Posts Tagged ‘dr. dre’

Dr. Dreidels are the Perfect Gift for Hip-Hop Lovers Celebrating Hanukkah

Trying to find the perfect gift for someone can make the holiday season a bit stressful, but every now and then you miraculously come across the perfect gift that immediately eases all of that tension. If... Read more »

Dr. Dre Told DJ Quik He Wanted To Make An Album “Not Using Anything From Earth”

Fans have been clamoring for Dr. Dre’s now-scrapped Detox album for years, but the producer has become notorious for holding off on the release of another solo album. And now we find out he might just be... Read more »

Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine Started Their Own College

This past summer, Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine sold their Beats headphone company to Apple for several billion dollars. Last year, the pair announced a $70 million donation to the University of Southern California. The money... Read more »

20 of the Most Unexpectedly Awesome Samples in Rap

A lot of the time, rap produces are stunningly unoriginal, sampling the same records over and over and over again. Sometimes, however, they hit us with that offbeat, unexpected, or just plain weird sample that helps... Read more »

Dr. Dre Scrapped “Detox” Years Ago, According to Former Aftermath Producer

Detox. You know the story. For over a decade, Dr. Dre has allegedly been working on this masterpiece, the follow-up to his 1999 album 2001. Each year, we hear new rumors about the project, including producers, features, and... Read more »

Watch Eminem Bring Out Dr. Dre at Wembley Stadium in London

Last night, Eminem performed at Wembley Stadium in London for the first of two back-to-back sold-out shows. Danny Brown and Odd Future opened, but there was another familiar guest who showed up for the event: Dr.... Read more »

Apple in Talks to Purchase Beats Electronics for $3.2 Billion, Dr. Dre Calls Himself “Hip Hop’s First Billionaire”

Time to update the Forbes list. Recent business developments between Apple and Beats Electronics have the Cupertino tech giant poised to purchase Dr. Dre’s flourishing music hardware company. The acquisition will include both Beats By Dre... Read more »

Dr. Dre Sues Death Row Records for $3 Million

Looks like the relationship between Dr. Dre and the label he once co-founded, Death Row Records, hasn’t improved over time. The music mogul is now suing Death Row for $3 million in unpaid royalties. The lawsuit,... Read more »

Is Beats Music Going to be Successful?

Beats Music, the streaming service helmed by Dr. Dre, Interscope Geffen A&M Records chairman Jimmy Iovine, and Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor, launched this Tuesday (January 21). Described as a “new kind of music streaming... Read more »

Beats Music Streaming Service Is Now Live

The number of music streaming services in the world increased by one today after the long awaited launch of Beats Music. Curated by a team of industry experts led by Interscope Geffen A&M Records chairman Jimmy... Read more »

Dr. Dre’s ‘Beats Music’ Streaming Service to Launch January 21

Following the announcement that Trent Reznor was on-board as chief creative officer, Dr. Dre’s Beats Music streaming service will be launching January 21 for $9.99 a month. Spotify, of course, has both a free option (with... Read more »

“I’m a Business, Man”: Artists Turned Music Moguls

So you've conquered music. You've released hit singles, sold millions of records, toured the globe twice over, and racked up plenty of accolades along the way. Now what? There are plenty of bad ways to spend your spoils... Read more »

Listen to a New Kendrick Lamar Verse in a New Commercial for Beats By Dre

In promotion of Beats By Dre’s Beats Pill portable speakers, Kendrick Lamar appears in a new commercial armed with a new verse, which is accompanied by what one would assume to be a Dr. Dre-produced beat.... Read more »

Trent Reznor and Dr. Dre are Launching Their Music Streaming Service in January

Today, Trent Reznor has announced that, along with Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, their new music streaming service, powered by Beats Electronics, will be launching in January. Simply known as Beats Music, which is currently undergoing... Read more »

Eminem – “Berzerk”

After teasing us yesterday during the VMAs with a snippet, Eminem has let loose “Berzerk,” our first taste of his eighth full length, The Marshall Mathers LP 2. The single samples Billy Squier’s “The Stroke,” and... Read more »