Wyclef Jean is a music legend and worldwide icon. Without this man, the world would by no means have heard the SHAKIRA! SHAKIRA! battle cry. Talk about cultural contributions.
Since his first album with the Fugees, Blunted on Reality, Wyclef has lengthy been an advocate for hashish and its legalization. Now, he is transferring into the hashish trade as an proprietor and companion with a purpose to create alternative for his individuals.
“I come from Haiti, where 80% of the population is living on less than a dollar a day. And I think that the future for a lot of these third world islands and third world countries is going to be galvanizing the Farmers’s Union. The production of cannabis hemp will literally start to bring billions of dollars of export that did not exist,” he tells Weedmaps.
“So we’re hoping that this partnership we have in America with Cali Life is going to galvanize the Caribbean to do more. And we get more legislation passed moving forward so we can start organizing these farmers.”
In addition to his work in hashish, Clef additionally instructed us among the smokeables that he rocks with. Here are just a few hashish products Wyclef Jean can’t live without.
Cali Life Cannabis is a hashish model in California that was established in 2018. They produce flower, hemp pre-rolled blunts, vapes, and BOOM BAP, their hemp blunt collaboration with Wyclef Jean.
Over 45 firms have approached Jean with branding alternatives, however he felt like Cali Life’s values aligned along with his mission. “I’m not in the business of building strains, I’m in the business of building countries.”
The BOOM BAP line consists of three flavors of infused hemp blunts impressed by Wyclef’s hit songs: Fast Car Banana, Faded Butterfly Clementine, and Gone ‘Til November Mango.
Fast Car Banana is labeled as a sativa, made with flower, kief, and distillate, plus added Banana flavoring from food-grade botanical terpenes. Faded Butterfly Clementine and Gone ‘Til November are the hybrids made the identical, however with added Clementine and Mango terpenes, respectively.
This the one Clef be totin’. His phrases, not mine.
ISLAND MAN is one other one in every of Wyclef Jean’s hashish manufacturers. There may be very little details about it on-line, however a google search leads you to this portfolio by Lindsay Hill Design the place she has mockups for BOOM BAP and ISLAND MAN.
Going by this, it might seem ISLAND MAN is a line of hashish products that features infused drinks, CBD oil for people, CBD oil for pets, and a moisture restoration cream topical.
You’ll want to remain tuned to Wyclef Jean and Cali Life Cannabis’ social channels for extra official info on BOOM BAP and ISLAND MAN.
With most celebrities within the weed recreation, they don’t seem to be going to speak an excessive amount of about different products. But each every now and then, they’re going to hold it G with you and provides props to different nice manufacturers. “I mean, I like the Cookies product. I think they make some good stuff,” Wyclef says of the California staple Cookies.
You know Cookies. But if you happen to do not, it is a California model from rapper, hashish mogul, and Taylor Gang plant father, Berner. He got here from a collective of growers within the Bay Area referred to as the Cookie Family who gave the world G.S.C., Gelato, and Cherry Pie.
Since, Berner has gone on with Cookies as his personal hashish life-style model. Originally all about merch and cannabis-adjacent products, the model has spawned into manufacturing over the previous few years, blessing the hashish world with heavy hitters like Gary Payton, Runtz, and Cheetah Piss. There’s additionally a Berner’s Cookies G.S.C. phenotype floating round on the market.
Interview by Lesley Nickus. Written by Dante Jordan. Graphic design by David Lozada.