Wiz Khalifa News & Features

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After Wiz Khalifa’s “Blacc Hollywood”, What Does a Number One Album Mean?

Last week's numbers are in, and Wiz Khalifa's new pretty boring album, Blacc Hollywood, landed at number one with 90,000 albums sold first week. That's right, numero uno, and it's the first number... Read More
Posted on Sep 02, 2014
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The Best & (Mostly) Worst Lines From Wiz Khalifa’s “28 Grams” Mixtape

Yup. We did it, we shut down RefinedHype and brought it over to DJBooth. The name might change, but as we've been saying the content wont. Case in point, this Pulitzer worthy piece of journalism. Whenever a big project... Read More
Posted on May 27, 2014
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5 Wiz Khalifa Songs Even The Haterz Have to Love

Today, on the 10th anniversary of "College Dropout", Wiz Khalifa, dropped a song that is sure to make "All Falls Down" sound like "Call Me Maybe". Just kidding, it's fucking bad. I have never been a Wiz Khalifa fan, nor... Read More
Posted on Feb 10, 2014
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Wiz Khalifa & French Montana Rock the 2012 Heineken Red Star Access Tour

What I enjoy most about being a writer is experiencing an artist's live show, because it allows you to get an idea of who the artist is as a person as well as a performer. Of the many events I’ve attended over the last few... Read More
Posted on Sep 19, 2012
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Your Favorite Rapper is Poor: Get Rich the Wiz Khalifa Way - Touring!

Before we get started and dive into the next topic of discussion, I wanted to thank every artist, producer and songwriter who has reached out for a personal consultation. There is a big difference between reading on how to... Read More
Posted on Aug 22, 2011
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Wiz Khalifa Lights Up NYC’s Summerstage (Concert Coverage)

As the sun finally set on a gloomy Monday night in Central Park‘s Summerstage, the rain drizzled down and mist filled the sky. Not a mist of fog, but a separate overcast sub-climate made entirely of smoke. The lights dim,... Read More
Posted on Jul 28, 2011
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Wiz Khalifa Dominates This Week’s Top Hip Hop and R&B Chart

New York, N.Y. -- Wiz Khalifa reigns victorious on this week's Top Hip Hop and R&B Chart, taking the crown with Rolling Papers single "The Race." Formerly on top, Pitbull's "Give Me Everything" drops to #2. The sole new... Read More
Posted on Mar 27, 2011
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Wiz Khalifa Surpises Fans with “Cabin Fever” Mixtape

Wiz Khalifa is set to release his Atlantic Records debut, Rolling Papers, on March 29, but that didn't stop him for unexpectedly releasing a brand new mixtape. Cabin Fever features guest appearances from a hip-hop-heavy... Read More
Posted on Feb 17, 2011
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National Heavyweights & Local Faves Gather for Soundset 2010 [Exclusive Coverage]

Shakopee, Mn. -- As anyone who's set foot in Minneapolis or St. Paul is well aware, the Twin Cities hip-hop community are a loyal bunch. Just how devoted are they? Well, on Sunday, May 31, nearly 20 thousand locals hopped in... Read More
Posted on Jun 04, 2010
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Wiz Khalifa Lights Up New York City [Exclusive Coverage]

Last Friday was a good night to be a hip-hop fan in New York City. Wiz Khalifa, leader of the Taylor Gang, rocked the house at the Fillmore. With the always wonderful Jasmine Solano on the wheels and an eye opening first... Read More
Posted on Mar 30, 2010
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DJBoothTV Interviews Wiz Khalifa After NYC Performance [Exclusive Video]

New York, N.Y. -- In our latest DJBoothTV segment, Jacques Morel chops it up with Pittsburgh emcee Wiz Khalifa following his Deal or No Deal album release party at NYC's Highline Ballroom. Watch the exclusive video interview... Read More
Posted on Dec 07, 2009
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Wiz Khalifa & Curren$y Join Forces on “How Fly” Mixtape [Download]

Pittsburgh, PA -- New Orleans rapper Curren$y and Pittsburgh buzzmaker Wiz Khalifa have linked up to bring listeners a brand new, collaborative street album. Featuring reader-approved track "Car Service," the emcees' brand... Read More
Posted on Aug 11, 2009
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Wiz Khalifa Goes to “Flight School” on New Mixtape [Download]

Pittsburgh, PA -- Our Good friends at Rostrum Records have passed along the highly-anticipated "Flight School" mixtape from their star-in-the-making, Wiz Khalifa. Previously featured inside our Booth with reader-approved... Read More
Posted on Apr 17, 2009
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Wiz Khalifa Spits “Runnin’” for DJBooth.net Freestyle Series

New York, NY -- Wiz Khalifa, the Steel City emcee who earned reader acclaim for dancefloor-packing singles "Say Yeah" and "Make It Hot," has stepped into the Booth to bring us entry number 28 in our DJBooth Freestyle Series.... Read More
Posted on Apr 07, 2009
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Wiz Khalifa Premieres “3 Freestyles in 1 Night” [Video/Free Download]

Pittsburgh, PA -- In the last few months, Wiz Khalifa has been building his buzz with a series of video freestyles (see "Addicted," "Great 2 Be Here," and "Say You Will"). Last week, Khalifa upped the ante, releasing three... Read More
Posted on Feb 06, 2009
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Wiz Khalifa Freestyles over Kanye’s “Say You Will” [Video]

Pittsburgh, PA -- Earlier this month, East Coast up-and-comer Wiz Khalifa started '09 off with a video freestyle entitled "Great 2 Be Here." After watching it become a YouTube hit, the Steel City emcee decided to record... Read More
Posted on Jan 21, 2009
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Wiz Khalifa Kicks off ‘09 with New Video Freestyle

Pittsburgh, PA -- "Make It Hot" emcee Wiz Khalifa is back in the Booth with a brand new video freestyle. Titled "Great 2 Be Here," the freestyle finds the Pittsburgh native spitting about the jet-setting lifestyle that comes... Read More
Posted on Jan 08, 2009
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Video:  Wiz Khalifa “Addicted” Freestyle

Pittsburgh, PA -- Up-and-comer Wiz Khalifa, whose Star Power mixtape is currently out and available for free download, is back with a little something for the fans. Freestyle Addicted, viewable below, finds Wiz paying... Read More
Posted on Nov 06, 2008
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Wiz Khalifa Releases “Star Power” Mixtape

New York, NY -- Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa, whose dance-influenced records "Say Yeah" and "Make It Hot" have built up considerable buzz in the Booth, has just released his new, DJ Deez-hosted Star Power mixtape, available... Read More
Posted on Sep 17, 2008