Wiz Khalifa Talks Son's Pennywise Halloween Costume, Humble Beginnings & Smoking Before the Gym

Wiz Khalifa James Corden
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Wiz Khalifa and Zach Woods on The Late Late Show with James Corden on Nov. 6, 2019. 

Wiz Khalifa popped up for a random appearance on The Late Late Show With James Corden on Wednesday night (Nov. 6).

The Pittsburgh native sat down as a special guest alongside actor-comedian Zach Woods with Corden, as he dished on his son Bash's Halloween, smoking routine while hitting the gym, and getting his start in music. 

For Bash, he loves scary movies, which made the Pennywise costume an easy choice. With Wiz's son eager to watch, he actually had to put his fears to the side and watch It and It Chapter Two with the 6-year-old. "He understands that it's still a story, a movie, and it's not real," he said. "It took me a while to watch It."

Khalifa then touched on his humble beginnings as a rapper, where the shows were a far cry from the arenas he sells out these days. "There was a lot of times I did shows locally. I would be in Pittsburgh or Ohio or somewhere really close. A lot of the time, it was me, the people I came with, and my mom was there," said the Taylor Gang leader. "Back in the day, it started out really humble."

After coming back from a break, Corden was amazed to find out how Wiz smokes and continues to be productive in the gym. "You got to smoke when you're getting hit in the face that many times," said Khalifa. "Then lifting weights, it helps with recovery. When I'm high walking into the gym, I'm not thinking about how difficult it's going to be, I'm just happy."

Watch the clips below. 


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