Wiz Khalifa Talks Performing at Steelers Vs. Jets AFC Championship

This Sunday (January 23) Pittsburgh native Wiz Khalifa will entertain die-hard Steelers fans against the New York Jets with his hit anthem, “Black & Yellow” at Heinz Filed.

“It’s gonna be crazy man,” the 2010 XXL Freshman said in a statement on the event. “It’s gonna be really monumental to see everyone out there. Knowing where I grew up and everyone rockin’ in the same place. This is the closest to being a Steeler that I’m gonna get.”

The Steelers are urging excited fans to arrive to the AFC Championship Game against the New York Jets early in order to catch a live performance by several other Pittsburgh musicians including the Taylor Gang leader.

In addition to performing, the rapper has been given the honor of leading the fans in the Terrible Towel Twirl before kickoff. Currently, No. 5 on The Billboard Hot 100 chart, Wiz’s  “Black & Yellow” single has been purchased close to 1.5 million times, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

“I’ve always had that Pittsburgh pride,” he said of the song. “I just wanted to let people know where I’m from and represent any way I can and what better way than through our colors. I took that hometown pride and put it in a song.” —Nicole LoPresti

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  • iSimplyAm

    It’ll be interesting to see over 70K people sing JUST the hook and none of songs verses.

    • thebigz


  • http://www.dynamicproducer.com dynamicwayne

    That’s whats up wiz

    • joe p

      im a baltimore ravens fan so im boycotting wiz for a few weeks … fuck the steelers but a good look for wiz

  • Q461

    Thats a huge move for young Khalfia… Dudes gonna blow up this year no doubt

    • TUNED2IT

      I really hope your right man, cause now it’s all about the follow up. I like WIZ and Taylor movement but with the short attention span fans have now… I’m really pullin’ for this guy.

  • cameron

    this shits gay. who cares about this bum like really black and yellow? like my shit and piss black and yellow black and yellow.

  • slick vic

    sorry for all steelers fans…sh shs go JETS!!!!!

  • http://xxlmag.com pain1

    yo slick vic steelers all day,7th super bowl ring…and here we go

  • yezzir

    412 in da fuckin building!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Pittsburgh all day, lets get it

  • http://n/a trav clinton

    need tracks? go to soundclick.com/tragikmuzik2011AD

  • matty21

    i was waiting for dis song to become an anthem… here it iz, shit worked out perfect marketing(not saying it was all a marketing ploy or anything, just sayin da shit worked out perfectly)…damn, good timing and talk about shit falling into place… perfect timing

    da steelers “cant wait” either, go burgh!