Do you feel it now music’s up in ya
Do you feel it loud straight through your ears man
It’s that mean bass singing pleasure to meet ya
The green and black throw it up so we see ya

Do you feel the sound? It’s coming straight through the waves
While the music from the Earth keeps us sane
I’m feeling that herb when the sun hits my face
You create your mind so make your mental space

Much respect to all the people thinking green
Not just the color but the message in between
Here’s a mental weapon that you’ll use frequently
To stop evil people and end their beliefs

Green turned to black, green smoked to black, green burnt to black
Yea that’s what we stand for
Green turned to black, green smoked to black, green turned to black
Yea that’s what we stand for

Well Mr. tough guy he fights physically
When all the people really need is some peace
In all these moments where we turn to our weed
It never caused no death no disease

Don’t try to make it seem like we’re some foolish youth
Throwing away our lives, as we’re searching for the truth
Don’t need authority/rules while we go unheard
See there isn’t any crime using herbs

Much respect to all the people thinking green
Not just the color but the message in between
Here’s a mental weapon that you use frequently
To stop evil people and end their beliefs

Green turned to black, green smoked to black, green burnt to black
Yea that’s what we stand for
Green turned to black, green smoked to black, green burnt to black
Yea that’s what we stand for
Green turned to black, green smoked to black, green turned to black
Yea that’s what we stand for
Green turned to black, green smoked to black, green turned to black
Yea that’s what we stand for


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  • +4
    My InterpretationI think the song is about two things: weed and anarchism. From the first stanza there is the line "The green and black throw it up so we see ya." Green and black are the generally agreed upon colors of "green anarchists." This is backed up later in the song by the line: "Don’t need authority/rules while we go unheard" which encapsulates the central tenet of all left-wing forms of anarchism. The other key component of the song is sweet Mary Jane. Weed is illegal not for any legitimate reason ("It never caused no death nor disease") but because the government chooses to exert its power in that manner. Moreover, weed opens minds ("You create your mind so make your mental space") by causing many people to slow things down and become more contemplative, often about important issues of social justice (another reason why weed isn't popular with the government). I think weed (a powerful means to contemplation, as well as a fun thing to do with our friends and loved ones) goes quite naturally with anarchism (the freedom for each person to choose how s/he lives his/her life, with the end goal and logical result being the spread of fairness to all people on this earth.).
    SCMarcoson January 27, 2009   Link
  • +2
    Song MeaningThis song has a couple meanings, but they all relate in a sense that it is about smoking weed and chillin out and not being so up tight and violent. It also says use your mind in a positive way because your mind is your most powerful thing you have. blazeeee
    DannyDub420on January 01, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt are these moments where we turn to our needs
    It never caused no death nor disease


    we turn to our weed**
    imitosison October 15, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGreen turned to black is about turning a profit from ganja
    brett11623on August 22, 2016   Link

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