•Cameron Jibril Thomaz
•Born on September 8, 1987 in Minot, North Dakota
•Mother and a father serving in the military
•Moved to Pittsburgh at the age of two
•Next 13 years, he moved between Pittsburgh and South Carolina, Georgia,Oklahoma, Germany, Japan, and England •In October of 1990 separated from his mother left in the hands of her sister while she served in Operation Desert Storm. •Age of 14, already had a few songs under his belt
•Released first mixtape, Prince of the City: Welcome to Pistolvania, in 2005. •2007, Khalifa signed to Warner Bros. Records and released two mixtapes through Rostrum Records •Parted ways with Warner Bros. Records in July 2009
–Arrested at East Carolina University November 9th 2010 for possessing 2.1 ounces of Marijuana. –Released the next morning after a $300,000 bond
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