We The Best CEO DJ Khaled might have really started from the bottom. The hip-hop executive has delivered some major rags to riches motivation to his millions of fans.
On Friday, Khaled tossed up a meme putting himself amongst iconic companies like Microsoft and Nike for having to carve their success stories from unlikely starting points.
Last month, Khaled lit up his IG feed with a sneak peek at his gold plaque for the album Father of Asahd.
The same week, Khaled went to Instagram to geek out over his accomplishment and promised a big surprise once he hits platinum.
According to recent reports, Khaled’s recent record sales issues were directly connected to music publication Billboard for excluding some of his LP’s numbers.
DJ Khaled‘s reported anger about the sales of his album have nothing to do with the success of Tyler, the Creator, and it turns out his frustrations are actually with Billboard for allegedly choosing not to use a huge chunk of his sales and smashing his chances at a #1 album over a petty disagreement. Multiple sources familiar with the situation tell The Blast, Khaled’s “Father of Asahd” missed becoming the #1 album because over 100,000 album downloads for the hip-hop producer were “disqualified” over the running of a promotion that Billboard said “was not approved.” (The Blast)