Hip Hop Awards 2023: 7 Times DJ Drama's Beats Became Hip-Hop Anthems

Explore the iconic tracks from the Philly rap maestro.

DJ Drama has a keen ear for talent and an unparalleled ability to craft iconic beats that have made him a mainstay in the genre. With tracks like “My Moment” featuring 2 Chainz, Meek Mill, and Jeremih and “Wish” with Chris Brown, Skeme, and Lyquin, Drama has consistently pushed boundaries and set new standards within the genre.

The Philly native’s legendary career reached another pinnacle as he received a prestigious "DJ of the Year" nomination at the “BET Hip Hop Awards” 2023. This recognition reaffirms the industry veteran’s enduring influence on the art form.

  • “My Moment” ft. 2 Chainz, Meek Mill, Jeremih

    The haunting piano melody combined with 2 Chainz and Meek Mill's passionate verses and Jeremih's soulful hook created an anthem for anyone striving for success.

  • “We In This” ft. Future, Young Jeezy, T.I., Ludacris

    The thumping bass, futuristic synths, and a star-studded lineup make it an undeniable hip-hop anthem that still bumps in clubs today.

  • “Wishing” ft. Chris Brown, Skeme, Lyquin

    "Wishing" is a smooth, R&B-infused track that showcases DJ Drama's versatility. The sultry beat paired with Chris Brown's vocals and the lyrical prowess of Skeme and Lyquin makes this a standout anthem in DJ Drama's discography.

  • “5000 Ones” ft. Nelly, T.I., Diddy, Yung Joc, Willie the Kid, Young Jeezy & Twista

    "5000 Ones" is a certified hip-hop banger that took the rap world by storm upon its release. The powerhouse ensemble brought together some of the biggest names in the rap game, including Nelly, T.I., Diddy, Yung Joc, Willie the Kid, Young Jeezy, and Twista.

  • DJ Drama - “So Many Girls” ft. Tyga, Wale, Roscoe Dash

    With Roscoe Dash's infectious hooks, Wale's lyrical prowess, and Tyga's distinctive flow, this track became an undeniable hit upon its release a decade ago.

    Watch the Hip Hop Awards 2023 on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, at 9 PM ET/PT on BET.

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