David Whitely is a freelance writer based in New York City. He puts pen to pad, well in this case fingers to keys, in covering hip-hop, music, pop-culture, fashion, sports, and all things cool. He's been published in Complex, Dr!p Magazine, Unrated Urban Magazine, Unrated Magazine, and !Yo Raps magazine—with credits as a reviews editor. Currently, David's witty and informative commentary can be seen at Complex.com, Dr!p Magazine, and TheDrop.fm.
Kid Cudi, ‘Day ‘n’ Nite’ – Rap Songs to Enhance Your 4/20 Experience
If there is any stress while celebrating 4/20, this is the perfect song to ease one's mind and enjoy the high. Kid Cudi explains it all in the one line, "The lonely stoner seems to free his mind at night." Despite the trials and tribulations that might be haunting the mind, a quick smoke break might be all takes to escape...
Chief Keef, ‘Hate Being Sober’ – Rap Songs to Enhance Your 4/20 Experience
Chief Keef's 'Hate Being Sober' took a turn for the better after enlisting weed spokesman Wiz Khalifa and 50 Cent. If Molly isn't your type of girl, not to worry, Wiz holds Mary Jane down on this one. If the end of 4/20 looks like this, "Roll so many blunts I might not need a lung," then it was a job well-done...
Luniz, ‘I Got 5 on It’ – Rap Songs to Enhance Your 4/20 Experience
If you're the person in your crew who traditionally pays for the sticky and everyone else just hits the blunt without chipping in, this song is especially for you. Rhyming about getting blazed with members of a crew trying to smoke for free, the Luniz's Yukmouth and Numskull put together an ageless, smoker's classic in how to handle this situation...
Snoop Dogg & Kid Cudi, ‘That Tree’ – Rap Songs to Enhance Your 4/20 Experience
Snoop Dogg hooks up with his fellow weed-loving rapper on this one: Kid Cudi. Here, the pair create a more happy-flavored song about smoking. There will be times during the holiday known as 4/20 that tripping could be possible, so these guys are letting you know you shouldn't run from it...
A$AP Rocky, ‘Purple Swag’ – Rap Songs to Enhance Your 4/20 Experience
The face of Harlem rap today combines the southern-trill sound of UGK with an ode to smoke and that purple drank. With hazy and warped sounds that'll make for a look of a spinning room, this song is bound to get smokers in the mood to toke up...
Method Man & Redman, ‘How High’ – Rap Songs to Enhance Your 4/20 Experience
Bringing people together is a characteristic that the special girl known as Mary Jane has. The first time these two rap legends come together it's over one of their favorite recreational activities. 'How High' would go on to be the start of something epic in rap -- they became arguably one of the greatest duos in the game, collaborated on albums, a TV show and even went on to create a movie with t
Jonn Hart, ‘Heart 2 Heart’ – Mixtape Review
After getting French Montana on the 'Who Booty' remix, R&B newcomer Jonn Hart is getting his buzz up with his 'Heart 2 Heart' mixtape. The Bay area singer puts together an 11-track project that hits just about every type of current R&B record: party songs, a couple of sex odes, a track about a relationship gone awry and one centered on new love. Hart seems to hit every box on the R&B c
‘T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle’ Season 2, Episode 2 Recap: Major Leaves Mommy’s Bed, King Wants to Be a Gangster
On season two's second episode of 'T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle,' Tip's sister Precious suggests to Tiny that Major should strike out on his own, leaving his mom's bed and get his own. At first Tiny doesn't want to hear it, but after seeing her little boy go nuts over getting his own bed, how can she refuse.
Lore’l, ‘Billboard Bytch’ – Mixtape Review
One of the stars from this seasons Vh1's 'Love & Hip-Hop: New York' follows up the success of the show with her new mixtape 'Billboard Bytch.'
Mike G, ‘Verses’ – Mixtape Review
One of the lesser profiled faces from the Odd Future collective, Mike G, is back and drops his 'Verses' mixtape.