Mr. Del, born Delmar Lawrence, is an American Christian hip hop artist and music producer. He is president of the independent record label Dedicated Music Group (DMG)/Universal Records. According to an article published by blackchristiannews.com, Del was formerly a member of the Oscar winning, platinum-selling rap group Three 6 Mafia. However, he was only featured on one song, 'Azz & Tittiez'. He received a Grammy award nomination for Best Rock Gospel Album of the year and 2010 GMA Dove Award nomination for Rap/Hip Hop Album of the year. His first solo album, The Future (EMI Gospel), was released in 2005 and debuted at No. 15 on Billboard’s Gospel Chart. Hope Dealer, was released in 2007 and peaked at No. 47 on Billboard’s Gospel Chart and featured American jazz musician Kirk Whalum. Thrilla (DMG/Universal Records), was released in 2009 and debuted at No. 2 on the Christian R&B/Hip Hop Chart.