DJ Drama Joins A&R Team At Atlantic Records


(AllHipHop News) The man behind Gangsta Grillz mixtapes series is now the newest executive at Atlantic Records. DJ Drama has signed on to partner with the label’s A&R team.

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“I’m extremely excited to embark on this new chapter in my relationship with Atlantic Records,” said Drama. “My first two albums as an artist were on Atlantic, and I’m now looking forward to working with Craig and Julie in a new capacity, helping them break the label’s next crop of amazing talent.”

DJ Drama’s debut album Gangsta Grillz: The Album and his sophomore project Gangsta Grillz: The Album Vol. 2 were released through Atlantic and T.I.’s Grand Hustle imprint. Besides his own work, Drama has helped craft mixtapes for Tip, Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy, and many more.

“A hugely influential force in the Hip Hop community, I know he’ll be a tremendous asset in signing and and developing artists and making amazing records. It’s great to be renewing our relationship, and I’m looking forward to making music together again,” stated Atlantic Chairman & CEO Craig Kallman.

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