We Dem Boyz

Album: Blacc Hollywood (2014)
Charted: 43
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  • This was released as the lead single from Blacc Hollywood. "I like 'We Dem Boyz' as the first single because of the energy," Wiz told Billboard magazine. "It reaches so many audiences other than just a rap audience. It's kind of like how 'Black and Yellow' was – a big sports song to get everybody riled. It's more of anthem."
  • The song was debuted by Wiz via Shazam on February 10 2014. The concept being that when the video was Shazamed, fans could unlock the whole audio track on the app's feed. The Pittsburgh rapper was the first ever artist to premiere a track on the music identification service.
  • The video, directed by Ethan Lader, was filmed in Atlanta and done in a single shot. Big K.R.I.T., Rich Homie Quan, Chevy Woods, Ty Dolla $ign and B.o.B are among the rappers that make cameo appearances.
  • Speaking to Rap Radar about the Blacc Hollywood album title, Khalifa explained: "It just represents the lifestyle. Not really like, black people in Hollywood, but just like a black attitude. Not giving an 'F' about anything and just blacking out on the world, so, we're bringing that to Hollywood."
  • Blacc Hollywood debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200, giving Wiz Khalifa his first ever chart-topping album.
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