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best rap songs to smoke weed to

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“Any time I play this record, no matter where I’m at, I automatically teleport to an island on the beach. Nine times out of eight, that’s where I want to be when I’m smoking.”
“Do I really have to explain this song? [laughs] I think everybody knows why I put that one on there! He’s talking about the one day where nothing bad happens–it’s when the sun comes out.”

“This one right here, when this shit comes on, it strikes a chord in my whole being. The beat really resonates with me–it’s hazy, purple. The song literally sounds like it’s purple, and I love purple haze, so. ”
“I love the sample on here, and then when the drum drops? It’s a very perfect place to be when you’re space jam-ed.”
In honor of 4/20, GQ enlisted Joey Bada$ to the put together his ultimate
“Being a young artist, this song really resonates with me, because I can understand everything that 2Pac’s talking about on there. The vibe of it, with the reverbed singing in the background, is very fitting for a playlist like this.”
“I chose this one, because the hook has this airy, smoker’s cloud type of vibe. The lyrics are, ’Smoke good / Eat good / Live good,’ so it’s a perfect fit.”

soundtrack for the hazy day ahead. With a playlist that ranges from an Ice Cube classic to a Nas deep cut, the Brooklyn-based rapper intentionally chose an equal mix of both East and West Coast hip-hop songs. “If there’s anything [the two coasts] share, it’s the smoking culture. We’ve got no differences there,” he said. “Well, Cali’s claiming they’ve got the best and all that, but you know, it’s all love.” Below, enjoy Joey’s bi-coastal “Space Jam” mix:

Photo cred: Gary Gershoff / Getty Images In honor of 4/20, GQ enlisted Joey Bada$$ to the put together his ultimate soundtrack for the hazy day ahead. With a playlist that ranges from an…