Wiz Khalifa biography

Wiz Khalifa

Hip hop music, Musical Artist

1987 –

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Who is Wiz Khalifa?

Cameron Jibril Thomaz, 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 1 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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Born
Sep 8, 1987
Minot
Also known as
  • Khalifa, Wiz
  • Cameron Jibril Thomaz
  • Young Khalifa
  • Little Queer
Parents
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Taylor Allderdice High School
Lived in
  • England
  • Germany
  • Japan
  • North Dakota
  • Pittsburgh

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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