Long time VICE correspondent Abdullah Saeed and his team (Vanessa Lavarato and Ry Prichard) throw the world’s most elaborate cannabis dinner parties, inviting notable chefs to come and create a meal in a kitchen stocked with the biggest selection of marijuana ingredients ever assembled. From making weed tacos with chef Wes Avila to a Bedouin themed birthday for Abdullah with chef Deb Mikhail, the show is destined to inspire many baked bakers.
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Abdullah Saeed is a long time Vice correspondent. He previously was one of the co-hosts of VICELAND’s critically acclaimed VICE DOES AMERICA. Prior to working at Vice, Abdullah was a columnist for HIGH TIMES and an editorial fellow at MIC.com.
JAY JACKSON (LAGANJA ESTRANJA)
Jay Jackson (Laganja Estranja) is a Presidential Scholar in the Arts, is a choreographer, drag queen, and cannabis activist based in Los Angeles, CA. After earning his Bachelor of Fine Arts in dance and choreography from the California Institute of the Arts, Jay appeared as a contestant on LogoTV’s Season 6 of RuPaul’s Drag Race. He then traveled the world, headlining in Europe, walking in the Melange Brasil Fashion Show in Rio de Janeiro, touring and choreographing with artists such as Miley Cyrus and Brooke Candy, and creating an international traveling dance program know as #LaganjasDanceSchool. Jay is also voice for LGBTQA rights, and he speaks for social change in the communities he visits. In September 2015, Laganja Estranja appeared as the first openly LGBTQA individual to appear on the cover of a cannabis publication. Last fall, he hosted a conversation on cannabis legalization at Trinity College in Dublin, and was the first RPDR queen to visit Peru. Jay is a featured rap artist on several singles including “Gimmie All Your Money” by Alaska Thunderfuck and is currently working on his own mixtape with artists such as Rye Rye. Jay’s jewelry line “Laganja Estranja is My Enemy” by CHRISHABANA can be purchased at Round2LA, his collaboration ice water hash cannabis joint “LAhepburns” is sold at Buds and Roses and Med Men, and his puppy cannabis clothing line “Puffin’ Pups” was featured in the New York Times. Laganja has also appeared as a contortionist along side Christina Aguilera for the American Music Awards, in Austin Young’s “Tranimal Workshop,” in Gareth Pugh’s fashion film “PITTI.” From more information, visit laganjaestranja.com.