The Drop It Like It's Hot hitmaker, a well-known weed aficionado, is a supporter of Eaze, a delivery company that connects medical marijuana patients with local dispensaries in states where the drug is legal.

According to, the hip-hop veteran is among a group of investors who have raised $10 million (£6.3 million) for the venture.

The service is currently available in 35 cities in America, and promises to deliver cannabis in about 15 minutes.

Medical marijuana is now legal in states including Colorado, Washington, Alaska and Oregon.