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(American DJ, record executive and music promoter)

DJ Drama is an American DJ, record executive, and music promoter. He is the co-founder of Generation Now. He is a divorced man.

Relationship Facts of DJ Drama

DJ Drama is having an affair.
His sexual orientation is straight.

When did DJ Drama and Summer Walker divorced?

DJ Drama is a divorced man. His ex-wife Summer Walker divorced him after finding out about the extra-marital affair he had with another girl.

Summer was taking care of DJ Drama’s two sons, whose names are unknown. The children were of Drama’s previously unknown relationship.

He currently is dating Jessica Burciaga. She is a Playboy Model.

Who is DJ Drama?

DJ Drama who is professionally known as Tyree Cinque Simmons, is an American DJ, recording executive, and music promoter.

Likewise, he is Generation Now’s co-founder, an Atlantic Records imprint on the roster with artists such as Lil Uzi Vert, Skeme, and Jack Harlow.

He was a co-founder of the DJ and group of artists known as the Aphilliates based in Atlanta.

DJ Drama: Age, Parents, Nationality, Ethnicity

Tyree Simmons was born on 22 April 1978 and raised largely in the German town area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At age 13, his sister took him to New York City where he purchased his first mixtape.

DJ Drama’s father’s name is Michael Simmons and his mother’s name is Dina Portnoy. There is no information available about DJ Drama’s siblings.

He holds American citizenship but is of Mixed(Afro-American) ethnicity.

Education, School/ College University

DJ Drama attended Central High School in Philadelphia and graduated in 1996. After high school, he moved to Atlanta to attend Clark Atlanta University (CAU) where he studied mass communication.

DJ Drama: Professional Life, Career

In 2003, DJ Drama formally established the Aphilliates Music Group (A M G) together with Don Cannon and DJ Sense.

The group distributed DJ Drama’s Gangsta Grillz mixtape series, which saw early successes with T.I.’s Down With the King (2004) and Jeezy’s Trap or Die (2005).

By 2005, Drama and his A M G cohorts were hosting radio shows on Atlanta’s Hot 107.9 and on Eminem’s Shade 45 channel on Sirius Satellite Radio.

In late 2005, Drama produced and hosted Lil Wayne’s The Dedication mixtape, which would spawn a long series of Dedication tapes.

Dedication 2, released in May 2006, appeared on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and was labeled by The New York Times as “one of the 10 best recordings of 2006.”

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Caption: DJ Drama and Jessica Burciaga (Source: Zimbio)

In 2015, the Atlantic Records imprint was established by DJ Drama and Don Cannon, Generation Now. One of their first signs was Lil Uzi Vert, and Drama served as an executive producer on Uzi’s 2015 debut commercial mixtape, Luv Is Rage.

Skeme was also signed to the label by Generation Now that year. In July 2016, Drama released his fifth studio album, Quality Street Music 2, with the single “Wishing” featuring Chris Brown, Skeme, and Liquid.

Awards, Nomination

DJ Drama has racked up many awards. Here are some of the awards he has won.

In 2008 he won 3 Justo Mix Tapes Awards for the “Best Dirty South DJ”, “Best Mix Tape Team”, and “Best Mix Tape Series”.

In 2013 he won the BET HIP-HOP Awards for the “DJ of the year. He won the Global Spin Award for “DJ Record Label of the year” in 2018.

DJ Drama: Net Worth, Salary

DJ has an estimated Net Worth of $13.4 million. His primary source of income is from producing Mixtapes, collaborating with artists, and DJing.

DJ Drama: Rumors and Controversy/ Scandal

DJ Drama is very familiar with controversy and scandals.

His ex-wife Summer Walker divorced him because DJ Drama was having an affair with a 21-year-old girl and had impregnated her. And the girl contacted Summer and she decided to leave him.

DJ Drama: Height, Weight

DJ Drama’s height is 5 ft 10 inches. His weight is 75 kg and his body measurements are unknown. He has black color eyes and black hair.

Social Media

Drama is active on all three social platforms Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

He has around 1.4 million followers on Facebook, 1.1 million followers on Instagram, and 2 million followers on Twitter.

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