DJ Khaled Named Apple Music's First 'Artist in Residence'

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DJ Khaled attends Wu Tang Clan's "Of Mics And Men" Opening Night Party on May 15, 2019 in New York City. 

Apple Music has named DJ Khaled their first-ever Artist in Residence on Wednesday (July 24).

The streaming giant will give Khaled total creative control of their most popular playlists. For his first move, Khaled puts his own spin on AM's beloved Office DJ playlist, which now includes hits from his decorated discography, as well as cuts from Lauryn Hill, Drake, Sam CookeSnoop Dogg, Jay-Z and Rick Ross.

"Bless up @applemusic for making me the very first artist-in-residence ever for @applemusic," Khaled wrote to make the announcement official on his Instagram. "This means imma taking over the biggest playlists on the platform every month! Also the goal is to break new artists in the process. All record labels and artists, hit me up. This month, we gon start with Office DJ and then I might hit y’all wit a Gymflow playlist vibe next month."

Watch Khaled in action at the Apple offices with the commercial below. Check out his Office DJ Khaled playlist on Apple Music.


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