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Dr. Dre

Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), known by his stage name Dr. Dre, is an American rapper, record producer, record executive, entrepreneur, and actor. He is the founder and current CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics. Dre was previously the co-owner and artist of Death Row Records. He has produced albums for and overseen the careers of many rappers, including Snoop Dogg, Eminem, 50 Cent and Game. He is credited as a key figure in the popularization of West Coast G-funk, a style of rap music characterized as synthesizer-based with slow, heavy beats. In 2011, Dr. Dre was ranked as the third richest figure in the American hip hop scene by Forbes with a net worth of $250 million. In 2012, he was put at the top of the list with $110,000,000 (£70,000,000). Dre began his career as a member of the World Class Wreckin' Cru and later found fame with the influential gangsta rap group N.W.A with Eazy-E, Ice Cube, MC Ren, and DJ Yella, which popularized the use of explicit lyrics in rap to detail the violence of street life. His 1992 solo debut The Chronic, released under Death Row Records, led him to become one of the best-selling American performing artists of 1993

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Straight Outta Malibu ... But Still Reppin' for C-O-M-P-T-O-N

Dr. Dre celebrated his new album "Compton" the only way a near-billionaire from Compton should -- by chillin' on his balcony ... in Malibu. With a skywriter above his head giving the Doc props for… READ MORE >

Suge Knight, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube -- Sued for Wrongful Death

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Sued for Wrongful Death

Suge Knight is being sued for running over Terry Carter in a burger parking lot, and Dr. Dre and Ice Cube have also been named as defendants. Carter's wife and kids have filed the lawsuit --… READ MORE >

- 334 days ago
N.W.A. Photog -- Dear MTV, Express Yourself ... WITHOUT Jacking My Pics

N.W.A. Photog
Dear MTV, Express Yourself WITHOUT Jacking My Photos

The guy who shot the most iconic image of N.W.A. says the same company keeps ripping off his classic work with the rap legends ... so now he's trying to take 'em down in court.  In the… READ MORE >

- 367 days ago
Dr. Dre's Ex-Fiancée Michel'le -- He Gave Me 5 Black Eyes!

Dr. Dre's Ex-Fiancée
He Gave Me Five Black Eyes!

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- 409 days ago
Suge Knight ... FULL VIDEO of Fatal Hit and Run

Suge Knight
FULL VIDEO of Fatal Hit and Run

TMZ has obtained the video of Suge Knight running over 2 men, killing one. It is gruesome, revealing and it will absolutely become the centerpiece of his murder trial. TMZ broke the story ...… READ MORE >

- 421 days ago
Suge Knight -- 'Compton' Movie Feud Led to Fatal Confrontation

Suge Knight
Feud Over 'Compton' Movie Led to Fatal Confrontation

Dr. Dre never asked Suge Knight for permission to include his likeness in the movie "Straight Outta Compton" ... and that sparked the fight which ended with the alleged murder in a parking… READ MORE >

- 448 days ago
Dr. Dre -- Suge's Full of It ... I Never Asked for a Peace Summit

Dr. Dre
Suge's Full of It I Never Asked for a Peace Summit

Dr. Dre is calling BS on Suge Knight for suggesting the good Doc asked Suge to come to the set to make peace with him.Sources connected with Dre tell us ... he scoffed when he was told Suge is… READ MORE >

- 458 days ago
Suge Knight -- Beef Between Dr. Dre and Suge Sparked Fatal Hit and Run

Suge Knight
Beef Between Dre and Suge Sparked Fatal Hit and Run

Suge Knight  was lured into a trip to the Compton set that turned fatal, and the mission was to broker a peace accord between Suge and longtime rival Dr. Dre ... this according to sources… READ MORE >

- 459 days ago
Dr. Dre -- Flies the Coop ... Straight Outta Famous Bird 'Hood

Dr. Dre
Flies the Coop ... Straight Outta Famous Bird 'Hood

Dr. Dre is determined to ball like a billionaire, and he moved close to that goal ... by dropping his fancy Hollywood Hills crib for big money.Dre just scored $32.5 million for his posh pad in the… READ MORE >

- 460 days ago
Dr. Dre -- I'm Losing Billions to Fake Beats from China

Dr. Dre
I'm Losing Billions to Fake Beats from China

Dr. Dre -- who just made a fortune selling off Beats headphones -- wants to stop cheap, Chinese-made knockoffs from jacking his reputation ... so his company is suing alleged… READ MORE >

- 662 days ago

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