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DJ Drama

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Tyree Cinque Simmons (born April 22, 1978), professionally known as DJ Drama, is an American DJ, record executive and music promoter. He is the co-founder (with Don Cannon) of Generation Now, an Atlantic Records imprint with artists including Lil Uzi Vert, Jack Harlow, and Skeme on its roster. He initially gained recognition as the official DJ for Atlanta rapper T.I. and as a prominent mixtape DJ with his series, Gangsta Grillz. Numerous artists have appeared on DJ Drama's Gangsta Grillz tapes, including Lil Wayne, Fabolous, Ludacris, Jeezy, Gucci Mane, and many others. He was a co-founder of the Atlanta-based DJ and artist collective known as the Aphilliates. Drama has released 5 studio albums, curating tracks with some of the industry's most lucrative talent, the most recent of which being Quality Street Music 2 in 2016.

Articles

July 1, 2022

Premiere: DJ Drama Shares Video for New Song “Forever” f/ Fabolous, Jim Jones, Benny the Butcher, and Capella Grey

The track is produced by DJ Canon and features a KRS-One sample, while the official video for the new collab was helmed by director Kid Art.

www.complex.com

June 27, 2022

Jack Harlow Brings Out Brandy, Lil Wayne & DJ Drama for 2022 BET Awards Performance

Brandy previously recorded a playful freestyle diss after the rapper guessed that Aaliyah sang one of her hits.

www.billboard.com

May 6, 2022

DJ Drama Addresses 'Narrative' There's Issue Between Him and Drake After Fan Brings Up Jack Harlow Collaboration

DJ Drama took to Twitter to address a fan who brought up his relationship with Drake, who collaborated with Jack Harlow on the song "Churchill Downs."

www.complex.com

April 18, 2022

Wiz Khalifa and Logic announce co-headlining tour

The 'Vinyl Verse' tour also features 24kGoldn, DJ Drama, C Dot Castro and Fedd the God The post Wiz Khalifa and Logic announce co-headlining tour appeared first on NME.

www.nme.com

April 8, 2022

Jim Jones Drops "We Set the Trends" Remix f/ Juelz Santana, Lil Wayne, DJ Khaled, and Migos

The original version, which featured Migos, was released in late 2021. It appeared on Jones' and DJ Drama's joint project, 'Gangsta Grillz: We Set the Trends.'

www.complex.com

April 5, 2022

J. Cole Surveys His Empire on the Low-Stakes Mixtape ‘D-Day’

DJ Drama helms the release, with assists from Earthgang, 2 Chainz, A$AP Ferg and others.

www.rollingstone.com

April 4, 2022

5 Best Moments From Day 2 of Dreamville Music Festival 2022

Wiz Khalifa, DJ Drama and more highlights from the final day of the Raleigh, NC festival.

www.billboard.com

March 31, 2022

DJ Drama & Dreamville Drop ‘D-Day: A Gangsta Grillz Mixtape’

J. Cole's Dreamville teamed up with DJ Drama to unveil D-Day: A Gangsta Grillz Mixtape.

www.billboard.com

March 31, 2022

Dreamville and DJ Drama Link Up for 'Gangsta Grillz' Mixtape 'D-Day' f/ J. Cole, Ari Lennox, J.I.D, EarthGang, More

J. Cole and Dreamville join forces with DJ Drama to receive their own 'Gangsta Grillz' mixtape called 'D-Day' leading up to their second annual Dreamville Fest.

www.complex.com

March 31, 2022

J. Cole’s Dreamville and DJ Drama Releasing New Mixtape This Week

D-Day: A Gangsta Grillz Mixtape is out March 31

pitchfork.com

March 2, 2022

J. Cole, Lil Baby to Headline Dreamville 2022: See the Lineup

The North Carolina fest will also feature the debut of DJ Drama's Gangsta Grillz with Lil Wayne, Jeezy and T.I., as well as the onstage reunion of Ashanti and Ja Rule.

www.billboard.com

September 17, 2021

Lakeyah Announces New Project With DJ Drama, Shares Video for New Song: Watch

“313-414,” featuring Tee Grizzley, will appear on the Milwaukee rapper’s My Time

pitchfork.com

July 28, 2021

DJ Drama Ranks His Top 10 Gangsta Grillz Projects of All Time

DJ Drama ranks his top 10 Gangsta Grillz projects from the respected series. Continue reading…

www.xxlmag.com

Discs

Forever

July 1, 2022

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Jangle$ Jungle Deluxe

May 13, 2022

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Moonwalking (feat. DJ Drama & Ron Suno)

May 6, 2022

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Feeling Myself (feat. DJ Drama)

December 17, 2021

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BOGUARD (feat. DJ Drama)

October 22, 2021

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Fame Or Feds 3

July 23, 2021

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Chaining Day

July 16, 2021

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Murda Boyz (Remix)

May 18, 2021

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Flood The Streets

April 28, 2021

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400 Years

March 11, 2021

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12 AM in Atlanta 2

April 10, 2020

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350

February 28, 2020

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#Frn2 Gangsta Grillz

November 22, 2019

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Nasty

September 20, 2019

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Wishing Remix (feat. Chris Brown, Fabolous, Trey Songz, Jhene Aiko & Tory Lanez)

September 29, 2016

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Quality Street Music 2

July 22, 2016

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Body for My Zipcode (feat. Young Life, Freddie Gibbs and Dave East)

July 15, 2016

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Election Day

May 28, 2016

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Wishing (feat. Chris Brown, Skeme & Lyquin)

May 9, 2016

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Right Back feat. Jeezy, Young Thug & Rich Homie Quan

September 30, 2014

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4 What feat. Jeezy, Yo Gotti & Juicy J

June 25, 2013

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So Many Girls feat. Wale, Tyga & Roscoe Dash

February 5, 2013

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Quality Street Music

October 2, 2012

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My Moment (feat. 2 Chainz, Meek Mill and Jeremih)

July 10, 2012

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Gangsta Grillz Legends Series Unloaded

February 27, 2012

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We In This (feat. Young Jeezy, T.I., Ludacris and Future)

February 7, 2012

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Ain't No Way Around It Remix feat. Future, Big Boi & Young Jeezy

February 7, 2012

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There Is No Competition: Death Comes In 3s

December 25, 2011

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Third Power

October 11, 2011

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Dreamchasers

August 11, 2011

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Oh My (feat. Fabolous, Roscoe Dash & Wiz Khalifa)

June 14, 2011

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Screwed In The Grillz Vol. 1

March 29, 2011

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O.R.A.N.G.E

February 1, 2010

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Trap or Die

June 15, 2009

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Gangsta Grillz: The Album Vol. 2

May 19, 2009

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Day Dreaming (feat. Akon, Snoop Dogg & T.I.)

February 9, 2009

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Hood Generals

July 29, 2008

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Can't Ban the Snowman

July 22, 2008

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Gangsta Grillz The Album

December 4, 2007

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Headcrack Entertainment

May 7, 2007

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The Leak Unloaded

January 1, 2007

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Gangsta Grillz Hitz

September 26, 2006

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Gangsta Grillz 8

September 26, 2006

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The Legend Series - Gangsta Grillz

September 26, 2006

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