DJ Khaled has announced the release date for his ninth studio album, Major Key.
The LP, which features a lion on its cover art, is due out July 29, according to an Instagram post from the Miami artist.
He also shared the news that the much-anticipated "I Got The Keys" visual with Jay Z and Future is set to premiere Sunday in conjunction with the BET Awards. Photos of the video shoot showed a long list of all-star cameos including Rick Ross, T.I., 2 Chainz and Pusha T.
The first single for Major Key is "For Free," which features Drake.
Major Key will be Khaled's first album through Epic Records. He signed to the company shepherded by L.A. Reid in April
View DJ Khaled's very excited Instagram post below:
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(This article was last updated June 24, 2016 and is as follows.)
Remember that photo shoot DJ Khaled had with a lion?
Well, the official album cover for Major Key is here and yes, the lion made the cut.
DJ Khaled revealed the cover art on his Instagram. The photo was shot by legendary photographer Jonathan Mannion, who is responsible for the iconic covers of DMX's Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood and The Game's The Documentary.
Major Key is set to include a song with Jay Z and Future. It is supposedly going to be the song of the summer, according to the Atlanta rapper. The squad filmed the video for "I Got The Keys" with a long list of superstar cameos including T.I., 2 Chainz, Swizz Beatz and Rick Ross. In his Instagram post for the album cover, Khaled promises the video "very very soon" and says he will announce the release date for his ninth LP, his first with Epic Records, on the same day.
View DJ Khaled's cover art for Major Key below: