At 17, Wiz Khalifa was a high school rapper with a skinny frame repping the black and yellow, and while his passion and looks haven’t changed much since then, his career certainly has. In this sneak peek from a brand new episode of “When I Was 17,” Wiz reveals how hard he hustled back in the day.
Wiz used to hand out tons of CDs to his classmates to make sure his beats were heard. “It kind of, like, became like a little craze around school,” he says of the hype in the video below. Could this have been the start of the Taylor Gang? The multi-platinum recording artist also shares his other surefire promotion strategy: girls!
Learn more about Wiz’s early days, and expect more candid stories from other artists as “When I Was 17″ makes its return with an all-new season this Sunday, January 6 at 1/12c on MTV2!
Dig Remote Control? Follow us on Twitter, like, now.