JM | May 1, 2021

DJ Khaled shouts out Jamaica as new album, music videos released

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Three-time Grammy nominee DJ Khaled. (Photo: Grammy.com)

Less that a month after announcing his new album was almost complete, DJ Khaled has released Khaled Khaled, making special mention this morning (May 1) of his dancehall reggae team up with Buju Banton, Capleton and Bounty Killer, Where You Come From.

In a post on Twitter celebrating his new album, Khaled included the music video for Where You Come From, saying: “Let’s be CLEAR! All these artists have NEVER collaborated on one record before. This is HISTORY. JAMAICA I LOVE YOU!”

Just an hour after posting the music video, the ‘historic’ collaboration had already racked up almost 200,000 views and 3,000 comments.

Khaled also released videos for other tracks on the album.

The epic song includes ad libs from the iconic Barrington Levy that one viewer said give the tune “extra spice”.

Another viewer, CiviliNation7, said: “No matter what beat or riddim, Prophet Capleton will always find a flow that just fits perfect.”

A third viewer, Maverick, declared that “the most authentic artistes on the album are all on one song”.

DJ Khaled (second left) with (from left) Capleton, Bounty Killer and Buju Banton.

While dancehall/reggae lovers were giving high praise to the iconic Jamaican artistes on Where You Come From, that’s not to take away from the other fine collaborations on the album.

Khaled’s star-studded, 14-track LP includes of host of other guests including JAY-Z, Megan Thee Stallion, Cardi B, Nas, Drake, Post Malone, 21 Savage, Justin Timberlake, Lil Wayne, Justin Bieber, Lil Baby, DaBaby, Migos, H.E.R., Roddy Ricch, and Puff Daddy.

It also includes two previously released collaborations with Drake, in 2020’s Popstar and Greece.


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