Beyonce's Formation tour support act announced as DJ Khaled

"I want to thank the incomparable icon Beyonce for this tremendous opportunity of a lifetime..."

The support act for Beyonce's upcoming Formation tour has been announced as DJ Khaled. 

The DJ and producer expressed his excitement and gratitude for the opportunity on his Instagram page, posting a lengthy message where thanked "the incomparable icon Beyonce". 

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Today I proudly announce a major milestone in my career. Today's announcement is a major accomplishment in my life. In other words it's a major achievement alert!!!! I am proud to announce that I, DJ Khaled will be on tour with the icon, Beyoncé!!!!! Fan luv, when I tell you that prayer is the so powerful, please believe me. I want to thank the incomparable icon Beyoncé for this tremendous opportunity of a lifetime. Your music is the soundtrack to so many people's lives across the globe. Your legacy is a blueprint for the young generation to follow and strive to be. You are the true definition of a superstar. Thank you so much for inviting me on your stage. I promise you this! I'm gonna rip it down so legendary!!!!!! When I was a kid THEY told me no when I wanted to DJ and perform in the club! So guess what, I did!!! OPEN FOR BEYONCÉ!!!!!! Fan luv we did it! We made on the stage with the Queen. Get ready to feel passion pain success and tears of joy in a STADIUM NEAR YOU!!!!! Miami, see you soon!!! I'll be on stage with Beyoncé on April 27th and then I'll be on the road to more success. Thank you again Beyoncé for making this dream come true for me. I will never stop fan luv. Bless up!! @wethebestmusic @epicrecords @rocnation #djkhaled #MAJOR🔑-My album soon come!

A video posted by DJ KHALED (@djkhaled) on Apr 19, 2016 at 10:50am PDT

DJ Khaled has collaborated with the majority of R&B/hip-hop stars over the last decade, including Kanye West, Akon, Birdman, Rick Ross and Lil Wayne. 

The star will be on hand to support Beyonce for the tour's launch on April 27 in Miami, and will remain on board for a number of North American shows until June 14.

Beyonce's Formation tour reaches the UK on June 28, where she will play a series of stadium show. Click here to see the full list of dates.

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