DJ Khaled on How He Signed Ace Hood (2008) #TBT

Back in 2008, DJ Khaled opened up about his “Out Here Grindin” album, and says that it’s a record for everyone who’s trying to make it. He then segued into how he signed Ace Hood, revealing that he knew the rapper had star power when he saw him. After listening to an album Ace handed him, Khaled sent over the instrumental for “I’m So Hood,” and Ace impressed him with the tape he sent back.

When asked about his relationship with Lil Wayne and Fat Joe, Khaled said that they are like family to him beyond music. He also shared what kind of cars he drives, showed off his jewels, and gave his opinion on Kim Kardashian.