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DJ Khaled Biography

Last updated: 06/24/2012 11:00:00 AM

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DJ Khaled (born November 26, 1975 in New Orleans, Louisiana), is an Palestinian American rapper and DJ. His debut album was released in stores on June 6th, 2006.

DJ Khaled is a DJ on an urban-formatted radio station in South Florida, WEDR 99 Jamz, weekdays from 6pm to 11pm in the TakeOver with K. Foxx.

A regular feature on illegal underground radio stations, DJ Khaled has, at various times in his career, gone by the monikers of "the Arab Attack" (discontinued shortly after 9/11/2001), "Big Dog Pitbull", "Terror Squadian", "the Beat Novacaine", "the Don Dada", "Mr. Miami", etc., although most listeners still know him as DJ Khaled.

On September 7, 2006, he was arrested on South Beach for possession of marijuana. Khaled made bail the following day.

Khaled recently announced on the BET New Year's Notorized show that he was working on his sophomore album entitled We The Best, was released on June 12, 2007.

Dj Khaled is currently ranked the number 1 DJ in the nation by the USDJA (United States Disc Jockey Association).


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