In the 1960s many celebrities took psychedelics as the culture exploded onto the scene.
However, after the resulting ban in 1970, many more celebrities hid their use of psychedelics.
This was until the current renaissance with many new and popular celebrities extolling the virtues of using psychedelics.
Here are some of the more notable names.
Prince Harry is one of the newest and most remarkable celebrities to announce their use of psychedelics.
The Prince recently released his memoir Spare in which he discusses his life growing up as part of the Royal Family, the death of his mother and the politics of his family, commonly known as “The Firm”.
Within the memoir though, Harry speaks of his use of psychedelics stating that it “brought me a sense of relaxation, relief, comfort, a lightness that I managed to hold back for a period of time.”
Legendary NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers has credited magic mushrooms and ayahuasca for providing him mental clarity as he managed to secure himself a $200 million contract extension.
“It was a very deep and meaningful couple night’s ceremony. I came back and knew that I was never going to be the same,” Rodgers said. “It gave me a deep and meaningful appreciation for life.”
Joe Rogan and his podcast The Joe Rogan Experience has catapulted psychedelics back into a mainstream spotlight.
Many of his guests are influential members of the psychedelic community, including Paul Stamets and Graham Hancock.
Speaking of his use, Rogan explained that using psychedelics made him “much kinder” after years of competing in martial arts.
Controversial YouTube star turned boxer Jake Paul is another celebrity extolling the virtues of psychedelics.
Speaking on his brother’s podcast Impaulsive, Jake spoke about using magic mushrooms to help with his brain, which his doctor says shows early signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
Jake Paul has also spoken about joining Aaron Rodgers on an ayahuasca retreat.
Chance the Rapper
Chance the Rapper’s seminal mixtape Acid Rap was created while he was taking acid. Approximately 30-40% of the album was under the influence of LSD.
Speaking of using the drug, Chance the Rapper said, “It’s less of a mind-altering drug to me…it just frees you and allows you to think outside of what you would normally write about or listen to or how you would evaluate a song that you were making.”