Wiz Khalifa

May
25
Wiz Khalifa Arrested for Weed, Posts Selfie from Jail

Wiz Khalifa

Wiz Khalifa was arrested early Sunday morning at an airport in Texas for weed possession.

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May
23
New Music: Wiz Khalifa – ‘The Rain’

28 Grams

While we wait for his mixtape 28 Grams, Wiz Khalifa serves up a four-minute appetizer. The Taylor Gang boss, who’s going by Trap Wiz these days, rhymes over Missy Elliott’s ’90s classic “The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly).”

“I can’t stand fake ni**as,” declares Wiz over the Timbaland production.

The mixtape, which is expected to drop any moment now, will also include his Weedmix to ScHoolboy Q’s “Man of the Year.”

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May
22
Rap-Up TV: Wiz Khalifa Talks ’28 Grams,’ Adele, & Miley Cyrus

Wiz Khalifa announced his new mixtape 28 Grams over the weekend. Before he hit the stage at PowerHouse 2014, the Taylor Gang boss filled Rap-Up TV in on a few more details. His Weedmix of ScHoolboy Q’s “Man of the Year” will be on the project along with other Weedmixes.

He didn’t reveal an exact release date, but hinted that it would drop sometime this month.

He has also chosen the next single off his album Blacc Hollywood. “I’m just trying to get the right feature on there,” said Wiz. “It’s gon’ be a really good look. It’s gon’ be a big look.”

The album is due this summer. “Blacc Hollywood in general is gon’ be sonically something that people kinda expect, but it’s like they want it, so it’s gonna be a good thing for me to deliver,” he explained.

He confirmed that Adele won’t be on the album. In fact, they didn’t even record together. “Nah, it was like an idea,” he said. “Maybe we’ll get to do a remix or something.”

However, Miley Cyrus will be on the album. “It’s amazing,” he said of their collaboration.

Wiz recently welcomed a new member into his family, a French bulldog named Vincent, who also appears on his 28 Grams cover art.

“Vincent’s a G, bro,” said Wiz, who said that his son Bash and new puppy “love each other.”

Wiz will hit the road with Jeezy, Tyga, Ty Dolla $ign, and more on his “Under the Influence of Music Tour” this summer. So what can fans expect the third time around? He summed it up in one word: “Energy.”

May
19
Mixtape Cover: Wiz Khalifa – ’28 Grams’

28 Grams

Just days after announcing his mixtape, Wiz Khalifa has unveiled the cover art for 28 Grams. The illustrated artwork features “Trap Wiz” and his French bulldog Vincent.

The project is expected to drop any day now. “It’s gonna drop fast. You should go home,” he told MTV News at Hangout Fest over the weekend.

28 Grams serves as a prelude to his fifth album Blacc Hollywood. “It’s more than a teaser, it’s gonna get the Khalifa train rolling,” said Wiz.

The mixtape will include his Weedmixes of ScHoolboy Q’s “Man of the Year” and K Camp’s “Cut Her Off.”

May
18
J.Lo, Wiz Khalifa, YG, Trey Songz, & ScHoolboy Q Perform at PowerHouse 2014

Jennifer Lopez

Hip-hop and R&B’s biggest stars packed the Honda Center in Anaheim for the biggest West Coast concert of the year, PowerHouse 2014. Presented by L.A. radio station Power 106, Saturday’s star-studded lineup featured everyone from Jennifer Lopez to YG.

Sage the Gemini kicked things off with special guest Iamsu! followed by Juicy J, who turned the stage into a strip club with his turn-up anthems.

Trey Songz serenaded the ladies with his latest Trigga singles including “Na Na,” plus a cover of Chris Brown’s “Loyal” and his remix to Kid Ink’s “Show Me.”

Ahead of her performance at the Billboard Music Awards, Jennifer Lopez delivered a dance-heavy retrospective of hits including “I’m Real,” “Jenny From the Block,” and “Get Right.” She also premiered her new Diplo-produced song “Big Booty” off her upcoming album A.K.A., due June 17.

Nicki Minaj took it back to her mixtape days, performing with only a DJ, and brought out Soulja Boy for their collaboration “Yasss Bish!!!” (Watch her complete set here).

ScHoolboy Q and Isaiah Rashad repped for TDE, and Wiz Khalifa tore up the stage with “We Dem Boyz.”

With some help from DJ Mustard, YG closed out the evening with his West Coast bangers and some OG guests including Kurupt, Daz, and Warren G.

Earlier in the day, Iggy Azalea headlined the “New@2″ outdoor stage, performing her hit “Fancy,” and L.A.’s own Tinashe turned up the heat with her single “2 On.”

If you missed the live stream, catch some of the performances below.

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May
17
Wiz Khalifa Readies ‘28 Grams’ Mixtape

Wiz Khalifa

Before his new album Blacc Hollywood arrives later this year, Wiz Khalifa plans to drop a new mixtape called 28 Grams.

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May
9
Video: Wiz Khalifa – ‘MAAN! Weedmix’

Wiz Khalifa

Roll out. Wiz Khalifa breaks out the Khalifa Kush and mobs the streets with his crew in the video for “MAAN!,” his remix to ScHoolboy Q’s “Man of the Year.”

The weed-loving rapper, who will hit the road with Jeezy and Tyga this summer, cruises through Oakland, visiting a pot farm and smoking that loud.

ScHoolboy gave the record his blessing. “@wizkHalifa u killed dat cuH,” he told Wiz.

Turn up with Taylor Gang.

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