Cool & Dre, along with Fat Joe, announced on Instagram last night the release date of the highly anticipated joint album “Family Ties” with Dre of Cool & Dre. As producers of this album, alongside Boi-1da and Hitmaka, this album is already positioned to be a classic when it’s released on Friday, December 6th.
States Cool & Dre, “We hope that years from now you will remember the exact moment, place and feeling you felt when you pressed play to listen to ‘Family Ties’ for the 1st time.” A surprise is expected to coincide with the release of “Family Ties.”
Cool & Dre just recently received another Grammy Nomination for Best R&B Album for their work on BJ The Chicago Kid’s album 1123.
The veteran production duo and hit-makers Cool & Dre won their 3rd Grammy Award for their work on Jay-Z and Beyonce’s “The Carters” album. The hitmakers produced three out of the nine tracks, including “Summer,” “713,” and “Black Effect.” The Carters album featured a bonus track, “Salud!” which Cool & Dre produced, and Dre laid down vocals for. As its name suggests, it’s a toast to victory.
Cool & Dre also won a Grammy Award for their work on Mary J. Blige’s “The Breakthrough”which won for Best R&B album in 2006, Lil Wayne’s “The Carter III” which won for Best Rap Album in 2008, and now, The Carters “Everything Is Love” which won Best Urban Contemporary Album last night.
Cool and Dre have been making classic hit songs since Ja Rule’s “New York” and the Game’s “Hate It or Love It,” and have been enjoying a renaissance since “The Carter’s” album and are the team behind Fat Joe’s “All the Way Up.” The duo has now taken it to the next level with their work on “Family Ties.” To date, they have sold 75 million records worldwide and have worked with the A list | Who’s Who in music and hip-hop.