DJ Drama a professional disc jockey who also doubles as a record executive. He is from Philadelphia Pennsylvania. DJ Drama is best known for being the official DJ for the rapper by the name Young Jeezy. He has been able to produce several mixtapes that have been able to have achieved popularity. Let’s now look into detail about his professional career, early life, awards and achievements and last but not least, DJ Drama’s net worth in 2018.
DJ Drama was born in the year 1978 on 22nd April. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the United States of America. His birth names were Tyree Cinque Simmons. His father was Michael Simmons, and his mother was Dina Portnoy. He grew up in the same town he was born.
He started his career upon joining the private university by the name Clark Atlanta University. DJ Drama got married to a model by the name Summer Walker. This model appeared in several hip-hop music videos. They got married in the year 2009. In the period that they got married, they sired two lovely kids.
After three years, they got separated after DJ Drama on her. Their divorce stayed on the court for some time, and they did not agree on several issues. They are yet to settle the problems that they have, and the matter is still in court. DJ Drama has been dating a new girlfriend. The name of the girl is Jessica. They have been seen together for some time now, and they are still together.
DJ Drama kick-started his job after he joined the university. He initially used to perform various hip-hop singles. His interest in music grow, and it is in the year 2003, together with DJ Sense and Don Cannon, they formed a musical group by the name ‘Aphiliates Music Group.’ DJ Drama released his first album in the year 2007 in December. The album did well, and it encouraged him to go ahead and release the second album.
The second album got released in the year 2009. DJ Drama released the album together with his partner Roccett. The album was named ‘The Free Agent.’ In the year 2011, DJ Drama was able to release his third album. This third album featured among other artistes Wiz Khalifa. DJ Drama star continued to rise, and he was able to work with artists like Young Jeezy and Chris Brown. He released his album in the year 2012, and the album got dubbed ‘Quality Street Music.’ This album gained enormous success to the extent it made it up to Top R&B /Hip-Hop Albums. It was ranked number three.
DJ Drama released another album in the year 2016. The album named ‘Quality Street Music 2’ featured among other artists Lil Wayne and Chris Brown. His last album got released in the year 2017. In this album, he was able to work with Mista Maeham. Together with his friends, they founded a record label by the name ‘Generation Now.’
Awards and Achievements
DJ Drama has been able to win various prizes and at the same time receive multiple nominations. Hot nominated for BET Hip Hop Awards in the category of DJ of the Year. In the year 2008, he was able to win Best Mixtape award in the Ozone Awards.
Net Worth of DJ Drama
DJ Drama has a net worth of over $13.5 million. His net worth is acquired by selling his various records and performing in live events as a DJ. His album has been a significant source of his current net worth.
DJ Drama star has grown, and he is considered one of the best-paid DJs in Philadelphia. Due to his exceptional work, he has earned much admiration