In order to have yourself embedded in the minds and souls of hip hop junkies, you need to drop classic material. For artists, in order to drop something monumental, they oftentimes call on the prominent figure running the mixtape circuit. That man is DJ Drama. For more than a decade, artists clamored for the shot to work with Drama. The ones that were given the opportunity forged a relationship with one of the game’s most renowned DJ’s and blessed the fans with classic material.
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Lil Wayne – Dedication
Wayne reached his apex as a lyricist when he handed the world his Dedication mixtape. With DJ Drama giving Weezy the platform, Wayne elevated his stature tremendously and instantly became a household name.