Dr. Dre News

  • Game Gets "Chronic" & "Documentary" Tattoos
    Game Gets "Chronic" & "Documentary" Tattoos
    Feb 6, 2013 at 10:55am
    Game loves to shout out the west coast classics. He has a tendency to heavily namedrop Dre, and other legends in his verses, and already has N.W.A.
  • The Game Raises Funds For Funeral Of Murdered 7-Year-Old, Spearheads "Cease-Fire L.A." Campaign
    The Game Raises Funds For Funeral Of Murdered 7-Year-Old, Spearheads "Cease-Fire L.A." Campaign
    Dec 5, 2013 at 01:37pm
    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.  After learning of the incident, Compton native The Game, who's become known for his charity work as of late, has called on local members of the Bloods, Crips and Spanish gangs in L.A. to raise enough money to cover the cost of the boy's funeral.
  • Nicki Minaj Launches "Pink Pro" Headphones Through Beats By Dre
    Nicki Minaj Launches "Pink Pro" Headphones Through Beats By Dre
    Nov 22, 2013 at 02:35pm
    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. Dre once again to launch her very own line of Beats Pro Headphones.
  • Eminem Announces New Album Title & Release Date
    Eminem Announces New Album Title & Release Date
    Aug 25, 2013 at 09:30pm
    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. The album will be released November 5, 2013. Watch a brief promo clip below, which includes an excerpt of the new single.
  • Jon Connor May Have Signed To Dr. Dre's Aftermath Imprint
    Jon Connor May Have Signed To Dr. Dre's Aftermath Imprint
    Sep 29, 2013 at 02:09pm
    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.  That's all we have for now, folks. Stay tuned for updates, and catch the awards on Tuesday, October 15th at 8 p.m. EST.   Peep photos of Connor in the studio with Dre in the gallery above, as well as a live tweet from Karen Civil below. 
  • Beats Music Streaming Service Launches Today
    Beats Music Streaming Service Launches Today
    Jan 21, 2014 at 11:04am
    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. 
  • Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics Receives $500 Million Investment
    Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics Receives $500 Million Investment
    Sep 28, 2013 at 05:19pm
    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.  According to the New York Times, the company has received a $500 million investment from the Carlyle Group. With that in tow, Beats is now valued at over $1 billion. Beats will also buy out HTC, who previously owned a 25% stake in the company for $265 Million, and Carlyle will now occupy two seats on the Beats board.
  • Dr. Dre Says He Doesn't Listen To His Music After It Gets Released
    Dr. Dre Says He Doesn't Listen To His Music After It Gets Released
    Dec 12, 2013 at 12:47pm
    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. He did just that for Esquire this past summer, with his very own "What I've Learned" column, ranging from his music to business to family.
  • Dr. Dre Says He's Inspired To Get Back In Studio, Eminem's Album Is Almost Finished
    Dr. Dre Says He's Inspired To Get Back In Studio, Eminem's Album Is Almost Finished
    Mar 22, 2013 at 02:55pm
    Dr. Dre is not often seen or heard from, so when he does an interview, even the smallest one, it's sure to make headlines. Recently Dre called in to talk to Big Boy of Big Boy's Neighborhood on Power 106 in L.A., and gave a brief update on his going-ons.
  • It's Yo Birthday: Dr. Dre's Top Tracks
    It's Yo Birthday: Dr. Dre's Top Tracks
    Feb 18, 2013 at 02:12pm
    It's hard to imagine that Dr. Dre, one of the pioneers of Gangster rap and former member of legendary N.W.A turns 48 today. The legendary rapper and beatmnaker has won six Grammy awards, three for his production on songs. A highly successful artist in his own right, Dr. Dre has also helped build the careers of several rappers including Eminem and 50 Cent.
  • Dr. Dre & LeBron James Cover ESPN Magazine
    Dr. Dre & LeBron James Cover ESPN Magazine
    Feb 5, 2013 at 10:29am
    Being huge forces in their respective fields, it only makes sense that the ESPN Magazine's Music issue features Dr. Dre and LeBron James.The rapper and baller were both tapped for the cover of the magazine, peep it below, along with footage from the shoot. It hits newsstands on February 8th.
  • Gospel Songwriters Sue Rick Ross, Dr. Dre & Jay-Z Over "3 Kings"
    Gospel Songwriters Sue Rick Ross, Dr. Dre & Jay-Z Over "3 Kings"
    Feb 8, 2013 at 10:59am
    Rick Ross' celebrity personae has gotten him into quite a bit of trouble throughout his career.
  • Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine Receive $60 Million In Investments For Digital Music Service
    Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine Receive $60 Million In Investments For Digital Music Service
    Mar 7, 2013 at 11:50am
    Dr. Dre's grasp on the music industry continues to tighten, as he has just secured $60 million in investments for his newest endeavor, a music streaming project called "Daisy."
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