Marijuana Policy Project
Curved Papers

Afroman - 'Because I Got High' (Two Versions)

Afroman with his much larger 2014 afro and a blunt.

Afroman teamed up with Weedmaps and NORML to produce a reboot of his 2001 hit song, "Because I Got High." This version has new lyrics, a promotional message and a fun video.

Here are some of the new lyrics:

Anxiety attacks, but then I got high
I used to take Xanax, but then I got high
No more prescription pills and I know why
Because I got high

I can navigate with Weedmaps and I know why
It's legalized

Here's the original with its less "positive" lyrics:

"Becasue I Got High" peaked at No. 13 on the charts and was the theme song for Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. The film's director Kevin Smith shot the above video.

 

Click here for special perks when you subscribe to CelebStoner

Steve Bloom

Steve Bloom

Publisher of CelebStoner.com, former editor of High Times and Freedom Leaf and co-author of Pot Culture and Reefer Movie Madness.