The legendary rapper Wiz Khalifa would be added a chunk of millions to his net worth by appearing as George Clinton in the movie Spinning Gold. Wiz Khalifa is only 33 years old. He is one of the leading artists in the industry. The real name of the artist is Cameron Jibril Thomaz. Wiz is one and the only artist that has a name dated on his name. In 2012 Pittsburgh City Council declared 12-12-12 as Wiz Khalifa day.
Wiz created history, and he keeps on building it. Even though Eminem calls himself Rap God but Wiz Khalifa is the Legend of the god of rappers. Wiz started his career in 2005, and in less than one year, he signed a contract with Warner Brother Records. He is one of the artists who picked up the pace in his career. In 2015 his song with Charlie Puth was featured in Fast and Furious 7 named “See You Again.” None of the artists charged for the song as they were paying tribute to the fallen actor Paul Walker.
Whiz Khalifa’s career traced its steps to success when Rostrum Records director Benjy Grinberg first heard about Wiz Khalifa in 2004 when the rapper’s edition to a mixtape of different new Pittsburgh artists brought his interest.
When Grinberg eventually met the 16-year-old artist, he immediately determined he wanted to work with him. Later he said that “Even though he wasn’t all the way originated, you could just say that he was a diamond in the unpolished state and that with some polishing, leadership, and backing, he could become something unique.”
Wiz Khalifa’s First Mix Tape And His Step To Sucess
Khalifa signed to the label quickly after and began seven years of artist growth. Khalifa dropped his first mixtape in 2005, Prince of the City: Welcome to Pistolvania. The mixtape covered the way for his first full-length album, designated Show and Prove, in 2006. Khalifa was named an “artist to watch” that year By Rolling Stone magazine. In 2007 Wiz Khalifa got a lifetime opportunity when he signed Warner Brothers Records. But unfortunately, he left Warner Brother Records in 2009. The reason behind the leaving the WB Records were was numerous delays in releasing his planned debut album for the label First Flight.
Khalifa stated that he learned a lot throughout my time there and developed as an artist during the process. He added to his statement by saying that he is happy to be passing on with all of his material and having the opportunity to be in charge of his next moves. He said it feels independent to make your own move. Wiz said he didn’t want to seek approval or release dates or validation on when to release his artwork or when not.
Why Does Cameron Jibril Thomaz Choose His Stage Name As Wiz Khalifa?
His stage name is Khalifa, an Arabic word meaning wisdom and “successor.” Which was reduced to Wiz when Khalifa was a young boy. Khalifa stated that the title also came from being called “young Wiz ’cause he was good at everything he did, and his grandfather practiced Islam as his religion, so he gave him that name. He appeared like that’s what he was doing with his music.” He got a tattoo of Wiz Khalifa’s name on his 17th birthday.
Wiz Khalifa Net Worth
Wiz Khalifa Net Worth is 45 million dollars. He made it to the list of 50 most rich rappers in the industry. In 2016, Khalifa sued former manager Restrum Records and Benjy Grinberg because of a 360 deal that he signified which he alleged was unfair. Khalifa is receiving 1 million dollars in compensation as well as disciplinary damages and attorney fees. He and Grinberg broke after ten years of partnership. On April 20, 2020, Khalifa dropped a new EP, The Saga of Wiz Khalifa. The album involved collaborations with Tyga, Mustard, Logic, and Ty Dolla $ign.
The Rapper has brand equity worth 1 million dollars. Diageo pays Wiz Khalifa 1 million dollars for Casamigos. Wiz Khalifa owns his own merchandise. He also owns a dispensary that sells medicated weed named Khalifa Khush. And now, gradually, Wiz Khalifa is making his appearance in the movie industry. He will appear in the movie Spinning Gold as George Clinton, which will further add to Wish Khalifa’s net worth.