Cool & Dre

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Not to be confused with LL Cool J and Dr. Dre.
Cool & Dre
Origin Miami, Florida, U.S.
Genres Hip hop, R&B
Years active 2001–present
Labels Epidemic, Cash Money, Interscope
Associated acts Yung Ladd, Fat Joe, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, Christina Milian, Game, DJ Khaled
Members Cool & Dre

Cool & Dre are a team of American record producers and songwriters from North Miami, a suburb of Miami, Florida, consisting of Marcello "Cool" Valenzano and Andre "Dre" Christopher Lyon.

Epidemic Records[edit]

The duo started their own record label, Epidemic Records.[1] They signed a contract with Jive Records in 2003 concerning the distribution of their first artist, Dirtbag.[citation needed]

In August 2010, the duo officially partnered with Cash Money Records.[2] In April 2011, the duo signed a deal with Interscope Records through Cash Money (the first time Cash Money is under another Universal label), also to distribute their label Epidemic Records.

Production discography[edit]

Singles produced[edit]

List of singles as either producer or co-producer, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released, performing artists and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album


"Big Bank"
2002 Tru Cognizance
"New York"
(Ja Rule featuring Fat Joe and Jadakiss)
2004 27 14 10 R.U.L.E.
"So Much More"
(Fat Joe)
2005 81 34 18 All or Nothing
"Hate It or Love It"
(The Game featuring 50 Cent)
2 1 1 21 14 5 3 12 4 The Documentary
"Holla at Me"
(DJ Khaled featuring Lil Wayne, Paul Wall, Fat Joe, Rick Ross and Pitbull)
2006 59 24 15 Listennn... the Album
41 12 7
  • RIAA: Gold
Reality Check
"Chevy Ridin' High"
(Dre featuring Rick Ross)
"Say I"
(Christina Milian featuring Young Jeezy)
21 13 45 38 15 23 23 4 So Amazin'
"100 Million"
(Birdman featuring Young Jeezy, Rick Ross, and Lil Wayne)
2007 18 69 5 * Stunna
"We Made It"
(Busta Rhymes featuring Linkin Park)
2008 65 40 37 11 12 13 24 10 N/A
"Ya Heard Me"
(B.G. featuring Juvenile, Lil Wayne and Trey Songz)
Too Hood 2 Be Hollywood
"Ain't Sayin' Nothin'"
(Fat Joe featuring Plies and Dre)
93 The Elephant in the Room
"My Life"
(The Game featuring Lil Wayne)
21 15 4 42 36 49 34 LAX
"Peace Sign/Index Down"
(Gym Class Heroes featuring Busta Rhymes)
The Quilt
"Make the World Go Round"
(Nas featuring The Game and Chris Brown)
Untitled Nas album
"All My Life (In the Ghetto)"
(Jay Rock featuring Lil Wayne and
10 Follow Me Home
"Camera Phone"
(The Game featuring Ne-Yo)
2009 48 LAX
(Wale featuring Lady Gaga)
99 29 73 19 12 Attention Deficit
"On Fire"
(Lil Wayne)
62 54 25 Rebirth
"If It Ain't About Money"
(Fat Joe featuring Trey Songz)
2010 57 25 The Darkside Vol. 1
"Red Nation"
(The Game featuring Lil Wayne)
2011 62 22 The R.E.D. Album
"It's Good"
(Lil Wayne featuring Drake and Jadakiss)
79 Tha Carter IV
(The Game featuring Chris Brown, Tyga, Wiz Khalifa and Lil Wayne)
2012 81 24 19 Jesus Piece
"All That (Lady)"
(The Game featuring Lil Wayne, Big Sean, Fabolous and Jeremih)
2013 48
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.


  1. ^ Koslow, Jessica (2004-11-22). "Cool & Dre: The "New" Neptunes". Archived from the original on April 27, 2006. Retrieved 2010-09-07. 
  2. ^ Langhorne, Cyrus (2010-08-04). "Cool & Dre Join Cash Money Records, "We're Making Power Moves Together"". Retrieved 2010-09-07.