Cameron Jibril Thomaz known as Wiz Khalifa born September 8, 1987 in Mino North Dakotat, he is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and actor.
His parents were in the US military service, divorced when he was about three years old. He lived in Germany, United Kingdom and Japan and finally settled in Pittsburgh.
His stage name was gotten from Khalifa, an Arabic word meaning “successor“, and wisdom Khalifa also said that the name also came from being called “young Wiz ‘because he was good at everything he did. Khalifa got a tattoo of his stage name on his 17th birthday.
By the age of 15 he was regularly recording his music in a studio called I.D. Labs.
He released his first album, show and prove in 2006 and released his second album deal or no deal in November 2009. He also released mixtape kush and orange juice as a free download in April 2010; then he was signed with atlantic record. khalifa released his first single, ‘Black and Yellow’ for Rostrum/ Atlantic in 2010. which rated number 1 spot on the Billboard’s Hot 100 list.
He released ‘Only Nigga in First Class’ in April 2012, which was abbreviated to O.N.I.F.C in mainstream market. This album became a hit and reached the number 2 spot on the Billboards list. Mannie Fresh produced Blacc Hollywood was his fifth album and it featured songs with Miley Cyrus and Juicy J.
He released the single, ‘See You Again’ as a tribute to Paul Walker in the Furious 7. The song turned out to hit a height in the Billboard’s Hot 100 list.
Khalifa released the album ‘Khalifa’, in 2016.
September 8, 1987
Khalifa received the Billboard Music Award for the Top New Artist in 2012 and received the same for Top Hot 100 song and Top Rap song for See You Again in 2016.