By JUSTIN IVEY
D.j. Khaled can add a new gig to his résumé. Apple Music named the music mogul as its first artist-in-residence.
Khaled celebrated his Apple residency via Instagram, sharing a promotional video of himself at work.ADVERTISING
“Bless up @applemusic for making me the very first artist-in-residence ever for @applemusic,” he wrote in the caption. “This means imma taking over the biggest playlists on the platform every month!”
He added, “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. #WETHEBEST Go check out office dj play list now this what I’m listing to in my office right now .”
According to Apple Music, Khaled will craft one playlist during every month of his residency. The We The Best Music Group founder will be working with their team to create and executive produce special editions of the streaming service’s top playlists, including the popular It’s Lit!!! and Gymflow.
Khaled’s residency kicked off the launch of his first playlist, Office DJ Khaled. The collection is his own version of Apple Music’s Office DJ.
Check it out here.