A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled Monday honoring hip-hop music producer DJ Khaled for a profession that has included six albums and 4 singles topping the charts, and 4 Grammy nominations.
Frequent collaborator Fat Joe, Sean Combs and Jay-Z had been amongst these becoming a member of DJ Khaled on the ceremony at 6212 Hollywood Blvd., subsequent to Amoeba Music.
Combs and Fat Joe had been featured in a 2010 remix of DJ Khaled’s “All I Do Is Win.”
“This proper right here, my star, I need my star to signify the sunshine, the love that shines on everyone,” Khaled advised the group.
The star is the two,719th for the reason that completion of the Walk of Fame in 1961 with the primary 1,558 stars.
Born Khaled Mohammed Khaled on Nov. 26, 1975, in New Orleans, DJ Khaled began to discover ways to DJ within the storage of his household home in Orlando, Florida, when he was 13. He started co-hosting a program on Miami radio station WEDR-FM (99.9) in 1998 with Luther Campbell, finest referred to as the chief of the rap group 2 Live Crew.
DJ Khaled’s debut album “Listennn… the Album” was released in 2006, reaching third on Billboard’s rap and R&B/hip-hop charts. His second album, “We the Best” launched in 2007, was second on each charts.
In 2011, DJ Khaled had his first No. 1 single, “I’m on One,” which featured Drake, Rick Ross and Lil Wayne, which also brought him his first Grammy nomination. He also had his first No. 1 album in 2011, “We the Best Forever.”
Each of DJ Khaled’s 5 newest albums have topped a chart, “I Changed a Lot” (2015), “Major Key” (2016), “Grateful” (2017), “Father of Asahd” (2019) and “Khaled Khaled” (2021). His other chart-topping singles are “I’m the One” and “Wild Thoughts” (both released in 2017) and “Popstar” (2020).
DJ Khaled gained the perfect rap/sung efficiency Grammy in 2020 for “Higher,” which featured vocals by Nipsey Hussle and John Legend on the piano. The Grammy got here almost 10 months after Hussle was shot to demise.
DJ Khaled’s different Grammy nominations got here in 2016 for finest rap album for “Major Key,” and 2021 for his contributions to H.E.R.’s “Back Of My Mind,” which acquired an album of the 12 months nomination.