April 22, 1978 in Philadelphia
Atlanta, GA, United States
US rap mixtape DJ Tyree Cinque Simmons
Tyree Cinque Simmons (born April 22, 1978), 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". DJ Drama along with DJ Sense, founded Aphilliates Music Group, in 2003.