Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine To Be Featured In Upcoming HBO Documentary "The Defiant Ones"
It looks like Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine will be the subject behind an upcoming HBO special documentary called “The Defiant Ones.” Directed by Allen Hughes ("Menace II Society"), the documentary follows Dre and Jimmy around for roughly three years to document their partnership as they moved on to a new chapter in their lives at Apple Music. The two have worked together in the past with their Interscope and Aftermath days, then went on to start Beats by Dre and ultimately join the Apple team.
#TBT: Ice Cube
Ice Cube's filmography from the last decade belies his true nature as one of the hardest and most influential rappers of all time. With the possible exception of Rakim, no "golden age" rapper pushed hip hop forward more than Ice Cube, whose lyrical innovation, blunt portrayal of gang activity, and willingness to challenge unjust systems helped usher the genre into its modern era. This article revisits 10 of Ice Cube's best songs, from his breakout with N.W.A. through his first four solo albums. Click through the gallery to listen.
Anderson .Paak On His Ongoing Work With Dr. Dre: "I’m Always Sending Him Ideas”
The first time many began paying attention to Anderson .Paak was through his memorable appearances throughout Dr. Dre's Compton. Since then, he's been getting some serious acclaim as a solo act, but he hasn't stopped working with Dre, as he explained in an interview with Power 106.
50 Cent Wins "P.I.M.P." Lawsuit
50 Cent scored a legal victory Wednesday when a judge dismissed a lawsuit filed against him regarding his 2003 hit "P.I.M.P."
Vote: Dr. Dre's "The Chronic" Vs. "2001"
Seventeen years ago today, Dr. Dre dropped 2001, his second studio album, a follow-up to the critically acclaimed debut The Chronic. 2001 was equally well-received too, pushing Dre's g-funk sound in a more modern direction, and setting the scene for the impending millenium. Although both albums are certified #classics, 2001 went on to sell more copies than The Chronic (six times platinum versus The Chronic's three times platinum), thus becoming Dre's best-selling album.
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.