Wiz Khalifa News

  • Stalking SXSW: Instagram Photo Recap (Part 3)
    Stalking SXSW: Instagram Photo Recap (Part 3)
    Mar 14, 2014 at 03:15pm
    We've been keeping you up to date with all the latest hip-hop news and music, so how could we not give you a view of SXSW from the eyes of the fans who were able to attend? We've combed through a lot of photos and video that fans have posted with the #SXSW hashtag, to bring you some of the best flicks documenting the festival. Check out how Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose's matching outfits. Watch Nicky Minaj get called out on stage, Lil Wayne accept Drake's award while he's on tour in Europe and A$AP MOB run the streets.
  • Courtney Noelle Talks "Love On The Run" & Her Taylor Gang Family
    Courtney Noelle Talks "Love On The Run" & Her Taylor Gang Family
    Mar 11, 2014 at 01:11pm
    If you weren't already made aware by our homepage takeover, Courtney Noelle, the only female (singer) signed to Taylor Gang, dropped her first big project on the label today, Love On The Run. We took the opportunity to interview her yesterday, the day before the project's release, to get the low-down on how she initially connected with the Pittsburgh natives (she too hails from Pittsburgh), as well as the new release and more.
  • Wiz Khalifa Discusses "Blacc Hollywood" and Smoking Pot With Miley Cyrus
    Wiz Khalifa Discusses "Blacc Hollywood" and Smoking Pot With Miley Cyrus
    Feb 22, 2014 at 07:35pm
    For those dying to hear from Wiz about some new stuff, he stopped by Billboard's offices in New York to talk about his upcoming ventures, including albums, massive tours, and surprising collaborations. Blacc Hollywood is nearing its completions, however Wiz points out that it's "not all the way put together" although "a good bit of it is finished."
  • Samples Of The Week: February 20
    Samples Of The Week: February 20
    Feb 20, 2014 at 09:58am
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh huh honey." 
  • Ty Dolla $ign To Drop "Or Nah" Remix With The Weeknd Very Soon
    Ty Dolla $ign To Drop "Or Nah" Remix With The Weeknd Very Soon
    Jan 28, 2014 at 05:37pm
    Ty Dolla $ign's "Or Nah" seems to be the track from his new Beach House EP that is getting the most traction in the clubs, but it will be getting even more attention once the official remix drops.  According to Ty, The Weeknd is a huge fan of the track, and is already in the process of contributing to the official remix.
  • Smoke DZA Releases Official Video For "Legends In The Making" With Wiz Khalifa & Curren$y, Talks About Pursuit Of American Dream
    Smoke DZA Releases Official Video For "Legends In The Making" With Wiz Khalifa & Curren$y, Talks About Pursuit Of American Dream
    Jan 27, 2014 at 12:00pm
    HNHH teams up with Smoke DZA as he reunites the stoner gang, with verses from Curren$y and Wiz Khalifa on his Harry Fraud-produced cut "Legends In The Making (Ashtray Part 2)". His "Dream.ZONE.Achieve" album is due out on April 1st.
  • Wiz Khalifa Recalls Sharing OutKast Albums With His Mom
    Wiz Khalifa Recalls Sharing OutKast Albums With His Mom
    Jan 20, 2014 at 12:37pm
    OutKast's influence has an insanely wide range, to the point that it's hard to find anyone in the hip hop community that doesn't have some sort of memory attached to their large body of work. In an interview on MTV RapFix, Wiz Khalifa (who may not immediately strike you as an OutKast fan) shared his own experiences with the duo's music, which he revealed was just as important to his mother as it was to him.
  • Photos: The Game, Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign & More Celebrate XXL's "Eye Candy Of The Year"
    Photos: The Game, Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign & More Celebrate XXL's "Eye Candy Of The Year"
    Jan 15, 2014 at 09:48am
    TokyoYen was crowned by XXL as the "Eye Candy of the Year" and the vixen celebrated by hosting an event in Hollywood at the nightclub Dream At Tru. Celebrities and rappers came out to show their support, including The Game, Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign, Kid Red, Khloe Kardashian and more. Eric Bellinger had a special performance during the night as well. We've got a few flicks documenting the night, check them out in the gallery above.
  • Wiz Khalifa's Uncle Killed In Pittsburgh [Update: Suspect Surrenders]
    Wiz Khalifa's Uncle Killed In Pittsburgh [Update: Suspect Surrenders]
    Jan 10, 2014 at 07:57pm
    Wiz Khalifa took to Twitter today to mourn the loss of his 20-year old uncle, named Imani Porter, who was killed in his native Pittsburgh on Wednesday, January 8th. Reports say that Porter was shot while sitting in his car, outside of the Steak 'N Shake at the Waterfront in Pittsburgh. Wiz's relative was reportedly shot in the head around 8 PM and taken to UPMC Mercy where he died. When police searched Porter's vehicle, they allegedly found heroin, which may indicate motive. The police released the following statement concerning the murder, 
  • Forbes' "30 Under 30" List Includes Kendrick Lamar, Wiz Khalifa, Drake & More
    Forbes' "30 Under 30" List Includes Kendrick Lamar, Wiz Khalifa, Drake & More
    Jan 9, 2014 at 01:21pm
    Forbes has released their annual "30 Under 30" list, and we see some familiar rap faces on the music section of the list. Wiz Khalifa, for example, makes the list for his third consecutive year. Other rappers who made the Forbes list are J. Cole, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore's producer Ryan Lewis (he's 25 but Macklemore being 30-years old was too old to make the list), Miguel, Janelle Monae, and Rihanna.
  • Juicy J To Release New Studio Album In 2014
    Juicy J To Release New Studio Album In 2014
    Jan 7, 2014 at 02:30pm
    Juicy J fans can expect a new studio album from the Trippy King in 2014. He tweeted "New juicy j album 2014 #thehustlecontinues" earlier today.  The Taylor Gang Records signee dropped his third studio project Stay Trippy in late August of last year. It debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200 and was met with generally positive reviews from critics. 
  • Ty Dolla $ign Reveals "Beach House" EP Tracklist & Release Date
    Ty Dolla $ign Reveals "Beach House" EP Tracklist & Release Date
    Dec 11, 2013 at 02:25pm
    Ty Dolla $ign released his Beach House 2 mixtape earlier this year to much buzz, and the ratchet crooner is now getting ready to release his very first retail project, the Beach House EP. 
  • Wiz Khalifa Defines "Blacc Hollywood"
    Wiz Khalifa Defines "Blacc Hollywood"
    Nov 25, 2013 at 12:54pm
    Wiz Khalifa is currently working on a new album, Blacc Hollywood.
  • Wiz Khalifa & Mannie Fresh Pictured In Studio Together
    Wiz Khalifa & Mannie Fresh Pictured In Studio Together
    Oct 20, 2013 at 05:36pm
    Wiz Khalifa has been busy working on his upcoming album Blacc Hollywood, and we may get a Mannie Fresh collaboration on the LP, if their recent studio session was successful.
  • Drake Brings Out Wiz Khalifa, Performs With Future At Tour Kick-Off
    Drake Brings Out Wiz Khalifa, Performs With Future At Tour Kick-Off
    Oct 19, 2013 at 11:18am
    Anticipation was high for Drake's "Would You Like A Tour," but it seemed as though things might get off to a rocky start with alleged tension between Drake and Future. Whether or not the two are on good terms, they certainly made it seem that way, with Drizzy bringing Future out for three songs during his own headlining set, serving as a hypeman for the "Honest" rapper.
  • Chevy Woods Reveals Cover Art For "Gangland 2" Mixtape [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
    Chevy Woods Reveals Cover Art For "Gangland 2" Mixtape [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
    Oct 18, 2013 at 09:13am
    Chevy Woods has been preparing his Gangland 2 mixtape for some time now. It seems as though the project is finally coming together, as the Taylor Gang rapper has revealed the official cover art through his Instagram feed.  View the artwork in the gallery above. No word on when the project will be released. Check out what Chevy had to say about the tape in our exclusive interview below.
  • DJ Holiday Talks "Miley" & Breaking Records In The Strip Club
    DJ Holiday Talks "Miley" & Breaking Records In The Strip Club
    Sep 27, 2013 at 07:35pm
    DJ Holiday is fresh off dropping the massive single "Miley" with Waka Flocka and Wiz Khalifa, but the seasoned DJ has plenty more up his sleeve. HNHH's newest addition, Kim Johansson had the chance to sit down with Holiday to talk about his recent single, as well as the Atlanta music scene in general.
  • Dopest Jordans in '23' Music Video
    Dopest Jordans in '23' Music Video
    Sep 27, 2013 at 09:40am
    For an anthem that centers around the greatest of all time, its only fitting that Mike Will, Juicy J, and even Miley Cyrus show off their best sneakers for the video. Granted Wiz Khalifa kept his converse on the entire video, cameo appearances of some of the hottest kicks in recent years popped up in multiple occasions during the video. 
  • Lola Monroe & Cardo Are No Longer Associated With Taylor Gang
    Lola Monroe & Cardo Are No Longer Associated With Taylor Gang
    Sep 13, 2013 at 04:35pm
    Taylor Gang is having a big year. With Juicy J making the biggest debut of his career, and Ty Dolla $ign quickly generating hype, things are only moving forward for Wiz's imprint. Unfortunately, some of the artists that represent the Taylor Gang name won't be sticking around to see the growth of the brand.
  • Wiz Khalifa Talks On "Blacc Hollywood," Says The Weeknd Will Be On It
    Wiz Khalifa Talks On "Blacc Hollywood," Says The Weeknd Will Be On It
    Sep 4, 2013 at 01:44pm
    Wiz Khalifa has recently been getting back into the groove of things, dropping two new tracks in the past two weeks.
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