Because I Got High

2001 single by Afroman

"Because I Got High" is the only single off of American rapper Afroman's second studio album of the same name. The song was released in 2001. It also appears as the first single on his fourth studio album The Good Times.

"Because I Got High"
Song by Afroman
from the album both Because I Got High and The Good Times
Released2001
Recorded2000
GenreComedy hip hop
Length4:09 (album)
4:17 (radio)
LabelT-Bones, Universal, Uptown
Songwriter(s)Joseph Foreman
Producer(s)Afroman, Headfridge

The song was able to make it to #6 on the Rhythmic, #13 on the Billboard Hot 100, #17 on the Alternative Airplay, #19 on the Hot Rap Songs, #25 on the Mainstream Top 40, and #40 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts.[1][2][3][4][5][6] It was also certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).[7]

In the song, Afroman raps about all the things he was going to do but ends up not doing them because he got high.

A music video for the song was released. In the video, Afroman drives a ice cream truck down a street while smoking a joint. He sells weed shaped as ice pops called "budsicles" out of his Afrolicious truck. He is also seen rapping under a bridge and in a park. Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes also appear in the video as Jay and Silent Bob. At the end, they are both seen rapping beside Afroman and gift him a large joint which they all smoke.

References change

  1. "Afroman - Rhythmic Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved August 26, 2023.
  2. "Afroman - Hot 100 Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved August 26, 2023.
  3. "Afroman - Alternative Airplay Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved August 26, 2023.
  4. "Afroman - Hot Rap Songs Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved August 26, 2023.
  5. "Afroman - Mainstream Top 40 Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved August 26, 2023.
  6. "Afroman - Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved August 26, 2023.
  7. "Afroman – Because I Got High". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved August 26, 2023.

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