Tech N9ne Breaks Down Collaborations With Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa, T-Pain & More
Tech N9ne's been building his brand as an independent artist for years, but he still manages to expand his horizons with every new release. While he's always put his fellow underground rappers on, more recently, he's been reaching out to some bigger names to record with (or also quite often, they've reached out to him).We sat down with the rapper as he broke down some of the biggest collaborations he's been involved with, explaining how he got to work with rappers such as Wiz Khalifa, T-Pain, 2 Chainz, Lil Wayne, and more.
Wiz Khalifa Performs "See You Again" On The Voice
To promote the newly released, and majorly successful "Fast & Furious 7" film, Wiz Khalifa made his by The Voice Tuesday night to perform one of the soundtrack’s standout cuts in “See You Again”.
Wiz Khalifa Feat. Charlie Puth "See You Again" Video
Wiz Khalifa Feat. Charlie Puth
Many hip-hop stars adorn the soundtrack to the film Furious 7, which just had a record-breaking weekend at the box office. Among those is Wiz Khalifa, who collaborated with young pop singer Charlie Puth on "See You Again". The song is a melancholy ode to lost family members, and the visual serves as a tribute to the late Paul Walker, star of the Furious saga since its inception.
OG Maco Talks Wiz Khalifa, Quality Control & Plans For Debut Album
OG Maco is one of the most exciting (and loudest) young voices out of Atlanta. Four months into 2015, he's already released three projects: 15 EP, Yep (with Rome Fortune), and I Made This Shit Before "U Guessed It". As Maco says, "We got it. We give it to 'em."
Wiz Khalifa "The Sleaze" Video
You may remember "The Sleaze" as the song from Wiz Khalifa's last album that featured some heavy synth-riffing, and briefly revived hashtag rap ("This year i'm going insane... mental disease"). If you don't, Khalifa is here to remind you with a neon-lit video, which pulls from tech-nostalgic tumblr aesthetics to build a darkly stylish atmosphere not far from Travi$ Scott's rodeo tour imagery.
Ask Wiz: Wiz Khalifa Shares Wisdom With Fans In Jimmy Fallon Segment
Wiz Khalifa was prominently featured on Monday's episode of the Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon. After performing "See You Again" from the "Furious 7" soundtrack and playing Catchphrase while wearing a bowling shirt, Wiz went backstage to answer questions from fans who wrote in seeking his advice.
Wiz Khalifa Debuts New PartyNextDoor Collab "Rain" At SXSW
Here we have some concert footage from Wiz Khalifa's show at Moody Theatre in Austin for SXSW in which he debuts "Rain," a new collaboration with PARTYNEXTDOOR. The footage is grainy but promising as it gives creedence to the notion that Wiz is finally updating his sound after his ultra-lame pop-crossover sellout years. The video for "Decisions" a couple weeks ago gave off a distinct PND vibe as well, so it's good to see Wiz getting with the times.
Wiz Khalifa Performs "See You Again" On Jimmy Fallon
Wiz Khalifa Feat. Charlie Puth
Wiz Khalifa makes more than one appearance on the new "Furious 7" soundtrack, with a ballad featuring singer Charlie Puth, "See You Again," and the more upbeat "Go Hard Or Go Home" featuring Iggy Azalea. As the musical guest on Jimmy Fallon last night, Wiz performed the latter track with Charlie Puth in tow. The performance gave the soundtrack a bit of a push, as it's now available to purchase on iTunes (link below). The movie itself, which features Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, Ludacris and more, hits theatres on March 26th.
Wiz Khalifa Performs On WWE's Monday Night Raw
Wiz Khalifa was the special guest on Monday night’s episode of Raw. That’s right, the WWE rolled into the Console Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania last night and asked Wiz to partake in some backstage segments and live performances.
Curren$y Details "Pilot Talk 3," Wants To Sign Joey Fatts
Curren$y is busy prepping the highly anticipated Pilot Talk 3 album. The Jet Life captain has already announced a tour to go along with the LP, as well as a release date of April 4th, and during our interview he revealed some of the contributors you'll hear on the album.
Wiz Khalifa "Decisions" Video
After hitting us with his “Still Down” video a couple weeks ago, Wiz Khalifa decides to come through and share another new video for the track “Decisions”. Directed by Dan Folger and Frank U, the video is a turnt up, psychedelic visual that finds Wiz and the Taylor Gang drinking plenty of Jamo and smoking an overabundance of KK as usual. Being the single man that he is now, the video also features some sexy big body bitches as well, making it easy on the eyes.
Project Pat Feat. Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign & Wale "Twerk It" Video
Project Pat Feat. Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign & Wale
Today Project Pat takes a break from all of his Big Trill collaborations, and gives us a visual for one of last year's solo records. The twerk anthem features an a-list cast of rappers, with features from Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign and Wale.
Wiz Khalifa Feat. Ty Dolla $ign & Chevy Woods "Still Down" Video
Wiz Khalifa Feat. Ty Dolla $ign & Chevy Woods
Wiz Khalifa's Blacc Hollywood was a pretty varied project, with the street anthem of "We Dem Boyz", to moments that were more informed by pop and R&B. "Still Down" is a classic crew track, and it pays tribute to the friends and family that Wiz and his crew have lost over the years. The Taylor Gang members revisit old neighbors, remembering those have senselessly lost their lives in interludes throughout, and later having locals speaking on the inspiration that Wiz brings the city.
Amber Rose On The Breakfast Club
Amber Rose sat down for an interview with Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club at the end of last week, where she discussed her ex-husband Wiz Khalifa, her baby Bash, the single life (including those viral Miami pictures) and much more. She later hit up Hot 97 for an interview too.
Drake, Wiz Khalifa, Childish Gambino, Iggy Azalea & More Read "Mean Tweets" On Jimmy Kimmel
On Monday night, Jimmy Kimmel returned with a new music edition of his “Mean Tweets” segment, inviting famous artists like Drake, Lady Gaga, Sam Smith, Jessie J, Haim, Wiz Khalifa, Ed Sheeran, Iggy Azalea, Childish Gambino, Britney Spears, Ariana Grande, Katy Perry, and more to participate in.
Wiz Khalifa's DayToday (BTS Of "So High/Mo Money")
As our weekend gets started, Wiz Khalifa decides to roll out a new vlog in his DayToday series. This one gives us a behind-the-scenes look at two different video shoots, one for his own record "So High" where he shows off his '68 Camaro, and one for Hardo's "Mo Money." The rapper also takes us on his travels (as well as his dog), as he heads to Utah for a performance. Check out footage from the show and more of Wiz's day-to-day adventures above.
Wiz Khalifa's "DayToday: Still Down" Vlog
After taking a few weeks off, Wiz Khalifa returns today with another episode of his DayToday vlog series. Dubbing this one “Still Down”, Wiz heads back to his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and gives fans a behind the scenes look into his upcoming video for his Chevy Woods-featured cut “Still Down”, which was featured on his latest project, Blacc Hollywood. Of course, there was a bunch of weed intake throughout this clip as well.
Life With Ty Dolla $ign (Episode 2)
Ty Dolla $ign
Ty Dolla $ign is getting ready to take over the world. He's apparently recorded 9 new songs with Kanye West, and he's got his highly-anticipated debut album, Free T.C. coming in 2014. Needless to say, he's a busy man these days, as is documented on his latest vlog, "Life With Ty Dolla $ign (Episode 2)".
Wiz Khalifa Responds To YouTube Comments On "We Dem Boyz"
Noisey rolled out a new episode in their video series "The People Vs.." where they get various artists to sit down with a laptop and read through comments left on a YouTube video. Some are straight up trolling, some are geniune, and some are hateful. For Wiz Khalifa's session, he reads through comments that were left on his "We Dem Boyz" video and responds to each one individually. "I look at the comments from time to time for fun, I wish people would be more positive and show people more respect and love on YouTube," Wiz says. Take a look above.
Wiz Khalifa "Raw" Video
Wiz Khalifa hasn't stopped rolling out visuals from Blacc Hollywood just yet. Today the smoking enthusiast drops off a visual for his ode to Raw smoking papers (and other raw things), "Raw." Considering Wiz has his own line of smoking accessories with the brand Raw, it's not surprising he gave them some free advertising with this record. The visual goes the trippy route, with black and white inverted colors. It's directed by Gerard Victor. Watch above, but be warned it will probably strain your eyes.