April 19, 2016


DJ Khaled Joins Beyoncé's Formation World Tour

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Update (9:30 p.m. ET 4/23): DJ Khaled shared which tour dates he'll be supporting Beyoncé. See below.

Original story: Six weeks after declaring Jay Z his new manager, DJ Khaled has announced he'll open for Beyoncé on her Formation World Tour. "I want to thank the incomparable icon Beyoncé for this tremendous opportunity of a lifetime," he wrote in a caption on the following Instagram video:

Khaled's complete verbiage goes like this:

"#MAJOR🔑 alert Today I proudly announce a major milestone in my career. Today's announcement is a major accomplishment in my life. In other words it's a major achievement alert!!!! I am proud to announce that I, DJ Khaled will be on tour with the icon, Beyoncé!!!!! Fan luv, when I tell you that prayer is the so powerful, please believe me. I want to thank the incomparable icon Beyoncé for this tremendous opportunity of a lifetime. Your music is the soundtrack to so many people's lives across the globe. Your legacy is a blueprint for the young generation to follow and strive to be. You are the true definition of a superstar. Thank you so much for inviting me on your stage. I promise you this! I'm gonna rip it down so legendary!!!!!! When I was a kid THEY told me no when I wanted to DJ and perform in the club! So guess what, I did!!! OPEN FOR BEYONCÉ!!!!!! Fan luv we did it! We made on the stage with the Queen. Get ready to feel passion pain success and tears of joy in a STADIUM NEAR YOU!!!!! Miami, see you soon!!! I'll be on stage with Beyoncé on April 27th and then I'll be on the road to more success. Thank you again Beyoncé for making this dream come true for me. I will never stop fan luv. Bless up!! @wethebestmusic @rocnation @epicrecords .. #MAJOR🔑 the album coming !!!! Fan luv IM see u everywhere !!!"

Beyoncé's Formation World Tour launches April 27 in Miami, continuing through July 31 in Brussels, Belgium. Scope out the full list of tour dates, and prep yourself for this weekend's still-mysterious HBO x Yoncé premiere event simply titled Lemonade.

Khaled, age 40, is having the best year humanly possible, landing a Beats 1 radio show (and premiering Future's EVOL album on the first episode), signing to Epic Records, announcing his new album Major Key (his eighth LP, I Changed a Lot, just dropped in October) and becoming Grand Supreme Lord of Snapchat. He even got interviewed by Nardwuar.

Watch DJ Khaled in conversation with Fuse: