The multi-platinum record producer and Grammy-winning Hip-Hop artist DJ Khaled has signed an exclusive deal with Def Jam Recordings. The deal will bring Khaled’s mega-successful We The Best imprint to the historic label. Further, Khaled will also serve as the Global Creative Director Consultant for Universal Music Group.
“The energy at this point in my career is at an all-time high and I’m grateful to Sir Lucian Grainge for allowing me to join his empire at this stage in my journey. Together, we will achieve even greater heights and take it to the next level. I feel blessed and so inspired with renewed energy.” Khaled said about the partnership.
Khaled further shared his excitement with Def Jam Chairman & CEO Tunji Balogun.
“I’m excited to not only partner, but to come back home to Def Jam. Tunji Balogun is not only an extraordinary A&R, but a true music-man and visionary who continuously is responsible for introducing the world to some of its next greatest superstars. I’m excited to join my sister and visionary executive LaTrice Burnette once again, as we have had tremendous success on every single project we have collaborated on in the past. Def Jam is the culture and together we will make history yet once again.” Khaled said in a statement.