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Dr. Dre
Dr. Dre


Background information
Birth name Andre Romelle Young
Born February 18, 1965
Born place Compton, California, United States
Origin Los Angeles, California, United States
Genre(s) Gangsta Rap
G-Funk
Hip-hop
Years active 1983—present
Label(s) Interscope Records
Death Row Records
Priority Records
Aftermath Entertainment
Associated acts Eminem
50 Cent
Snoop Dogg
Tha Dogg Pound
Nate Dogg
Raekwon
The Game
Soul Assassins
Ice Cube
Xzibit
World Class Wreckin' Cru
Group Therapy
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Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), primarily known by his stage name Dr. Dre, is an American record producer, rapper, record executive, and actor. He is the founder and current CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and a former co-owner and artist of Death Row Records, also having produced albums for and overseeing the careers of many rappers signed to those record labels, such as Snoop Dogg, Eminem and 50 Cent. As a producer 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.


Albums
2001 (1999) Dr. Dre Presents... The Aftermath (1996) First Round Knock Out (1996) The Chronic (1992)


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News

Dr Dre Wins Lawsuit For 'The Chronic' Against Death Row Records

April 20, 2011
Dr Dre has won a lawsuit against Death Row Records for the rights to his iconic album 'The Chronic'. The rapper won the case against the record label to own 100 per cent of all digital sales made from the album, his attorney, Howard King, told The Associated Press.   Read more 

Dr Dre Samples La Roux For New Album 'Detox'

April 6, 2011
Dr Dre has sampled a song by La Roux for his new album 'Detox'. The duo's Elly Jackson said the rapper-producer first heard 'In For The Kill' after the Skream remix was played on the TV show, 'Entourage'.   Read more 

Jay-Z, Beyonce To Duet On Dr Dre's New Album 'Detox'

March 16, 2011
Jay-Z and Beyonce are set to duet on Dr Dre's forthcoming album 'Detox'. The rapper-producer is understood to have wanted the married couple to both feature on an as-yet-untitled song.  Read more 

Eminem 'Pushed' Dr Dre To Finished 'Detox'

February 28, 2011
Eminem has revealed that he helped push Dr Dre to finish work on his much-anticipated new album, 'Detox'. The rapper said current single 'I Need A Doctor' was influential in forcing the producer to complete the project.  Read more 

Dr Dre 'I Need A Doctor' Video Featuring Eminem Released

February 25, 2011
Dr Dre has released the video for his new single 'I Need A Doctor' featuring Eminem and Skylar Grey. The video, which can be watched below, begins with the producer-rapper reflecting on his life, including his work with NWA and Eminem.  Read more 

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