Wiz Khalifa is known as an American hip rapper and cannabis advocate. He is most famous for songs like "Say Yeah," "Black and Yellow" and "See You Again."
Wiz Khalifa was born as Cameron Jibril Thomaz on September 8, 1987, in Minot, North Dakota. He moved around a great deal as a child since his father was in the military. At an early age, Khalifa found his affection for making music. He started writing verses around the age of nine and started recording his own tracks a couple of years after.
Spending his high school years for a very long time in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Khalifa started to find his voice as an artist. Before long he was collecting national consideration and attention with his 2006 mixtape Prince of the City: Welcome to Pistolvania. The next year, Khalifa had his first hit rap single with "Say Yeah." He additionally released more mixtapes, including Grow Season (2007) and How Fly (2009) with fellow stoner rapper, Curren$y, around this time.
Khalifa's career achieved new heights and statures with his tribute to the Pittsburgh Steelers, the place where he grew up group, with 2010's "Black and Yellow." He likewise stood out as truly newsworthy for his capture on weed-related charges. Around 60 grams of pot was found on his tour car transport while he was in North Carolina for a show.
While his favorite football team didn't win the Super Bowl, Khalifa made it to the highest point of the charts with the tune in 2011. "Black and Yellow" was featured on his Rolling Papers record, which moved to the number two spot on the album charts. The collection additionally incorporated a bonus track, "Taylor Gang," which is the name of his fans. Allegedly the name originates from the Chuck Taylor Converse shoes that Khalifa is well known for wearing.
In 2012 Wiz Khalifa collaborated with Snoop Dogg for the comedic film Mac and Devin Go to High School. His next album collection, O.N.I.F.C. featured such singles as "Work Hard, Play Hard" and "Remember You." Khalifa worked with various different rappers on the record, including Juicy J and Pharrell Williams. He additionally propelled his very own concert show series called the Under the Influence of Music Tour. As a guest artist, Khalifa had another hit with Maroon 5 on their popular melody "Payphone."
Relationships (Wife And Son)
Khalifa was married to model Amber Rose. They had one son together, child Sebastian, before separating in 2014. Khalifa has tried to stay out of the public spotlight in regards to his relationships with his wife because of the previous drama he had to deal with when he was dating Amber Rose.
Wiz In Instagram
Wiz Khalifa is active in the popular social media platform Instagram. He currently has 28.7 million followers.
According to www.celebritynetworth.com, Wiz Khalifa's net worth is estimated to be around 60 million dollars.
Date Modified: Nov 7, 2019