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.
For their 2nd collaboration from ‘WWE 2K15: The Soundtrack‘, Wiz Khalifa & John Cena team up for a track entitled, “Breaks.” This motivating tune features Wiz singing about how he lives the fast life and never stops!
Download: Wiz Khalifa & John Cena – Breaks
Well this is something that you don’t see everyday. Wiz Khalifa and WWE wrestler, John Cena have teamed up to release a couple songs for ‘WWE 2K15: The Soundtrack.‘ Below you’ll be treated to the song, “All Day.” You may remember a low quality version of this song leaked earlier this year without John Cena.
Download: Wiz Khalifa & John Cena – All Day
Sure, Wiz Khalifa’s album, ‘Blacc Hollywood’ is out now and doing its thing, but we can’t forget about the greatness of ‘28 Grams.‘ For his latest music video release, Wiz takes a step back to that project to release a music video for one of the more popular tracks, “James Bong.” The video is unique, as it is directed by UZI. If you’ve ever seen any of his other videos, you can see his influence all throughout this release.
Recently, (before the purple hair) Wiz Khalifa & Ty Dolla $ign stopped by Revolt to perform their single, “You And Your Friends.” While, Snoop Dogg wasn’t on hand for the performance, the two rocked the stage and KILLED IT! If you didn’t know, this is the latest single from ‘Blacc Hollywood’, and a music video has already been shot and will release soon!
This weeks ‘Khalifa Throwback Thursday’ is one that is sure to please everyone. We take it back to the 2009 release of ‘Prince Of The City 2’ to give you “Head To The Sky”.
On the track, Wiz Khalifa got in work with a couple of rappers from the legendary Pittsburgh hip-hop group, Tha Govament. The features were from S. Money and Kev Tha Hustla (Now Chevy Woods), with all three artists going bar for bar, annihilating the track.
As always, this weeks throwback was chosen by one of our readers. Shout out to @frankiefromchi @RealNickCapra @2_Tees @zvx28 @DCHendrix & @OG_Taylor21 for their suggestions this week. If you have a suggestion for next weeks throwback, hit us up on twitter @pitpanther01 & @khalifafansite.
Bonus: Check out a crazy performance of the track after the break + find out more info on Tha Govament
This Wednesday we get another new episode in Wiz Khalifa’s ‘DayToday’ video series. Here is part 6 from Wiz’s recent ‘Under The Influence Of Music’ tour. So sit back for the next 7 mins, and join Wiz as he parties, performs, interacts with fans and more!
Pittsburgh’s #1 anthem over the past several years is no doubt, “Black & Yellow”. You still hear it all over the city, whether it be tailgaters playing it outside of events or inside our many sporting arenas, the song just won’t go away, the Steelers even now use it after each home victory.
Rookie LB, Ryan Shazier, is still getting acclimated to the city and the culture. In a new episode of ‘Black & Gold Theater’ hosted by fellow teammate, Cam Heyward and 96.1 Kiss DJ, Tall Cathy, Shazier recites lyrics to Wiz Khalifa’s Steel City anthem.
Ryan, you have a lot to learn buddy! Also, hurry up and get better, the Steel Curtain needs you!
A couple weeks back, it was announced that Amber Rose would divorce from Wiz Khalifa. Since then, we have yet to hear from Wiz Khalifa in any interviews or anything. Today, The Source released their new interview with him.
Although Wiz danced around any private happenings in his life, he reminded fans to smile every day and stretch.
Additionally, Wizzle spoke on “You & Your Friends” being the newest ‘Blacc Hollywood’ single, working with his friends Big Sean & Curren$y, finding new music and more.