megaton. It doesn't matter that you're already high, break up some more bud and roll another joint. Puff, puff, puff, repeat. Puff, puff, puff, repeat. Now you're getting somewhere.
3. "And I ain't had nothing to eat but some edibles" - Juicy J
But if you want the 4/20 festivities to be complete, you're going to need to get your hands on some marijuana munchies. Cookies, brownies, pasta, whatever you'd like, as long as it's got pot on the list of ingredients. How does weed for breakfast, lunch, and dinner sound?
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2. "Don't be stingy, roll them up" - Danny Brown
4/20 is not the day to be practicing your bud conservation skills. You're not trying to make it last, you're trying to get high. And there's no bigger buzzkill than a weed hog. All stoners are part of a community, and once you've been in it long enough, you realize that pot makes its way around. Sometimes, you'll smoke people out. Sometimes, you'll get smoked out. That's just the way it works.
1. "Put out the roach, light a brand new L" - Lil Wayne
There's nothing wrong with enjoying a joint till the last puff. But you better believe rappers aren't burning their lips trying to get that last hit off the roach. Why deal with the stub of skinny cigarette when there's plenty of weed to go around? Roll another, spark it, and don't stop.
That's what a real rapper do.
-- Pablo Chacon Alvarez
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