Dr. Dre News

 
  • Cover of Dr. Dre Is Not Buying The L.A. Clippers For $1 Billion Cash
    Parody headlines are getting a lot of mileage these days. Most recently an article which joked about Kanye West comparing himself to the late Nelson Mandela went viral after many took it literally.
  • Cover of Dr. Dre's $3 Million Lawsuit Against Death Row Records Rejected
    Dr. Dre's filed a lawsuit against Death Row records a few months back, requesting $3 million from the now bankrupt label.
  • Cover of Apple May Be Looking To Acquire Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics For $3.2 Billion [Update: Dr. Dre Confirms]
    Dr. Dre recently surpassed Jay Z as the second richest rapper in the game, and it looks as though he could take the throne from Diddy if Apple successfully buys him out of Beats Electronics. 
  • Cover of Dr. Dre Buying Tom Brady's Los Angeles Mansion
    When you come in at #2 on Forbes top Hip Hop earners list at $550 million dollars, you can pretty much purchase any home you like. And that’s what Dr. Dre just did, as he and his wife just purchased Tom Brady’s multi-million dollar mansion in Los Angeles.
  • Cover of Q-Tip & Dr. Dre May Be Working On "Detox"
    Dr. Dre's on-again, off-again album Detox has become a bit of a punchline in the hip hop community. The proposed follow up to 1999's Chronic 2001 has been in the works for years, and has even had a few false-start singles. 
  • Cover of "Forbes Five" Lists Hip-Hop's Wealthiest Artists
    Once again, Forbes comes through with that information we're all dying to know: just how rich are these hip-hop industry moguls? Names you might expect top the five-spot list, including Diddy, Jay Z and 50 Cent.
  • Cover of 50 Cent Thanks Eminem For Giving Him A Shot, Describes Him As One Of His Favorite People
    In case you hadn't noticed, it's been a slow news day, folks. As such, we thought we'd bring this moment of homage to light, given Ferrari F's recent departure from Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope / Shady Records.
  • Cover of How Hip-Hop Has Permeated Pop Culture
    Emerging from the ghettos of New York City, specifically the Bronx, in the '70's, Hip-Hop became the voice for a people who had been ignored for too long. It echoed the conditions African- Americans were living in - and still are, to an extent - and their daily struggles.
  • Cover of Rick Ross' "Mafia Music III" Instrumental Was Originally Intended For Dr. Dre's "Detox"
    Yesterday evening, Rick Ross sent out a revelatory tweet concerning a cut from his new album Mastermind: "'Mafia Music III' track was originally for Detox which @DrDre gave me for #Mastermind in a session."
  • Cover of 50 Cent Reveals New Single Off "Animal Ambition" Has Dr. Dre Production [Update: Track To Feature Trey Songz]
    50 Cent is back on track with the release of new music, and specifically, the release of his forthcoming album Animal Ambition. Following his new independent deal with Caroline, the rapper already let go a new visual off the LP, "The Funeral" which had Jake One production and gave us high hopes for what's to come.
  • 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.
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