From Dime Bags To Purple Haze: What Was Cam’ron Smoking?


Once a taboo subject, marijuana discussion is now as common as political debates. In hip-hop, the green leaf has been celebrated for its creative, medical and even profitable uses almost since the early ’90s.

Early champions and purveyors of weed culture like Cyrpress Hill and Redman set it off for rappers to follow — and decades later artists like Curren$y and Wiz Khalifa are still carrying that joint.

In honor of Cam’ron’s smoked-out homage to a particularly potent strain of pot — Purple Haze — VIBE looks back at exactly what Killa Cam was smoking throughout his career.

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