Wiz Khalifa sells part of his music and publishing catalog

American rap artist, Cameron Jibril Thomaz, better known by his stage name Wiz Khalifa has joined the club of HipHop A-listers who have recently sold part of their catalogs, though the terms of the Taylor Gang leader’s transaction are yet to be disclosed.

On Thursday, July 6, a global investment firm HarbourView Equity Partners closed a deal with the Pittsburg rapper for a portion of his discography and publishing assets. The agreement covers multiple albums, mixtapes and singles that span his prolific career. The deal includes hits such as “The Thrill,” “Black & Yellow” and “See You Again,” the latter two of which were nominated for Grammy Awards.

According to the rapper said in a press release on the partnership: “[Founder and CEO] Sherrese [Clarke Soares] and HarbourView truly understand the value of music and artistry. We are excited to partner with them as they continue to build a dynamic media company that is in line with the values and goals we all have here at Taylor Gang.”

Soares, the founder and CEO of HarbourView, also commented on the sale. “Wiz Khalifa has already made a profound impact on culture as a musician, executive, media visionary and creative force.” Soares also says, “We celebrate his talent and creativity and are thrilled to welcome him and Taylor Gang to the HarbourView family today.” HarbourView also purchased half of Nelly’s catalog earlier this week. The sale earned him around $50 million for some of his most iconic hits such as “Hot In Herre” and “Dilemma,” among several others.

Wiz Khalifa’s tour alongside Snoop Dogg also begins on Friday, July 7, kicking off in Vancouver. The “High School Reunion” tour will additionally feature Too $hort, Warren G, DJ Drama, and Berner. The artists will make over 30 stops across the U.S., with notable dates in Atlanta, Brooklyn, Phoenix, and more. The tour ends in August, with a final show in Irvine, CA. Recently, Wiz Khalifa also suffered from a pelvic injury that left him out of commission briefly. This week, however, he shared that he’s now healed and eager to get to touring. “Practice for tour finna be fun as hell wit snoop tomorrow,” he wrote on Twitter, “I’m really just gonna practice getting stoned.”

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