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  • Cover of Classic Rotation: Eminem's "Slim Shady LP"
    "In my entire career in the music industry, I have never found anything from a demo tape or a CD. When Jimmy played [Eminem’s demo], I said, 'Find him. Now.'” -Dr. Dre
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper Auditioned For The Dr. Dre Role In The N.W.A. Biopic
    At this point, the N.W.A. biopic, "Straight Outta Compton", is pretty much under wraps. An extended trailer was just released this week, with actor Corey Hawkins playing the all-important role of Dr. Dre.
  • Cover of Dr. Dre Signed A Rapper Named Justin Mohrle
    Dr. Dre took Kendrick Lamar under his wing in 2012 when the then-rising rapper signed to Aftermath, and now K. Dot is veritable rap star and hip-hop darling. Although Dre's musical output may not be what it once is, he's still keeping his foot firmly within the rap game by forever signing the next best thing.
  • Cover of Dr. Dre & Kendrick Lamar Guest At Game's "The Documentary" 10th Anniversary Concert
    Game's debut album, The Documentary just celebrated its tenth anniversary this weekend, and on top of making hip hop heads world-wide feel old, the Compton rapper decided to toast the occasion with a special concert.
  • Cover of #TBT: Nate Dogg Features
    Nate Dogg left an incredible body of work before his time came to an end. He crushed it on his solo projects, alongside 213, and also on dozens and dozens of legendary features. The latter of which is what we're focusing on today.
  • Cover of Dr. Dre Reportedly Made $20 Per Second In 2014
    Dr. Dre is really getting money like no one else in the rap industry right now. While various Forbes lists have already proven this to us many times over, a new list on the site Sky Range has broken down the money data in a very shocking manner.
  • Cover of Monster Sues Beats By Dre Co-Founders Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine
  • Cover of #TBT: Eminem's Early Deep Cuts
    Marshall Mather's career has been a roller-coaster ride of success, drug abuse, WTF moments and undeniable talent. Widely regarded as one of the best MCs of all time, Eminem has no shortage of recognizable tunes and hits.
  • Cover of Forbes Names Dr. Dre The Highest Paid Musician of 2014
    Dr. Dre hasn't come out with any new music in quite a while (although he did co-produce Kendrick Lamar's 2013 Good Kid m.A.A.d. City and had a verse on the hit-song, "The Recipe") but that hasn't stopped him from swimming in cash.
  • Cover of 10 Classic, One-Producer Albums
    Many of hip-hop's most classic albums have one thing in common: they were all produced (mostly) by one man. Dr. Dre, J Dilla, the RZA, Kanye West, Madlib, and many more have all laced MCs with a collection of beats that create a cohesive aesthetic through which full LPs can thrive.
  • Cover of #TBT: AZ's Early Cuts
    Brooklyn-born Anthony Cruz isn't one of the 10 greatest rappers of all time. He hasn't released a platinum record and most of his accolades are due to a relationship with Nas.
  • Cover of Classic Rotation: Dr. Dre's "2001"
    It was 15 years ago today that Dr. Dre released 2001, his 20-track, star-studded, cinematic LP.  “It's a movie, with different varieties of situations. So you've got buildups, touching moments, aggressive moments…It's got everything that a movie needs,” Dre said of the album.
  • Cover of NFL Bans Beats Headphones From Appearing On Camera
    Dr. Dre's iconic Beats headphones have been banned from appearing on camera during any NFL broadcast, according to a new deal between the football league and Beats rival Bose. 
  • Cover of #TBT: 10 Killer Death Row Records Cuts
    Death Row Records had quite the run in the 90s. Picking up where N.W.A left off, Suge Knight assembled an all-star crew that would come to epitomize the West Coast hip-hop sound, along with bringing it to popularity. 2Pac, Dr.
  • Cover of Forbes Releases Hip-Hop Cash Kings List, Dr. Dre Tops List
    Forbes unleashed their annual Hip-Hop Cash Kings list today, and although Diddy topped the 2013 list last year, he's been dethroned by Dr. Dre in a big way. Of course, most of us knew this was coming as Apple buying out Beats Electronics put a sizeable amount of cash in Dre's pocket.
  • Cover of Apple To Reportedly Shut Down Beats Music Streaming Service
    Last week, we learned that Dr. Dre's veritable unicorn of an album, previously thought to be titled Detox, will probably arrive under another title, and today comes the news that you may not be able to stream said album on Dre's own streaming service.
  • Cover of Dr. Dre's "Detox" May Not Actually Be Titled "Detox"
    Well, it looks like Detox isn't coming after all -- at least not with the title.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar Speaks On New Album, Has "A Bunch Of Tracks" With Dr. Dre
    We've been scraping up every detail about Kendrick Lamar's highly anticipated follow up to good kid, m.A.A.d city, as the details have been scarce. Last week Kendrick's TDE label mate SZA spoke briefly on the album, but as far as the rapper himself, he's keeping everything tightly under wraps.
  • Cover of Jim Jones Says Dr. Dre Produced Four Unreleased Dipset Songs
    Jim Jones is on a press run for his brand new EP We Own The Night Pt. 2: Memoirs Of A Hustler. Sitting down with Power 105.1's "The Breakfast Club," the Harlem emcee took some time to talk about the project among other topics.
  • Cover of Trunk Bangers
    The age-old question under which almost all hip-hop music is scrutinized: does it pass the car test?
  • Cover of Paul Giamatti Cast As Jerry Heller In N.W.A. Movie
    The long-awaited N.W.A. biopic, Straight Outta Compton finally began filming last week, but it's already suffered what could have been a tragedy on set, when crew members were caught within a drive-by shooting.
  • Cover of Stream Marsha Ambrosius' "Friends & Lovers"
    British R&B singer Marsha Ambrosius is all set to release her sophomore album, Friends & Lovers, tomorrow (July 15th), and one day ahead of time, she's released a full stream. The 14 track project is now available for listening, courtesy of SoundCloud.
  • Cover of Eminem, Dr. Dre, Odd Future & Danny Brown Take Over Wembley Stadium
    This weekend Eminem made history by becoming the very first rapper to headline Wembley stadium. In fact, he performed two sold out dates in a row at the 90,000-capacity venue, and he made sure to bring some friends along for the ride.
  • Cover of Dr. Dre Suing Chinese Beats Counterfeiters For Potential Billions Of Dollars
    According to a new lawsuit posted by TMZ on July 10th, Dr. Dre wants to stop cheap Chinese-made knockoffs of his headphone brand from jacking his company's logo and ruining its reputation.
  • Cover of 11 Hip-Hop/R&B Stars Made Forbes' List Of The 100 "Most Powerful Celebrities"
    Today, Forbes Magazine released their annual list of the 100 "World's Most Powerful Celebrities," and eleven stars in the Hip-Hop/R&B worlds were included. Four made the top ten, and the other seven were also all in the top 50.
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