Majid Jordan is a Canadian R&B duo, composed of Majid Al Maskati and Jordan Ullman. They are signed to OVO Sound, the record label co-founded by rapper Drake, producer Noah "40" Shebib and Oliver El-Khatib.
Jordan, originally from Toronto, and Majid, arriving in Toronto by way of Bahrain, met as students at the University of Toronto in 2011. Working between Ullman's dorm room and his parents' basement, they launched their first joint EP titled Afterhours on SoundCloud under the pseudonym Good People.
2013–present: A Place Like This and Majid Jordan
In 2013, Majid Jordan co-produced and were credited to be featured on Drake's track "Hold On, We're Going Home", which was included from his platinum-selling album Nothing Was the Same. "Hold On, We're Going Home" went on and then become Drake's most successful single-charting in each countries; including United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.
Majid and Jordan first met each other at Majid's birthday party at a bar in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and then later that week, they began working together in Jordan's dorm, releasing their first official single, entitled "Hold Tight", in just one day, which they posted on Soundcloud anonymously. Producer Noah "40" Shebib was later impressed by their EP, titled afterhours, and he later signed them to Drake's OVO Sound record label.
On July 7, 2014, Majid Jordan released their first official single as a duo through SoundCloud. On July 17, 2014, 10 days later, they released their official debut EP, A Place Like This, which was digitally through OVO Sound, the record label co-founded by rapper Drake. They went on to release music videos for three of the songs from the EP, including the title track "A Place Like This", "Her" and "Forever".
On July 10, 2015, Drake premiered their first single, titled "My Love" for their upcoming debut studio album on Apple's Beats 1 radio, during an interview with radio host Zane Lowe, their label boss is also featured on the track. After its premiere it was released straight to Apple Music and the iTunes Store.
On February 17, 2016, the duo revealed their first-ever North American tour. It starts off March 14 in San Francisco. Shows are scheduled for Miami, Brooklyn, Atlanta, Toronto, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Earlier in February, the duo released its self-titled debut by OVO sound, featuring a song with Drake, called "My Love."