Vanessa Carlton defends use of her hit A Thousand Miles in rap song Who I Smoke



Her song came out in 2002 and has gone on to become a bit of a cult classic, is sampled in Who I Smoke by Spinabenz, Whoppa Wit Da Choppa, Yungeen Ace and FastMoney Goon.

The song contains controversial, violent lyrics about guns.
The word ‘smoke’ is also used as a slang term meaning kill or shoot.

Vanessa gave her reaction on Twitter and shared a link to an article titled:
‘Share Cropping Blackness: White Supremacy and the Hyper-Consumption of Black Popular Culture’




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