Marijuana Policy Project

Hip-Hop / R&B

Louis Armstrong's 'Christmas Night in Harlem'

"Everyone will be all lit up like a Christmas tree," Louis Armstrong sings on this holiday classic. After he says, "lit up," Armstrong cackles knowingly. For him, being lit up meant smoking "muggles," his term for marijuana.

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KRS-One – 'Drugs Won'

Bronx-born hip-hop legend KRS-One's 12th album, "Now Hear This," features the song "Drugs Won." "It's crazy how the East Coast considers herb the enemy," he raps. "While every corner in L.A. is a dispensary."

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Halsey: 'High on Legal Marijuana'

Twenty-year-old breakout electro-pop star Halsey's debut full-length album "Badlands" features the track, "New Americana," on which she sings, "We are the New Americana/ High on legal marijuana." Watch the live video.

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Snoop Dogg - 'California Roll'

For his 13th studio album, Snoop Dogg is back with Pharrell Williams, who produced several of his previous hits. The single, "California Roll," features Stevie Wonder singing the line, "Get yourself a medical card."

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'90s Flashback: Channel Live's 'Mad Izm'

It's been 20 years since "Mad Izm" rose up the pop charts to No. 54. This catchy track by Channel Live, featuring KRS-One, is considered one of the blunted hip-hop classics of the '90s. Watch the 20th anniversary trailer and the original video.

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