Update: Snoop D-O-double-G has now weighed in, as has the Spitta, although his shout out is more subtle.
Holy shit! Amendment 64 has passed. Hands up if you ever thought you'd live to see this day: Pot is now legal in Colorado. In case you've been somehow sequestered all night, the results are in, and let's just say our fine city's nickname, the Mile High City, has taken on a whole new meaning. Of course, as one astute observer on Twitter has pointed out, the same can also now be said about the name of our fine basketball team.
See also: - In honor of Amendment 64: Ten stoner anthems, overt hip-hop odes to Mary Jane - A 4/20 playlist from marijuana critic William Breathes - Music and marijuana make great bongfellows - Did Freddie Gibbs make it to DIA without having his weed confiscated? - Amendment 64 approved: Mason Tvert celebrates, John Hickenlooper talks Cheetos
While we're still waiting for the West Coast homies (Snoop Dogg and
Cypress Hill B-Real is now present and accounted for), East Coast homies (Wiz Khalifa) and the Down South homies (Curren$y, Willie Nelson) to officially weigh in (they're probably all smoking right now), Lady Gaga has already offered props on Twitter (although she's a bit more formal, calling it cannabis), Big Boi has proclaimed the Centennial State as the "New Amsterdam," and Kevin Smith has informed us that we'll be seeing a lot more of him. Keep reading to see a sample of the reactions from the Twitterverse from folks like Just Blaze, Chuck Inglish from the Cool Kids, Twiztid and more (spoiler alert: everybody wants to visit and/or move here) -- oh, and bump these tunes when you spark up to celebrate.
Shout out to Colorado— Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg) November 7, 2012
Totally getting condos in these new tree friendly towns— Spitta (@CurrenSy_Spitta) November 7, 2012
Congrats to the people in Colorado & WA from passing legalizing marijuana for recreational use.. Should of been on the Ballot in CA— B-Real Cypress Hill (@B_Real420) November 7, 2012
Colorado is the New Amsterdam— Big Boi (@BigBoi) November 7, 2012
Weed is legal in Colorado...who tryna make that move and smoke on the rocky mountains?— Tyrese (@Tyrese_SoRude) November 7, 2012
So weed is legal in Colorado and Washington now ..road trip anyone— Just Blaze (@JustBlaze_5) November 7, 2012
and the first obama text i get is from @bobatl "iam moving to colorado iggy!" BOY! lmao. a mess!— IGGY AZALEA (@IGGYAZALEA) November 7, 2012
hey colorado, have fun but don't forget to pick-up your little brother from soccer practice.— Laura Stevenson &... (@LauraAndTheCans) November 7, 2012
Colorado legalized marijuana, like, a while ago, but totally spaced on telling everyone. #theirbad— Jamie Kennedy (@JamieKennedy) November 7, 2012
Big ups to Colorado and Washington for having the balls to do what the rest of the country needs to do! Respect! Mono— Twiztid (@tweetmesohard) November 7, 2012
That is it! I am moving to Colorado. THE HIGH LIFE. ;)— BO†DF // Δ (@botdfmusic) November 7, 2012
Dear Denver: I'll be seeing you lots more often this year... COLORADO MAKES HISTORY AS 1ST STATE TO LEGALIZE MARIJUANA! mercurynews.com/health/ci_2194...— KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) November 7, 2012
Colorado is the first state to legalize marijuana. fb.me/2mDizCfy7— HIGH TIMES (@HIGH_TIMES_Mag) November 7, 2012