Wiz Khalifa Steps Out With “Rolling Papers” TODAY!

Rostrum/Atlantic recording artist Wiz Khalifas highly-anticipated ROLLING PAPERS arrives in stores and at all online retailers today. The album which marks the rappers major label debut features the RIAA-certified 2Xplatinum single Black And Yellow, the buzz track On My Level (feat. Too $hort), as well as the current single Roll Up. ROLLING PAPERS sees production from the likes of Stargate, Jim Jonsin, Benny Blanco and more. To celebrate the release of ROLLING PAPERS, Wiz will take the stage tonight at New Yorks Roseland Ballroom for a sold-out performance, where the 3,000 ticket show sold out in a mind-blowing 16 minutes. As part of iTunes Countdown to Rolling Papers promotion, the rapper released the Benny Blanco-produced No Sleep, which shot to the top of the iTunes overall singles chart a day after it was released to the digital retailer.
Wiz celebrates the release of ROLLING PAPERS with a string of promotional activities, including a 30-minute set on todays episode of BETs 106th & Park that is not to be missed (check local listings.) Other appearances include a two song performance and interview on FUSEs Hoppus On Music (airing this Friday, April 1st), an interview on MTVs RapFix Live tomorrow March 30th, as well as being featured on MTVs Ten On Top this Saturday, April 2nd. (check local listings.)
On top of performing at sold-out venues on the 17-city Campus Consciousness Green Carpet Tour, the Pittsburgh-native is also slated to appear at numerous upcoming festivals. Khalifa first took SXSW by storm earlier this month, where he performed alongside labelmatesB.o.B and Janelle Monaeat the Atlantic Records Killers Lasers Papers showcase sponsored by Cisco Eos. April 17th will then see the rapper headed to the Californian desert to take the famed Coachella stage where the line-up includes such acts as Kanye West, Chromeo, and The Strokes, just to name a few. Following this, Wiz will co-headline the BamboozleFestival on April 27th, alongside Lil Wayne, Motley Crue, LMFAO, and more.
Khalifa spent the early part of 2011 gracing the covers of numerous major national publications, including cover stories in The Source, Fader, DUB, Complex and VIBE. Whats more, Wiz also covered Rolling Stones first-ever Hot List issue. The rapper, who Entertainment Weekly named as one of their 11 To Watch in 2011, provided the soundtrack to MTVs Spring Break 2011 at the Palms Resort and Casino and BETs Rip The Runway, with his electrifying live stage performances. In addition, Wiz was also featured in a recent installment of MTVs When I Was 17, which aired this past weekend.
Earlier this month, Wiz stole the show at the mtvUs 2011 Woodie Awards, with a blockbuster medley performance of his new single Roll Up and his smash hit, Black And Yellow. Not stopping there, the night also saw Wiz take home the Woodie of the Year award, given to the artist and song that made the biggest impact on the college scene over the past year.
For more information on Wiz Khalifa, go to www.wizkhalifa.com, www.facebook.com/WizKhalifa, www.twitter.com/RealWizKhalifa, and www.myspace.com/WizKhalifa.

WIZ KHALIFA – ROLLING PAPERS

1. When Im Gone (prod. E. Dan & Big Jerm)
2. On My Level (feat. Too $hort) (prod. Jim Jonsin)
3. Black and Yellow (prod. Stargate)
4. Roll Up (prod. Stargate)
5. Hopes & Dreams (prod. Brandon Carrier)
6. Wake Up (prod. Stargate)
7. The Race (prod. E. Dan & Big Jerm)
8. Star Of The Show (feat. Chevy Woods) (prod. E. Dan & Big Jerm)
9. No Sleep (prod. Benny Blanco)
10. Get Your Shit (prod. E. Dan)
11. Top Floor (prod. Pop & Oak)
12. Fly Solo (prod. E. Dan)
13. Rooftops (feat. Curren$y) (prod. Bei Major)
14. Cameras (prod. E. Dan)

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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