Drama Biography

The Aphilliates own DJ Drama has become one of the new premier DJs gaining respect in the mixtape game. This year he was voted Best Mixtape DJ by Atlanta’s Hot 107.9 and nominated for Best South DJ at this year’s Justo MixTape Awards. But this is not the only branch that the world famous 25-year old can claim on his DJ tree. This award-winning DJ, father, writer, and lecturer based in Atlanta began his career in the early 90’s on the Philly hip-hop scene. He has been featured in such publications as XXL, The Source, Spin, Urb, The Village Voice & The Atlanta-Journal Constitution. MTV has also done a feature of his work on Mixtape Mondays & MTV.com. DJ Drama frequently DJs some of Atlanta’s biggest parties for the likes of P.Diddy, Allen Iverson, Jermaine Dupri & Lil Jon. During this year’s Super Bowl, he rocked at many of Houston’s premier parties. Besides the big extravaganzas, he is also very well known for his soulful eclectic style, which is known to attract the tastemaker crowd. Many DJ’s can brag about radio but Dram can brag about having his own mix show on South Africa’s largest urban station, MetroFM. During The All Access Breakfast Show, 4 million daily listeners hear his mix 4 times a month. DJ Drama will be touring the country soon on a Heineken sponsored trip for his third visit. DJ Drama alongside Bahamadia, a critically acclaimed female mc, performed a 30-city European tour in 2002. He also did a few national engagements as a DJ for Slum Village in 2003. With a fan base nationally and internationally, he travels to various countries and cities for gigs many clubs and universities. And of course, there is still his mixtape career. There are many mixtapes in today’s market but none in the South with the strength of DJ Drama’s Gangsta Grillz. Now on its tenth volume, Gangsta Grillz, has been hosted by countless hip-hop stars. Lil Jon, Bonecrusher, T.I., David Banner and more have all shown love and support to the series. On the tenth volume, it was time to go bigger. Big Boi, from Outkast fame was brought in for Gangsta Grillz X. This was a monumental feat for Gangsta Grillz because the multi-platinum, Grammy award winner had never done a mixtape before. 15,000 cds were distributed and that’s not even including the countless bootlegs! Rolling Out Magazine and Ford Trucks also sponsored Gangsta Grillz X. The series is distributed in over 31 markets nationally, major distribution in Germany and countless internet sites. He is currently working on the Gangsta Grillz DVD Magazine. His other serious Automatic Relaxation has been hailed by the critics and loved by fans. Known for its neo-soul, smooth hip-hop, good music feel, he expresses his creativity not normally heard in mixtape fashion. His crew The Aphilliates, 5 Atlanta based DJs who all originate from Philly hold down many of the clubs, radio & streets of ATL. So if you haven’t been already, its time to PAY ATTENTION. Book Drama for shows and concerts at Heavy Rotation booking agency. Worldwide Bookings with HR Booking. Drama Booking, Book Drama. Book artists like Drama, Drama booking agent, contact Drama email, Drama manager, Drama management for concerts, bookings, biography, pictures, videos. Drama may be available for your club shows, private party, festivals or other events.

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