DJ Drama (or 36-year-old Tyree Simmons) is arguably the most renowned mixtape DJ of the 2000s, thanks to his long-running Gangsta Grillz series and his Dedication mixtapes with Lil Wayne. That’s not all. As of January, he’s a member of the A&R staff for Atlantic Records, and his Means Street Studios serve as the Atlanta studio base for Atlantic recording artists. Since joining their A&R team, Drama has signed a whole squad of 2014 rising stars, including Que (the Atlanta rapper of “OG Bobby Johnson” fame), Spenzo (the Chicago rapper whose single “Wife Er” made waves this year), and Mexican-American rapper Kap G (who released his debut tape, Like a Mexican, this year).