The Dream Team Producers Cool & Dre Receive a BET Hip Hop Awards Nomination for Producers of The Year! On Board for an Array of Major Production projects To Include Justin Timberlake’s new rock Group Free Sol, Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy Bow Wow and Travis of Gym Class Hero’s new solo project!
Hot New Tracks include Wale’s new single “World Tour” featuring Jasmin Sullivan
Hired exclusively to score Queen Latifah’s next film titled “Just Wright” and serve as Music Supervisors for the film
New York, N.Y. – September 21, 2009 – Miami Based Grammy nominated, chart-topping super producing duo Marcello “Cool” Valenzano and Andre “Dre” Lyon known as Cool & Dre and their production company Record Room Productions have received a BET Hip Hop Award nomination for Producers of The Year. They are also on board for an array of high profile music projects to include production on albums by Lil Wayne, Wale, Yung Jeezy, Travie of Gym Class Heroes, Amerie and more!
Cool & Dre have completed 10 tracks on Lil Wayne’s highly anticipated rock album titled “Rebirth” set for release this fall 2009. Cool & Dre have also produced Interscope recording artist Wale’s hit single “Chillin” featuring Lady Gaga which garnered heavy buzz and his latest single, “World Tour” featuring Jasmin Sullivan. The super duo are executive producers on Queen Latifah’s latest album “Persona” as well. Other projects in the works include production on Justin Timberlake’s new hip hop/rock group called Free Sol (signed to Timberlake’s Tennman Records), Amerie’s new album “Break Ups and Make Ups” and Lloyd’s upcoming album as well (titled TBD). Cool & Dre also recently completed the remix for Fall Out Boys’ hit song “America’s Sweetheart” and tracks on Birdman’s new album including the single, “Get it.” Their Epidemic Music imprint is also gearing up for the release of the debut album of hip-hop artist C-ride who is featured on Cash Money artist 2 Pistols single titled “Lights Low 2” produced by Cool & Dre as well.
Lastly, expanding into the world of movies and lending their talents to producing scores and soundtracks, Cool & Dre’s work was recently featured in a song titled “Walk The Dinosaur” performed by Queen Latifah featured in 20th Century Fox’s film “Ice Age 3” which was released on July 4, 2009. Cool and Dre have also been hired exclusively to score Queen Latifah’s next film titled “Just Wright” and serve as music supervisors for the film. “Just Wright” is a romantic comedy currently in pre-production and to be released on Fox Searchlight.
Cool & Dre recently did a “soft” launch of their site www.rateyourdemo.com. For a small fee aspiring writers, singers, producers and hip hop artists to upload their demos so that they can be exclusively reviewed exclusively by Cool & Dre. The review site has helped the duo discover neo R&B artist New Time Soul who they plan to work with. The site will has been converted to a full fledge social network site.
Aside from their musical skills, these entrepreneurs also keep busy with their clothing line named DIRTY ROYALTY – www.dirtyroyalty.com . The line is sold at major retailers in Miami (Shoe Gallery), Atlanta (Walters) and New York (Zevo).
ABOUT COOL & DRE
Cool & Dre create original music that crosses a variety of musical genres and that merge the lines that divide pop culture. This is evident when you look at the stellar list of artists that Cool & Dre have worked with which include Linkin Park, Lil Wayne, Gym Class Heroes, The Game, Nas, Busta Rhymes, Wale, Freeway, Darryl Hall, and Duffy to name a few. Cool & Dre have been instrumental in bringing to the masses such classic # 1 hits as “New York” by Ja Rule and “Hate it or Love It” by 50 Cent and The Game for which they were nominated for a Grammy award. Most recently they were also nominated in the prestigious Album of The Year category for their work with Lil Wayne’s “Tha Carter III” and in the Best Rap Album Category for their work on Nas’ “Nas” album.