Wiz Khalifa Tour News and Updates
2014 Under the Influence Tour
Wiz Khalifa, born Cameron Jibril Thomaz, is a Pittsburgh based rapper who emerged in the mid-00s. Six short years after his debut, Billboard Music Awards and BET both named him the Best New Artist after studio efforts: Show and Prove, Deal or No Deal and Kush and Orange Juice. As a military brat, the artist lived in Germany, the United Kingdom, and Japan before settling in Pennsylvania for high school. His diverse childhood is how the MC's moniker derived (Khalifa is the Arabic word meaning successor and wisdom),
… moreand his worldly influence has also laid the groundwork for much of his music and lyrics: namely, "Say Yeah" which features Eurodance rhythm and effect.
Khalifa has racked up four Grammy nominations for his singles in "Black and Yellow" (2012), "Payphone" (2013), "Young, Wild & Free" (2013), and "Remember You" (2014) along his fresh career. You can see Wiz Khalifa on his wildly popular, and continually extended, "Under the Influence" tour this year.
Wiz Khalifa with be reigniting the "Under the Influence Tour" for the third straight summer, alongside Wiz will be Tyga, Ty Dolla $ign, Mack Wilds, Rich Homie Quan, Iamsu!, Sage the Gemini, and DJ Drama. With a line up like this, concertgoers are guaranteed to get their money's worth when they purchase Wiz Khalifa tickets. The tour begins July 24th in Scranton, Pennsylvania and has 22 stops before "rapping" up late August in Irvine, California.