Khalil Sets Record Straight Ferrari "Race" With Justin Bieber
#DXclusive: The Sactown singer says that's all a misunderstanding.
Los Angeles, CA – Khalil is more than Justin Bieber, friend and he is determined to let his music speak for itself. The Sacrament of the singer signed with Def Jam Recordings at the young age of 15, which turned out to be both a blessing and a curse. While he gave the increase of R&B artist of the exhibition, the now 22-year-old age, looks back and remembers about what he could have done differently.
For a start, it seems that the media was a mistake. Back in 2014, false reports began swirling that he said Khalil had been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after running a red Ferrari next to Bieber. HipHopDX met up with the Los Angeles transplant to set the record for the first time.
#DXclusive: #Khalil talks new project "test it" and, for the first time, sets the record straight about #JustinBieber arrest 🗣@khalil
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"We were not racing Ferraris," he says with a laugh. "This is the first interview I've said this, I ever really tried to make this clear. But I never wheel of a Ferrari. I don't know what that was. I blew a 0.0. They tried to say that it was a DUI, something like that. I was driving ... I blew a 0.0. But I do want to say, that never makes the news. The case stopped, or whatever. But I'm sorry. I understand that. But nah, I was not at the races".
Three years later, Khalil and Biebs' friendship is stronger than ever. "JB," he says. "Shout out to JB. That's my brother forever."
While Bieber remains one of the biggest pop stars to date, one question remains — how exactly does Khalil plan to leave JB shadow?
"I mean, with the music," he says without hesitation. "My plan is to continue falling consistently good music. I feel like that's the undeniable part. As I said, I have been just a lot of free time and not drop a large amount of music. Only because I was switching record deals and worried about the separations. And it wo