New Study Reveals Most Popular Drugs In Hip-Hop


Adelle Platon | May 12, 2014 - 6:09 pm

The romance between rappers and drugs is no new fling but now, there’s a study for that.

Project Know used RapGenius’ database and analyzed the prevalence of drug-related lyrics among rappers over the past 25 years.​ Drugs included in the study were marijuana, MDM​A (molly), cocaine, codeine, alcohol and​ pharmaceutical drugs, like Xanax, ​Adderall and pain killers.

​The two rappers with ​the most druggy bars were Lil’ Wayne and Lil’ B. With over 22,000 rap songs included in the study, marijuana ​came in first as the drug with the most references​. ​Other rappers who had the most drug-laced lyrics include Three 6 Mafia, Eminem, The Roots and G-Unit.

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