Over at Cuepoint today, writer Donnell Alexander delves into the early days of Dr. Dre, attempting to pinpoint when he felt it was time to abandon the sound of the World Class Wreckin’ Cru and move on to pioneering L.A. gangsta rap. Dr. Dre’s Secret (Sequined) History
From HNHH: “Motor-mouthed MC Jon Connor has been a fan favorite on HNHH for a few years, and this Spring he was rewarded for his hustle with a spot on the XXL Freshman Class. Our very own Damon Campbell had the chance to catch up with the Flint, MI rapper, and interviewed him about a [cont.]
Former Aftermath producer Dawaun Parker hits the Cosmic Zoo and discusses Dre’s much romanticized forthcoming album, Detox. Speaking on the archives of songs and beats waiting to be unearthed, he also goes into the actual title of the album, which may or may not be what you’re thinking.
Hey Dr. Dre, nice to have you back. Rapping over a cover of Sade’s “Love Is Stronger Than Pride” that uses the “Come Clean” beat, no less. We’ll take it. Down below, Marsha speaks on the status of Detox. Hint: “never”.
Universal has released the first photo of the cast of F. Gary Gray’s Straight Outta Compton, featuring the film’s Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, and Ice Cube. It was news broke earlier in the week that Dr. Dre would be played by Marcus Callender, however this has turned out to be incorrect, as the role will go [cont.]
It was revealed last week that Ice Cube cast his son, OMG, to play him in the upcoming N.W.A. biopic, Straight Outta Compton, directed by F. Gary Gray. Today, The Hollywood Reporter reports that Dr. Dre will be played by Marcus Callender (Dinner At 40), while Eazy-E will be helmed by Jason Mitchell (Contraband, Broken [cont.]
Apple showed off both IOS 8 and OSX 10.10 (Yosemite) at their WWDC event yesterday, which featured a live call in from new Apple employee Dr. Dre, demonstrating use of the new iPhone calling feature within OSX Yosemite. Watch the slightly awkward exchange below.
As we reported a few weeks ago, Apple has released a statement confirming the purchase Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine’s Beats Electronics – makers of the popular Beats By Dre line of headphones and speakers – for $3 billion dollars, marking the largest acquisition in the company’s history. The merger is expected to be completed [cont.]
Maybe with Dr. Dre’s sale of Beats Electronics to Apple, we may finally see a release date for his final album, Detox. Fans have been waiting for it for so long, that they’ve taken matters into their own hands. Yes, the innanet has decided that if Dre won’t finish Detox, then they will finish it [cont.]
Dr. Dre, Tyrese and crew celebrate the just-about-finished Beats By Dre / Apple $3.2 Billion acquisition. Yes, alcohol is involved. No detox.
Apple is in talks to buy Dr. Dre’s Beats Electronics, manufactures of the popular Beats By Dre headphones and devices, according to Financial Times. At a price of $3.2 billion (with a “B”), the deal is expected to be announced next week, however sources say that there are still a few details to iron out, [cont.]
He also hashtags his long overdue LP, #TheLast Zulu, along with #hideyodrummachines #beatsnrhymes. Make of this what you will.
Another video from Fifty’s Animal Ambition LP, set for a June 3rd release.
Akon speaks on his work on Dr. Dre’s Detox, how it sounds, and the forecast on when it may come out.
Fif delivers another one from his June album release, Animal Ambition.
Stat Quo feel like he Brad Jordan on this new cut from his new LP, ATLA (All This Life Allows), which is available on iTunes today.
Nature sits in with GID Radio, where they speak about the early days of The Firm, working with Dr. Dre during the east coast / west coast fued, and much more.
New material from Kendrick Lamar, produced by Dr. Dre for Beats By Dre. This is from Detox, right? RIGHT??!?
West Coast artist Problem shares how he linked up with Dr. Dre while working with T.I., and how they worked on music at Dre’s home studio. He also explains the process of working with the legendary producer and rapper, and what he learned while in the studio with Dre.
Dr. Dre presents his protégé Kendrick Lamar with the Vanguard Award at the 2013 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards in Beverly Hills on June 27, 2013.
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