Here’s What Jay Z Has to Say About Why “The War on Drugs Is an Epic Fail”

Real talk about a serious issue.

With sharp narration from Jay Z, and powerful illustrations by Molly Crabapple, “The War on Drugs Is an Epic Fail” brings truth to light about an overlooked issue.

The film shows how the the Nixon administration, Rockefeller drug laws, and Reaganomics led to today’s mass incarceration epidemic. There are also details on the unfair administration of the legal marijuana market, and facts about how African-Americans are disproportionately punished for drugs in comparison to whites.

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