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Wiz Khalifa Releases Latest Album 'Rolling Papers 2'
On Friday July 13, as Snoop Dogg looks on from the couch, Wiz Khalifa lights up some kung Fu fighting, dropping his album Rolling Papers 2 with a video for its title track. "Because a man gonna be a man, and do what he got to do, baby, this is Rolling Papers 2."
The album's 25 tracks have their own stories concluding with his "Something New" featuring Ty Dolla $ign. Out since the end of last summer, the song reached No. 92 on the Billboard Hot 100. Other titles include "Gin And Drugs" with Problem, "Rain" featuring PartyNextDoor, "Late Night Messages," and "Bootsy Bellows." Snoop Dogg is on the track "Penthouse" and Swae Lee's feature is "Hopeless Romantic." GRAMMY winners Bone Thugs-N-Harmony are featured on the track "Reach For The Stars."
"The collaboration that's most memorable to me is definitely the Bone Thugs-N-Harmony collaboration because of how big of a fan of theirs I am," the rapper said. "I listened to their music growing up, from second grade 'til now. I have a tattoo of them on my leg. … That was a dream come true."
Other guest artists on Rolling Papers 2 include Chevy Woods, Curren$y, Darrius Willrich, Hardo, Jimmy Wopo, Lil Skies, and TheMxxnLight.
The first Rolling Papers appeared in 2011 containing Khalifa's epic single "Black And Yellow" for which he was nominated for Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song at the 54th GRAMMY Awards. He followed with the albums O.N.I.F.C. and Black Hollywood before revisiting the Rolling Papers' winning namesake.
If you want to catch some of the new tracks in action, Khalifa and Lee's duo Rae Sremmurd go on the road co-headlining the Dazed & Blazed tour beginning July 21 in Detroit.