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WIZ KHALIFA HAS THE GOLDEN TOUCH; ACCLAIMED RAPPER SET TO EMBARK ON ROLLING PAPERS” TOUR AS HIS SECOND SINGLE

ROLL UP” BECOMES RIAA-CERTIFIED GOLD;
40-CITY NORTH AMERICAN TOUR FEATURING SPECIAL GUESTS
BIG SEAN AND CHEVY WOODS KICKS OFF JUNE 11TH AT THE BONNAROO FESTIVAL;
ROLLING PAPERS” AVAILABLE EVERYWHERE NOW

Rostrum/Atlantic recording artist Wiz Khalifa has unveiled details of his upcoming headlining tour dubbed the Rolling Papers Tour.” The tour – appropriately named after his debut album, ROLLING PAPERS,” ““ will kick off on June 11th at the Bonnaroo Festival in Manchester, TN and will continue through the summer, wrapping at the Phoenix Amphitheater in Pontiac, MI on August 5th (see attached tour itinerary). Adding to all of this excitement, Wiz’ second official single, Roll Up,” has recently been RIAA-Certified gold, with digital sales exceeding 500,000 units.
This 40-city tour features special guests Big Sean, Chevy Woods and DJ Bonics, and will see the Pittsburgh native making notable stops including the July 24th Extra Wide” show in Columbia, MD alongside Mac Miller, Big Sean, Curren$y, Big KRIT and Chevy Woods, as well as New York’s famed Central Park Summer Stage on July 25th. This new set of dates comes on the heels of the widely successful, sold-out Campus Consciousness Green Carpet Tour,” which brought Khalifa to 30 college campuses with over 120,000 tickets sold. In addition to all this, Khalifa is currently on his first European tour which will see him taking the stage in London, Paris and Berlin, to name a few. What’s more, Khalifa recently received a nomination in the Best New Artist” category at this year’s BET Awards, which airs June 26th (check local listings).
Wiz Khalifa’s debut album, ROLLING PAPERS,” was one of music’s most anticipated albums this year, and debuted atop both Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums” and Top Rap Albums” charts, and is highlighted by the 3x-platinum single, Black And Yellow.” The MC ushered in the release of his major label debut with a string of major-publication cover stories including The Source, VIBE, Fader, Rolling Stone, Dub and Complex, as well as several highly publicized television appearances, including Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The Late Show With David Letterman, Lopez Tonight and The Mo’Nique Show.
For more information on Wiz Khalifa, go to www.wizkhalifa.com, www.facebook.com/WizKhalifa, www.twitter.com/RealWizKhalifa and www.myspace.com/WizKhalifa.
For press tools, head to http://press.atlanticrecords.com/wizkhalifa.
(TOUR ITINERARY ATTACHED)

WIZ KHALIFA ON TOUR 2011
ROLLING PAPERS TOUR”
w/ special guests Big Sean & Chevy Woods
JUNE
11 Manchester, TN Bonnaroo Festival
12 St. Louis, MO Verizone Wireless Amphitheater
13 Cincinnatti, OH PNC Pavilion at Riverbend
14 Columbus, OH LC Pavilion
15 Des Moines, IA Val Air Ballroom
16 Minneapolis, MN Cabooze Plaza
18 Denver, CO 1st Bank Center
21 Lake Tahoe, NV Montbleau Casino
22 San Francisco, CA Bill Graham Civic Center
23 Santa Barbara, CA Santa Barbara Bowl
25 Anaheim, CA The Honda Center
27 Las Vegas, NV The Joint
28 Mesa, AZ Mesa Amphitheater
29 Tucson, AZ Ava Amphitheater
30 Albuquerque, NM Convention Center

JULY
2 Grand Prairie, TX Verizon Theater at Grand Prairie
3 Cedar Park, TX Cedar Park Center
5 Milwaukee, WI Milwaukee Summerfest
6 Houston, TX Reliant Arena
7 New Orleans, LA Kiefer Uno Lakefront Arena
8 Nashville, TN Municipal Auditorium
9 Mariasville, NY Camp Bisco Festival
10 Cleveland, OH Time Warner Cable Amphitheater
12 Atlanta, GA Masquerade Music Park
15 Boca Raton, FL Sunset Cove
16 Orlando, FL Firestone Lot
17 St. Augustine, FL St. Augustine Amphitheater
18 Myrtle Beach, SC House of Blues
20 Charlotte, NC Uptown Amphitheater
21 Greensboro, NC White Oak Amphitheater
22 Portsmouth, VA Ntelos Wireless Pavilion
23 Charlottesville, VA Charlottesville Pavilion
24 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion
25 New York, NY Central Park Summer Stage
27 Gilford, NH Meadowbrook U.S. Cellular Pavilion
28 Portland, ME Maine State Pier
29 West Long Branch, NJ Mac at Mamouth Universal
30 Boston, MA Bank of America Pavilion
31 Burlington, VT Midway Lawn at Champlain Valley Expo

AUGUST
2 Indianpolis, IN Lawn at White River State Park
3 Rochester, NY Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center
4 Lewiston, NY Earl W. Brydges Artpark
5 Pontiac, MI Phoenix Amphitheater

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