#letterTOtheFugees I remember the 1st time I heard the angelic voice of Lauryn Hill singing Ooooh La La La...It was like a voice from heaven. Alongside the genius musician/artist Wyclef and Pras they formed the iconic and one of my favorite groups The Fugees. The Fugees pushed the culture forward and was an inspiration to me as a fan of great music and an inspiration to this day. Dj Khaled feat @nas title of the song is (Nas Album Done! )Just the title alone let's you know it's serious!! And trust me it's serious!!! So I'd like to extend my tremendous appreciation to The Fugees for giving me their blessing with Fu gee La. To Ms. Lauryn Hill I want to say thank you so very much for allowing me to create Nas Album Done utilizing your angelic voice that we sample from fu gee la Thank you for blessing me and fan luv and the millions of fans of yours and The Fugees and music fans world wide. Ms HILL I also want tell u not only am I a huge fan I play the song ZION to my son that's in my queens belly ! I want my son to hear and feel your powerful amazing iconic voice and the amazing love coming from that song ! if I could sing that's the song I would sing to my son so I play it every chance to my son in my queens belly🙏🏽 .. To Wyclef my brother, thank you for always seeing my vision and going out your way to help make this possible. You said it best "We use to be number 10!!!! Now we permanent at 1!!!!!" Thank you for giving me your blessing. Thank u for being my brother we came along way !! I will always remember me u at FULLY LOADED in Jamaica we made history !!!!! To my brother Pras, I seen you the other day pullin off in the wraith!!!! You made time for me and came to the studio to catch a vibe. I appreciate you so much. Thank you for giving me your blessing. I appreciate that!!! Bless up!! I wrote this letter to show u my appreciation for clearing the sample for my rec wit @nas #NASALBUMDONE🙏🏽🔑🔑🔑🙏🏽. #MAJOR🔑 #JULY29 @wethebestmusic 🙏🏽🔑🦁🙏🏽
DJ Khaled's Major Key album, his first release under a new deal with Epic Records, is just 48 hours away. During his most recent episode of We The Best Radio on Beats 1, Khaled premiered "Holy Keys," a single featuring Kendrick Lamar, Big Sean, and Betty Wright, and also played a snippet from his upcoming single with Nas, entitled "Nas Album Done."
Today, Khaled took to Instagram to provide more details about the Nas collaboration, and thank The Fugees for clearing a sample from their 1996 hit "Fu-Gee-La" for the song. "The Fugees pushed the culture forward and was an inspiration to me as a fan of great music and an inspiration to this day," Khaled wrote in his note to the group. "To Ms. Lauryn Hill I want to say thank you so very much for allowing me to create Nas Album Done utilizing your angelic voice that we sample from fu gee la."
Read Khaled's thank you note to The Fugees in its entirety above and look out for Major Key on July 29.