DJ Drama Joins A&R Department at Atlantic Records

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Here’s a huge move for DJ Drama and his Mean Street Studios. Today, Atlantic Records & DJ Drama revealed that DJ Drama will be joining the A&R Department at Atlantic Records, and that his recently established studios Mean Street Studios will become a base for Atlantic Records artists to record in. With the recent surge of Atlanta artists signing to Atlantic Records, you have to think that Drama had a role in that happening. Read statements from DJ Drama and Craig Kallman below.

Craig Kallman (Atlantic Records CEO):

“One of the most accomplished DJs and mixtape masters, DJ Drama brings brilliant instincts and consummate skills to our A&R team. A hugely influential force in the hip-hop community, I know he’ll be a tremendous asset in signing and developing artists and making amazing records.”

DJ Drama:

“My first two albums as an artist were on Atlantic. And I’m now looking forward to working with Craig and Julie [Atlantic chairman/COO Greenwald] in a new capacity, helping them break the label’s next crop of amazing talent.”