DJ Khaled (Palestinian-American hip hop DJ & producer)
Legal name: Khaled Mohammaed Khaled
Khaled Mohamed Khaled (born November 26, 1975), professionally known as DJ Khaled, is an American record producer, radio personality, DJ and record label executive. He previously went by the name Arab Attack, but changed it after the 9/11 attacks, as he didn't want to appear insensitive. He is a radio host for the Miami-based urban music radio station WEDR and the DJ for the hip hop group Terror Squad. In 2006, Khaled released his debut album Listennn... the Album. He went on to release We the Best (2007), We Global (2008), Victory (2010), We the Best Forever (2011), Kiss the Ring (2012) and Suffering from Success (2013). In 2009, Khaled became the president of record label Def Jam South and he is also the CEO and founder of We the Best Music Group. He hosts the weeknight program TakeOver on Miami-based urban music radio station WEDR with fellow host K. Foxx. Khaled states that he has worked for the station professionally since 2003. In 1998, Khaled worked as a DJ for Luther Campbell for Campbell's Friday night WEDR radio show The Luke Show.
From 2004 to 2006, Khaled assisted in the production of the hip-hop albums Real Talk by Fabolous, True Story by Terror Squad, All or Nothing by Fat Joe, and Me, Myself, & I by Fat Joe. Khaled released his eighth studio album, I Changed a Lot, on October 23, 2015.