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This time last year we were perturbed with the Grammys for generating a slate of 2015 nominees that honored a bunch of mediocre white musicians at the expense of black excellence. Even within the bizarre and outmoded musical value system that is the Grammys, it felt like a regression. So it’s especially surprising that the… More »

Things got hot in 2015. After 2014, when most of rap’s biggest names took the year off, everyone was suddenly locked into a brutal competition to see who could claim rap’s top spot. Drake released two album-length projects in 2015, insisting that neither one was a proper album even though both of them cost actual… More »

Who knew a tweet from Weezy last December would unfold into the ugly soap opera that is Lil Wayne vs. Birdman? After nine months, three lawsuits, three spinoff dramas, direct verbal shots, social media shots, subliminal lyrical shots, actual gunshots, a hurled drink, two mixtapes, and an album, here we are. … More »

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The Chronic Turns 20

Last month, Dr. Dre ended up on the top of a Forbes list of the year's highest-earning musicians -- this while releasing virtually no music.
Tom Breihan | December 17, 2012 - 5:10 pm
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The 25 Highest Paid Musicians Of 2012

All this talk about how musicians aren't making any money? It's nonsense! Oh sure, your Grizzly Bears and David Lowerys may be barely scraping by,…
Michael Nelson | November 29, 2012 - 3:40 pm
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Kendrick Lamar – “Compton” (Feat. Dr. Dre)

Compton native Kendrick Lamar and mentor Dr. Dre trade bars in the leering, far-out "Compton," a Just Blaze production from the forthcoming good kid, m.A.A.d
Corban Goble | October 2, 2012 - 9:23 am
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Rick Ross – “3 Kings” (Feat. Dr. Dre & Jay-Z)

Earlier tonight, Rick Ross dropped the latest single from God Forgives, I Don't -- a release from which we've already heard "Hold Me Back", "So
Corban Goble | July 19, 2012 - 8:16 pm
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The Top 20 Albums We’ve Been Waiting For Forever

In the June 2, 2012 issue of the NME, Kevin Shields said the long-awaited third album from My Bloody Valentine –- the first since 1991's…
Lauretta Charlton | June 26, 2012 - 11:54 am
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Coachella 2012 Weekend 2 In Photos

With their first Coachella 2012 performances a not-quite-distant memory, over the weekend some artists engaged in live collaborations to make for unique experiences in their…
Andrew Youssef | April 23, 2012 - 5:49 pm
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Tupac Hologram Cost >$100k, Might Go On Tour

Despite all the big reunions and starmaking performances, the real takeaway from this year's Coachella festival is that Dr. Dre, as part of his Sunday…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2012 - 10:19 am
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Watch The Weeknd, Snoop & Dre (& Holographic Tupac), Real Estate, Santigold, And Jeff Mangum Play Coachella 2012

Weekend one of Coachella is a wrap, and in the resulting detox from Sunday's action, we've got a fresh batch of archived sets to point…
Corban Goble | April 16, 2012 - 9:38 am
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Hologram Of Nate Dogg To Play Coachella

TMZ reports that Coachella will broadcast -- is that the word for it? -- a hologram of Nate Dogg during this weekend's festival, and that…
Corban Goble | April 12, 2012 - 5:15 pm
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Kendrick Lamar – “The Recipe” (Feat. Dr. Dre)

Dr. Dre might not have too much to do with the current rap landscape, but he's been singing the praises of the katana-sharp young Compton…
Tom Breihan | April 2, 2012 - 11:31 am
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Ten Hip-Hop Albums That Would Make Great Performances

Somehow, billing an artist to play their most famous release, exclusively, got super vogue all of the sudden. Nas did Illmatic. Erykah Badu did Baduizm.
Corban Goble | October 7, 2011 - 12:45 pm
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Is Dr. Dre “Kush” The 1st Single From Detox?

It looks like "Kush," the supposed leaked track from Detox, is now an official part of the release. HipHopDX quotes a Dr. Dre interview with…
jessica | November 16, 2010 - 5:34 pm
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Dr. Dre – “Under Pressure” (Feat. Jay-Z)

If you can be patient enough to sit through the numerous N.M.C. tags -- and if you've been waiting all this time to hear music…
Amrit Singh | June 16, 2010 - 5:14 pm
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Dr. Dre For Dr. Pepper

You can hear beats from the long-delayed Detox in the cola's new "Trust Me, I'm A Doctor" ad campaign. In his spot, Dre claims "scientific…
Scott Lapatine | May 29, 2009 - 12:11 pm

Eminem’s Relapse Is Just What The Doctor Ordered (Sorry)

Its album cover is a portrait of Marshall Mathers made out of pills, with title and street date (5/19) displayed on the prescription label. The…
Scott Lapatine | April 21, 2009 - 1:49 pm
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New Eminem Video – “We Made You”

In this first Relapse clip, Slim Shady picks up where he left off, lampooning all the pop culture touchstones of 2005. Lindsay Lohan, Britney Spears,…
Scott Lapatine | April 7, 2009 - 11:04 am

N.W.A. Get A Biopic

New Line is developing Straight Outta Compton, a movie about controversial rap group N.W.A. EW reports that the film's producers (among them Ice Cube, Dr.
Scott Lapatine | March 9, 2009 - 10:55 am

New Eminem – “Number One”

You guys all have watched the TRL finale on your DVR so many times by now so I don't need to tell you that when…
Amrit Singh | December 5, 2008 - 10:14 am
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New Eminem – “I’m Having A Relapse”

Kanye and his 808's & Heartbreak auto-tune have been taking up a lot of space on the site recently, but that doesn't mean Eminem isn't…
brandon | October 16, 2008 - 11:05 am
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Klaxons Turn To The Chronic

Poor NME. Just months after the rag coined a new genre for their present poster boys, said band is set to switch up its game.
Stereogum | February 7, 2007 - 4:00 pm
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