Check out our top 5 favorite moments Khalid has shown his love for El Paso.

Khalid’s inspiration for his debut album American Teen was created while he attended America’s High School and soon after he became a rising star he continues to express his love for his beloved adopted hometown of El Paso.

We’ve broken down our top 5 favorite moments that Khalid has shown his love for ELP:

915 Hometown Show

Khalid returns to El Paso to perform two shows at the Don Haskins Center on September 14 & 15th – After the first show went on sale, they immediately added a second night setting record ticket sales; becoming the first artist to do so ever.

Location Video

The video to his first single Location was filmed completely in El Paso, TX.

Music Awards

Every single time Khalid was nominated and interviewed at either the MTV Music Awards, Grammy’s, or Billboard Music Awards or during our KISS-FM Exclusive Khalid interview, he continues to drop some major love for El Paso.

Surprise Appearances

Whenever he returns to El Paso he always manages to make a surprise appearance somewhere and/or has a pop-up secret show and his El Paso fans just can’t get enough.

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Khalid reps our 915 zip everywhere he goes including flashing it on stage and even has a cool 915 art piece that hangs in his California home.

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Hot Wheels

When he purchased his sweet Rolls Royce ride he debuted it while cruisin’ I-10 in downtown El Paso with another El Paso celeb favorite Aaron Jones.

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While Khalid may not have been born in El Paso he is always giving back and he is the city's biggest ambassador, traveling the world and sharing some of that limelight with the city that inspired the musician within, and for that we are most thankful.