Wiz Khalifa


An Army kid who's lived in Germany, England and Japan because of his military parents, this Pittsburgh-based rhymer is often compared to Snoop Dogg because of his lanky physique and laid-back flow. Born Cameron Jibril Thomaz, Wiz was tagged as a New Artist to Watchby Rolling Stone magazine following the release of his first album, Show and Prove, in 2006. That LP's buzz and his 2005 mixtape Prince of the City: Welcome to Pistolvania helped the young MC land a contract with Warner Bros. After a leadoff single "Say Yeah," Wiz grew frustrated at the label's delays in releasing his album. Parting ways with Warner, Wiz signed with Atlantic Records in 2010, finally scoring a hit with the single Black and Yellow. On March 1, 2012, he married Amber Rose; the couple had a son, Sebastian Taylor Thomaz on February 21, 2013. On December 4, 2012, he released his sophomore album O.N.I.F.C. In September 2014, Rose filed for divorce.

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Wiz Khalifa Talks About Writing 'See You Again' and Its Climb to No. 1

The Pittsburgh MC reflects on the success of his latest song to top Hot 100 charts.

Amber Rose Professes Love for Wiz Khalifa

The starlet takes to Instagram to pine over former rap hubby.

DJ Bonics Adopts Philadelphia Versus Everybody Attitude for Thre3style Competition

The Taylor Gang member enters the national finals repping his hometown hard.

Wiz Khalifa and Ty Dolla $ign Release Joint EP

The Taylor Gang homies just want to relax and Talk About It in the Morning.

Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa Call a Truce in Custody Battle

The former couple agree to co-parent their son.

Music News: The Warm Up: Wiz Khalifa Headlines #SXSWTakeover Show

Plus, “Dope,” starring A$AP Rocky, is screened. (3/23/2015)
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