DJ Drama

Real Name:
Tyree Cinque Simmons
Profile:
Tyree Simmons (born April 22, 1978), professionally known as DJ Drama, is an American DJ, record executive and music promoter from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He initially gained recognition as the official DJ for Atlanta 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".

DJ Drama along with DJ Sense, founded Aphilliates, in 2003. The Aphilliates signed a joint venture deal with Asylum 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. In December 2007, Drama released his first studio album, Gangsta Grillz: The Album, under Atlantic, 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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Albums

none DJ Drama - Automatic Relaxation 3 album art DJ Drama, Various DJ Drama, Various - Automatic Relaxation 3(CDr) Binkis Records none US 2002 Sell This Version
none DJ Drama - Down With The King album art DJ Drama & The P$C* DJ Drama & The P$C* - Down With The King(CDr, Mixtape, Promo) Gangsta Grillz, Grand Hustle none US 2004 Sell This Version
none DJ Drama - Gangsta Grillz 12: Boyz N Da Hood album art DJ Drama, P. Diddy DJ Drama, P. Diddy - Gangsta Grillz 12: Boyz N Da Hood Aphilliates none US 2004 Sell This Version
none DJ Drama - Tha Streets Iz Watchin album art Young Jeezy, DJ Drama Young Jeezy, DJ Drama - Tha Streets Iz Watchin Sho'nuff Records, Def Jam Recordings, Aphilliates, Corporate Thugz Entertainment none US 2004 Sell This Version
none DJ Drama - Trap Or Die album art DJ Drama, Young Jeezy DJ Drama, Young Jeezy - Trap Or Die Aphilliates, Corporate Thugz Entertainment none US 2004 Sell This Version
none DJ Drama - Gangsta Grillz XI: Generation Now album art DJ Drama Gangsta Grillz XI: Generation Now Aphilliates none US 2004 Sell This Version
none DJ Drama - Dedication album art Lil Wayne & DJ Drama Lil Wayne & DJ Drama - Dedication Gangsta Grillz none US 2005 Sell This Version
none DJ Drama - Gangsta Grillz 14 album art DJ Drama & DJ Jaycee DJ Drama & DJ Jaycee - Gangsta Grillz 14(CDr, Mixed, Mixtape) Aphilliates none US 2005 Sell This Version
none DJ Drama - Grown Man Music album art DJ Drama & Stat Quo DJ Drama & Stat Quo - Grown Man Music(CDr, Mixed) Grown Man Music, Aphilliates none US 2005 Sell This Version
none DJ Drama - 4th Ward Day (A Gangsta Grillz Extra) album art Slick Pulla, DJ Drama Slick Pulla, DJ Drama - 4th Ward Day (A Gangsta Grillz Extra)(CDr, Mixtape) Corporate Thugz Entertainment none US 2005 Sell This Version
none DJ Drama - Bring It To The Block album art DJ Drama & Rich Boy DJ Drama & Rich Boy - Bring It To The Block (Album) Gangsta Grillz none US 2006 Sell This Version
none DJ Drama - Official Gnarls Barkley St. Elsewhere Mixtape album art DJ Drama & Gnarls Barkley DJ Drama & Gnarls Barkley - Official Gnarls Barkley St. Elsewhere Mixtape(CDr, Comp, Mixed) Not On Label none US 2006 Sell This Version
none DJ Drama - The Seven Day Theory album art DJ Drama & Jim Jones (2) DJ Drama & Jim Jones (2) - The Seven Day Theory Aphilliates, Sirius Satellite Radio, Shade 45, Dipsetmixtapes none US 2006 Sell This Version
none DJ Drama - I Am The Street Dream! album art DJ Drama + Young Jeezy DJ Drama + Young Jeezy - I Am The Street Dream! Gangsta Grillz none US 2006 Sell This Version
none DJ Drama - In My Mind - The Prequel Mixtape album art DJ Drama & Pharrell* DJ Drama & Pharrell* - In My Mind - The Prequel Mixtape(CDr, Mixtape) Gangsta Grillz none US 2006 Sell This Version
none DJ Drama - Can't Ban The Snowman album art DJ Drama & Young Jeezy DJ Drama & Young Jeezy - Can't Ban The Snowman Gangsta Grillz none US 2006 Sell This Version
none DJ Drama - Dedication 2 album art DJ Drama & Lil Wayne DJ Drama & Lil Wayne - Dedication 2 Gangsta Grillz none US 2006 Sell This Version
none DJ Drama - Tha Blue Carpet Treatment (Tha Mixtape) album art DJ Whoo Kid, DJ Drama, DJ Skee (2), Snoop Dogg DJ Whoo Kid, DJ Drama, DJ Skee (2), Snoop Dogg - Tha Blue Carpet Treatment (Tha Mixtape) (Comp) Sirius Satellite Radio, Shade 45, Shadyville, Aphilliates, Pow! (3) none Europe 2006 Sell This Version
none DJ Drama - The Leak album art T.I.P* & DJ Drama T.I.P* & DJ Drama - The Leak Gangsta Grillz none US 2006 Sell This Version
none DJ Drama - Minor Setback For The Major Comeback album art DJ Drama & Lil' Keke DJ Drama & Lil' Keke - Minor Setback For The Major Comeback(CD, Mixed, Mixtape, Promo) Aphilliates, Swishahouse, TF Records (2) none US 2006 Sell This Version
none DJ Drama - Indicment Papers album art DJ Drama & Blood Raw DJ Drama & Blood Raw - Indicment Papers(CDr, Album, Promo) CTE World, Def Jam Recordings none US 2006 Sell This Version
none DJ Drama - Divide & Conquer album art DJ Drama, Big Mike (6), Willie The Kid DJ Drama, Big Mike (6), Willie The Kid - Divide & Conquer(CDr, Album, Mixtape) Aphilliates Music Group, Embassy Entertainment, Mixunit.com none US 2006 Sell This Version
none DJ Drama - Presents Welcome To The ATL album art DJ Drama Presents Welcome To The ATL(CDr, Mixed, Mixtape) Gangsta Grillz none US 2006 Sell This Version
none DJ Drama - Gangsta Grillz 15: The Welcome Home Party album art DJ Drama And Project Pat DJ Drama And Project Pat - Gangsta Grillz 15: The Welcome Home Party(CDr, Mixtape, Promo) Aphilliates none US 2006 Sell This Version
none DJ Drama - The Hustler's Guide To The Game - A Gansta Grillz Special Edition album art DJ Drama, David Banner DJ Drama, David Banner - The Hustler's Guide To The Game - A Gansta Grillz Special Edition(CD, Album, P/Mixed, S/Edition) Aphilliates, Starz Music, Big Face Entertainment, Street Records Corporation none US 2006 Sell This Version