Suge Knight Claims Dr. Dre Hired Hitman To Kill Him In $300 Million Lawsuit
Earlier this year, Suge Knight and his lawyer alleged that Dr. Dre was responsible for the 2014 nightclub shooting that left Knight with several gunshot wounds. According to TMZ, Knight has now filed a massive lawsuit against Dre, alleging that he is entitled to $300 million from the sale of Beats by Dre to Apple in 2014.
Marvel Reveals 5 New Variant Covers: Dr. Dre, Nas, Missy Elliott, & More
Marvel has recently rebooted their popular hip hop variant album cover series.
A$AP Ferg Spotted In The Studio Working On His New Album With Alchemist & Dr. Dre
A$AP Ferg is about to hit the road this Winter for the "Turnt & Burnt" Tour with Playboi Carti, but before he does so the Harlem spitter is trying to finish up some work on his next album first. Yesterday (10/13), Ferg took to his Instagram to share a pic of him & producer Alchemist working together in the studio. In one caption, Ferg mentioned the two were cooking up album material, simply captioning “album time,” while another caption showed his praise for the famous LA producer, “dreams do come true”.
Dr. Dre Threatens Lawsuit Over Michel'le Biopic That Portrays Him As An Abusive Boyfriend
A TV movie called Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel'le is set to air next week, but Dr. Dre is reportedly attempting to have it shut down. According to TMZ, Dre sent a cease and desist letter to Sony Pictures, contesting the film's depiction of him as an abusive boyfriend, and threatening a lawsuit if the film airs as-is.
Dr. Dre & Ice Cube Dismissed From Lawsuit Over Suge Knight's Fatal Hit-And-Run
Dr. Dre and Ice Cube have been cleared in the wrongful death lawsuit filed against them by the family of Terry Carter, a man killed when Suge Knight ran him over with his car in January of 2015.
Drake Brings Out Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Big Sean, & French Montana In L.A.
Drake added to the absurd list of rappers, singers, and athletes he's brought out over the course of the Summer Sixteen tour. Thursday night, during the last of three concerts, at Inglewood's Los Angles Forum, he outdid himself once again by bringing out Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Big Sean, & French Montana. Big Sean joined Drake on "All Me" and French joined Drake on "No Shopping," but the clear highlights of the evening came when hometown heroes Ice Cube and Dr. Dre brought the house down with "You Can Do It" and "The Next Episode."
Diddy Tops Forbes' Hip-Hop Cash Kings List Again, Jay Z Comes In Second
It's that time of the year again. Forbes is back with their annual Hip Hop Cash Kings list, and for the second year in a row, we're finding Diddy sitting comfy at the top of the list. Dr.
Jerry Heller, Former N.W.A. Manager, Dies At 75
Jerry Heller, the former manager of influential West Coast rap group N.W.A, has passed away at the age of 75. His cause of death is not yet known.
Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre & Suge Knight Sued Over "Doggystyle" Song "Ain't No Fun"
Snoop Dogg's ""Ain't No Fun (If The Homies Can't Have None)," though never released as a single, is one of the most recognizable records on Snoop Dogg's 1993 debut, Doggystyle. It's also one of the most well-known hooks from the late Nate Dogg. However, a new lawsuit claims that the record actually belongs to two lesser known rappers, according to TMZ.
#TBT: Snoop Doggy Dogg
It wasn't until the latter half of the '90s, when he changed labels from Death Row to No Limit, that Snoop Doggy Dogg shortened his name to "Snoop Dogg." Snoop was something of a phenomenon when he arrived on the scene in '92, an ultra laidback, weed-toking Crip steeped in the traditions of George Clinton, a perfect foil for the hardened delivery and slick production of G-funk shaman Dr. Dre.
Dr. Dre Won’t Face Gun Charges Following This Week’s Incident
It looks like Dr. Dre won’t face any charges stemming from this week’s road rage incident at his home where a man accused Dre of pulling a gun on him. Earlier today, TMZ reported that the LA’s District Attorney has already rejected & thrown out the case due to insufficient evidence.
Dr. Dre Handcuffed Outside Of His Malibu Home
Dr. Dre was cuffed and searched outside of his own house in Malibu earlier today, reports TMZ. Police were called to the scene by a driver who had stopped in front of Dre's house, resulting in a heated altercation.
Rihanna, Diddy, & The Weeknd Among Forbes' Highest-Paid Celebrities Of 2016
Forbes has released its Highest-Paid Celebrities of 2016 list, comprised of the 100 celebrities who earned the most money between June 2015 and June 2016 to crack the Top 100. Taylor Swift took the #1 spot with a whopping $170 million earned. A few hip hop & luminaries made the cut as well:
The 10 Best Hip Hop Protest Songs Since The Trayvon Martin Shooting
It feels as though the never-ending cycle of violence in the United States is threatening to swallow the country whole. The unconscionable combination of the Alton Sterling and Philando Castile shootings within a 24-hour window this week has already sparked several protest songs in the realm of hip hop.
Scott Storch Reunites With Dr. Dre
The recent comeback of production legend Scott Storch has been an inspiring story. His hit streak in the early and mid-'00s came to an end due to his struggles with addiction, which eventually caused his financial ruin. After declaring bankruptcy last summer, Storch vowed to get sober, and a few months later, he managed to score a big placement on Rick Ross' Black Market single "Sorry," featuring Chris Brown.
Producer Claims Dr. Dre & 50 Cent Deliberately Cut Him Out Of "P.I.M.P." Money
50 Cent and Dr. Dre are now being sued over "P.I.M.P," one of a handful of classic tracks off 50's Get Rich or Die Tryin', released via Aftermath Entertainment. The "P.I.M.P." production credits go to Mr. Porter and Brandon Parrott, the latter whom apparently never got paid for the now-Gold certified track.
The 11 Greatest O.J. Simpson References In Rap History
Today marks the 22nd anniversary of O.J. Simpson's white Bronco police chase. O.J. is locked up now at Lovelock Correctional Center in Nevada for committing armed robbery. Even from behind bars, O.J. is still able to capture America's imagination's like few else. He was recently the subject of the FX show, "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story"; he is currently the subject of ESPN's stunning 5-part documentary "O.J. Simpson: Made in America."
Kanye West & Dr. Dre To Appear On DMX's Next Album
It seems that there has been a renewed interest in the career of DMX after two of his classic songs were sampled on Drake's "U With Me?", a standout track off VIEWS. X released a new track last month, so it was thought that he might be prepping a full project.
Kendrick Lamar & Dr. Dre Perform At Anderson .Paak's Coachella Set
Anderson .Paak is taking full advantage of his newfound status as the critical and popular darling of R&B. He was the MVP of SXSW, performing over a dozen shows in four days, and his name appears on just about every festival billing this summer.
Kendrick Lamar & Dr. Dre Perform During Ice Cube's Coachella Set
Ice Cube's set from Coachella weekend 1 was full of surprise appearances, but there was one notable absence that night. While the rest of N.W.A. came out to perform "Fuck The Police" and Straight Outta Compton," Dr. Dre was nowhere to be found. While we were initially disappointed that Dre wasn't able to complete the reunion of surviving members, we should've known that Cube was leaving something to be desired weekend 2.