Lean Back: The Dangers of Drinking “Lean”

lean“Purple Drank”, “Dirty Sprite” or “Lean” is often glorified in pop culture, most recently by popular rapper Lil Wayne, as the “thing to do” if you’re young and “in the know.” We’ve coined Lean as, “Hip-Hop’s New Heroin”. And unfortunately, Lil’ Wayne’s plane had to take an emergency landing in June 2016 because of seizures brought on mainly because of this “lean” drink. But he also suffered seizures in 2012 and 2013 from the same thing!