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DJ Khaled to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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He the best! Super producer DJ Khaled is the latest artist that will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. 

The unveiling and dedication ceremony will take place on April 11, with the star placed on the 6200 block of Hollywood Boulevard, next to the famous record store, Amoeba Music.

“DJ Khaled is one of the most popular and ever-present impresarios of the rap industry and we are thrilled to honor him with his own star on the Walk of Fame.” said Walk of Fame Producer Ana Martinez.

Khaled, born Khaled Mohammed Khaled, is one of the most sought-out producers in music today. His catch phrases “we the best,” “anotha one” and “major key” can be heard on some of the hottest hip hop and pop tracks, like “Wild Thoughts” with Rihanna and Bryson Tiller, “I’m the One” with Justin BieberChance the RapperLil Wayne and Quavo, and “Popstar,” with Drake

Khaled’s innovative influence in music garnered him numerous accolades including multiple Platinum and Gold RIAA certifications, dozens of Billboard chart-topping songs, and a Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Performance, for “Higher,” featuring John Legend and the late rapper Nipsey Hussle. Khaled was also recently nominated for a Grammy as a producer on H.E.R.’s Back of My Mind.

As he would put it, Khaled’s definitely “got the keys” and now, a star on the Walk of Fame. 

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