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Brilliantly done parody video: Should be Legalized

Pass it on folks.

More on the video at the NORML Blog

For those who aren’t up on it, here is the much darker video by Eminem and Rihanna that is being parodied.

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19 comments to Brilliantly done parody video: Should be Legalized

  • ezrydn

    I’ve neverlike rap but this one I can understand. Great product!! It’s already in my phone to be used and shared these last two weeks.

  • claygooding

    Our Stoners Nation national anthem,beautifully done and I see it hitting platinum faster than any song to date.
    It will be playing on radio stations nationwide in no time.
    And it out distances Kerli’s and his weak ass data.

  • ezrydn

    Just sent the link to my Congresswoman and both Senators and the two who’ll take on new jobs soon. I told them, “Here’s mine. Now show me yours. Can you say V-I-R-A-L?” LOL Plus, the link is posted on Activist1’s blog now. You know, CupCake? LOL

  • green and leafy

    Rappers have all the best herb songs. Going back to Tone Loc’s “cheeba cheeba” and all the Cypress Hill albums and Bone Thugs in Harmony have pro-pot songs. Devin the Dude has some good ones, Dr Dre’s the Chronic album and the first Snoop Doggy Dogg album are chock full of marijuana references.

  • denmark

    Not much for that style of music but did enjoy it, thanks for posting it Pete.

    What caught my attention was when he said, “if you don’t pay attention we’ll start a revolution”. Seems like empty talk right now but the “times” have never been better actually.

  • Ben

    The Economist has one of the simplest, best articles on the entire drug war problem, and Prop 19, I have ever read.

    http://www.economist.com/node/17251726

  • DdC

    This came in the mail…

    Democratic Election Education Guide
    Officially, Featuring every statewide candidate and proposition endorsed by the CA Democratic Party, Firefighters, Nurses, Teachers and College Professors.

    Proposition 19 – YES

    Billions for local schools and public safety without raising taxes. Mandatory jail for providing to minors. Frees police to arrest violent criminals. Thousands of new jobs. Protects our Constitutional Rights by treating marijuana the same as alcohol.

    Local Labor and COPs say “YES on 19.”

  • Hope

    Beautiful!

    This is great. Absolutely great.

  • Windy

    Ben, as a libertarian and a devout 2nd Amendment supporter, I cannot agree with the part about “better gun laws in America”, restrictive gun laws are as much of a problem for liberty as prohibition. The 2nd Amendment tells us that “bearing arms” (not merely guns) is an “unalienable right” it is not the only one, and not all of our unalienable rights are listed in the Constitution. One does NOT need to get a permit from government to exercise any unalienable right, nor should any American citizen agree to suffer ANY kind of restriction on exercising ANY unalienable right!

    We should not have to vote to restore any of those unalienable rights to ourselves, not even the right to self ownership which is denied us by the unconstitutional drug laws. They are all ours by birthright. That we do have to fight and vote and fight some more for restoration of those rights tells us how far our governments have strayed from their (state and federal) Constitutional limits.

  • Jon Doe

    Windy: While I agree that the second amendment is pretty clear about citizens having the right to posses arms, be aware that the phrase “unalienable rights” does not appear in the Constitution. That’s terminology from the Declaration of Independence. Mixing up the two is a common mistake, but it won’t help you in debates relating to Constitutional law.

  • Ben Mann

    Windy:

    I agree that limiting guns in the US is an untenable position. The constitution guarantees the right. People can have guns, and that’s the way it is.

    The violence will dissipate once the drug laws are repealed, as guns are only tools, not evil in and of themselves.

  • ezrydn

    Medical marijuana advocate Michelle Rainey dies from cancer

    http://bit.ly/cAwLaP

    She was a force within a Force. She’ll surely be missed. To Jef Tek, thanks for sharing her enthusiasm with is.

  • Duncan20903

    Ziggy Marley has just released a new song called “A Fire Burns for Freedom” to show his support for the passage of Prop 19. Free to download at http://www.ziggymarley.com Being that it’s a new release it’s inappropriate for me to add it to the list below.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YivcC9Mu404
    ——————————————————————————————————————

    Rappers have all the best herb songs. Going back to…

    Huh? The New Rider’s of the Purple Sage, “Panama Red” released in 1973. No way that today’s cannabis songs are 20 to 50 times better than that song.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19WwkwvqHiM

    Commander Cody Band – “Down to Seeds and Stems Again Blues”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9QIpSg6E_k

    Bob Dylan, Rainy Day Women #12 & 35.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQUEWcNy2HU Jimmy Buffet covering.

    Jaime Brockett, “The Legend of the USS Titanic”, 1968 (long song) …he sat down in the middle of the fire and he say, “shit baby I ain’t ain’t gonna make rope no more.”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XFYMjkFYPg

    The Wild Wood Weed by Don Bowman in 1964. You might have heard this song performed by Jim Stafford as he got some airplay in the early 1970s. Don’s version is much better IMO.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ar-Ws6PAeLI

    “I Shot the Sheriff” by Bob Marley. Every time that I plant a seed he said kill it before it grows. Also done by Eric Clapton.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10qLYy6hiFQ

    Brewer & Shipley “One Toke over the Line”. Also covered by Lawrence Welk.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ye3ecDYxOkg

    Little Feat “Willing”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xrCMlSWlDX8

    “Don’t Bogart That Joint” by the Fraternity of Man.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLJ06WLZ96Y
    The Fraternity of Man morphed into Little Feat.

    Arlo Guthrie “Coming into Los Angeles”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdqkE9Hn-9w

    Quicksilver Messenger Service “Fresh Air”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IAHODyEpm2w and “What About Me?” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENi04LAdmLY

    Peter Tosh “Legalize It”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGsEt-qtOqs

    Guns & Roses “Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DdmkxgQfpU not a cover of Ian Dury & the Blockheads song.

    Ian Dury “Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBLeVcP_JQg
    this deserves to be listed just because of how pretty Ian’s clothes make him look.

    Toby Keith “I’ll Never Smoke Weed With Willie Again”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iezk-z6hy9k

    Merle Haggard’s “Okie From Muskogee”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_3nYixwNn0 covered by the Grateful Dead and the Beach Boys. No fooling.

    Some from ancient history:

    “Reefer Man” by Cab Calloway. released a couple of years before the birth of Jesus Christ.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svoSSdsNhtA

    Cab Calloway “Smokin’ Reefers”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3L7HjFMx2Q&NR=1
    ‘White folks are afraid of…’ Yes, you have to like slow dances to like this one.

    The Supremes “Stoned Love” (Original Version) 1970
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnO6896ozS8&feature=fvst
    Well somebody has to like stuff that sucks or they’d quit making it.

    John Sinclair Sendin’ The Vipers
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8cCwRraSKjQ

    You’ve got to remember that cannabis was criminalized on the Federal level because of all the white women the Negro jazz musicians seduced. Get back to me in about 70 years and we’ll see about the endurance of these johnny coime lately rap ‘songs’. The only thing I’ve ever gotten from rap is an understanding of what my old man was hearing when I was jamming with Jimi. Good grief, the noise that passes as music nowadays, sheesh.

  • Duncan20903

    Libertarians can be in favor of gun control. It just requires repeal of the 2nd Amendment to make it happen. You’d think such an Amendment would be easy to pass, as all the gun control nuts seem to think only a few NRA members in Idaho still respect the idea of bearing arms.

    Now here’s an interesting thing out of DC. The DC Gun control laws were tossed by the SCOTUS. So they’re setting up regulations for gun shops, and a permitting system to make it happened. A number of years ago DC also made stun guns illegal. With no 2nd Amendment equivalent for stun guns, they’re still illegal for private citizens to own. I really was leaning toward non-lethal protection for my business but I guess I’ll just go with the lethal weapons. Those street sweeper shotguns look like they could work well.

    Simply asinine.

  • kaptinemo

    Michelle was a dynamo, no doubt of it. I had the pleasure of meeting her during the 2003 Toker’s Bowl and could see how she practically was a force of nature, organizationally. Another good one gone…

  • darkcycle

    Goodby, Medicinal Michele, Thank you for all you have done. And Jef-Tek, Bro, I’m sorry. I’ll lift a bubblin’ chalice for both of you.

  • If I had a rocket launcher

    Poor Meg Whitman. She’s spent $163 million of her own money to be elected and all people talk about is Prop 19. Let’s not mention to her that despite spending that sum of money, and having an opponent that earned the appellation “Moonbeam” during a previous stint at the job where he was largely considered to be a huge failure as well as a nutcake, and still a significant number of the voters consider Governor Brown and Prop 19 more desirable than her.

  • vicky vampire

    Love this parody vid its adorable,I need something cool to look at never cared for Rhiana much either or Eminiem but just might start checking there stuff out.I’m Bi the girl is cute.Yes let’s hope they legalize even by a smidgen.

  • We have to win big to conquer the cheating we’ve already heard about. It’s not new but what the heck is new is that prohibited vigilant and are learning regarding it now instead of two months from now. steps exposed for the cheaters there’re, just as their negative campaigning has shown them as liars and devoid of their own ideas. Now is not enough time to slow down nonetheless rather to pile the item on. It is any time to leave no doubt about where the American men and women stand.