Black and Yellow by Wiz Khalifa

Black and Yellow

Song Information

"Black and Yellow" is a song performed by hip hop artist Wiz Khalifa. The song was produced by Stargate. It was released on September 14, 2010, and serves as the lead single from Khalifa's next studio album Rolling Papers. The song's title is a reference to the colors of the hip hop star's Dodge Challenger and the colors of the city he is from Pittsburgh, PA, where all three teams share the same colors. The music video was filmed in Pittsburgh and features sights of the city, including the U.S. Steel Tower, BNY Mellon Center, PPG Place, the Three Sisters and Smithfield Street bridges, Station Square, Shannon Hall of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and the smoke stacks of the former U.S. Steel Homestead Works at The Waterfront outside the city. The video also prominently features city icons such as The Terrible Towel. he official remix, "Black & Yellow (G-Mix)" features west-coast rapper Snoop Dogg, Three 6 Mafia's Juicy J and T-Pain. Wiz Khalifa has a new verse on the track. Show video tutorial!

About the Artist

Cameron Jibril Thomaz (born September 8, 1987), better known by the stage name Wiz Khalifa, is an American rapper based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He released his debut album, Show and Prove, in 2006, and signed to Warner Bros. Records in 2007. His eurodance-influenced single, "Say Yeah", received urban radio airplay, charting on the Rhythmic Top 40 and Hot Rap Tracks charts in 2008. Khalifa parted with Warner Bros. and released his second album, Deal or No Deal, in November 2009. He released the mixtape Kush and Orange Juice as a free download in April 2010, which became a top trending item on Twitter and Google; he then signed with Atlantic Records. His single "Black and Yellow" has become a big hit in 2010, reaching number 6 on the Billboard Hot 100. Khalifa was born on September 8, 1987 in Minot, North Dakota to a mother and a father serving in the military. His parents divorced when Khalifa was about three years old. His parents' military service caused him to move on a regular basis. Khalifa lived in Germany, England, and Japan before settling in Pittsburgh where he attended Taylor Allderdice High School.
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