The bold claim came when Joey Crack appeared on Nore and DJ EFN Drink Champs Podcast, during an episode aired on Friday, May 14. During the booze session, the group discussed Khaled’s latest effort, Khaled khaled, and the much talked about single, “Sorry Not Sorry,” starring Jay-Z and Nas.
“People take away the greatness of Khaled,” Joe said. “And they say, ‘Well, he just got a bunch of famous rappers and puts them on the same song.’ There are a million DJs and producers trying this out. And these are not hit records. And it’s been a long time since we’ve heard from Nas and Jay-Z on what I think is a hit. can play it on the radio, it’s amazingly broadcast. So Khaled is really the Quincy Jones of hip-hop right now. “
On Saturday May 14, Fat Joe became a hot topic on Twitter with people raising stories primarily in opposition to the Bronx rap veteran’s statement. “All I’ll say is Fat Joe is entitled to his opinion, but we all know DJ Khaled could never hold a candle to Quincy Jones as a producer,” one person posted on Twitter. “Honestly, Khaled is in my opinion one of the hottest artists and producers in the music industry today.”
“DJ Khaled is not the Quincy Jones of Hip Hop, as Fat Joe said,” someone else added. “DJ Khaled is a con artist though. Hustler from the past two decades?”
Fat Joe caught wind of the opposite argument and commented on Instagram. “All those backseat drivers, Monday morning shifts, always had an opinion but can’t do it themselves,” Joe said. “Damn to me, the term Quincy Jones from that era was used in reference to the work Khaled has done for years and years of success, there is obviously only one Quincy but damn it, listen EXPLOSIVE tonight lol “
Quincy Jones is widely regarded as one of the greatest record producers of all time, regardless of genre. In a career spanning more than 70 years, he has won 28 Grammy Awards (the second of all time) and has been nominated 80 times. He has also helped shape the careers of some of history’s greatest artists, including Michael Jackson, Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, and many more.
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