DJ Drama (born April 22, 1978 in , Philadelphia) is an American hip hop artist and the official DJ for Grand Hustle/Atlantic recording artist T.I.. Drama is of Jamacian and Albanian descent. He is best known for producing mixtapes, including the successful "Gangsta Grillz" series and Dedication 2, which the New York Times called one of the "10 best recordings of 2006".
DJ Drama, Don Cannon, and DJ Sense founded Aphilliates Music Group in 2003. In 2006, Aphilliates Music Group inked a label deal with Asylum Records, signing rapper Willie the Kid. In 2011, The Aphilliates music group will operate as its own entity, due to DJ Drama recently cutting ties with LA The Darkman and Embassy Entertainment.