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How Khalid Balances
Play and Work

See the chart-topping global superstar and #TeamGalaxy member master both with the help of tech.

Khalid holds a Mystic Bronze Galaxy Note20 up to his right ear and closes his eyes, smiling. He's sitting on a beige couch and wearing a black and white tie dye t-shirt. Khalid holds a Mystic Bronze Galaxy Note20 up to his right ear and closes his eyes, smiling. He's sitting on a beige couch and wearing a black and white tie dye t-shirt.

In a little over a year, Khalid Robinson went from just your average teenager to a platinum-certified hitmaker. His unmistakably soulful vocals are now a recognizable mainstay across radio stations, music playlists and TV show soundtracks. Even with so much on his pop-star calendar, Khalid still makes it a priority to decompress, connect with his fans and even squeeze in some play time. We sat down with him to find out how he does it all (and then some) with the help of time-saving features on the new Galaxy Note20.

Khalid holds a Mystic Bronze Galaxy Note20 up toward his mouth as he uses the speech-to-text feature at his recording studio. He's wearing a black and white tie dye button-up t-shirt. Khalid holds a Mystic Bronze Galaxy Note20 up toward his mouth as he uses the speech-to-text feature at his recording studio. He's wearing a black and white tie dye button-up t-shirt.
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Fine-tuning melodies on the go

Best known for crooning emotional and melancholic ballads, Khalid kicks off his music-making process with a melody in mind. Luckily, all he has to do is record a Voice Memo on the Galaxy Note20 and use its speech-to-text feature to transcribe lyrics and play back tunes, even while he’s out and about.

A closeup of a Mystic Bronze Galaxy Note20 as it's held in Khalid's hand. His other hand is writing something on display with the S Pen. A closeup of a Mystic Bronze Galaxy Note20 as it's held in Khalid's hand. His other hand is writing something on display with the S Pen.

Jotting down songwriting inspiration as it strikes

Once Khalid masters his melody, the lyrics come into play. With the Galaxy Note20's S Pen, not only can he compose the perfect verse for his newly created track, he can also pause, play and rewind the tune as he goes. His favourite part? Syncing his lyrics to the Galaxy Tab S7 so he can pick up right where he left off when he’s back at the studio. Cutting music-making time in half through these songwriting tools equals more time hanging with his crew—and more energy to create.

Khalid holds his left hand up to his left ear while he closes his eyes. He is wearing a Mystic Bronze Galaxy Buds Live earbud in his right ear. Khalid holds his left hand up to his left ear while he closes his eyes. He is wearing a Mystic Bronze Galaxy Buds Live earbud in his right ear.

Connecting with fanbase on social media

Selfies are a must on Khalid’s Instagram feed, and perfecting them with S Pen’s remote camera shutter couldn’t be easier. To reel in the likes even faster, he makes a point of switching up his camera angles and editing his shots in a pinch with the help of S Pen features. Pro photographers—who needs them?

Khalid sits on a beige couch, holding a Mystic Bronze Galaxy Note20 as he forms a pointing motion with his other hand. Khalid sits on a beige couch, holding a Mystic Bronze Galaxy Note20 as he forms a pointing motion with his other hand.

When inspiration calls

Tap into your best ideas with Khalid’s creative essentials.

A headshot of Khalid listening to music with a pair of Mystic Bronze Galaxy Buds Live in his ears as he holds his left hand up to his other ear. A headshot of Khalid listening to music with a pair of Mystic Bronze Galaxy Buds Live in his ears as he holds his left hand up to his other ear.

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Khalid

Global superstar from El Paso, Texas.

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