Drug reference has been present in music for years. Rappers in specific are known to make drug use and abuse mainstream and acceptable. Because of rappers, drugs have become a regular daily routine in the daily lives of artists and the people inspired by the music. The deadly cough syrup mixed with sprite is known for its street name“Sizzurp” Or “Lean” or “Drank” etc. Is a cough syrup that contains codeine and promethazine. The drug is sold under the pharmaceutical company Activist. The first time “lean” was mentioned in a rap music was back in 1998 where Dj screw dropped a single with the title of “Sippin Codeine” with the use of lyrics that say “I Sipp codeine it makes a southside playa lean, stackin green, steady stackin green, steady sippin codeine.”. Though “Sizzurp” was not made popular until about 2012 where the rapper Lil Wayne promoted his single “Me and my Drank” that contained l “I buy a bottled pop, drop some syrup in it”. It is clear how rappers give this drug …
Sheila Baber ’17 reports from Azraq Nature Reserve on Jordan’s water crisis
These people were tired of waiting for the world to take action, so they decided to do the job themselves. On the 21st of September, 311,000 people left their homes, drew out their banners, and flaunted their determination in the streets of New York City. From New York to over 150 countries all over the world, hundreds of thousands gathered on this memorable day to take a stand for the future of our planet, protesting at the top of their lungs: this is the People’s Climate March.
The connotation of cosmetics being a tool only for feminine vanity is a modern invention. Using substances to change our appearance traces back beyond the Ancient Egyptians. Research into evolutionary psychology has shown that back in our primal days, physical “beauty” was an important factor in determining whether or not an individual was a good candidate for mating. Yes. Mating. Smooth skin, red lips, pleasant body odor, etc. were indicators of health, genetic advantages, and fertility. Think of it this way: