From Snoop Dogg to Wiz Khalifa, marijuana has long been associated with the world of hip-hop. Yet, more and more artists are going straight edge – particularly since the death of Lil Peep following an fentanyl and Xanax overdose just a few months ago.
Among those to cut back is Joey Bada$$, who recently revealed via his Instagram account that he hasn't smoked any weed for over two months. Explaining that he has "too much to accomplish" to risk slowing down, the Brooklyn rapper says he's using meditation to de-stress instead and encourages other young people to do the same. Check out his note in full below.