Khalid: The Prince of Pop

Breaking down the next pop superstar, Khalid Robinson



Not to be confused with DJ Khaled, Khalid (pronounced kuh-leed) is the next pop superstar. Don’t believe me? Check out what the 22 year old has already accomplished: back to back RIAA certified platinum albums, six Grammy nominations, six Billboard Music Awards, three American Music Awards, and one MTV Video Music Award (Time). Next, we look at how and why Mr. Robinson will be a bona fide superstar.


The American Teen

Despite being born in Georgia, Khalid lived multiple places in his early life as a result of his parents being in the military. However, in his senior year of high school, he moved to El Paso, Texas. It’s here that Khalid forever plants his roots that attribute to his music success. During this short stint in Texas, Robinson would begin to work on his hit single “Location”. The song would ultimately become his ride to the to