Thursday, September 4, 2008

DJ Khaled's new album We Global

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.

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.”