DJ Khaled saved the best for last when it came to his monstrous pairings for collabs on his Khaled Khaled album. After unveiling the official tracklist, Khaled teased NYC rap legends JAY-Z and Nas colliding on “Sorry Not Sorry” alongside James Fauntleroy and The Hive.
“JAY-Z said: Khaled GOD LOVE YOU,” Khaled captioned the post. “I said: I LOVE GOD! GOD BLESSED MY ALBUM. MY FAMILY BLESSED MY ALBUM. JAY-Z BLESS MY ALBUM. NAS BLESSED MY ALBUM. THE HIVE BLESSED MY ALBUM. #KHALEDKHALED THIS FRIDAY APRIL 30 TH ! WE MAKING HISTORY! THEY SAID IT WAS IMPOSSIBLE SO GOD MADE POSSIBLE!”
The pair of rap deities haven’t linked up on a song together since Magna Carta Holy Grail‘s “BBC” in 2013 and prior to that in 2008 when they joined forces to assist Ludacris for “I Did It For Hip Hop.” They also connected on Hov’s American Gangster cut “Success” in 2007 and the year before that on Nas’ Hip Hop Is Dead track “Black Republican.”
The former enemies have come a long way since the days of “Takeover” and “Ether” dominating Hip Hop headlines and barbershop talk in the early 2000s. While it may seem like Hov steps on Nas release dates with his music, the two are on good terms as Jay brought the Queensbridge legend out for his B-Sides show reopening Webster Hall in 2019.
“Sorry Not Sorry” will release on Friday (April 30) alongside the rest of Khaled’s star-studded twelfth studio album. Khaled Khaled is slated to also feature guest appearances from DaBaby, Lil Baby, Lil Durk, Lil Wayne, Post Malone, Megan Thee Stallion, Justin Bieber, H.E.R., Justin Timberlake and many more.
— DJ KHALED (@djkhaled) April 28, 2021