Reimagining 10 Songs As Different Drugs

Reimagining 10 Songs As Different Drugs

9. Vanessa Carlton - "A Thousand Miles": Dopamine

As many of my readers know, I'm a very avid listener of music. I actually listen to music so much that I'm always seen with a pair of headphones and never leave my house without them.

Not only do I listen to regular music, I also have a classically trained voice and can play three different instruments at an intermediate level (Clarinet, French Horn, Bass Clarinet). You can honestly say that I have what we call a "music addiction." Now, what if the songs I've listened to were actually drugs. Well...

1. Bryson Tiller - "Right My Wrongs": Valium

Valium is a very potent drug used to treat anxiety disorders. Overdosing can lead to serious death. This song will give you feelings and sensations that don't even exist. Too much of this song may lead to increased sadness, crying, and multiple Netflix binges.

2. System of A Down - "Chop Suey": Crack Cocaine

Cocaine is one of the most addictive substances in the United States, known to be a very popular stimulant in the drug world. This song needs no explanation for those who know. For those who don't know, you're in for a treat.

3. Chance The Rapper - "No Problem": Dopamine

Dopamine is the "happy" neurotransmitter, sending signals to the brain at a rapid pace. This song is the epitome of happiness and carefree will. There's a whole lot of Dopamine in this one.

4. Jhene Aiko - "While We're Young": Ambien

Ambien is a depressant used for sleeping disorders. Aiko is known for her soulful and soft R&B vibe that can calm down any nervous system.

5. Igor Stravinsky - "Rite of Spring": LSD

This psychedelic drug is known for its lucid trips, altering awareness and allowing the brain to contort reality into different shapes. "Rite of Spring" is one of the most notable compositions created by Stravinsky, who's well known for writing multiple different music styles in one piece.

6. Isaiah Rashad - "4r Da Squaw": Marijuana

Marijuana is very popular drug amongst teenagers and adults alike, looking for that "high" feeling caused by the cannabinoid THC. You'd definitely want to smoke to this song.

7. XXXTENTACION - "Look At Me!": LSD

XXXTENTACION is known for his very violent and controversial lyrics. You'd be going crazy while listening to this song.

8. Bas - "Clouds Never Get Old": Marijuana

Bas is a rapper on J.Cole's label "Dreamville" and this song takes the cake when you're hotboxing with your college friends in your car.

9. Vanessa Carlton - "A Thousand Miles": Dopamine


10. Eminem - "Without Me": Crack Cocaine

Honestly, anything from "The Marshall Mathers LP" would feel like crack cocaine.

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A Playlist From The iPod Of A Middle Schooler In 2007

I will always love you, Akon.

Something happened today that I never thought in a million years would happen. I opened up a drawer at my parents' house and I found my pink, 4th generation iPod Nano. I had not seen this thing since I graduated from the 8th grade, and the headphones have not left my ears since I pulled it out of that drawer. It's funny to me how music can take you back. You listen to a song and suddenly you're wearing a pair of gauchos, sitting on the bleachers in a gym somewhere, avoiding boys at all cost at your seventh grade dance. So if you were around in 2007 and feel like reminiscing, here is a playlist straight from the iPod of a middle schooler in 2007.

1. "Bad Day" — Daniel Powter

2. "Hips Don't Lie" — Shakira ft. Wyclef Jean

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3. "Unwritten" — Natasha Bedingfield

4. "Run It!" — Chris Brown

5. "Girlfriend" — Avril Lavigne

6. "Move Along" — All-American Rejects

7. "Fergalicious" — Fergie

8. "Every Time We Touch" — Cascada

9. "Ms. New Booty" — Bubba Sparxxx

10. "Chain Hang Low" — Jibbs

11. "Smack That" — Akon ft. Eminem

12. "Waiting on the World to Change" — John Mayer

13. "Stupid Girls" — Pink

14. "Irreplaceable" — Beyonce

15. "Umbrella" — Rihanna ft. Jay-Z

16. "Don't Matter" — Akon

17. "Party Like A Rockstar" — Shop Boyz

18. "This Is Why I'm Hot" — Mims

19. "Beautiful Girls" — Sean Kingston

20. "Bartender" — T-Pain

21. "Pop, Lock and Drop It" — Huey

22. "Wait For You" — Elliot Yamin

23. "Lips Of An Angel" — Hinder

24. "Face Down" — Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

25. "Chasing Cars" — Snow Patrol

26. "No One" — Alicia Keys

27. "Cyclone" — Baby Bash ft. T-Pain

28. "Crank That" — Soulja Boy

29. "Kiss Kiss" — Chris Brown

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30. "Lip Gloss" — Lil' Mama

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Warcraft 3: Reforged - A legend returns

One of the top 100 games of the century makes a comeback in an epic way.


17 years ago, the legion invaded the realm of Azeroth, forcing the different races of Humans, Orcs, Night elves, and Undead to make the most unlikely of alliances. There were those who fought for the light while the others wished to banish it. Night and day, the furnaces of Lordaeron burnt bright as the loyal dwarves of Khaz Modan hammer away the swords and shields that would aid the fight ahead.

17 years ago, the young orc warchief Thrall foresaw the fate of his people as meteors of green flames crash upon his lands. He saw the upcoming demise of his clanand ordered a mass evacuation towards a new continent where they shall be safe for generations to come. 17 years ago, the night elves felt a corruption within the Tree of Life, causing them to split into opposing factions: one fought in the name of the Goddess, while the other fought in the name of personal hatred. 17 years ago, a legion of undead came upon the shores of Lordaeron, plaguing the land and defiling the life force of the realm. That was the story of Warcraft, one that spanned continents and races only to join them together for a crucial battle of their history.

Warcraft 3: Reforged - Cinematic Trailer Youtube

Warcraft was a monument to an entire gaming generation, ranked 2nd best game of all time by German games magazine "GameStar." Its fate, however, was ultimately sealed as computing technology became better and overshadowed the old giant. Plus, with the rise of gaming consoles and handheld gaming devices, PC gaming lost its appeal slowly, and games like Starcraft or Warcraft eventually faded into oblivion.

But over on the horizon, Blizzard Entertainment came to the rescue. Following the success of their previous release of Starcraft: Remastered, they decided to come forth with their next great project: remastering Warcraft 3.

Using a new and revamped engine built over the foundations of the old one, they have rebuilt the world we once loved. Adding to that are new, high definition voices and sound effects that they recorded just for this old game. For the blurry characters of old, the team decided to upscale and remodel all present units to give them the 2019 high-def treatment they deserved. For the old user interface (UI), the development team settled on one that resembled the "Starcraft: Remastered" interface, offering more room for players to look at the gorgeous 4K character models. Also, to fit the new continuity from World of Warcraft, Blizzard opted to alter the story by a small margin, showing promising changes to the revived game.

Warcraft 3 – Original vs. Reforged Trailer Graphics Comparison Youtube

However, not everyone was hyped when the game was announced. Many gamers expressed disappointment at Blizzard's move of remastering old games instead of developing new ones. Many, feeling uncomfortable at the company's decision, took to the internet and into forums. Some fans expressed concerns over Blizzard's decision to retcon a game they hold dear Some are unhappy with the graphics not being consistent with characters: unit models look too detailed while buildings look cartoonish.

Despite all this, the general population loved the announcement at Blizzcon. As the game slowly reaches its release date of December 31, 2019, the hype can only go up from here. For those of us who can't hold their excitement, here's a video of the crowd's insane reaction to the announcement:

Warcraft 3 Crowd Reaction Youtube

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