Khalifa Throwback Thursday for Thursday October, 16th is a track from 2009 off of ‘B.A.R.’. We give you Wiz Khalifa’s “Timeless” featuring Lavish.
Download: Wiz Khalifa – Timeless Ft Lavish
This one was suggested by @MarleyChampagne on twitter
Wiz Khalifa is the undisputed mixtape king of hip-hop. In an airing of the B.E.T. Hip-Hop Awards shown earlier tonight, Wizzle man was crowned the winner of “Best Mixtape” for his work with ‘28 Grams.‘
The win was not an easy one as Wiz had to battle the following 4 mixtapes in the category.
Action Bronson – “Blue Chips 2”
Fabolous – “The Soul Tape 3”
Migos – “No Label 2”
Rich Homie Quan – “I Promise I Will Never Stop Going In”
In the end, Wiz got what he deserved and another trophy for the shelf! Congrats Wiz, lets win this again next year!
Side note: Wiz got beat out in the other three categories he was nominated for. You can see his nominations - here.
It’s been 3 1/2 years since Wiz Khalifa released his debut album, ‘Rolling Papers.‘ Somehow, after all this time, the music video to his track, “The Race” has finally made its way to the internet.
Shoutout my dude @ImJorgeee for the heads up
Download: B-Real & Berner – Prohibition
Nick Huff Barili of Hard Knock TV, in collaboration with www.GRAMMY.com sits down with Wiz Khalifa for in-depth interview. In part 1 Wiz talks to Nick Huff Barili about the meaning and inspiration behind his new album Blacc Hollywood, working with producer Detail on We Dem Boyz plus getting Nas on remix. As the interview continues Wiz shares his creative process for coming up with songs and talks about balancing music, being an entrepreneur and raising a his son. Wiz continues by shedding some light into twitter back and forth he had with critic Brandon Soderberg of Spin Magazine. Wiz also walks us through his inspiration behind one of our favorite tracks on the album House On The Hills. “Its really hard to escape the stereotypes that people kind of think are old school…its still the exact same way. If you see a black kid whether he has tattoos or whether he has baggy clothes or whatever a lot of people feel threatened…We are in a day and age were that should be completely over with…I still kind of go through that…I wrote that before the Mike Brown thing happened. With that its exactly what I was talking about.” Part 1 resumes with Wiz talking about the crucial role his Mother has played in his career and shares what he thinks are keys to being a great live performer.