Wiz Khalifa

Wiz Khalifa is a 23-year-old kid from Pittsburgh. You might know him from his Pittsburgh Steelers anthem, "Black and Yellow." He's got unkempt hair and a preference for raggedy skater clothes, and he likes weed a lot; in a recent interview, he bragged that he spends $10,000 a month on the stuff. He raps in a barely conscious giggly mumble that usually trails off into a sticky singsong. And in a roundabout sort of way, he might be the future of rap.

Amazingly, that's probably a good thing.

Wiz connects, at some level, because he doesn't sound like a star rapper. He's not calm, steely, in control. He's spun-around and dazed, lost in his own murmur. On the 2010 mixtape Kush and Orange Juice, he raps over samples of music he might've encountered on a weeded-out channel surf like the Garden State soundtrack, the Camp Rock soundtrack.


Wiz Khalifa

Use Current Location

Related Location

Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie

1001 Performance Place
Grand Prairie, TX 75050



Sponsor Content


All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories


All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >