Living the dream life loved by many and displaying his classy and expensive lifestyle, many still wonder what DJ Khaled does. Being one of the most popular celebrities in music, and a king on social media, Khaled never stops wowing his followers with a glimpse of his success.
Born Khaled Mohamed Khaled to Palestinian parents who moved to New Orleans, Louise and on the 26th of November, 1975. DJ Khaled did not just find himself doing music. His parents were Arab musicians who struggled financially after getting to America. He learned how to be a Disc Jockey in his parent’s garage at age 13. Khaled also developed an interest in rap and soul music. With the support of his parents, the road to stardom for Khaled was wide open. As a vibrant and energetic young man, he took up a work at a local record label Odyssey in New Orleans. This was where he met the genius lot of Birdman, Lil Wayne, Mavado and many others and made them champions. His quest for success saw him take up the role of a DJ in reggae sound clashes, mixing dancehall and hip-hop.
Khaled A.K.A Beat Novacane chased his music career working with a couple of radio stations. In 1998, he co-hosted “The Luke Show” with 2 Live Crew’s Luther Campbell on WEDR “99 Jamz” as a Disc Jockey. Khaled also produced beat and was a member of a Hip Hop group (Terror Squad). He hosted a weekend show and was pretty in the music industry to win. He released his debut album titled “Listennn… the Album” under Koch Records which was loved by many and ranked 12th in US Billboard 200 chart. He has featured the very best America Hip Hop artists (Lil Wayne, T-pain, Plies, Fat Joe, Akon, Birdman, Benjamin, Drake, etc.).
DJ Khaled and his fiancée Nicole Tuck are parents of a baby boy Ashad Tuck Khaled born on 23rd October 2016. He won the DJ of the Year consecutively in 2007 and 2008. The MVP of the Year was also one of his merits as well as Hustler of the Year in 2015. Furthermore, DJ Khaled received the Best Video award in 2007 for his album “We Takin’ Over”.
DJ Khaled label profile is as follows:
• We the Best
• Roc Nation
• Epic (current)
• Young Money
• Cash Money
• Terror Squad
• Def Jam South (President)
• E1 (former)
Khaled’s success has seen him released a total of 10 albums. Between the late 2015 and early 2016, Khaled released a number of Snapchat videos detailing his “key to success”. These videos received significant attention on social media, mainly popularized by the YouTube channel h3h3Productions. He became an internet phenomenon through this online recognition which he used to gain popularity. Some described him as a “living meme” or “meme in human form”. DJ Khaled’s Grateful bagged a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. Grateful is the first album to spend more than a week at No. 1 in two months. At the end of the week on July 6, 2017, Grateful earned 70,000 equivalent album units (down 53 percent), according to Nielsen Music. Khaled took to social media to appreciate his fans for making this possible. The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the U.S. based on multi-metric consumption. DJ Khaled was always focused at achieving his dream. He never gave up or gave in to laxity. He consistently strives to be the best and is engaged in some charitable work.
What DJ Khaled Does
Aside bringing the best of artists together to produce good music, is a total music enthusiast. As an Artist and Repertoire, he is responsible for talent scouting and overseeing the artistic development of recording artists and songwriters. A lot of people have criticized DJ Khaled’s singing ability. He owns many song but seem to only to show his physicality without saying much. Khaled loves having people around him and also loves having a lot of artist on just a single track.
As a Record Producer, he has produced the phenomenal likes of Fabulous, Ace hood, Rick Ross, Kent Jones, Pitbull, Future, and others. DJing is one of his hobby which he does spectacularly. He also a Radio Personality, Rapper, and Hype Man. King of Snapchat, he took to the social media app during the delivery of his baby. An admirer of social media, Khaled kept playing clips of his album “Major Key” throughout the delivery. DJ Khaled wore a red nose on TV ‘S “Red Nose Day Special” with other celebrities like Ben Affleck, Paul Rudd, Orlando Bloom and Jack Black during a fund raising campaign to help the less- privileged children. Khaled has been an inspiration to many youths and always share is success stories to help people wake up from their sleep. You some DJ Khaled is an icon and to others he is a “free man”.