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Cool & Dre
Cool & Dre

Origin

Miami, Florida, United States

Genre

Hip hop, R&B

Years active

2001-present

Label

Epidemic Music Group (2004-present)

Associated acts

Curren$y, DJ Khaled, Fat Joe, The Game, Kent Jones, Lil Wayne

Members

  • Cool
  • Dre
Cool & Dre are an American record production duo from Miami, Florida. The group consists of Marcello "Cool" Valenzano and Andre "Dre" Lyon. They are best known for their work with Terror Squad founder Fat Joe, first collaborating on the album Jealous Ones Still Envy in 2001, and more recently their work with Jay-Z and Beyoncé on the Everything Is Love album in 2018. Some of their most successful records consist of The Game's 2005 hit "Hate It or Love It", Juvenile's "Rodeo", Ja Rule's "New York", Fat Joe's "All the Way Up" and Lil Wayne's "On Fire". To date, their work has sold over 75 million records worldwide.

Cool & Dre founded their record company, Epidemic Music, in 2004. The artists currently signed to the label are Kent Jones, Eric Leon, Tom G and Govayles. 

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