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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

The Week In Pop

Your Guide To The 2018 Grammys: Will They Leave Kendrick Out In The Cold Again?

The Grammys are this weekend -- Sunday at 7:30PM EST on your local CBS affiliate, to be exact -- and as always, we're (almost certainly…
Chris DeVille | January 25, 2018 - 3:18 pm

2016 In Review

The Year In LA Gangster Blues (And Reds)

2016 was quietly the year of the gangster, specifically the LA gangster of the red and blue varieties. ScHoolboy Q, Vince Staples, YG, and DJ…
Collin Robinson | December 6, 2016 - 1:43 pm

More Dr. Dre stories

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

Watch Eminem Perform With Dr. Dre & 50 Cent At Coachella

Last night, Eminem headlined the last night of Coachella's first weekend. He had a hell of an act to follow. Em took the stage the…
Tom Breihan | April 16, 2018 - 10:15 am

Watch Dr. Dre Join Anderson .Paak In London

Anderson .Paak played a free show for Apple Music at the O2 Academy Brixton in London tonight, and he didn't do it alone. .Paak first…
Peter Helman | March 13, 2018 - 10:06 pm

Jay-Z Finally Dethrones Diddy As Richest Hip-Hop Artist

Since Forbes began ranking the richest hip-hop artists in 2011, the top spots have alternated between Sean "Diddy" Combs and Dr. Dre. (Diddy took the…
James Rettig | March 1, 2018 - 3:20 pm

South Korean Man Fined For Spreading Rumor That Dr. Dre Will Marry Late President’s Widow

Nowadays, everybody wanna talk like they got something to say. But nothing comes out when they move their lips -- just a bunch of gibberish.
Tom Breihan | August 28, 2017 - 11:21 am

Dr. Dre – “Gunfiyah”

Last night, HBO debuted The Defiant Ones, its new documentary series on Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine. The episode featured a new Dr. Dre track…
Tom Breihan | July 10, 2017 - 1:24 pm

Chance The Rapper Apologizes To Dr. Dre For Label Joke

For his Be Encouraged tour, Chance The Rapper -- a noted, Grammy-winning independent artist -- took aim at major labels with LED content at each…
Adelle Platon / Billboard | June 22, 2017 - 1:08 pm
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