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September 17, 2012  | by: Jasmina Cuevas

Wiz Khalifa

Wiz Khalifa’s life is on a whole another different level now. Expecting his first child, preparing for the release of his second album, O.N.I.F.C. and gearing up for his 2050 Tour with Taylor Gang, it is pretty obvious that Wiz has a positive future ahead of him. And who better than Complex Magazine to get an exclusive with the rapper on what lies in the future for one of the hottest up and coming artists? Check out some of the excerpts and photos from the article after the jump!

Here is the introduction of the article written by Insanul Ahmed:

There’s a party going on right here. Fresh from rocking a crowd of 13,500 at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater in Long Island, NY, Wiz Khalifa is unwinding in his dressing room. The sold out show was the latest stop on the Under the Influence of Music Tour. It’s midnight, all the beer is gone, and the strategically placed incense sticks have all burned out. But a bunch of people are still floating around, as are an endless supply of joints, plastic red cups filled with Bombay gin and lemonade, and the sounds of classic hip-hop breaks and beats.

It’s all fun and games as Wiz—who’s been rocking the same torn-up, skintight jeans for three days—kicks it with his inner circle.

There are Taylor Gang members Tuki Carter, Wiz’s personal tattoo artist, and Berner, the aptly named weed guy who’s working with Wiz on a clothing line called Freshko. He’s also famous for his web video series, “Stoner Girls Gone Wild.”

There’s Chevy Woods, Wiz’s longtime friend and trusty sidekick. There’s Benjy Grinberg, founder and CEO of Pittsburgh rap powerhouse Rostrum Records. It’s been a busy day for Benjy since both of the tour’s headliners, Wiz and Mac Miller, are signed to Rostrum.

Then there’s Brian Brick, owner of the clothing store Timebomb, a staple of Pittsburgh hip-hop and one of the first places to sell Rocawear, Phat Farm, and Ecko in the City of Steel. There’s a little bit of all of them in Wiz, who is, after all, a fully tatted stoner rapper entrepreneur whose come-up put Pittsburgh hip-hop on the map.

 You can check out the rest of the article here and check out Wiz’s new website here. Tell us what you think about the article!

 

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