Twitter's new owner, Elon Musk, tweeted his plans to purchase Coca-Cola and “put the cocaine back in,” which drew the attention of rapper Pusha T.
The tweet from the Tesla CEO and founder occurred on Wednesday (Apr. 27), just two days after he purchased the social media platform for a little over $44 billion.
Pusha T, 44, has filled many of his verses with references to the popular drug during his rap career. In recent days, it’s become a fixture of his album rollout for It’s Almost Dry, which is produced by Pharrell Williams and Kanye West. On Apr. 18, the user @FatKidsDeals tweeted out a deal for pure baking soda, a key ingredient for cocaine; Pusha liked the tweet.
According to the National Institute of Drug Abuse, the popular soda did at one point contain cocaine in it. Upon its creation in the 1800s, Coca-Cola was marketed as a “patent medicine.” At the time, cocaine was legal and commonly used in medicines.
In an interview with Complex, the DAYTONA rapper listed his top 3 cocaine-oriented rappers of all time: 1. JAY-Z, 2. Himself, 3. Jeezy.
“Hov is first, because he made Reasonable Doubt, and that is the [holy] grail of all drug levels, without being all about drugs,” Pusha said. “It spoke more to the lifestyle. Lyrically, I’m going to say that I’m next. And I’ll say Jeezy is third, because I don’t believe there was a stronger moment in time than Trap or Die.”
Pusha’s latest body of work It’s Almost Dry released on Apr. 22 and features guest appearances from Kid Cudi, Don Tolliver, and his brother, No Malice.
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