Waze directions from DJ Khaled

By CARSIFU | 23 May 2019

PETALING JAYA: He’s known for sharing his words of wisdom online, but from today DJ Khaled is bringing his life hacks direct to Waze users: as its newest celebrity voice.

The everyday driving platform bringing together drivers to outsmart traffic together, and Deezer, the global music streaming service, have announced the voice will be available globally on Waze from today until the end of June, to celebrate the launch of DJ Khaled’s new album Father of Asahd.

The DJ Khaled voice - made exclusively available on Waze by Deezer - is running throughout all of June and will accompany users on their “journey for greatness.” Along the way they’ll enjoy their rides with words of advice including “Stay focused”, “Don’t play yourself” and “The top’s off the maybach!”

“Bless up Deezer and Waze for guiding millions of drivers across the world on their path to success!! So excited for FAN LUV to be able to get my voice on Waze! Don’t forget, FATHER OF ASAHD is out now!” said DJ Khaled.

“We are beyond excited to launch the DJ Khaled voice in partnership with our friends at Deezer,” said Adam Fried, Head of Global Partnerships at Waze.  “DJ Khaled has one of the most recognizable voices in the industry and is beloved by many of our 115+ million users around the world, so we can’t think of anyone better to safely and entertainingly guide Waze drivers on their journeys.”

Waze and Deezer began working together in late 2018, when the popular music streaming app became a Waze Audio Player partner: an embedded audio player giving drivers an easy way to listen to music, podcasts, audiobooks, news and more - all while safely navigating.

DJ Khaled’s available on Waze for a limited time, so update your voice today in Settings > Voice Directions > DJ Khaled and listen to Father of Asahd on May 17th.

Malaysian Wazers can also enjoy the Leona Chin voice option launched on May 6 which has the renowned Motorsport darling help them navigate around the country with road safety reminders.

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