Rapper Wiz Khalifa sparks outrage for visit to Pablo Escobar's grave

Wiz Khalifa posted a picture of flowers on Pablo Escobar's grave

Story highlights

  • Wiz Khalifa is pictured by Pablo Escobar's grave, smoking what appears to be marijuana
  • Medellin's mayor calls the rapper a "scoundrel"

(CNN)American rap artist Wiz Khalifa has kicked up quite the controversy on his visit to Colombia.

During a trip to perform at a festival in Medellin, the celebrity posted pictures to his Instagram account of him apparently paying tribute to the late Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar. The rapper posted one photo of colorful flowers at the grave's headstone.