Here's How Hip-Hop Is the Celebration of 420

HipHop News Posted on April 20, 2019 at 8:23am

Here's How Hip-Hop Is the Celebration of 420

Bud smokers only.

Hip Hop has historically turned to the annual smokers holiday 420, which landed on Saturday (April 20) this year.

"Weed Day," as it is commonly known in certain circles, it is rumored that correspond with a numerical code for marijuana, but that's not exactly true..centered-ad {

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According to CNN, Chris Conrad — curator of the Oaksterdam Cannabis Museum in Oakland — said to number 420 started out as a secret code among the secondary school students in the decade of the 70'.

A group of friends at San Rafael high School in Marin County — who called themselves "the Waldos — often gather at 4:20 p.m. to smoke. Not only were they out of school, but their parents were still at work, allowing you the time to get high.

From there, the 4:20 and the time became a code for use in the view of their parents, and gradually spread from there.

Get out of bed – it's wake and bake time! Happy 420!! pic.twitter.com/283pV9QhhZ

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