>Hot Beats = Baller Bets

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Apparently, the word is out on Wiz Khalifa. I’ve been digging him for a couple years now, originally introduced to Wiz by another three letter 412 native, Woj. In fact, Wiz has been getting props from everyone recently, including King James earlier this fall on Twitter: “[Heard] Wiz Khalifa “Mezmorized” while getting a root canal on my tooth. Nice mellow track right there. Good new artist.”

Although he’s been getting more press recently, Wiz akshully hit the scene when he dropped his Pittsburgh Sound singlay in 2007, a tribute to the Iron City (and of course, himself…as rappers are wont to do).  The Pittsburgh theme is a recurring one for the 23 year old artist.  He recently put out his Black & Yellow single, which apparently, is catchy enough to inspire people to place bets on my hometown sports teams, which is just what Weezy’s friend did after hearing this song ($20 on the Steelers to win the SuperBowl is not a horrible bet in and of itself, although perhaps you have qualms about backing Therapist Roethlisberger).  Anyway, I love this track and wish I was sippin’ “cleeko” too…

http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F6250716&secret_url=false Black & Yellow by Shuttersandsounds

the music video isn’t bad either, for those interested…

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