Dr. Dre News

 
  • Cover of Classic Rotation: Eminem's "The Slim Shady LP" 15 Years Later
    In early 1999, a white rapper came out of relative obscurity and pissed off a lot of people. He was a white kid from Detroit, backed by a legend in Dr. Dre, and savvy music -industry heavyweight Jimmy Lovine.
  • Cover of Eminem, Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine Cover XXL
    XXL are preparing for a big issue this month, as they've got Eminem, Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine gracing their new cover, which is a first. The magazine is celebrating all things Beats Electronics for the upcoming isssue.
  • Cover of J. Cole Discusses How The Dreamville Imprint Came About
    J. Cole made the announcement of his Dreamville imprint on the day of his birth, January 28th, the same day he delivered his compilation Revenge Of The Dreamers, to immediately set things off.
  • Cover of Dr. Dre Suing Death Row Records For More Than $3 Million
     The rich keep getting richer. That saying couldn't be any more true in the case of Dr Dre recently. Aside from his Beats By Dre company receiving a $500 million dollar investment a few months ago, the super-producer is trying to obtain a few more million for himself from his ex-record label Death Row Records.
  • Cover of Eminem, Dr. Dre, Nas & More Perform At Beats By Dre Grammy Party
    Beats Music just launched last week, and they celebrated the occasion (as well as the upcoming Grammy awards) last night at the Belasco Theater in LA. It was a star-studded event to say the least, with Dre seemingly calling in just about all his connectiosn to perform at the event.
  • Cover of Beats Music Streaming Service Launches Today
    Beats By Dre's foray into the world of music streaming has seen some transformations over the year, initially their streaming service was to be called Daisy but they've opted for a more recognizable and straight-forward name with Beats Music. 
  • Cover of Dr. Dre's Beats Music Streaming Service To Launch In January [Update: Launch Date & Interface Pics Revealed]
    There's been much talk about Dr. Dre's upcoming music streaming service, which began with the working title "Daisy". Back in March, the service received $60 Million dollars in funding, and as of today, the announcement has been made that the Spotify and Rdio competitor will launch next month as "Beats Music".
  • Cover of Classic Rotation: Dr. Dre's The Chronic
    The importance of an album can be measured in several ways. Some are deemed iconic because of sale figures, others by the creativity and artistic integrity of the work, others still by their cultural influence. Although it's very rare for an album to nail all of these criteria, Dr.
  • Cover of Dr. Dre Says He Doesn't Listen To His Music After It Gets Released
    Dr. Dre has been central in several rap careers blowing up, and given the fact that he's been doing this for more than 25 years, he's definitely got some gems of knowledge and interesting experiences to share with the younger generation.
  • Cover of The Game Raises Funds For Funeral Of Murdered 7-Year-Old, Spearheads "Cease-Fire L.A." Campaign
    7-year-old Talib Pecantte of Los Angeles was shot in the chest on Monday night while sitting in a parked vehicle with his mother and an unidentified man in the Mid-City area. Tragically, he succumbed to his wounds the following evening. 
  • Cover of Dr. Dre Files Cease & Desist Letter Against Site That Claims He Has A Mistress [Update: Website Responds In Sarcastic Letter]
    Dr. Dre is the latest victim of TheDirty.com, a gossip site which is known for posting (often blatantly untrue) rumors about various celebrities.
  • Cover of Suge Knight Says Daz Dillinger Ghost-Produced Most Of "Doggystyle" For Dr. Dre
    It's no secret that Dr. Dre has had some help with his production in the past. Scott Storch, Mel-Man, and Colin Wolfe are a few of those at least partially responsible for some of the rapper/producer's biggest tracks.
  • Cover of Diddy, Jay Z & Dr. Dre Make Forbes' "World's Highest-Paid Musicians 2013" List
    Two months ago we saw Diddy top Forbes' Highest-Paid Hip-Hop Artists list, and now the Bad Boy label head returns on the World's Highest-Paid Musicians of 2013 list, although this time at #12 with $50 million.
  • Cover of Snoop Dogg Has Never Listened To "Doggystyle"
    Snoop Dogg's classic debut album, Doggystyle celebrates its 20th anniversary today, and while this date will be an invitation to many to revisit the project, Snoop himself will likely not be among them-- considering he's never once listened to it through!
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Launches "Pink Pro" Headphones Through Beats By Dre
    Nicki Minaj has already been named one of top hip hop earners of the year, and she hasn't shown any signs of stopping on the business front. Following her successful audio ventures with the Pink Pill speakers and urBeats in-ear buds, Nicki has decided to team up with Dr.
  • Cover of Jon Connor Talks About Signing With Dr. Dre's Aftermath
    During the time when the BET Hip-Hop Awards were being filmed in Atlanta, a few weeks ago, reports started circulating that Flint, Michigan native Jon Connor had signed to Dr. Dre's Aftermath label.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar's Grammy Interviews, Talks Influence Of Dr. Dre & Tupac
    Kendrick Lamar sat down for a series of one minute interviews with the Grammys speaking on various subjects.  
  • Cover of Mike WiLL Made It Wants His Triple Disc Album To Have The Same Impact As Dr. Dre's "The Chronic"
    Mike WiLL Made It is having a big year. In a short span, the Atlanta producer has gone from an in-house beatmaker for Gucci Mane to working with some of the biggest names in the pop world. One landmark achievement that came in 2013 was working with Jay Z, though their collaboration was a bit of a tease.
  • Cover of Jon Connor May Have Signed To Dr. Dre's Aftermath Imprint
    During his cypher at the taping of the BET Hip-Hop Awards last night, Jon Connor apparently announced his signing with Dr. Dre's Aftermath imprint. The Flint, Michigan emcee alluded to the possibility in a recent interview, and photos of him and Dre in the lab recently surfaced as well. 
  • Cover of Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics Receives $500 Million Investment
    Beats Electronics refuses to stop growing. Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine's headphone brand already has a monopoly on the headphone game, but they are far from hitting a plateau. 
  • Cover of Diddy Tops Forbes' Highest Paid Hip-Hop Artists List, Jay Z Follows
    Forbes recently let go their list of the Highest-Earning Celebrity Couples, which Jay Z and Beyonce topped. Now they've released their annual list of Highest Paid Hip-Hop Artists, and while Hov doesn't top this list too, he comes pretty close at #2.
  • Cover of Eminem Announces New Album Title & Release Date
    Eminem has finally given us some details on his upcoming album, which he has now announced will be a sequel to the seminal Marshall Mathers LP. MMLPII will be executive produced by Dr. Dre and Rick Rubin, and the first official single "Berzerk" will see release this tuesday.
  • Cover of Dr. Dre Presents Kendrick Lamar With ASCAP's Vanguard Award
    Dr. Dre presented Kendrick Lamar with the Vanguard Award at this year's ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards, which took place last Thursday evening. The Compton emcee earned the distinction for his impact on "musical genres that help shape the future of American music."
  • Cover of Dr. Dre Being Considered To Score Nina Simone Biopic
    While it's anyone's guess if and when Detox will surface, there could be some new Dr. Dre material headed our way soon. There is a Nina Simone biopic currently in the works, and it's been reported that Dre has been asked to provide its original score.
  • Cover of Dr. Dre Talks On New Academy At USC & Being Inspired To Get Back In Studio
    A few days ago it was announced that Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine would once again team up for a new venture, donating $70 million to USC for a new academy, the Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation.
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