The film was directed by Dylan Brown and stars rappers Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa in his film debut in the title roles, along with Mike and devin EppsTeairra MariAndy MilonakisLuenell in supporting roles and the voice of Mystikal in a guest appearance. The story follows two high school students, geeky Devin and badman Mac, a stoner who befriends Devin and introduces him to cannabis.
The high school's name, "N. Hale", is based on Nate Dogg 's real name, Nathaniel Hale, and is also a play on the word "inhale".
The soundtrack was released worldwide in stores on December 13, Production and filming began immediately after the announcement. Snoop Dogg Mike and devin announced plans to release a film and soundtrack with Wiz Khalifa in Januarywith the release of the song "Dat Good", originally intended to be the soundtrack's lead single. I'm a fan of it, separate myself from making it, [I'm] a huge fan of it.
Straight-to-DVD release of the film was scheduled for April 20,which was then delayed to July 3, Pre-release reviews were bad.