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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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Dr. Dre -- Celebrates Billions by Dropping Beats with Tyrese [VIDEO]

Dr. Dre
Celebrates Billions ... Drops Beats with Tyrese

Dr. Dre is so close to billionaire status he can taste it -- and if Apple completes the purchase of Beats Audio ... we could be seeing a lot more parties like the one the Doc threw with Tyrese.… READ MORE >

Forbes to Dr. Dre -- Not So Fast ... You're No Billionaire

Forbes to Dr. Dre
Not So Fast ... You're No Billionaire

Dr. Dre better stop counting his chickens before they hatch -- calling himself the "first billionaire in hip hop" -- a rep for Forbes tells TMZ, once the $3.2 Billion Apple deal is finalized ...… READ MORE >

- 300 days ago
Dr. Dre -- 'I'M THE 1ST BILLIONAIRE IN HIP HOP' ... Now, Lets Celebrate!!

Dr. Dre
'I'M THE 1ST BILLIONAIRE IN HIP HOP' ... Now Let's Celebrate!

Ain't nuthin' like a BILLIONAIRE thing, baaaby ... just ask Dr. Dre who celebrated his MASSSIVE headphones deal with Apple last night by poppin' bottles and declaring himself the RICHEST MAN IN… READ MORE >

- 300 days ago
Dr. Dre Selling Beats for $3.2 BILLION ... Apple Deal Reportedly Close

Dr. Dre
Getting $3 BILLION for Beats!! Apple Deal Reportedly Close

Dr. Dre could be days away from being the first rapper turned BILLIONAIRE ... thanks to a mega-deal for Apple to snatch up his Beats Electronics brand.Apple will reportedly buy Beats for a… READ MORE >

- 301 days ago
Dr. Dre -- Yeah, I'm Buying Tom Brady's Mansion ... But I Don't Want the Furniture

Dr. Dre
Yeah, I'm Buying Tom Brady's Mansion But I Don't Want the Furniture!

Dr. Dre FELL IN LOVE with Tom Brady's mega-mansion in L.A. -- and put an offer to buy the house almost immediately after it hit the market back in March ... TMZ Sports has learned. We broke… READ MORE >

- 303 days ago
Dr. Dre -- I WANT TO BUY THE CLIPPERS

Dr. Dre
I WANT TO BUY THE CLIPPERS

Clippers with Attitudes?? Dr. Dre tells TMZ Sports ... he's "absolutely" interested in buying the L.A. Clippers when the NBA forces Donald Sterling to sell the team ... and he seems very… READ MORE >

- 309 days ago
Diddy and Mase Reunion -- 'Mo Money, Less Problems ... Bad Ass Performance

Diddy and Mase Reunion
'Mo Money, Less Problems Bad Ass Performance

The 90's were on and popping again Friday night in L.A.  during Dr. Dre's pre-Grammy Party ... but nothing was cooler than Puff Daddy reuniting on stage with his former protege Ma$e.Diddy and… READ MORE >

- 405 days ago
Dr. Dre Mercilessly Attacked In Case of Alleged Mistress

Dr. Dre
Mercilessly Attacked In Case Of Alleged Mistress

Dr. Dre's attack against a big website may have backfired ... the attorney for TheDirty.com fired off a letter to Dre saying what a big fan he is ... and then lumping the legendary rapper in with… READ MORE >

- 462 days ago
Dr. Dre --Take Back Your Dirty Lies ... I Don’t Have a Mistress

Dr. Dre
Take Back Your Dirty Lies I Don't Have a Mistress!

Dr. Dre is a loving, monogamous husband who NEVER cheated on his wife with a big booty video vixen … this according to Dre’s VERY threatening lawyers.The Doc’s legal team… READ MORE >

- 466 days ago
Jimmy Iovine -- Throws BALLER Emmy/BD Party

Jimmy Iovine
Throws BALLER Emmy/BD Party

Jimmy Iovine threw the dopest party ever at his house in L.A. last night -- and here's the thing ... Oprah wasn't the big star there.A star struck Oprah gushed that she got to meet Mick Jagger for… READ MORE >

- 529 days ago

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