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Wiz Khalifa & Shazam Team Up For First Ever Audio Premiere On Shazam's News Feed
February 10 2014

GRAMMY-NOMINATED ARTIST ALLOWS FANS TO GET AN EXCLUSIVE LISTEN TO HIS NEW SINGLE, “WE DEM BOYZ” BY SHAZAMING THE TEASER VIDEO ON YOUTUBE TODAY, FEBRUARY 10TH;
“WE DEM BOYZ” AVAILABLE AT ALL DIGITAL SERVICE PROVIDERS TOMORROW, FEBRUARY 11TH;
“BLACC HOLLYWOOD” COMING SOON



Rostrum/Atlantic recording artist Wiz Khalifa is back with “We Dem Boyz,” the Detail-produced first single from his highly-anticipated third studio album, “BLACC HOLLYWOOD,” due out later this year. Always continuing to engage with his loyal fans via social media, Wiz has teamed up with Shazam, the world’s leading media engagement company, to give fans an exclusive first listen to “We Dem Boyz,” today.

Fans can head to Wiz’s YouTube page and by simply shazaming the teaser video for “We Dem Boyz” at http://youtu.be/kuM85Aa4m90, they can unlock the song, which will become instantly available to listen at 4pm EST. “We Dem Boyz” will be available at all DSPs tomorrow, February 11th at 12am EST.

“BLACC HOLLYWOOD” is the follow-up to Wiz’s sophomore album, “O.N.I.F.C.” which was released December 2012, debuting at #2 on the Billboard “Top 200 Albums” chart and #1 on Billboard’s “Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums” and “Top Rap Albums” charts, and #1 on iTunes’ “Overall Albums” and “Top Hip-Hop/Rap Albums” charts. Wiz earned himself a nomination at the 56th Annual GRAMMY® Awards for his Platinum-certified single, “Remember You,” Ft. The Weeknd in the “Best Rap/Sung Collaboration” category, adding to a career total of 5 nominations, since his 3x-Platinum breakout smash hit, “Black And Yellow” in 2010.

Wiz continues to have an undeniable online presence, with over 12 million fans following him on Twitter, over 27 million likes on Facebook and over 2.5 million followers on Instagram. In addition to this, Wiz’s music videos have been a success on the Internet with a remarkable nearly 250 million combined video views on YouTube.

For the latest news, information and press materials please visit www.wizkhalifa.com, www.twitter.com/wizkhalifa, www.facebook.com/WizKhalifa, http://www.instagram.com/mistercap, and http://www.youtube.com/taylorgangent.
For press materials, visit http://press.atlanticrecords.com/WizKhalifa.

About Shazam
Shazam is the world’s leading media engagement company connecting people to the media around them through their mobile device. When a user shazams a song or TV show, they are able to identify, explore, purchase and share that content. One of the world’s top ten apps, Shazam reaches more than 420 million users in 200 countries, exceeds 80 million monthly active users, and is growing by another 13 million new users each month.

Shazam makes it easy for people to share their discoveries on Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, Pinterest and Google+. And to purchase through iTunes, Amazon and Google Play. For people who don't yet have the Shazam application on their smartphone, it is available for FREE on every major platform and can be found on iTunes App Store, Google play, Amazon App Store, and other app stores.

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