USA News

Black and yellow (and inexperienced): Wiz Khalifa Day consists of Pa. launch of rapper’s hashish model

click on to enlarge Black and yellow (and green): Wiz Khalifa announces Pa. launch of cannabis brand

CP Photograph: Jared Wickerham

Wiz Khalifa at KeyBank Pavilion, July 26, 2018

Wiz Khalifa ascended to the worldwide stage as a multi-platinum, award-nominated recording artist. Now, the Pittsburgh native has returned to town to have fun his personal day and to broaden his non-musical enterprise.

Immediately, Khalifa got here again to Pittsburgh to announce the statewide launch of his medical marijuana model, Khalifa Kush. The go to coincides with Wiz Khalifa Day, which was designated by Pittsburgh Metropolis Council on Dec. 12, 2012.

As a part of the Pa. launch, the rapper will go to two native Trulieve places in Squirrel Hill and Washington to satisfy with medical marijuana sufferers.

Khalifa will seem on Mon., Dec. 12 on the Washington Trulieve location (200 Adios Drive, Suite 20) at 2 p.m., adopted by the Squirrel Hill (5600 Ahead Ave.) location at 3:30 p.m.

In a press launch, Kim Rivers, CEO of Trulieve, says the nationwide hashish firm was excited to work with Khalifa as an “unique accomplice to curate and promote his distinctive product line solely in his house state of Pennsylvania.”

“As an artist, he has such a robust imaginative and prescient of how he desires to specific himself,” provides Rivers.

Initially launched in 2015, Khalifa Kush is described in a press launch as “specializing in prime quality and extremely sought-after merchandise in legalized hashish markets,” providing a “rising lineup of flower, pre-rolls, vapes, edibles, and concentrates, powered by proprietary genetics.”

Khalifa first gained huge fame in 2011 for his breakout hit “Black and Yellow,” which turned an unofficial anthem for town due to its reference to the 2 colours most related to native sports activities groups. The track would earn two Grammy nominations and be used as a battle track by the Pittsburgh Steelers when the group competed towards the Inexperienced Bay Packers at Tremendous Bowl XLV.

The growth into Pa. marks a giant step for Khalifa, who typically references marijuana use in his music, and has been described as a longtime advocate for hashish legalization. He even went so far as launching HotBox and Packed Bowls, two none-too-subtly named meals supply providers tailor-made for these affected by a severe case of the munchies.

Khalifa additionally made smoking a trait of Mr. Mitch, the ultra-chill, hoverboard-riding highschool principal he voices on the Fox animated sequence Duncanville

Whereas Khalifa Kush merchandise might be out there in Trulieve dispensaries statewide, the rapper says it is “tremendous cool” to have the ability to promote them legally in Pittsburgh, including “and since they know it is Wiz’s, it should be bomb, after all it is gonna drive town and the state loopy.”

Related Articles

Back to top button