The hip-hop presence in unaffiliated candidate Mike Dunafon’s bid for Colorado governor is significant. In recent weeks, Wyclef Jean and Snoop Dogg have individually announced their support of Dunafon. But why are these rappers drawn to Dunafon, who’s more rural than urban?
More than a week after first announcing the Yes We Cannabis Festival, governor candidate Mike Dunafon says the Snoop Dogg-hosted fest will no longer happen. In mid-October Dunafon announced that the Yes We Cannabis Festival would take over Glendale on Halloween weekend.
The media surrounding Mike Dunafon’s campaign for Colorado governor resembles hip-hop magazine The Source more closely than Politico these days. And now Snoop Dogg is lending the candidate a brand-new verse on his Wyclef Jean-produced campaign song “The Trap.”
Snoop Dogg is organizing a multi-day music and comedy festival in the Denver area on Halloween weekend — a.k.a. a few days before the general election — that Snoop will perform at to raise awareness for Colorado gubernatorial candidate Mike Dunafon, the Dunafon campaign told The Cannabist on Wednesday.
A video featuring Wyclef Jean and independent gubernatorial candidate Mike Dunafon debuted Wednesday evening at Shotgun Willie’s strip club in Glendale. The best part is the rap stylings of Dunafon against the politics around pot prohibition.
Mike Dunafon is a political enigma for the Colorado governor’s race: pro-gun, pro-pot, anti-big government and pro-abortion rights.
State GOP spokesman says House Speaker Brian Egolf failed to disclose that he represented a marijuana producer in a lawsuit against the state.
The Smokin Gun, a new Colorado pot shop, has some wondering whether strippers and marijuana are too closely aligned on a busy corridor near downtown Denver.
Colorado Ethics Watch has filed a complaint with the city of Glendale, asking that the City Council censure Mayor Mike Dunafon after he voted to approve a plan for a new recreational marijuana store owned by his now-wife.
Music critic on what 4/20 means to him: 4/20 in Colorado is to cliché stoner acts (Snoop, Method, Red) as Las Vegas is to Celine and Britney. We’re just helping them limp along well after they’ve had any relevancy.
Only one year in, Colorado’s unprecedented jump into marijuana legalization has become the stuff of legend. For both opponents and supporters, the state comes up repeatedly in the evolving discussion about marijuana.
Beefy, black-clad security officers, donning bullet-proof vests and perched on a scaffolding, peered across Civic Center park through military-style binoculars Saturday as crowds began to grow for the first day of Denver’s 4/20 Rally.