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Dynamite Hack’s “Boyz In The Hood” Paved The Way For 20 Years Of Awful Acoustic Rap Covers

"Some people tell me I’m a genius… that I’m forcing white America to listen to the problems of black America, that I’m tricking them into…
Patrick Lyons | April 29, 2020 - 12:40 pm

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10 Great Bill Withers Samples

It's one of the great disappearing acts in popular-music history. In 1985, Bill Withers, one of the greatest soul singers and songwriters of all time,…
Tom Breihan | April 6, 2020 - 3:04 pm

The Anniversary

2001 Turns 20

In the fall of 1999, Dr. Dre was thinking about putting on a musical. On the eve of the release of his sophomore album 2001,…
Tom Breihan | November 15, 2019 - 9:44 am

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After Controversial George Floyd Comments, Lil Wayne Discusses Protests With Dr. Dre

Lil Wayne drew criticism for some comments he made in an Instagram Live session with Fat Joe on Thursday night about the murder of George…
James Rettig | May 31, 2020 - 10:19 am

Happy 4/20, Dr. Dre’s The Chronic Is Finally Streaming Today

Today is 4/20. Happy 4/20! You can celebrate by sparking one up and/or streaming Dr. Dre's iconic 1992 album The Chronic, which until now has…
Peter Helman | April 20, 2020 - 9:14 am

Dr. Dre’s The Chronic Enters The National Recording Registry

The Chronic is going into the Library of Congress.
Chris DeVille | March 25, 2020 - 11:39 am

Watch Chance The Rapper, Lil Wayne, & Quavo Play The NBA All-Star Game Halftime Show

Last night, the NBA's annual All-Star Game came to Chicago, and the NBA recruited Chicago local Chance The Rapper to play the game's halftime show,…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2020 - 9:02 am

Kanye West Announces Opera, And Jesus Is King Part II With Dr. Dre

Kanye West has teased two new ventures via his Twitter account. The first came yesterday in the form of an invitation to what…
James Rettig | November 18, 2019 - 3:48 pm

Dr. Dre, Who Has His Own Building At USC, Realizes He Shouldn’t Brag About His Daughter Getting Into USC

Over the weekend, Dr. Dre posted, and then quickly deleted, a photo on his Instagram page of himself and his 18-year-old daughter Truly Young holding…
Maggie Serota / Spin | March 25, 2019 - 12:26 pm

Watch Anderson .Paak Talk Dr. Dre Collaborative Album & Perform “Trippy” On The Tonight Show

The Californian sing-rapper Anderson .Paak got his big break when he appeared on multiple tracks on Compton, Dr. Dre's 2015 comeback album. Compton is also…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2019 - 10:52 am

Apple Cancels Dr. Dre Series Vital Signs Because It’s Too Violent

Back in 2014, Apple made the rap titan and extremely rich man Dr. Dre even richer. That's when the tech megalith bought Beats, the headphones…
Tom Breihan | September 24, 2018 - 9:38 am

Childish Gambino – “Feels Like Summer” Video

Back in May, Donald Glover premiered a striking Childish Gambino music video for his new song, "This Is America." It was an exciting teaser for…
Julia Gray | September 2, 2018 - 12:04 pm

Jury: Dr. Dre’s Beats Headphones Owes Ex-Partner $25.2M

A jury has found that Dr. Dre, music mogul Jimmy Iovine, and their headphone company Beats Electronics owe a former partner $25.2 million in royalties.
Andrew Dalton / Associated Press | June 27, 2018 - 4:27 pm

Dr. Dre Is Making A Movie About Marvin Gaye

Dr. Dre is making a movie about Marvin Gaye, Variety reports. The film is still in the early pre-production stages, but rights to Gaye's music…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 18, 2018 - 3:42 pm

Dr. Dre Loses Trademark Battle With Gynecologist

It's fuck with Dre day, and a Pennsylvania gynecologist is celebrating. Hip-hop icon and headphone impresario Dr. Dre has lost a trademark dispute with Dr.
Chris DeVille | May 9, 2018 - 9:33 am
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