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DJ Khaled Visits The Brooklyn Botanic Gardens & Breaks Down His Hits | IRL

Genius2016-10-24
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DJ Khaled discusses the evolution of his career, from the early days of buying vinyl to becoming a successful DJ and producer. He talks about the pivotal moments that inspired him, the challenges he faced, and the incredible collaborations that have defined his journey. The interview also covers the making of his album "Major Key" and the mindset he maintains in his pursuit of success.

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DJ Khaled discusses his early inspirations and the beginning of his music career, including working at a record store and meeting influential people in the industry.
00:00
DJ Khaled's interest in DJing was inspired by buying vinyl and trying to DJ on cassette tapes.
He worked at a record store called Odyssey records and had the opportunity to witness the beginning of cash money and work with Master P's producers.
DJ Khaled talks about the challenges he faced as a DJ in the beginning of his career and how he approached his album 'Listen' differently.
03:12
At the time, it was believed that DJs would not support another DJ, but DJ Khaled's hard work and hit records proved otherwise.
He considered 'Listen' to be his first number one album and went all out, including getting Jay-Z and Future on the track 'I Got the Keys'.
The title 'Nas Album Done' was a result of DJ Khaled wanting people to see the tracklist without hearing the whole song.
DJ Khaled discusses the collaboration with Jay-Z and the process of getting the vocals for the song 'I Got the Keys'.
06:00
Drake texted DJ Khaled the second verse for 'I Got the Keys' and DJ Khaled was ecstatic.
The title 'Nas Album Done' was given by DJ Khaled after Nas sent him the verses and he realized the magnitude of the collaboration.
DJ Khaled wanted people to see the tracklist without hearing the whole song and that's how the title 'Nas Album Done' came about.
DJ Khaled talks about the personal song 'Forgive Me Father' featuring Meghan Trainor, and the collaboration with Betty Wright, Big Sean, Kendrick Lamar, and others on the album.
09:27
The song 'Forgive Me Father' is personal to DJ Khaled, and even though he is not rapping on it, it reflects his vibe.
DJ Khaled wanted people to see the tracklist without hearing the whole song and that's how the title 'Nas Album Done' came about.
The album features collaborations with Betty Wright, Big Sean, Kendrick Lamar, Jadakiss, Fat Joe, Busta Rhymes, and newcomer Kent Jones.