DJ Khaled was blessed with a baby boy just days before he won his first Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung performance.
The star American DJ took to Instagram to share his joy on the birth, penning an emotional post over the Muslim name he chose for his son.
Aalam, meaning 'world,' holds a special meaning to Khaled as the record producer explained the name is used in the Holy Quran in many places.
"Aalam is an indirect Quranic name for boys and girls that means world," Khaled wrote. "It is derived from the AIN-L-M which is used in many places in the Qur'an." He continued, "Peace be upon Nuh among [the people of] the world."
The star also took to social media to share an adorable picture of Aalam, who is seen with his 3-year-old brother Asahd. "BROTHERS! ASAHD ! And AALAM ! Jan 20 . 2020 Time 11 : 42 pm,” he captioned a pic , noting the date and time of Aalam’s birth. “Aalam eight pounds and four ounces, we the best! More love, more blessings.”
DJ Khaled, who's real name is Khaled Mohamed Khaled, was born to Palestinian immigrant parents and has reportedly described himself as a "devout Muslim."
"It would take me 40 years to tell you everything I pray about because I pray almost every second of the day. It’s the way I was brought up, and it keeps a shield around me," he revealed in a 2016 interview with Rolling Stone.
The Wild Thoughts artist is married to 44-year-old Nicole Tuck, who is of Palestinian and African-American heritage. The two have been together for over a decade and has always played a major role in her husband's life and career.
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