Dj Drama is a famous American DJ and record executive who belongs to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is best recognized as a rapper as well. Tyree got fame by his popular mixtapes among the audience. In 2003 he co-founded Aphilliates Music Group (AMG) along with his friend Dj Sense. He proved him as one of the topmost disc jockeys as well as a record producer of United States. Here is a quick summary of the net worth, career, and earnings of Dj Drama in 2020.
Early Life & Biography:
Dj Drama was born on 22nd April 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States to Dina Portnoy and Michael Simmons. His real name is Tyree Cinque Simmons. He lived with his parents in his birth city of Philadelphia. Tyree belongs to the mixed origin of African-American and European-American ethnicity. He attended Clark Atlanta University, a private institution located in Atlanta, Georgia. He learned to perform neo-soul and soulful rap music.
It has been reported that Dj Drama was in a relationship with Summer Walker, a famous model of the fashion world. The couple tied their knot in 2009. They together have two children. Tyree worked with Summer Walker in some of his albums. They broke up their relationship after 3 years. Tyree Cinque Simmons involved in some controversies regarding their separation. It has been considered that he cheated on Walker. After that, Tyree started dating Jessica, his new beloved.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Dj drama started his career as a singer as well as Dj in his hometown Philadelphia. He started his journey by performing hip-hop style in 2003. He co-founded Aphilliates Music Group with the help of his peers Don Cannon and Dj Sense. As a part of AMG, Tyree signed a contract with American major Record level, Asylum Records. In 2007 they released their debut album called Gangsta Grillz: The Album. Hip-hop artist Tyree Cinque Simmons released his 2d album in 2009.
The album belongs to Gangsta Grillz series named Gangsta Grillz: The Album (Volume. 2). This album sold 19k copies in its 1st week after release and got the recognition as the best seller album of Dj Drama. In 2008 he received Ozone award for Mixtapes in the category of the best mixtape. In 2011 his 3rd studio album appeared as Third Power. He has done numerous notable works including Quality Street Music, and Quality Street Music 2.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Dj Drama is a famous Dj cum record producer who has an estimated net worth of $15 million. Estimation of his net worth comes from his music career as well as from his albums. He earns lots of money by performing live concerts. In recent times Dj Drama has been concerned as one of the highest paid Dj’s of USA. He earned $41,022 from his 2nd album Gangsta Grillz: The Album (Vol. 2) in 2009. In 2012 he got an estimated $51,080 from Quality Street Music.
Dj Drama is a talented Pennsylvanian personality of music background. Apart from his hip-hop career, he has been associated with East Coast rap as well as Southern rap. He produced several music productions along with renowned musical personalities. Presently Dj Drama is known as the famous rapper of Atlanta. His endless passion for music resolved him as one of the founder and member of Generation NOW.