Wiz Khalifa Biography
Wiz Khalifa,an American rapper, songwriter, and actor was born Cameron Jibril Thomaz on September 8, 1987 in Minot, North Dakota.His parents divorced when Khalifa was about three years old and he had to move around a lot as a kid because his father was in the military.
Wiz Khalifa Music Career
At an early age, Khalifa discovered his love for making music. He started writing lyrics around the age of nine and began recording his own tracks a few years later.
Khalifa released his first mix tape, Prince of the City: Welcome to Pistolvania, in 2005. The mix tape paved the way for his first full-length album entitled Show and Prove in 2006 after which Khalifa was declared an “artist to watch” that year in Rolling Stone magazine.
Later in the year 2007, Khalifa signed to Warner Bros. Records and released two mix tapes through Rostrum Records: Grow Season, hosted by DJ Green Lantern and released on July 4, 2007, and Prince of the City 2, released on November 20, 2007.
Khalifa parted ways with Warner Bros. Records in July 2009 after numerous delays in releasing his planned debut album for the label, First Flight. Khalifa released his second album, Deal or No Deal, on November 24, 2009.
His next album, O.N.I.F.C. was released in 2012 and it featured such singles as Word Hard, Play Hard and“Remember You.In the album, Khalifa worked with a number of other rappers on the record including Juicy J and Pharrell Williams. He also launched his own concert series called the Under the Influence of Music tour.
On February 11, 2014, Khalifa released Blacc Hollywood‘s first single titled We Dem Boyz which was well received by his fans.
Khalifa reached the top of the charts again in 2015 with his collaboration with Charlie Puth entitled See You Again. The song which was a tribute to the late actor Paul Walker, appeared on Furious 7 soundtrack and was nominated for several Grammy Awards.
on February 5, 2016,Khalifa released his next album which was titled Khalifa.
Wiz Khalifa Wife
Khalifa began dating the beautiful model Amber Rose in early 2011 and the two got engaged on March 1, 2012 and finally married on July 8, 2013.On September 24, 2014, it was rumored that Rose would be filing for divorce and true to it,by 2014 the couple had been divorced.
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Wiz Khalifa Children
Wiz Khalifa and his model ex-wife, Amber Rose have one son, Sebastian Taylor who was born in 2013.
Wiz Khalifa Awards
The talented rapper has won numerous awards which include: BET Awards, Billboard Music Award, Teen Choice Awards, People’s Choice Awards and several others.