DJ Drama

United States

DJ Drama Bio

Who is DJ Drama

DJ Drama, is an American disc jockey and record executive from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He initially gained recognition as the official DJ for Atlanta-based rapper T.I. and is best known for hosting several mixtapes.

Early Life (Childhood)

DJ Drama is born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as Tyree Cinque Simmons. He was born to a father of African-American descent and a mother of European-American descent. He attended Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta.

Interesting Facts

His estimated net worth as on March 2012 stands at $12 Million. He earned his wealth through music for his rap performances. He has also been associated with the Southern rap, East Coast rap genres apart from hip hop. He also appeared in the films "ATL" and "Stomp the Yard" as himself.

Personal Life

DJ Drama got married to Summer Walker, a video vixen in 2009. They together have two daughters. He rose to recognition after becoming T.I.'s official DJ early in his career.


DJ Drama was nominated in the Best Hip Hop Awards in the category of DJ of the year. In 2008, he won the Ozone award for Mixtapes.


There was a rumor that Drama gave Meek Mill the reference tracks for the Drake diss.