DJ Khaled's mysterious and long awaited "Father of Asahd" album has dropped, and it's rollout has been nothing if a bit mysterious - especially in consideration of how Grateful came to us.
With a new look thanks to his weight loss efforts, it might be safe to say Father of Asahd is Khaled's most mature album to date. Perhaps the joys and tribulations of fatherhood have
To determine that, you'll need to draw your own conclusions after a listen - this album is stacked, perhaps even moreso than a normal Khaled album. The man has charisma, we can't deny that, as well as an ability to draw artists from seemingly every corner of the Hip Hop genre to collaborate together. Expect to see appearances from Jay Z, Meek Mill, 21 Savage, Cardi B, Nipsey Hussle, Lil Wayne, John Legend, SZA, Travis Scott, Post Malone, Chris Brown, Big Sean, Cee-Lo, Jeezy, Future, and many more.
With the untimely passing of Nipsey Hussle, hearing him again on tracks is cathartic. Speaking on "Higher" (see above video), DJ Khaled said "I even told him, 'We're going to win a Grammy," explained Khaled, to Zane Lowe. "Because that's how I feel about my album. I really feel like not only is this my biggest, this is very special, obviously, I got a change to work with King Nipsey Hussle."
What are your thoughts? Give the album a listen and let us know in the comments below.
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