Born in Philadelphia, Tyree Cinque Simmons is best known for producing mixtapes, including Dedication 2
. In 2003, he, Don Cannon and DJ Sense founded Aphilliates Music Group. The 2007 Gangsta Grillz: The Album
featured an array of rappers including Young Jeezy, Rick Ross and T.I. (DJ Drama is signed to T.I.'s Grand Hustle Records.) His latest LP, Quality Street Music
, hits stores September 25, 2012.