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Dr. Dre

Compton Mayor Offers Ultimate Baller Status

5/13/2014 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Dr. Dre is about to get knighted ... Compton-style -- the music mogul's hometown wants to hand him a key to the city ... TMZ has learned. 

Mayor Aja Brown tells us she's reached out to Dre's camp to offer the honor to commemorate his entrepreneurial spirit, and no doubt ... that pending $3.2 billion deal to sell Beats Audio to Apple.

Brown tells TMZ she's also asking the Doc to help her restore the city ... saying it would be great if Dre got involved in sponsoring performance arts or music programs in Compton.

Either way ... Brown says the key is Dre's if he wants it. 

FUN FACT: If Dre accepts, he'd join DJ Quik ... who say Compton gave him a key for his charitable efforts in the city -- but Dre would be the first billionaire honoree.

"Playas get they paper when they game is tight." 

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16.

OhWell    

Just What I'd Want, A Key To Compton.

133 days ago
17.

Padrino    

People are saying she doesn't want to honor him and just wants his money. I say too late. He's already married.

133 days ago
18.

Truth    

GHETTO IS AS GHETTO DOES... THANX NOEL LEE, FOR MAKING THIS DOUCHE BAGGERY A PAPER BILLIONAIRE. #TRUTH!!

133 days ago
19.

Lala    

Forbes is reporting that Dr. Dre will NOT be a BILLIONAIRE off of this sale... the most he'll make is $800Million dollars...

Wonder how hard he'll have to campaign to get into the BILLIONAIRES CLUB...

133 days ago
20.

atlakestlouis    

Great honor for him and the city! I wish them well!

133 days ago
21.

Your S&M Girlfriend    

The former boy mayor of Pittsburgh proclaimed a day in April last year as "Wiz Khalifa day" and gave him the keys to the city. The boy mayor was the only one who cared. WIz didn't even bother to pull his pants up for the ceremony.

133 days ago
22.

MGFunk    

What a smart woman- Dre can't turn this down, otherwise he'll look terrible. Sharing some of your billions to help kids through music is a noble cause.

133 days ago
23.

Hey Yo!    

Is the key to Compton a crowbar?

133 days ago
24.

ABB    

That's the most ghetto booty mayor in the country! And man, in 1992 Compton was having trouble with gang violence with gangsta rap that the Dr made.

133 days ago
25.

Mikey    

Straight outta Compton cause the blacks are being pushed out by the Hispanics who make up 65% of the city. Black pop is 30% and dropping.

133 days ago
26.

D-INCARNATION    

He'll probably get profiled and dragged out of the car enroute to the gala...

133 days ago
27.

NoDickbutting    

He's not a billionaire...you dumbasses said it yourselves...

133 days ago
28.

Real n the field    

Music dancing ,music,,thats all black people think about, as if they were short on musicians, and m.c. hammers.

what he should contribute is help reversing the brainwashing he has done to the black community
along with the other "sell out" rappers who is poisoning young black youth minds with their
meaningless garbage of so called music.

In addition, open up facilities in science and medicine, and design charts in school to show these nucklehead boys how to wear there pants on right.

*amn sell out.

133 days ago
29.

IG:QueenMother305    

Dr.Dre is NOT nor will he be a billionaire from this deal. He only owns 25% of Beats. His cut, minus taxes will leave him with a couple hundred million. HUGE DIFFERENCE.

133 days ago
30.

TheGuy100    

Get that key!

133 days ago
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