Cameron Jibril Thomaz (born September 8, 1987), known professionally as Wiz Khalifa, is an American rapper, singer-songwriter and actor. on December 4, 2012, which was backed by the singles "Work Hard, Play Hard" and "Remember You".
He released his debut album, Show and Prove, in 2006, and signed to Warner Bros. His Eurodance-influenced single, "Say Yeah", received urban radio airplay, charting on the Rhythmic Top 40 and Hot Rap Tracks charts in 2008. and released his second album, Deal or No Deal, in November 2009. Wiz released his fifth album Blacc Hollywood on August 18, 2014, backed by the lead single "We Dem Boyz".
Wiz spoke with rapper 50 Cent, whom he collaborated with on the song "Telescope", about making a movie together.
Wiz took to Twitter to create hype about his new mixtape, 28 Grams, which was due to be released on May 25, 2014.
1 trending topic on Twitter with the hash tag #kushandorangejuice, and "Kush and Orange Juice download” ranked No. He stated to All Hip Hop in June 2010 that he was working on a new album, but was weighing his options and had not yet decided on a label to distribute it.
Khalifa confirmed to MTV on July 30 that he was signing an Atlantic Records deal.
Khalifa stated to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that, "I learned a lot during my time there and matured as an artist during the process.
I'm happy to be moving on with all of my material and having the chance to be in control of my next moves".
He appeared on the cover of XXL magazine that same month, for the magazine's annual list of Top 10 Freshman, which included Donnis, J. Wiz Khalifa was named 2010 "Rookie Of The Year" by "The Source", with alongside Rick Ross, "The Man Of The Year".
He released the mixtape Kush and Orange Juice as a free download in April 2010; he then signed with Atlantic Records. In March 2015, he released "See You Again" for the soundtrack of the film Furious 7 and the song peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for 12 non-consecutive weeks.
He is also well known for his debut single for Atlantic, "Black and Yellow", which peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100. His parents divorced when Khalifa was about three years old.
Khalifa collaborated with British rapper Tinie Tempah whom Tinie announced in an interview with Rolling Stone that his next single is to be called "Till I'm Gone" and would feature Wiz Khalifa and was produced by Stargate.
The album has spawned two singles "Work Hard, Play Hard" and "Remember You" both receiving good commercial acclaim and with the former going platinum.
The tour, scheduled to last from September to November 2010, has, as of October, sold out every venue.