A history of 'sizzurp' in song
The chemical mixture known as "sizzurp" has become a quietly pervasive cultural force, turning up on countless rap tracks. When news broke that Lil Wayne was hospitalized after suffering a seizure March 12, many thought sizzurp might be to blame. Spokespeople for the rapper denied it, and he was released from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center six days after he was admitted. But sizzurp has long existed in the shadows of the music industry and is even suspected in several deaths. Here is a selection of excerpted lyrics that reference it.
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Pimp C featuring Mike Jones and Bun B, 'Pourin' Up' | 2006( David J. Phillip / Associated Press )
"I said! Candy paint what I'm flippin on, 84's and vogues what I'm tippin on
Momo wood grain I'm grippin on, codeine in cup I'm sippin on
I hog the lane in that candy train, swangin left and right then I turn up the bang"