Daniel Grey Leonge, professionally known as Drey Beatz is a Nigerian record producer, Singer & Song writer born on July 27th in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria into the family of legendary southern musician Emma Grey.
Drey is the only son of the legendary southern musician, Emma Grey. Drey Beatz grew up listening to music by his father, Fela Kuti, Sir Victor Uwaifo, Chief Osita Osadebe, Michael Jackson, Bob Marley, Rodney Jerkins, Timothy Mosley and Kasseem Dean.
The Drey Beatz production style is deeply rooted in Reggae fusion, as well as Afro beats, Moombahton and Hip hop. Notable for his heavy and rhythmic “offbeat” drum patterns.
Drey Beatz was introduced into the Nigerian Music industry with the release of the collaborative effort with Nigerian recording artist Skales on the hit single “Obi” in 2014.
2014 also saw the release of his debut producer track “Umm Ahh” featuring BET award winner Ice Prince Zamani which got two nominations for producer of the year and song of the year in the 2014 South South Music Awards.
Drey Beatz followed up in 2015 with series of collaborations like “Roll Out” featuring BET award winner M.I and “Kinging” featuring Don Jazzy’s signee Reekado Banks & Ill Bliss amongst other records.
Aside from the aforementioned collaborations, Drey Beatz production credits from 2015 includes the hit single “Marry You” by Ice Prince, “Home Sweet Home” by 2Face Idibia (2Baba), “The Way” by DJ Spinall ft, Mafikizolo & Ice Prince, “Ekhweshina” by Papa Dennis & more.
2015 ended with Drey Beatz being nominated and winning the Scream All Youth Awards ’Favourite music producer category’, another producer of the year nomination (SSMA 2015), as well as being recognised amongst the 10 hottest music producers in Nigeria by Notjutsok and the hit single “Two of them” by Victoria Kimani (produced by Drey beatz) not only topped East Africa charts but also got a KORA AWARDS nomination.
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