DJ Khaled Announces Signing With Epic Records & "Major Key" Album

DJ Khaled Announces Signing With Epic Records & Major Key Album

We The Best Music is now an imprint of Epic Records, DJ Khaled announced on Instagram today (April 11). The Miami artist shared a video of himself and Epic CEO L.A. Reid. DJ Khaled says his first project on the label will be the Major Key album.

"#fanluv BREAKING NEWS: It's WeTheBest/Epic. My new album #MAJORKEY is coming!" he writes for the caption of the clip. "??? After weeks of consideration I have made a decision on where to land the biggest brand in the game. A brand that has been built from the ground up. A brand that I have spent my entire life building even before I have it a name. Today I proudly announce my new partnership with La Reid and Epic Records. We The Best Music/Epic. Those two brands are synonymous with quality music. Iconic music. La Reid was the 1st executive to give We The Best Music an opportunity to distribute my music on a grand scale. It is a very satisfying feeling to re align myself with someone who shares my vision of bringing you the fans the best music possible. When I think about Epic Records the first thing that comes to mind is Michael Jackson 'Thriller'. An iconic artist with and iconic album and iconic logo. In short I'd like to thank all the people behind the scenes that helped make this partnership a reality."

Besides housing Ace Hood, Mavado and other artists, DJ Khaled says he is looking to expand the We The Best Music roster.

"And to all aspiring superstars across the globe I say this I AM SEARCHING FOR NEW TALENT TO PRESENT TO THE WORLD!" he says. "When it comes to breaking new artists, no one does it better than WE THE BEST MUSIC!! I'm also proud to announce my new album title to the world. Fan luv you've been asking me to bless you with new music. The wait is over!!! My 9th album 'Major Key' is the best album of my career and I do it all for you!!! Stay tuned for new singles alert!!! New artist alert!!!! I'm looking for you!!! It's We The Best Music/Epic. The next chapter of success has begun. The 'machine' is the most powerful it's ever been! Intact it's the biggest machine in the game. Don't ever question it!!!! It's We The Best Music. It's Epic. Bless [email protected] @epicrecords ???? @la_reid"

Major Key will be the follow-up to DJ Khaled's I Changed a Lot, which was released in October.

DJ Khaled signed to Jay Z's Roc Nation management in February.

Epic Records signed Rick Ross in January. The label also houses Puff Daddy's Bad Boy Entertainment and Future's Freebandz imprint.

View DJ Khaled's Instagram post announcing his deal with Epic Records and the Major Key album below:

 

#fanluv BREAKING NEWS: It's WeTheBest/Epic. My new album #MAJORKEY is coming!??? After weeks of consideration I have made a decision on where to land the biggest brand in the game. A brand that has been built from the ground up. A brand that I have spent my entire life building even before I have it a name. Today I proudly announce my new partnership with La Reid and Epic Records. We The Best Music/Epic. Those two brands are synonymous with quality music. Iconic music. La Reid was the 1st executive to give We The Best Music an opportunity to distribute my music on a grand scale. It is a very satisfying feeling to re align myself with someone who shares my vision of bringing you the fans the best music possible. When I think about Epic Records the first thing that comes to mind is Michael Jackson "Thriller". An iconic artist with and iconic album and iconic logo. In short I'd like to thank all the people behind the scenes that helped make this partnership a reality. And to all aspiring superstars across the globe I say this I AM SEARCHING FOR NEW TALENT TO PRESENT TO THE WORLD! When it comes to breaking new artists, no one does it better than WE THE BEST MUSIC!! I'm also proud to announce my new album title to the world. Fan luv you've been asking me to bless you with new music. The wait is over!!! My 9th album "Major Key" is the best album of my career and I do it all for you!!! Stay tuned for new singles alert!!! New artist alert!!!! I'm looking for you!!! It's We The Best Music/Epic. The next chapter of success has begun. The "machine" is the most powerful it's ever been! Intact it's the biggest machine in the game. Don't ever question it!!!! It's We The Best Music. It's Epic. Bless up!!! @wethebestmusic @epicrecords ???? @la_reid

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