Wiz Khalifa Research Paper

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Comparison Essay Have you ever looked at how singers are similar, and how they came to be in the business. Wiz Khalifa and Drake have very similar careers, although there lives growing up were fairly different as one grew up in the hood and one grew up in Canada. When you compare a lot of Hip-Hop artists they all are somewhat similar. Cameron Jibril Thomaz (Wiz Khalifa) born in North Dakota in 1987 (28 years old). He moved a lot when he was young because his parents were in the military. He had moved to multiple countries. He had lived in Germany, The United Kingdom, and Japan, before moving to Pittsburgh. His parents divorced when Khalifa was only three. When he had lived in Pittsburgh he had attended Taylor Allderdice High School, and he had graduated from there. Cameron had found out his…show more content…
He was first recognized when he was a part of the television show Degrassi: The Next Generation. He then got noticed as a rapper, releasing a lot of mix tapes and then signing to Lil Wayne’s Young Money Entertainment in 2009. His first studio recorded album, Thank Me Later was released in 2010. Having a lot of successful singles on his mix tapes. Drake ended up going to Vaughan Road Academy, he says it is “not by any means the easiest school to go to. It’s a tough school.” He graduated in October of 2012, instead of dropping out because it was hard. Drake says his parents divorce changed him a lot, emotionally, and mentally. Drake said “ I had to become a man very quickly and be the backbone for a woman who i love with all my heart, my mother.” He says “ I’ve seen a lot, man. I’ve seen a lot of life, put it that way. I’ve been with the most blessed kids in the world. I’ve been with people whose life is right at the bottom of the barrel. I was on a TV show, I went to art school, I went to hood schools. I’ve lived. I’ve lived a full 24 years,

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