SOURCE: Atlantic Records

Atlantic Records

February 16, 2011 11:01 ET

Wiz Khalifa Rolls Out the Campus Consciousness Green Carpet Tour; Rap Sensation to Hit the Road on 17-City College Tour as "Black and Yellow" Becomes the #1 Song in the Country; Acclaimed MC Nominated for "Woodie Of The Year" and Set to Take the Stage at This Year's mtvU Woodie Awards; "ROLLING PAPERS" Hits Stores and Online March 29th

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - February 16, 2011) - Rostrum/Atlantic recording artist Wiz Khalifa announces details of his upcoming tour, dubbed "The Green Carpet Tour." Coming off his massively successful "Waken Baken Tour," the Pittsburgh native joins the 8th installment of the Campus Consciousness Tour, produced by Pretty Polly Productions in conjunction with the non-profit organization Reverb. The 17-city tour kicks off on April 1st in Raleigh, NC and concludes at the Bryce Jordan Center at Penn State University on April 26th. Khalifa brings a new meaning to the word "green" on this tour, which promotes eco-friendliness and environmental sustainability, and has committed to powering his tour bus with biodiesel fuel as well as adopting both biodegradable and recyclable products backstage.

Adding to all this excitement, the rapper plans to celebrate the release of his hugely anticipated major label debut, "ROLLING PAPERS," with a sure-to-be-showstopping performance at New York's Roseland Ballroom. Tickets for the Roseland Ballroom show go on-sale on February 18th, with an exclusive pre-sale beginning today, February 16th at http://tixx1.artistarena.com/wizkhalifa/. All of this comes after "Black and Yellow," the rapper's first effort since signing with Atlantic, has topped both Billboard's "Hot 100" and "Rap Songs" charts, as well as the overall iTunes singles chart. In addition, Khalifa has been tapped to perform at the 2011 mtvU Woodie Awards, where he is also nominated for "Woodie Of The Year," which sees the rapper up against the likes of Arcade Fire, The Black Keys, LCD Soundsystem, and labelmates B.o.B and Hayley Williams of Paramore for their collaboration on "Airplanes."

Along with the massive first single "Black and Yellow," "ROLLING PAPERS" features the buzz track "On My Level (feat. Too Short)," as well as the Stargate-produced second single, "Roll Up," which is available for purchase at iTunes now (http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/roll-up-single/id416586404.) Wiz's loyal fans can pre-order "ROLLING PAPERS," now at http://wizkhalifa.com/rollingpapers.

For more information, go to www.wizkhalifa.com, www.facebook.com/WizKhalifa, www.twitter.com/RealWizKhalifa, and www.myspace.com/WizKhalifa.

(TOUR ITINERARY BELOW)

"THE GREEN CARPET TOUR"

A Campus Consciousness Tour
presented by Pretty Polly Productions & Reverb

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1 Raleigh, NC Raleigh Amphitheater
2 Harrisonburg, VA James Madison Univ./Convocation Center
3 Blacksburg, VA Virginia Tech Univ./Burruss Auditorium
4 Ypsilanti, MI Eastern Michigan Univ./Convocation Center
6 Bloomsburg, PA Bloomsburg Univ./Nelson Fieldhouse
7 Kingston, RI Univ. of Rhode Island/Ryan Center
8 Durham, NH Univ. of New Hampshire/Whittemore Center
13 Dekalb, IL Northern Illinois Univ./Convocation Center
14 West Lafayette, IN Purdue Univ./Sigma Nu Lawn
15 Bloomington, IN Indiana Univ./Sigma Alpha Mu/ZBT Lot
16 Champaign, IL Univ. of Illinois/Assembly Hall
19 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Nova Southereastern Univ./Area at Don Taft U
20 Orlando, FL Univ. of Central Florida/UCF Arena
21 Tallahassee, FL Florida State Univ./Leon County Civic Center
22 Auburn, AL Auburn Univ./Lambda Chi Alpha Lawn
26 State College, PA Penn State Univ./Bryce Jordan Center

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