Considered perhaps the most important producer in history of hip-hop, Dr. Dre's fingerprint is all over much of the genre's classic material. As part of the revolutionary group N.W.A. he and his mates defined gangsta rap. As a solo artist, his "The Chronic" is one of the greatest rap albums of all time and its culutral influence can be felt all over the place. He's also launched the careers of two of rap's greatest, Snoop Dogg
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- Dr. Dre: "Detox"Rap's Atlantis: This has been postponed so many times that its "release" has been an April Fool's Day prank since the early days of music blogs. Most recently, news broke that it won't even be called "Detox. man I just wanna know if Dr. Dre's Detox is gona [...]How Jimmy Iovine Ran Into Dr. Dre On The Beach And Convinced Him To Start Beats Instead Of A Sneaker Line
AP Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre Jimmy Iovine, cofounder of Beats by Dre and founder of Interscope Records, delivered the keynote speech at the University of Southern California?s Global Conversation on Wednesday. There, he told the story of how he convinced Dr. Dre to start the headphone company. As excitement around CDs was starting to wane ? and Apple?s iPod was surging in popularity ? Iovine said ...NFL Bose Deal Provides Jordan Boost to Competitor Beats
Seattle Seahawks Pro Bowl cornerback Richard Sherman wears 'Beats by Dr. Dre' headphones as he warms up before the game against the Dallas Cowboys on Oct. 12, in Seattle, Washington.Beats to debut paw-some Hello Kitty headphones
Celebrate Hello Kitty's 40th anniversary with special edition Hello Kitty custom headphones and earphones from Beats by Dr. Dre.Hip-Hop Cash Kings 2014
Apple shelled out $3 billion to purchase Beats, the company founded by Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre. Though the latter quickly claimed to be hip-hop?s first billionaire, a nine-figure tax bill means that won?t happen immediately?but Dre is well on his way. In the meantime, he?ll have to settle for claiming this year?s hip-hop cash crown. Read on for the full list.Beats and Seagate promo bundle introduced
Beats by Dr. Dre is giving away a 500 GB Seagate Slim Portable Drive for free with every purchase of Beats Solo (HD) or Beats Pill 1.0 from October 1 to November 15.Beats Music Will Become Part Of iTunes Next Year
Apple From left: Jimmy Iovine, Tim Cook, Dr. Dre, and Eddy Cue Apple will shut down Beats Music and relaunch it next year under the iTunes brand, according to The Wall Street Journal?s Hannah Karp. Last month, Apple denied rumors that it would be shutting down Beats Music, but it was widely understood that the streaming service would somehow be incorporated into iTunes. Also related: Apple SVP ...Earn A Bachelor?s From The Jimmy Iovine & Dr. Dre Academy
Hip-Hop mogul Dr. Dre and former Interscope Records chairman Jimmy Iovine have embarked on a new journey together and started their own school at the University of Southern California.Jimmy Iovine Lauds 'Cool' Status of Beats Among NFL Players
"I can't believe I'm this lucky," Jimmy Iovine joked on Wednesday (Oct. 15), reacting to the $10,000 fine lobbed last week against an NFL quarterback...Houston man charged with trafficking in counterfeit beats by Dr. Dre
Nick Chen, a Vietnamese National legally residing in Houston, has been arrested on charges of conspiracy and trafficking in counterfeit goods, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.
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Dr. Dre's real name is Andre Young.
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