Who is DJ Drama and what is his net worth 2018? DJ Drama is a record producer, hip hop artist and a disc jockey from the United States of America. In 2003, he found Aphilliates Music Group along with DJ Sense and Don Cannon. He worked with many famous singers including Young Jeezy, Lil Wayne, 50 Cent and Chris Brown. Since 2007, DJ Drama released more than 6 albums with over 100 songs and now he is the co-founder of Generation NOW.
Tyree Cinque Simmons, AKA DJ Drama, was on born on April 22, 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His father, Michael Simmons has African-American origins, and his mother, Dina Portnoy has European-American. They raised him in Philadelphia, same town he was born in. He started his career path when he was in a private University in Atlanta, Georgia, the University’s name is Clark Atlanta University.
In 2009 it was announced that DJ Drama married a female model that appears in hip-hop music video clips, her name is Summer Walker, and she used to work with him. After 2-3 years they separated, rumors say that DJ Drama cheater on her, however he did really have 2 kids from an old 21 years old girlfriend.
The divorce application is still in the court and it wasn’t reported that they or the court took a decision. After that, DJ Drama got a new girlfriend, her name is Jessica, and it’s likely that they are still together now.
DJ Drama career started when he was at the University, performing hip-hop music. He was so interested that in 2003 he decided to have his own group, so he made it with DJ Sense and Don Cannon and they named it “Aphilliates Music Group”. DJ Drama’s first album was released in December, 2007. After 2 years, in 2009, he released his second album with his associate Roccett under the name of “The Free Agent”.
On October, 2011, DJ Drama released another album and called it “Third Power”, this album featured the worldwide famous rapper Wiz Khalifa. DJ Drama worked with Young Jeezy on many mixtapes, he also has many successful recordings with Chris Brown. DJ Drama’s fourth album was released in 2012 under the name of “Quality Street Music”, this album was so successful that made it up to Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums with the number 3 on the list.
In 2016, DJ Drama released an album that he worked on with Lil Wayne, Chris Brown and others, it was named “Quality Street Music 2”. DJ Drama’s last album was released in 2017, he worked on it with Mista Maeham. Furthermore, he co-found a record label in 2014 with his friends Leighton Morrison and Don Cannon and named it “Generation NOW”.
Net Worth of DJ Drama
DJ Drama worked with many worldwide famous rappers, he has recorded and released more than 5 albums and 100 songs. In 2007, DJ Drama won the Ozone Award for Best MISTAPE DJ, He also won the BET Hip Hop Award for Best DJ of the Year in 2013. In 2012, DJ Drama had a net worth of $8 million US dollars, but now his net worth is above $14 million US dollars.
List of Albums by DJ Drama
• Gangsta Grillz: The Album (21 Tracks), (2007).
• Gangsta Grillz: The Album (Vol. 2) (13 Tracks), (2009).
• Third Power (15 Tracks), (2011).
• Quality Street Music (14 Tracks), (2012).
• Quality Street Music 2 (10 Tracks), (2016).
• Position of Power, with Mista Maeham (23 Tracks), (2017).
DJ Drama felt like he had to start his music career when he was a child, and now he has many successful music productions with famous rappers, He is now known as Atlanta’s rapper, and he is a co-owner of a record label called Generation NOW. Rumours say that he’s having some legal problems now. He released his latest album in 2017 with Mista Maeham.