MIA , featuring Lil Wayne Where You At , featuring Freeway and Clipse Still Fly, featuring Birdman and Chop Dip Slide Ride Out , featuring T.I., Big Kuntry King, and Young Dro Movement , featuring Dre The Future of Dade, featuring Brisco, Dirty Red, Dela, Lunch Money, Co from Picacalo, Hennessy, and P.M. W e the B est (Released June 12, 2007) DJ Khaled’s second album debuted at number eight on the Billboard 200 Chart and received mixed critical acclaim. Fans seemed to like it, though, as 79,000 copies were sold the first week. The twelve- song sophomore offering was preceded by the single We Takin’ Over , released March 27, 2007, roughly two-and-a-half months before W e the B est , s release. The single reached numbers twenty-six and twenty-eight, respectively, on Billboard ’s Hot R&B/ Hip-Hop Songs and Hot 100 Charts. Collaborations Intro (We the Best) , featuring Rick Ross The Movement (Skit) , featuring K. Foxx We Takin’ Over , featuring Akon, T.I., Rick Ross, Fat Joe, Birdman, and Lil Wayne

among hip-hop’s up-and-coming new stars and featured collaborations with a who’s who list of stars, including John Legend, Kanye West, Young Jeezy, Rick Ross, Pitbull, Trick Daddy, Akon, Fat Joe, Dre, and Lil Wayne. The lead single, Holla at Me , was released three months before the album, on February 28, 2006. DJ Khaled has continued to use this marketing technique of releasing lead singles before an album to boost interest and fan anticipation. Collaborations Born-N-Raised , featuring Pitbull, Trick Daddy, and Rick Ross Gangsta ______, featuring Young Jeezy, Bun B, Slick Pulla, and Blood Raw Grammy Family , featuring Kanye West, Consequence, and John Legend Problem , featuring Beanie Sigel and Jadakiss Holla at Me, featuring Lil Wayne, Paul Wall, Fat Joe, Rick Ross, and Pitbull Addicted , featuring Juelz Santana Watch Out, featuring Akon, Styles P, Fat Joe, and Rick Ross Destroy You , featuring Krayzie Bone and Twista Never Be Nothing Like Me , featuring Lil Scrappy and Homebwoi Candy Paint , featuring Slim Thug, Trina, and Chamillionaire

Scan the code here to listen to listen to Grammy Family , one of the big-name collaborative singles from DJ Khaled’s debut album, L istennn ... the A lbum

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