After appearing on the cover of the Hollywood Reporter alongside "Straight Outta Compton" rappers, Dr. Dre and Ice Cube nab the cover of Rolling Stone together.
This room has been silent for sixteen years. For sixteen years, this hip-hop fan has waited for this hallowed space to be filled with the sounds of a classic that was promised-- Detox. The ultimate follow up to Dr.
Dr. Dre To Donate "Compton" Soundtrack Royalties For New Performing Arts Center Aug 6, 2015 at 02:44pm
Dr. Dre called into Zane Lowe's Beats 1 Radio show this afternoon to discuss his forthcoming Compton: A Soundtrack. Dre told Lowe that he plans to donate all his royalties from the album to build a new performing arts center in Compton.
Dr. Dre's currently hosting a Beats 1 radio show called "The Pharamacy," and as expected, he used the occasion to announce something about the upcoming soundtrack to Straight Outta Compton.
DJ Premier recently posted an Instagram photo of him posing with none other than Dr. Dre in an undisclosed location. "PUTTIN' IN WORK...#premierwuzhere," read Premier's caption.
We've been waiting all day for Dre to consecrate a legit version of "2Nite" feat. Kendrick Lamar and Jeremih. Doesn't look like that'll happen anytime soon, and a song of this magnitude cannot be ignored long, so here it is!!
Well, it looks like Detox isn't coming after all -- at least not with the title.
Just as a disclaimer, you won't find Detox on this list. We gave up on that a long time ago. We can only assume at this point that Dre is swimming in a literal pool of Apple money somewhere, Scrooge McDuck style.
Ab-Soul, Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, and Jay Rock are all forces to be reckoned with on their own, but when they come together like Voltron to form Black Hippy, it's something truly special.
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.
Rick Ross' "Mafia Music III" Instrumental Was Originally Intended For Dr. Dre's "Detox" Mar 21, 2014 at 11:15am
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."
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.