It’s no secret thatCannabis occupies a special place in music culture. Whether we’re talking about stoner garage rock or blunts and hip-hop, most artists aren’t shy about speaking on marijuana’s creative power, and many of the most iconic songs have been written by people who were herbally enhanced.
For many musicians, it alters theirCreative consciousness, enabling them to access an artistic space they would be unable to experience otherwise, as when they’re high and they’re happy, it’s a space that’s conducive to creating music.
Musicians like “David Crosby” have always embraced the way weed influences their creative process. Cannabis has been an important part of Crosby’s creative process for years. The creativity was always there, the cannabis just brought it out, he said:
I smoke and pick up the guitar and write songs. All those songs you like, CSNY, CSN, The Byrds. I wrote them all stoned on cannabis - every one of them.
Crosby graduated from the Cate School in Carpinteria, completing his secondary studies by correspondence, he studied drama at Santa Barbara City College before dropping out to pursue a career in music. In addition to his solo career, he was a founding member of both the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash.
He’ve been fighting racism ever since he encountered Dr. King and black musicians, he’ve also been fighting for women, the half of the human race, that deserve half the power, he used to do hard drugs, they very nearly killed him, he was a lucky guy as here he is.
He spent his time the last few months, promoting his excellent new documentary “David Crosby - Remember My Name 2019”, touring with his solo band and trying to talk Roger McGuinn into a Byrds reunion via Twitter.
In addition to the potential in recreationalMarijuana, the rock star believes Cannabidiol, a medicinal, non-psychoactive component found cannabis, hemp and hops, will significantly disrupt the multi-billion dollar aspirin and ibuprofen market.
He is bullish onWeed, he remains and avid pot smoker and started his own brand of pot, he gave his thoughts on marijuana, explaining:
Weed is like beer and wine. It’s mild. . . God knows we need the money for important things and I think legalizing it has the ripple effect. Plus, I had a conversation last night with two sheriffs from another state who said, 'I hope they legalize it here, so we can deal with real crime and not just bust kids for reefer.'
In fact, he put his name and face on a cannabis brand for Baby Boomers, as he moved into the cannabis business following other lifelong pot enthusiasts-turned-cannabis entrepreneurs, as the recreational weed industry is scaling up and consolidating, a factor he says is fundamental to the stability and long-term potential of his brand, “Mighty Croz” that its Cannabis products coming soon!
The bad / A struggle with drug and alcohol addiction and a stint in a Texas state prison, five heart attacks, a liver transplant, other health crises and personal tragedies.
The good / He was a founding member of The Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash and has a solo career that is still thriving. He is a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, a two-time member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and wrote many of the songs that served as the soundtrack for a generation.
The best / He founded David Crosby’s Cannabis brand “Mighty Croz”, he came up with excellent new documentary “David Crosby - Remember My Name” and he also found the time to sit down for “Ask Croz” to answer your questions.