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DJ Khaled recalls Jay Z’s words that changed his life
June 24, 2023
DJ Khaled talks about a fateful encounter that changed his life forever.
In the constantly evolving world of music, the paths of influential figures often cross and leave a deep impact on each other. The renowned music producer recently shared a transformative moment courtesy of the legendary Jay Z.
DJ Khaled shares lifestyle wisdom from Jay Z
The words these musical titans exchanged resonated deeply with the DJ, shaping his perspective and helping him on his path to success. Recalling the profound comments made to him by none other than the iconic rapper, the father-of-two admitted that he had undergone a major change in his perspective.
He realized that his identity was no longer defined by his status or streaming numbers, but by his family. After the birth of his son Asahd, the artist went through a profound transformation and was reminded of Jay Z, whose words accurately predicted the transformative effect fatherhood would have on him.
During an interview SpeciesDJ Khaled has revealed the profound influence he has had on his children’s lives. “Everything is for them,” he confirmed, then added: “everything – the house we live in, the cars we drive, the watches, the music…”. The 47-year-old then shared some advice from the Roc Nation founder. stated:
“Jay-Z told me, ‘Wait until you have kids – that’s when life really begins.’ And as soon as my children were born, my life changed. Not only these blessings, but also my mentality. Money does not define success. Money does not define being a mogul. For me, true success is being happy.”
The record executive has created a definition of “mogul” that resonates deeply with his journey. For him, a mogul “knocks down all the barriers to living their dreams and achieves their goals even when the door was closed to them and people said it was impossible.”
In addition to his CEO duties, DJ Khaled is devoted to golf. Embracing the sport with disciplined devotion, he takes to the field every day, weather permitting.
While staying in shape is certainly a motivation, the hot man’s dedication to golf extends beyond his personal fitness. He sees sports as a valuable lesson for his children, teaching them the importance of perseverance and continuous effort, whether on the basketball court or in the midst of life’s challenges.
Despite his iconic catchphrase, “Everything I do is win,” the “Pitch Perfect 3” guest star pointed out that he tells his kids that success isn’t just about winning competitions. In his words:
“We want to bring this trophy home, but happiness, health, family – these are the real prizes. Of course we want accolades – or a room full of awards – but that doesn’t define us.”
DJ Khaled’s 12th studio album brought him tears of joy
The “Spies in Disguise” voice actor kept his fans on edge in the summer of 2020, eagerly awaiting the release of his 12th studio album, “Khaled Khaled.”
No official release date was announced at the time, but Khaled has been hard at work on two huge records to make it onto the album: “Popstar” and “Greece,” featuring the famous Drake.
These collaborations continued the duo’s long tradition of teaming up. Finally, on April 30, 2021, the much-awaited moment arrived when the actor unleashed ‘Khaled Khaled’, which was carefully staged before the world.
The Blast noted this the album had an impressive debut, collecting 93,000 units in its first week. Of these, 14,000 were pure sales, while the album amassed a staggering 106.87 million on-demand streams.
The news that “Khaled Khaled” had reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200 took an emotional toll on the “Victory” artist as he shared tears of joy on his Instagram feed.
Expressing her gratitude, she noted, “I cried many nights. Tears of JOY and Pain produce this album. Everyone’s beautiful words, texts and messages touched my heart. God is good! THANKS! THE LIGHT ?” In addition to his collaboration with Drake, Khaled has brought together artists such as Jay Z, Nas, HER, Cardi B, and Megan Thee Stallion.
The surprise collaboration with Cardi B was revealed just hours before the album’s release, adding her presence to ‘Big Paper’, bringing the album’s track count to 14.