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City council hosts Wiz Khalifa

Published by Laura Olson on .

Nothing unusual at city council today, unless you count the rapper hanging out in the council chamber?

Pittsburgh native Wiz Khalifa is in town for a show tomorrow at Consol Energy Center. In honor of the hometown star, council declared today to be "Wiz Khalifa Day."

Also known as Cameron Jibril Thomaz, the rapper was behind last year's single, "Black and Yellow," which became an adopted anthem for the Steelers.

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There was a small crowd on hand, as the event was kept a secret to prevent the City-County Building from being mobbed by fans.

"It means a lot to me, being a kid from Pittsburgh and riding the buses and going to school out here and just loving Pittsburgh so much," he said. "Even when I moved here when I was younger, I told people I was from Pittsburgh, and that was it. So, to come so far, and represent, and have everybody be proud of me -- I don't even feel like I'm doing that great. I can do better and better."

Photo via @nataliarudiak

The official city proclamation is below:

Wiz Khalifa Day in Pittsburgh Proclamation

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