NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess) — DJ Khaled, multi-platinum award-winning recording artist and head of record label/management company The Best Music Group, has signed with Epic Records.
The deal will see the Khaled release his fortcoming studio album Major Key on Epic.
"Bringing Khaled to Epic is a blessed reunion for me," said Epic's L.A. Reid, who first signed Khaled and We The Best to Def Jam Recordings in 2008. "Khaled is a supremely gifted artist and social media guru whose music has defined hip-hop and R&B for the past decade. With an extremely loyal fan base radiating worldwide out of Miami, every new release by Khaled has now become a firestorm event and his devoted legion of fans only grows bigger by the day. With Khaled's passion and creative savvy, together with our dedicated and versatile staff, we are poised to reach even greater heights together than ever before."
Referred to in the music industry as the "Quincy Jones of hip-hop & R&B," Khaled has made dozens of hit records over the course of his career. His most recent (eighth) studio album, I Changed A Lot (October 2015), entered the Billboard Independent Albums chart at #1 and R&B chart at #2. The album spun off a quintet of chart singles including "They Don't Love You No More," "Hold You Down" (RIAA gold), "How Many Times" (RIAA gold), "Gold Slugs," and "You Mine." – Staff Writers