(AllHipHop News) There are very few artists in Hip-Hop that have been known to smoke as much herb as Pittsburgh, PA bred and Hollywood residing rapper, Wiz Khalifa.
That being said, it was no surprise when Winston-Salem police smelled a skunk-like odor coming from the Taylor Gang CEO’s tour bus in May of last year and charged the rapper with the possession of approximately 1/2 an ounce of buds.
Yesterday, Wiz learned his fate as a North Carolina judge told Wiz that he would merely need to a complete court assigned community service to make amends for his first offense in Forsyth County, North Carolina.
Generally prosecutors in Forsyth County will voluntarily dismiss charges for first-time offenders if they perform community service and refrain from getting in further trouble with the law.
In order to complete his service, the court asked Wiz to shoot a video encouraging students to stay in school and make positive choices.
Khalifa, born Cameron Jibril Thomaz, complied and will star in the video for students at Carter G. Woodson School in Winston-Salem, although the video is not yet available to the public.
“He provided a community service that a lot of people can’t provide because of his status,” Assistant District Attorney Mike Silver said. “He’s well known. He’s a very popular artist.”
Winston-Salem Police said that 18 to 19 other people were charged with drug possession although the charges were also dismissed for community service.
Instructors at Carter G. Woodson will be given the video along with a lesson plan to ensure that students get educational value out of watching Wiz in the commercial.
In other news, yesterday Wiz and Berner dropped their video for the song called “Paradise” which samples the Phil Collins song, “Another Day in Paradise.”
Check below for the “Paradise” video: