Hip Hop had a consistent message in the mid ‘90s,
"Fuck the system!" From Wu-Tang to Biggie to NWA to Tupac. The era was
in perfect harmony. And, if you were drawn to hip-hop, you smoked blunts.
The message was part of what blunts represented.
Blunts meant hip-hop. They meant urban
culture, and frankly, black culture. Smoking weed was more than some chemical
habit it was another means of self-definition. "Who am I, and who am I
Sure, some white people smoked blunts.
But joints and pipes were symbolic of the white culture. That was
This is Now