Watch it on Twitch and YouTube!
LOS ANGELES, October 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Today, multi-platinum Grammy and Golden Globe nominated artist Wiz Khalifa announced that he will host a virtual Halloween party on October 29. Tune in to Twitch and YouTube! The event begins at 2:00 p.m. PT with pre-show celebrations starting at 1:30 p.m. PT and is produced and streamed by the Pittsburgh Knights, the esports team that Wiz owns. Wiz is accompanied by his friends, including artists and top gaming talents like Wiz Khalifa, the Taylor Gang crew, and surprise guests. Fans can follow the live stream on various platforms such as Triller, Twitch and YouTube.
Players will enjoy dining at HotBox by Wiz Khalifa, a delivery-only virtual restaurant inspired by Wiz’s favorite dishes and nibbles. The menu ranges from full starters and desserts to late night snacks, including the Blazed OG Cheetos Burger, Bigger Better Buffalo Wings, Mac & Yellow, Taylor Gang Tots, and So Baked Hybrid Cookies. The menu created by Wiz and a team of Nextbite kitchen experts is completely weed-free and offers hits for the entire team. Wiz Khalifa’s HotBox is available to viewers in select locations across the country including Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, New York, Houston, Miami and more. Fans who tune in can enjoy the “Buy one and one for free” offer for selected menu items exclusively from Uber Eats until November 3rd. Orders can also be placed on HotBoxbyWizKhalifa.com for free delivery and $ 0 service fees, or through other third-party delivery services such as DoorDash, Postmates, and GrubHub.
About Wiz Khalifa
Multi-platinum, Grammy and Golden Globe nominated artist Wiz Khalifa stormed onto the stage with mainstream success with the release of his first major label debut album, ROLLING PAPERS, in 2011. ROLLING PAPERS produced the extremely successful hits “Black and Yellow”, “Roll Up” and “No Sleep” and gave Wiz the platform, the award for “Best New Artist” at the BET Awards 2011 and “Top New Artist” at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards. As the successor to ROLLING PAPERS, Wiz published ONIFC in 2012. This album contained the tracks “Work Hard, Play Hard” and “Remember You” with The Weeknd. His third studio album, released in 2014, BLACC HOLLYWOOD, debuted at number 1 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart and included the hit single “We DemBoyz”. Shortly afterwards, Wiz’s track “See You Again” catapulted from the FURIOUS 7 soundtrack to the top of the charts in 95 countries. “See You Again” held first place for 12 straight weeks and broke records by being Spotify’s most-streamed track in a single day in the United States and in a single week in 26 countries. In addition to winning 3 Teen Choice Awards in 2015, See You Again continued its success by winning a Critics’ Choice Award for Best Song and two Billboard Music Awards for Top Hot 100 Song and “Top Rap Song”, three Grammy nominations in the categories “Song of the Year”, “Best Pop Duo / Group Performance” and “Best Song Written for Visual Media” as well as a Golden Globe nomination in the category “Best Original.” “. Song – feature film. ”In February 2016, Wiz released his album KHALIFA as a thank you to the fans, which included the tracks“ Bake Sale ”with Travis Scott and“ Elevated ”. In June of that year, Wiz partnered with Juicy J and TM88 to debut TGOD MAFIA PRESENTS: RUDE AWAKENING and co-headlined “The High Road Summer Tour” with Snoop Dogg. On April 20, 2017, Wiz launched its mobile app, Wiz Khalifa’s Weed Farm, which has garnered over 10.1 million downloads and is currently played in over eight countries and six languages. Later that year, Wiz’s mixtape LAUGH NOW, FLY LATER was released in November and featured chart topper “Letterman”. His latest studio album, ROLLING PAPERS 2, which went gold, was released in July 2018. After the release, Wiz and rap duo Rae Sremmurd toured for the whole of summer 2018 for their “Dazed and Blazed Tour”. In February 2018, Wiz partnered with Sovereign Brands to create McQueen and the Violet Fog, an award-winning gin rated “Best Gin” by the NY Times. In April 2019, Wiz released his 5-part documentary series with Apple Music, “Wiz Khalifa: Behind the Cam,” which gives viewers an exclusive look into his life and career. In the summer of 2019 Wiz went on his “Decent Exposure Summer Tour” with French Montana, Moneybagg Yo, Chevy Woods and DJ Drama. In November 2019, Wiz starred in Apple TV + ‘s Dickinson as a recurring character from Death alongside Hailee Steinfeld. The third and final season will debut on November 5, 2021. Wiz is also a regular series on Fox’s animated sitcom “Duncanville,” which premiered in February 2020 and is currently airing its second season. On April 20th, 2020 Wiz released his newest project, The Saga of Wiz Khalifa, which includes his tracks “Contact” with Tyga and his latest single “Still Wiz”. In October 2020, Wiz partnered with Nextbite to launch its newest company, a delivery-only restaurant chain, HotBox by Wiz. The restaurant is now in all major subway areas. Recently, Wiz released its latest playlist, Taylor Nights, and Wiz has joined the World Class Ownership Group of the Professional Fighters League. In his advisory role, Khalifa will work with the league on integrating various elements of pop culture – from music integration to content creation to MMA lifestyle apparel.
ABOUT PITTSBURGH RITTER:
The Pittsburgh Knights are a global esports organization headquartered in Pittsburgh. Since their launch in 2017, the Knights have focused on entertaining fans, sharing esports, and bringing people together. They cemented their place in the City of Champions by partnering with six-time Super Bowl winners, the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2018. Since then, Pittsburgh-born and multi-platinum artist Wiz Khalifa has come on board as a strategic partner. The deputy captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Evgeni Malkin, the three-time Stanley Cup winner, joins their troops. To round off their powerful group, they launched the Mexico City-based media fund MX LATAM in 2019. Officially recognized by Pittsburgh as a world-class team, they have teamed up with the most talented, innovative and respected industry leaders in the sports and entertainment industries – both in the city and around the world. Their team includes some of the best Rocket League®, Super Smash Bros. Melee ™, PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUND ©, SMITE ©, Trackmania®, Gears 5 ™ and Madden NFL © players in the world. Please visit https://www.knights.gg for more information and the latest news about the Knights.
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