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Encyclopedia > DJ Drama
DJ Drama

Background information
Also known as The Ipod King, Mr. Gangsta Grillz, Mr. Thanksgiving, Mr. Game 7, Thanks, DJ Da Funk Drama, Barrack O. Drama
Born April 22, 1978 (1978-04-22) (age 29)
Origin Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Genre(s) Hip Hop
Label(s) Grand Hustle/Atlantic/Aphilliates Music Group (2006- present)

DJ Drama (Dramatic) (born Tyree Cinque Simmons on April 22, 1978 in Philadelphia) is the official DJ for Grand Hustle/Atlantic recording artist T.I., but he is most well-known for his achievements in the mixtape game, producing the popular "Gangsta Grillz" mix tape series. He went to high school in Philadelphia and Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta. Image File history File links Djdrama1. ... April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Hip hop music is a style of music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Grand Hustle Records is a label created by Clifford T.I. Harris & Jason Geter. ... Atlantic Records (Atlantic Recording Corporation) is an American record label, and operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of Warner Music Group. ... April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Nickname: Motto: Philadelphia maneto - Let brotherly love continue Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States Commonwealth Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Government  - Mayor John F. Street (D) Area  - City 369. ... DJ or dj may stand for Disc jockey, dinner jacket The DeadJournal website, or Djibouti. ... Grand Hustle Records is a label created by Clifford T.I. Harris & Jason Geter. ... Atlantic Records (Atlantic Recording Corporation) is an American record label, and operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of Warner Music Group. ... Clifford Joseph Harris Jr. ... For the album by Los Abandoned, see Mix Tape (album). ... Main article: Secondary education High school is a name used in some parts of the world, and particularly in North America, to describe the last segment of compulsory education. ... Clark Atlanta University (CAU) is a private institution of higher education in Atlanta, Georgia. ...


DJ Drama recently landed a "long term, worldwide" deal with Grand Hustle Records. In 2005 Drama independently released sixteen of his twenty southern based mix tapes, featuring acts such as Saigon, Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy, Webbie, Little Brother, and Pimp Squad Click (P$C). He's also one third of the highly productive Aphilliates Music Group with DJ Don Cannon and DJ Sense. Grand Hustle Records is an American record label formed by Clifford T.I. Harris & his business partner Jason Geter in 2003. ... Saigon (born Brian Carenard, 1978) is an American rapper. ... Lil Wayne (also known as Lil Wayne, born Dwayne Michael Carter on September 27, 1966 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a American, Grammy-nominated rapper and is known as the president of New Orleans, Louisiana-based label Cash Money Records and Young Money Entertainment. ... Jay Jenkins (born September 28, 1977 in Columbia, South Carolina) formerly known as Lil J currently known as Young Jeezy, is an American rapper. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Little Brother is an American hip-hop group from North Carolina that consists of Phonte, Rapper Big Pooh, and producer 9th Wonder. ... P$C are a group of artists who started in the music industry performing back-up functions for successful southern rapper T.I. The letters P$C are an acronym for Pimp Squad Click, the name given to them and referenced by T.I. in many of his songs, to...


In 2006, Aphilliates Music Group inked a label deal with Asylum Records. He will be releasing the album "Gangsta Grillz: The Album" on who we kidding this shit will never be released, 2007. The album's first single is "Takin Pictures" which features Young Jeezy, Willie The Kid, Jim Jones, Rick Ross, Young Buck & T.I.[1] original logo current logo Asylum Records is a record label which was started in 1971 by David Geffen. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...


He also made a cameo appearance in T.I.'s movie ATL as himself, performing at a party, as well as appearing in T.I.'s music video "Front Back", and Young Dro's music video "Shoulder Lean". ATL is an American movie that was released on March 31, 2006. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Young Dro (born Douchent Lee Carter in Atlanta, Georgia on January 15, 1979) is an American rapper signed to T.I.s label, Grand Hustle. ...


DJ Drama has done over 40 Different Gangsta Grillz mixtapes with major artists like Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy, Jim Jones, T.I. and many more. Lil Wayne and DJ Drama are also planning Dedication 3 for release in 2007. On Saturday May 26, 2007, on his gangsta grillz radio show on hot 1079, he reported that the gangsta grillz album would be pushed back to august. DJ Drama (Dramatic) (born Tyree Cinque Simmons in Philidelphia) is the official DJ for Grand Hustle/Atlantic recording artist T.I., but he is most well-known for his achievements in the mixtape game, producing the popular Gangsta Grillz mix tape series. ... Lil Wayne (also known as Lil Wayne, born Dwayne Michael Carter on September 27, 1966 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a American, Grammy-nominated rapper and is known as the president of New Orleans, Louisiana-based label Cash Money Records and Young Money Entertainment. ... Jay Jenkins (born September 28, 1977 in Columbia, South Carolina) formerly known as Lil J currently known as Young Jeezy, is an American rapper. ... This article is about the rapper; see also Jim Jones (disambiguation). ... Clifford Joseph Harris Jr. ... Lil Wayne (also known as Lil Wayne, born Dwayne Michael Carter on September 27, 1966 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a American, Grammy-nominated rapper and is known as the president of New Orleans, Louisiana-based label Cash Money Records and Young Money Entertainment. ... Dedication 3 is an upcoming album by Lil Wayne and DJ Drama. ...

Contents

Racketeering

On January 16, 2007, DJ Drama was arrested along with fellow mixtape DJ Cannon during a Fulton County, Georgia SWAT raid of the Atlanta offices of Aphilliates Music Group. Authorities seized nearly 50,000 CDs and held both Drama and Cannon at Fulton County Jail on charges of racketeering. They were released the following day of $100,000 signature bonds. Don Cannon is an American Hip-Hop DJ and Producer. ...


Albums

Album cover Album information
Gangsta Grillz: The Album

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References

  • O.C.G.A. 16-8-60 Reproduction of recorded material; transfer, sale, distribution, circulation.
  • O.C.G.A. 16-14-4 Racketeering Influenced Corrupt Organization (RICO)
  1. ^ http://www.rapbasement.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2527&Itemid=35
  2. ^ http://www.riaa.com/gp/database/default.asp

Trivia

  • The "GANGSTA GRIZZ-ILLZ!" sound clip heard on DJ Drama's mixtapes was actually done by Lil' Jon while he was doing the Gangsta Grillz Volume 4 installment.
  • The Wu Tang Clan's La the Darkman is the president of Aphilliates Music Group.

Lil Jon This article is about the American rap producer. ... The pioneering hardcore hip hop group Wu-Tang Clans plan to conquer the hip hop industry consisted not only of making each member into a solo star in their own right, but also to create and promote numerous affiliate artists. ...

External links

  • DJ Drama's Gangsta Grillz - The Album
  • DJ Drama fansite
  • The Aphilliates
  • DJ Drama at MySpace
  • Interview with DJ Drama's sister after the January 16th raid
  • Free DJ Drama & DJ Don Cannon
  • April 2007 Interview

 
 

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