Wiz Khalifa Live in Dubai feat. Tinie Tempah & David Vendetta
Wiz Khalifa live in Dubai featuring Tinie Tempah on 25th May 2012 at 07.00pm – 12.00pm.
The US hip-hop star will perform in the city for the first time at the Dubai Media City amphitheatre on Friday May 25.
The ‘Black and Yellow’ performer will perform alongside UK rapper Tinie Tempah of Pass Out fame and French House producer David Vendetta from 7pm to midnight.
Rap’s newest prodigy has produced three top twenty Billboard Hot Rap tracks over the past few years and has recorded dozens of collaborations with hip-hop royalty. However, it was with his single “Black and Yellow,” an homage to his hometown of Pittsburgh, that Wiz Khalifah became a rap heavyweight. Wiz Khalifa tour dates are the top draw on the 2011 hip-hop calendar with fans clamoring to catch the Wiz and his ill rhymes.
Wiz Khalifa, whose real name is Cameron Jibril Thomas, was born into a military family that travelled around until finally settling in Pittsburgh. His stage name refers to his ability to be a “whiz” at everything he does and Khalifa means “successor” in Arabic. The rapper broke onto Billboard’s Hot Rap tracks with “Say Yeah,” in 2007 which peaked at #20. His 2010 single, “Black and Yellow”, hit #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 and Hot Rap track surveys and has sold over 2.3 million digital copies since its release. For 2011, Wiz Khalifa tour dates and the release of a full length album have have been scheduled in an attempt to capitalize on the rapper’s mainstream success. Khalifa’s new album is due out March 29, 2011 and will feature the hit, “Black and Yellow,” and the singles “On My Level” and “Roll Up,” both of which have charted on the US Hot 100 survey. The highly anticipated album will be supported by an ambitious Wiz Khalifa concert schedule that will send the rapper around the nation.
In addition to numerous Wiz Khalifa tour dates, the rapper has been busy working on collaborations with rap’s heavy hitters. He has been featured on songs with Snoop Dogg, Rick Ross, Jamie Foxx, Lil’ Kim and Chris Brown to name a few. Wiz Khalifa tour dates 2011 have the 23-year old rapper visiting colleges and universities around the nation. Don’t miss out on Rap’s collabo prince, make sure you use eventful as your source for updates on the Wiz Khalifah concert schedule and news on Wiz Khalifa tour dates.
Tinie Tempah is a U.K. rapper who was born on November 7, 1988 by the name Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu Jr. to Nigerian parents. In 2006, he got heavy airplay on British music TV channel, Channel U, for his song “Wifey Riddim”, and the next year he collaborated with artists Agent X and Ultra. He released his own debut mix CD “Hood Economic” in 2008, and was then recruited to tour with Chipmunk in 2009.
As he began to reach broader audience by taking it to the road with Chipmunk, he worked on his next project. In February 2010, he dropped his debut single “Pass Out” and ruled U.K. Singles chart for two consecutive weeks. His success earned him a slot at Glastonbury where he shared the stage with rap mogul Snoop Dogg.
His second single “Frisky” peaked at No. 2 on the country’s singles chart. Shortly after, he was brought around Europe by Rihanna for an extended leg of her tour. He continued to perform in a number of major events while at the same time releasing single after single until his first major-label album “Disc-Overy” came out in October the same year.
Tickets cost Dh1,000 (Diamond), Dh700 (Platinum), Dh450 (Gold) and Dh295 (Silver).