Seven Must-Dos For The Modern Young Weed Rapper
Wiz Khalifa is in love with weed. The Pittsburgh-raised rapper has established himself as a hip-hop superstar by making songs that are largely hooked around getting high. While it's not all that a unique pastimethe likes of Snoop Dogg and Cypress Hill ushered in the first great rush of weed raps back in the early-'90sa fresh bunch of young greenery fiends now defines the rap scene. Here's SOTC's handy seven-step guide to becoming a Modern Young Weed Rapper, should you want to follow the current crop's trail of smoke.
1. You Must Pose With Snoop Dogg
The regal rolling grandfather of the stoner rap sub-culture, Snoop Dogg is hailed as some sort of lifted deity by Internet-happy Modern Young Weed Rappers. Any self-respecting Modern Young Weed Rapper needs post up at least one Instagrammed pic of themselves gurning it up with the Doggfather. (Based solely on online eye candy, you might even suspect that Snoop has actually adopted Wiz by now.)
2. You Must Have Smoker's Club Guest Membership
The world's premier weed-based rap collective, the Smoker's Club counts Smoke DZA, Big K.R.I.T. and Flatbush's Joey Bada$$ among its ranks. With yearly toke-tastic tours and a whole gang of collaboration opportunities, any serious Modern Young Weed Rapper must carry a guest pass featuring the collective's leaf logo.
3. You Must Instagram Pics of Oversized Joints
Because if you're a Modern Young Weed Rapper, looking at a picture of Mac Miller live on stage with his lips poised to embrace a very large joint is nothing less than heaven as an actual place on Earth.