August 21, 2008
DJ Khaled Ready to Bring Miami Global!
Miami radio personality, label head, Terror Squad/KOCH Records recording artist and soon, Global dominator DJ Khaled is set to release his highly-anticipated third album, "We Global" on Tuesday, September 16, 2008.
DJ Khaled recently leaked "Go Hard," the 2nd single from the forthcoming new album. "Go Hard" featuring Kanye West and T-Pain can be heard here: http://kochent.edgeboss.net/download/kochent/radiohits/go_hard_ft_kanye_west_t_pain.mp3.DJ Khaled enthuses about "Go Hard,""This is the biggest record in music right now! 'Go Hard' is what we doing to survive in this world. This anthem is timeless!!!! There are so many hip hop quotables on this record!!!!!"
The first single, "Out Here Grindin'," is currently Top 20 at urban radio and features Akon, Rick Ross, Young Jeezy, Lil Boosie, Plies, Ace Hood, and Trick Daddy with production from The Runners.
The "Out Here Grindin'" video co-directed by Gil Green & pLot can be seen on BET and MTV2 and is currently on the countdown for both BET's "106th & Park" and MTV2's "Sucker Free Countdown." To date, the video has already been streamed over 7 million times online.
Khaled's third and most anticipated album to date, "We Global," features Kanye West, Fabolous, Fat Joe, Nas, Ace Hood, Sean Paul, Busta Rhymes, Flo Rida, Akon, Rick Ross, Trick Daddy, Plies, Lil Boosie, Trey Songz, Lil Scrappy, Birdman, Bun B, Pitbull and many more.
Producers The Runners, Danja, DJ Nasty, The Inkredibles, Cool and Dre, Goldrush, Isaac Opus, Lu Diaz and of course Beat Novacaine, are handling production on what are sure to be the hottest tracks of 2008 on "We Global."
DJ Khaled was recently nominated for a 2008 BET Award for Best Collabo for his song "I'm So Hood (Remix)" feat. Young Jeezy, Ludacris, Big Boi, T-Pain, Busta Rhymes, Rick Ross and Lil Wayne and Birdman.
XXL recently called Khaled "the gatekeeper of the Sunshine State sound." And with good reason.
On his first two albums, Khaled helped the burgeoning Miami hip hop scene explode nationally by featuring local as well as national talent on his numerous singles/collaborations. Khaled's last album, 2007's "We The Best," debuted at #8 on the Billboard Top 200 and has sold over 400,000 copies on the strength the album's two huge hits, "We Takin' Over" and "I'm So Hood" and its massive Remix.
Khaled has also sold well over 3 million combined Digital/Mobile units on the strength of "I'm So Hood" and "We Takin' Over" and his newest banger, "Out Here Grindin'."
DJ Khaled, who currently has the most popular radio show in Miami (WEDR/99 Jamz), released his debut, "Listennn...The Album," last year debuting at #1 on the Billboard Independent Chart. The album spawned 3 singles/videos including "Holla At Me,""Grammy Family," and "Born N' Raised."
For more info on DJ Khaled, please visit www.MySpace.com/DjKhaled.
About KOCH Entertainment
KOCH Entertainment, founded in 1987 and now in its twenty-second year, is the leading and fastest-growing independent music company in the U.S. KOCH's operations encompass record and video labels, music publishing as well as distribution companies in the U.S. and Canada. KOCH Entertainment is the market leader among independent labels and distributors in both the U.S. and Canada. Its record label KOCH Records (www.kochrecords.com) is the # 1 independent label in the U.S. and had the largest number of Billboard charting albums among independents for seven years in a row (2001 - 2007). KOCH Entertainment is a subsidiary of Entertainment One Ltd. which is listed on the London Stock Exchange's AIM market (ticker symbol "ETO.L").
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