Jay-Z, Diddy and More Celebrate DJ Khaled's Walk of Fame Honor at Star-Studded Ceremony
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Also joining the hip-hop moguls at the ceremony held on the 6200 block of Hollywood Boulevard are Teyana Taylor, Fat Joe, Jeezy and N.O.R.E. among many others.

AceShowbiz - DJ Khaled has got his name cemented into Hollywood history. After more than two decades in the industry, the rapper/record executive was honored with his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The ceremony, which took place on Monday, April 11 on the 6200 block of Hollywood Boulevard, drew a number of other big names in the industry. Several of Khaled's key collaborators and supporters, including Jay-Z, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, Teyana Taylor and Fat Joe, showed up to help celebrate the milestone.

In introducing the honoree, Fat Joe complimented Khaled's all-orange look before recalling memories of how they first met and grew into friends. "When I met him, he made me move out of New York to Miami," Joe began his story of Khaled. "Just to be close to him … that energy was so infectious."

"When I think of Khaled, I think of love. That's the only reason why you see the heavyweights here like you see them," he added of his dear friend. "In hip-hop, for a long time, we haven't really embraced fatherhood. Nobody has done it like Khaled. And music-wise, there's nobody with a greater ear."

In his speech, Diddy praised Khaled's determination. "You are the definition of, if you wanna make something happen, you gotta put in that work and make it happen," he remarked. "I've seen you from when we didn't have nothing, from when we were just coming out from the mud."

The Bad Boy Records founder continued sharing, "I remember that day when you told me, 'They don't believe me, Puff.' I was like 'Khaled, what are you talking about? You're doing great, you're the vice president of A&R.' And you were said, 'But they don't believe me.' … I remember from that day, you worked all the way up."

"You're a pioneer; you're an icon and a brilliant businessman," he continued gushing over the 46-year-old artist. "But most importantly, you're a great friend to all of us here - a great father, a great husband, and one of the greatest people I've ever met. Your energy and your work ethic is unmatched, we celebrate you for everything."

Khaled, meanwhile, got emotional as he took the podium. "I want my star to represent the light, the love that shines on everybody. God put me on this earth to be a light," he said. "They didn't believe in us, but God did." He gave a shout out to Motown, his Roc Nation management team, his label and himself. "There's only one Khaled, that's all I gotta say," so he declared.

The Grammy-winning artist then shouted his personal motto, "We the best - it's not just me it's we." Before ending his speech, he said, "And I just want to make it super clear: We are just getting started, anything you've seen me do before, just imagine that to the most trillionth power ever cause I'm not stopping, I'm making more music."

Jay-Z didn't speak, but he joined the group for a photo opp in front of Khaled's new star. At the ceremony, Khaled was also joined by his family, including wife Nicole Tuck and their two children. Jeezy (Young Jeezy), N.O.R.E., label executives Sylvia Rhone (Epic Records), LA Reid (Hitco), Ethiopia Habtemariam (Motown), Tunji Balogun (Def Jam), LaTrice Burnette (Island), Jeff Harleston (Universal Music Group) and Mark Shimmel (Dick Clark Productions), along with Cool & Dre, Reggie Saunders of Nike and Wayne Barrow were also present at the event.

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