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Wiz Khalifa

Born 8 September 1987.
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Wiz Khalifa talks to Westwood at Radio 1's Big Weekend

Wiz Khalifa talks to Weswood backstage about Black & Yellow, Kanye West, Amber Rose, tattoos & Snoop Dogg!

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Biography

Cameron Jibril Thomaz (born September 8, 1987), better known by the stage name Wiz Khalifa, is an American rapper and singer-songwriter. He released his debut album, Show and Prove, in 2006, and signed to Warner Bros. Records in 2007. His Eurodance-influenced single, "Say Yeah", received urban radio airplay, charting on the Rhythmic Top 40 and Hot Rap Tracks charts in 2008.

Khalifa parted with Warner Bros. and released his second album, Deal or No Deal, in November 2009. He released the mixtape Kush and Orange Juice as a free download in April 2010; he then signed with Atlantic Records. He is also well known for his debut single for Atlantic, "Black and Yellow", which peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100. His debut album for the label, Rolling Papers, was released on March 29, 2011. He followed that album with O.N.I.F.C. on December 4, 2012 which was backed by the singles "Work Hard, Play Hard" and "Remember You".

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Rolling Papers

    Rolling Papers 2011

    Reviewed by Lloyd Bradley
    Thoughtful rap that deserves mainstream attention.
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