Khalid is Excited to Get a Shout Out From Amy Poehler and Rashida Jones
Although his career is just four years old, Khalid has already become the talk of the town. Recently, Amy Poehler and Rashida Jones gave him a shout out in a video for Vanity Fair. Needless to say, the singer cannot contain his excitement.
At the mere age of 22, Khalid has gained immense success and multiple nominations for his music
Although he began writing and creating music in high school, he came in spotlight in 2016. When his first single, ‘Location’, was released, he started getting featured in publications like Buzzfeed, Billboard, and Rolling Stone. By 2017, his single had topped the chart in the US. The same year, Khalid started featuring in other artists’ music. However, his debut studio album, ‘American Teen’ was received very well and got him a Grammy Award nomination.
With time, he started collaborating with other artists
Khalid’s single, ‘Silence’, was collaborated with the American DJ, Marshmello. Such was the popularity of this song, that it appeared on the Top 200 in 28 countries. Later, his song, ‘The Ways’, featuring rapper, Swae Lee, made it to the Marvel film, ‘Black Panther’. In 2018, he collaborated with the Canadian artist, Shawn Mendes, and wrote the song, ‘Youth’. The duo performed the song at the Billboard Music Awards 2018. After that, he collaborated with artists like Billie Eilish, Halsey, and Normani. In 2019, Khalid released his second album, ‘Free Spirit’, and became the biggest global artist on Spotify.
Recently, Amy Poehler and Rashida Jones gave Khalid a shout out and made him a happy man
While taking Vanity Fair’s infamous lie detector test, Amy Poehler and Rashida Jones answered multiple questions. In the test, one actress sat in the hot seat while the other asked the questions. They answered questions about their co-stars, Parks and Recreation and whether Amy Poehler owns a wine shop or not.
When it was Rashida Jones turn, Amy asked her which song was her anthem. In response to that, Jones started singing Khalid’s song, ‘Talk’. In a tweet, Khalid expressed his immense delight and excitement on this shout out. To be recognized by big stars is a huge dream of everyone and his dream just came true.
I’m SCREAMING https://t.co/u4BDJUYHIW
— Khalid (@thegreatkhalid) March 3, 2020