DJ Khaled and his family grace Parents Magazine cover
American DJ, record executive, and producer DJ Khaled and his family have graced the parent magazine cover
The Grammy winner, 45, opens up about raising his two sons — Asahd, 4, and Aalam, 10 months — with wife
Nicole Tuck in Parents magazine’s January 2021 edition, posing in a matching outfit with his boys. Khaled says he
“always wanted to be a dad” and “couldn’t wait to have kids — it’s something I’d been talking about most of my
Now, as the father of two, he says his little ones “bring me joy every single day.” He is a “protective” parent,
the “Wild Thoughts” artist will admit, careful to allow his older son to only listen to sanitized versions of music.
“I do try and keep life as traditional as possible because we live in a very hectic world,” Tuck says. “I want them
to enjoy being kids as long as they possibly can. I try to keep it like how we grew up as much as possible.”
The couple defines their personal parenting styles, with Khaled claiming “fun” while Tuck takes “structured.”
Khaled concedes: “True. I always tell the kids we are so blessed to have Mommy.”
Khaled: I start every morning off praying. Then I come downstairs and kiss Nicole, Asahd, and Aalam and I get
the music vibing. These days we’ve been listening to a lot of reggae and salsa. Also Sade and Aretha Franklin.
Music is a big part of our life. I have my turntables and I let Asahd scratch the records.