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The Dream

Terius Youngdell Nash (born September 20, 1977), better known by his stage name The-Dream, is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. He is known for co-writing chart topping hits such as "Baby" for Justin Bieber, "Umbrella" for Rihanna and "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" for Beyoncé, as well as for his three solo albums, Love Hate, Love vs. Money, and Love King. Terius Nash was born in Rockingham, North Carolina and moved with his mother, Reva Nash, to Atlanta at the age of 3. He played trumpet, drums, and guitar as a child. His mother died in 1992 when Nash was fifteen years old, an event which would inspire him to write songs. He states that the death of his mother gave him a "soft spot" for women, which he credits to his desire to write songs about female empowerment such as Rihanna's "Umbrella". He moved in with his grandfather, a concrete mason who instilled a strong work ethic in young Nash. Of his grandfather, Nash recalls "He came out of a bad time for blacks in the South, but even though we lived in the hood, we had a boat, some cars and a house that was paid for. So I’ve always had a different outlook on life. There’s nothing I can’t do." Nash met R&B

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The-Dream -- My Baby Mama Is Just After My Money

The-Dream
Baby Mama's Just After My Money Denies Alleged Beating

The-Dream maintains he never laid a hand on his baby mama ... and this weekend hinted she was only making brutal accusations against him in order to get paid. We broke the story ... The-Dream… READ MORE >

The-Dream's Baby Mama Photographed Injuries After Alleged Attack [PHOTOS]

The-Dream's Baby Mama
Photographed Injuries After Alleged Attack

The-Dream's baby mama photographed her injuries immediately following her alleged fight with him last year and the graphic pics are now part of the police investigation.As TMZ first reported,… READ MORE >

- 200 days ago
The-Dream -- I Definitely Never Hit My Baby Mama

The-Dream
I Definitely Never Hit My Baby Mama

The-Dream didn't say much as he walked out of court Wednesday night following his court appearance for allegedly hitting his baby mama, but he did make one thing clear ... he says he never laid a… READ MORE >

- 201 days ago
The-Dream -- My Alien Ex Falsely Accused Me of Strangulation ... To Stay in the U.S.

The-Dream
My Alien Ex Falsely Accused Me of Strangulation ... To Stay in the U.S.

Poor Canada -- The-Dream's ex-girlfriend would rather see him rot in jail than return to Canuckistan ... and that's exactly why the producer believes she has falsely accused him of strangling… READ MORE >

- 201 days ago
The-Dream ARRESTED For Felony Assault -- Allegedly Attacked Ex-Girlfriend

The-Dream
ARRESTED For Felony Assault Allegedly Attacked Ex-GF

6:00 PM PDT -- Dream just posted $20,000 bail and was released from custody. He was ordered to stay away from Lydia.10:35 A.M. PDT -- A rep for Dream just told TMZ, "Dream voluntarily surrendered… READ MORE >

- 201 days ago
The-Dream -- Wanted by NYPD After Allegedly Attacking Pregnant Baby Mama

The-Dream
Wanted by NYPD After Allegedly Attacking Pregnant Baby Mama

Police in New York are on the lookout for music producer The-Dream after he allegedly punched, kicked, and strangled his ex-girlfriend, who was pregnant at the time, law enforcement sources tell… READ MORE >

- 209 days ago
Beyonce and Jay Z -- Drunk in Love With TONS of Booze

Beyonce and Jay Z
Drunk in Love With TONS of Booze

They been drinking, they been drinking ... so Jay Z and Beyonce bought drinks for their entire V.I.P. section last night in Atlanta ... and their bill totaled your annual… READ MORE >

- 331 days ago
The Dream Sued for Someone Else's Horrific Car Crash

The Dream
SUED for Someone Else's Horrific Car Crash

The Dream has been slapped with a major lawsuit by the victim of a brutal car crash in Georgia and what really makes it a nightmare for the R&B star ... he wasn't driving at the time ...… READ MORE >

- 884 days ago
The-Dream -- Nailed for a $117K Tax Debt

The-Dream
Nailed for a $117K Tax Debt

It's only been a few months since he wrapped his nasty, drawn-out divorce from Christina Milian, but The-Dream is already facing a new problem ... to the tune of $117,000 -- courtesy of the State… READ MORE >

- 1044 days ago
Christina Milian & The Dream -- We Now Pronounce You Legally Divorced

Christina Milian & The Dream
We Now Pronounce You ... Legally Divorced

Christina Milian and The Dream are no longer Mr. and Mrs. ... TMZ has learned, after a judge in Fulton County, Georgia finalized their ugly, drawn-out divorce this week. As we previously reported,… READ MORE >

- 1129 days ago

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