DJ Drama

DJ Drama

 

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Tyree Cinque Simmons (born April 22, 1978),[1] professionally known as DJ Drama, is an American disc jockey (DJ) and record executive from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He initially gained recognition as the official DJ for Atlanta-based rapper T.I. He is perhaps best known for hosting several mixtapes, most notably his successful Gangsta Grillz series. He is also known for doing the Dedication series with New Orleans-bred rapper Lil Wayne, with the New York Times calling Dedication 2 one of the "10 best recordings of 2006".[2]

DJ Drama along with DJ Sense, founded Aphilliates Music Group, in 2003. The Aphilliates Music Group signed a joint venture deal with Asylum Records in 2006. As of January 2011, The Aphilliates now operates as its own entity, due to DJ Drama recently cutting ties with La the Darkman and Embassy Entertainment.[3] In December 2007, Drama released his first studio album, Gangsta Grillz: The Album, under Atlantic Records, as well as T.I.'s label, Grand Hustle Records. His second album was the sequel Gangsta Grillz: The Album (Vol. 2), which was released in May 2009, under Atlantic and Grand Hustle. After leaving Grand Hustle and Atlantic to focus on Aphilliates Music Group, Drama released his third album Third Power, under E1 Music and Aphilliates.

In October 2012, Drama released his fourth album Quality Street Music, under E1 and Aphilliates. In January 2014, it was announced that DJ Drama was the new A&R for Atlantic Records. On July 22, 2016, he released his fifth album Quality Street Music 2.

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Quality Street Music
 
Quality Street Music is the fourth studio album by American hip hop disc jockey DJ Drama.
Gangsta Grillz: The Album
 
Gangsta Grillz: The Album Vol.
Gangsta Grillz: The Album
 
Gangsta Grillz: The Album is the debut album by hip hop disc jockey DJ Drama, bearing the name of his popular Gangsta Grillz mixtape series, that was released on December 4, 2007, by Grand Hustle Records and Atlantic Records.
Third Power
 
Third Power is the third studio album by American hip hop disc jockey DJ Drama, released on October 11, 2011.

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