DJ/Producer, Marshmello, links with El Paso’s Khalid for a stirring dance ballad titled “Silence.” They’ve been quiet for too long and it’s time to let loose. Stream below and purchase “Silence” on iTunes.
“Young, dumb, broke high school kids.” It’s easy to forget that Khalid is only 19 years old when you hear his weathered vocals. It’s easier to understand when you see him with his friends in the video for “Young Dumb & Broke.” The video has a nostalgic high school feel to it, as we see . . .
It’s been hard to avoid hearing Khalid‘s “Location” if you’ve been anywhere near an FM radio station in recent times. Louis Futon gave the mellow song from the El Paso up and comer new wings with “Juicy Location,” a mash up that combines vocals from The Notorious B.I.G.‘s “Juicy” with a “Location” rendition courtesy of . . .
Khalid, Rae Sremmurd, and Lil Yachty have different takes on how to incorporate melody into hip-hop, but they all get their just due on “Young Dumb & Broke.” It looks like this El Paso, Texas-based up and comer is going to continue his rapid ascent. Stream the new version of “Young Dumb & Broke” below.
Scottish producer Calvin Harris recruits Atlanta superstar Future and El Paso rising star Khalid for his funky, catchy new single, “Rollin.” The three display solid chemistry, as Future and Khalid take turns handling vocals over Harris’s layered production. Harris’s forthcoming project,, Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1, will feature guest appearances from the likes of ScHoolboy . . .
Outside of “Location,” “Let’s Go” is easily one of Khalid‘s biggest records thus far. On the remix, the Texas-based singer/songwriter is joined by versatile DMV-based emcee GoldLink, who uses his elastic, melodic delivery to great effect over the piano lade instrumental. Stream the “Let’s Go” remix below.
Khalid‘s American Teen album debuted in the top 10 on the Billboard charts, and he ups the ante once more with a “Location” remix that features contributions from Lil Wayne and Kehlani. The talented Texan keeps his contributions the same, allowing the two superstars to add in their own interpretations of the track’s theme. Stream . . .
Khalid‘s expressive, unique vocals are a huge part of what made “Location” take off the way that it did. Swell adds a new layer to the mix with his surging, synth-heavy instrumentation to create a remix that’s truly worth the listen. Stream Swell’s “Location” remix below.
With the release of his American Teen album on the horizon, 18 year old singer/songwriter Khalid has premiered the project’s title track via Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 radio show. With plenty of influences paying homage to a different era, this record is a prime example of what’s made Khalid alluring to so many people as . . .
Each time I hear a new Khalid song, I have to remind myself that he’s still not even 20 years old, which makes songs like “Shot Down” even more amazing. The El Paso, Texas bred up and comer sings like a man who’s lived twice as long, with the experiences to match. Khalid’s debut album, . . .
Los Angeles singer/songwriter Alina Baraz teams up with Khalid for the alluring “Electric.” Alina’s vocals are lingering and subtly harmonized. They dance tenuously over the instrumental as the thumping bassline and billowing guitar licks create a hypnotizing soundscape. Khalid is only 18, but his voice has the maturity of someone 3 times his age. Toward . . .
Khalid and Brasstracks are the latest to take part in Yours Truly and adidas originals’s #songsfromscratch series, and “Whirlwind” is a great final result. Khalid is an El Paso, Texas native with a voice that is expressive and seasoned, seemingly well beyond his 18 years of life on this earth. Brasstracks continues to provide beautifully . . .
“I just need a time and place to come through.” Khalid‘s voice is full of character and warmth, and he uses it to great effect on “Location.” It’s hard to believe that the El Paso, Texas-based vocalist is still a teenager, given his sound. The newly released video for “Location” takes us back to Khalid’s . . .
“Pick up your worries, and throw them out the window.” He’s only eighteen years old, but El Paso, Texas-based singer Khalid has a voice and presence on “Let’s Go” that speaks to experience beyond his years. He muses, “you’ve got too much time to waster, focusing on what people say.” It seems clear that the . . .
Producer, DJ Mustard, drops a new, eclectic project title ‘Don’t Box Me Vol. 1.’ He takes some modern hits and repackages them as Mustard remixes. The project title is fitting as he shows what he can do outside of the typical sounds he has been associated with over the years. He takes Hip-Hop, R&B, Future . . .