After packing out a sold out show at the Best Buy theater in Times Square, Amos Barshad of Vulture writes:
If the insanely young demographic on hand Saturday night is any indication, Khalifa has already paved his road to the mainstream. We haven’t seen this many high-school kids in one place since we were actually in high school, and back then not as many of them were into mixtape rappers. Seriously, who knew suburban teen girls actively seek out rap blogs and download mixtapes these days? Yes, the chart success of his single “Black and Yellow” has something to do with it, but still there’s no official upcoming album, and Wiz has already managed to lock in the youth vote — these kids weren’t only at the Wiz Khalifa show, they were psyched to be at the Wiz Khalifa show.
Written back in August ’09, Seanermc’s original biopic of the budding rapper is like stepping into a blog-powered time machine.