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Khalid Looking at the Camera Wearing HyperX Gold Cloud Alpha Gaming Headset at Birthday

HyperX Honors Khalid on His 21st Birthday

February of this year saw musical sensation Khalid celebrate his 21st birthday in spectactular style with family and friends in Beverly Hills. The five-time Grammy nominated artist invited 500 family, friends and colleagues to a lavish mansion in Beverly Hills, which featured its own gaming room, for an unforgettable evening together.

Khalid shot to fame with his first album, American Teen, in 2017, featuring hit tracks like “Young Dumb & Broke" and “Location". Not long after the birthday party, the international superstar went on to release his second album, Free Spirit, an introspective look at Khalid’s anxieties, life and love, featuring recent hits like “Talk" and “Better". Following the release he’s begun touring North America, Europe, and Australia to promote the new album.

Khalid sitting on HyperX RGB Gaming Chair holding up peace signs

A huge fan of gaming, Khalid was eager to have it play a role in his impressive 21st birthday party. As a sponsor of the party, HyperX was able to bring this dream to life by helping install a bespoke video game room in the mansion. To honor Khalid’s birthday, the flashy room was styled on vaporwave ‘80s and ‘90s art, Japanese anime and gaming culture, bringing a unique and undeniably cool vibe to the party.

Khalid Playing Far Cry New Dawn using HyperX Gold Cloud Alpha Gaming Headset

Throughout the night, Khalid and friends were able to preview the upcoming Far Cry New Dawn, and also enjoyed a range of other games and party titles like Just Dance. As a sponsor, HyperX brought their cutting-edge gaming tech to the party in the form of high-end headsets, keyboards, mice, and a RGB gaming chair fit for a king, that let partygoers take their gaming to a whole new level.

HyperX RGB Gaming Chair Lit Up At Khalids Birthday

With the message that We’re All Gamers, HyperX has placed itself at the forefront of the merging fields of music and gaming. Highlighting the wide appeal of games through unique gaming events that blend entertainment genres, HyperX provide their state-of-the-art gaming peripherals to enhance the experience and let fans go hands-on with the latest products.

Close up of HyperX Cloud Alpha Gaming Headset with a Purple Hue Lighting at Khalids 21 Birthday

“HyperX is thrilled to have helped Khalid’s birthday wishes come true by bringing a full gaming experience to life for guests at his 21st birthday party," HyperX Strategic marketing supervisor Stephanie Winkler said. “As the landscape of gaming, music, and entertainment continue to rapidly collide, HyperX will continue to craft unique interactive gaming experiences in innovative environments, such as the gaming experience at Khalid’s party, to showcase the ‘We’re All Gamers’ message to all."