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Atlanta rapper and T.I. protégé Young Dro decided to pursue a career in rap music in order to break the cycle of tribulations from hustling and inner-city life. Young Dro was born D'Juan Hart in Bankhead, a particularly rough neighborhood on Atlanta's west side. His inspiration for wanting to rap came from the success of one of his best friends, Chris "Daddy Mack" Smith, one half of early-'90s rap sensation Kris Kross. Musically speaking, however, Goodie Mob -- also west Atlanta natives -- had the biggest impact on him. Hart embarked on his professional career around 2000 when he signed to bass music rapper Raheem the Dream's local Atlanta label, Tight IV Life Records, under just the moniker Dro. He released the regional hit "Yes Sir" and album I Got That Dro around the same time T.I. dropped his debut, I'm Serious. Although he had known T.I. since the early '90s, they grew apart for some time. By early 2006, Young Dro was signed to T.I.'s imprint, Grand Hustle Entertainment. Backed by the self-proclaimed "King of the South" T.I. and major label Atlantic Records, Young Dro hit the ground running with the popular single "Shoulder Lean" in summer 2006. It had heavy rotation on BET and MTV2, and its cellular phone ringtone sold over 500,000 units. The hit single was featured on his major-label debut, Best Thang Smokin', released in late August of the same year. A series of mixtapes followed, but the rapper didn't return with an official album until 2013 when High Times landed along with the single "FDB." Da Reality Show followed in 2015, featuring "We in da City," a single that was remixed into a hit when T.I. was added to the track. ~ Cyril Cordor
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Top Tracks

  1.   Track
    Popularity
  2.   Shoulder Lean
  3.   FDB
  4.   FDB featuring Drama
  5.   Rubberband Banks
  6.   We in da City
  7.   Ugh
  8.   Gangsta
  9.   What It Is
  10.   Ugh Remix by Rich Homie Quan
  11.   They Don't Really Know Bout Dro
  12.   100 Yard Dash
  13.   Strong
  14.   Take Off by Yung L.A.
  15.   Hammer Time
  16.   Presidential
  17.   Kill Autotune
  18.   Dangerous
  19.   Fresh
  20.   C. Money Shit
  21.   Nope by T.I.
  22.   Bad Bitch featuring Problem
  23.   Do It Do It featuring BHI
  24.   Strong by 2Chainz
  25.   That's How It Is
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