Cool & Dre

The production duo Marcello Valenzano and Andre Christopher Lyon, better known as Cool & Dre, are originally from Miami but have taken their sound beyond their Southeastern shores.  They formed their own record label, Epidemic, before eventually landing in the home of Interscope Records, where they created hits for artists like Lil Wayne, Game and Rick Ross. They received their first BET Hip Hop Awards nomination in 2009 fo Producer of the Year.