Wiz Khalifa - Work Hard Play Hard

Posted 4 years ago
Producer:
Benny Blanco and Stargate
Album:

For a self-proclaimed stoner of all-stoners, Wiz Khalifa sure puts in a lot of work. In between the Microsoft commercials, constant shows and endless stream of interviews you’d actually think the man is addicted to work, not THC. But as Wiz reminds us on his new single, his life carries one simple motto: Word Hard Play Hard. Produced by Benny Blanco and Stargate, the latter half of which were responsible for his massive Black & Yellow breakthrough, Work/Play features an openly banger of a beat full of enough bass to set off a California faultline and instantly addictive synth lines before flipping into a more openly pop hook. Vocally Wiz follows the instrumental’s lead, laying down line after line aimed at letting the world know that all that hard work has paid off very, very nicely: “I got so much money I should start a bank / so much paper right in front of me it’s hard to think.” So how about it DJBooth Nation? Was Work Hard Play Hard the right way to kick off Wiz’ campaign towards the summer release of his sophomore album, O.N.I.F.C. (Only Nigga In First Class)?

Wiz Khalifa HitmakerMusic VideosStreet Banger

Written by
Posted 4 years ago
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

More from Wiz Khalifa

Wiz Khalifa - O.N.I.F.C Cover
Album: O.N.I.F.C
He may not be the “best”, or the richest, or the most powerful, but Wiz Khalifa is certainly one of the most famous rappers alive. Thanks in large part to his new girlfriend’s large parts Kanye West’s every move is... More
Posted on Dec 05, 2012

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

This Drake & Kanye West Collabo Album Might Actually Happen

A Drake and Kanye West collaborative album isn't actually going to happen, right? Right? Read More
Posted 10 hours ago by DJ Z

Anderson .Paak Drops Truth Bomb on Lil Yachty: “Real Artists Are Students of the Game”

Lil Yachty might be young, but in order to remain relevant in rap he must do his homework. Read More
Posted 11 hours ago by DJ Z

Post Malone Offers Unnecessary Apology For “Stoney” Album Delay

The Universal Republic signee did the right thing, but entitled fans are the real problem. Read More
Posted 13 hours ago by DJ Z

Mac Miller’s “The Divine Feminine” Album Is About The Stages Of Love

Love is the concept that Mac Miller will be exploring on his forthcoming "The Divine Feminine" album. Read More
Posted 2 days ago by Yoh

Young Thug’s “Jeffery” Cover Isn’t Shocking, Stop It

Young Thug is wearing a dress, it's not a big deal guys. Read More
Posted 2 days ago by Yoh

Young Thug “No, My Name is JEFFERY” Cheat Code Album Review

The artist either formerly or still known as Young Thug presents his most compelling work of the year. Read More
Posted 2 days ago by Brendan V
Sample Text - Sample Link
0:00
3:00
Shrink
Hide

TRENDING NOW



Flame

TOP 20 MUSIC CHARTS


Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.