Over the course of six years, DJ Khaled has gone from a connected radio DJ in Miami to one of the biggest figures in hip hop. As DJ Khaled makes his media rounds and recounts all that has come from his sixth studio album, Kiss the Ring, his growth is clear. DJ Khaled has become one of the most powerful figures in hip hop, landing Nas and Scarface on his album and Kim Kardashian for his music video.
Hip hop heads have wanted to know more about DJ Khaled’s work with Nas and Scarface, as it is a dream collaboration. Meanwhile, many have wanted to disucss the music video pieced together for “I Wish You Would” and “Cold,” two collaborations between DJ Khaled and Kanye West. When DJ Khaled was in New York City, he spoke with Angie Martinez for Hot 97 about the overall process.
During his interview with Angie Martinez, DJ Khaled spoke on the overall Kiss the Ring project and also spoke on getting Kim Kardashian in his music video. Though Kim Kardashian is mentioned on many popular rap songs, she had never made a music video appearance. However, since starting the romance with Kanye West, Kim Kardashian has become a bigger rap topic and was bound to appear in a music video.
Watch the entire interview below: