Posts Tagged: Dr. Dre

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Breaking: Former Death Row Records Artist Shot Dead

(AllHipHop News) Various sources have informed AllHipHop.com that former Death Row Records artist, Kevin “Flipside” White (seen here with the late Tupac Shakur) of the Watts group O.F.T.B. died on Monday September 23 as a victim of gun violence. Based out of the Nickerson Gardens Projects in Watts, the group O.F.T.B (Operation From The Bottom)… Read more »

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Why The Real Slim Shady Still Stands Up: 13 Years of "The Marshall Mathers LP"

The views and opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of AllHipHop.com On May 23, 2000, thirteen years ago today, Eminem’s second major-label album, The Marshall Mathers LP, was released.  I was a thirteen-year-old and in seventh grade at the time. I’ll never forget how much of… Read more »

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Dillard President Asks Dr. Dre Why He Gave $35 Million to USC and Not a Black College

________________ The views and opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of AllHipHop.com _________________ This piece originally ran on yourblackworld.net Dr. Dre is one of the most successful entertainers in history, earning hundreds of millions of dollars by making great music.  Much of this music moves because… Read more »

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Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine Donate $70 Million To USC For New Academy

(AllHipHop News) Super-producer Dr. Dre (born Andre Young) and influential music executive Jimmy Iovine are using parts of their substantial fortunes to help cultivate the next generation of music business moguls. It was announced that the pair is giving the University of Southern California $70 million to create a new music academy. “The vision and generosity… Read more »

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Rap Legend The D.O.C. To Be Featured In April Issue of Playboy Magazine

(AllHipHop News) Rap legend The D.O.C. will celebrate 25 years in the Hip-Hop industry, by reemerging, starting with a high profile interview in an upcoming issue of Playboy magazine. The legendary rapper/ghostwriter, who has written for artists like Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Tupac and Eazy-E, is the subject of an article by Alex Pappademas titled… Read more »

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All Hail The King: MTV Names Kendrick Lamar The Hottest MC of 2012 + VIDEO

(AllHipHop News) MTV and the “braintrust”(debatable) convened for their annual piss-off-hip-hop-awards Hottest MC’s list and crowned the Compton-bred MC, Kendrick Lamar as the hottest MC of 2012. Kendrick’s ability to translate intricate lyricism into chart success a catalyst for his selection according to the “braintrust”.  “Swimming Pools (Drank),” hit #1 on the Rap Songs chart. “Every time you listen… Read more »

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Dr. Dre Secures $60 Million In Funding For “Daisy” Streaming Music Service

(AllHipHop News) Music mogul’s Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine have officially launched a new streaming music service titled “Daisy” backed by $60 million in funding. The pair’s company Beats Electronics secured the investment from Access Industries and a group of private investors, who will launch “Daisy” sometime in late 2013. “Daisy” is being launched off… Read more »

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Ball So Hard: Dr. Dre and Lebron James on Beats Partnership, Playlists and Workouts

(AllHipHop News) ESPN the Magazine brought together the best basketball player in the world and arguably the greatest producer in Hip Hop’s history for its “The Music Issue” edition. The issue, which hits stands Feburary 18th reveals that Lebron James was actually the first person to test out the Beats by Dre headphones prior to the… Read more »

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AHH Stray News: Dr. Dre Launching Streaming Music Service, Love & Hip Hop Sexual Assault Trial, “Guy Code” Returns

(AllHipHop News) Dr. Dre’s company Beats Electronics is launching a new music streaming service tentatively named “Daisy,” the company announced at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Musician Trent Reznor has been named Chief Creative Officer, while executive Ian Rogers is the CEO of the new company. According to Jimmy Iovine, who is… Read more »

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Exclusive: Dogg Pound Member Kurupt Leaks "Money (Do It For Me)" From New Mixtape

(AllHipHop News) West Coast legend and Dogg Pound member Kurupt is teaming up with L.A.’s prominent mixtape DJ, DJ Nik Bean, for his new mixtape entitled Money B*tches Power. Guest features on the mixtape include E-40, Crooked I, Masta Killa, Ty $, Joe Moses, The Rejects. and more. With a release date of November 7,… Read more »

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Kendrick Lamar Releases Tracklist for Debut Album “Good Kid, M.A.A.D City”

Kendrick Lamar has released the tracklist for his debut album, Good Kid, m.A.A.d City, which is set to release on October 22through Top Dawg Entertainment and Aftermath/Interscope Records. The highly anticipated, 12-track debut features appearances from Top Dawg label mate Jay Rock, Drake, and fellow Compton Hip-Hop legends, Dr. Dre and MC Eiht. Producers Scoop… Read more »

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Chief Keef’s Grandmom Denies Rapper’s Gang Ties In Lil JoJo Murder

(AllHipHop News) Controversial Chicago rapper Chief Keef remains in the headlines, after a rap rival was gunned down on September 5 in Chicago. Police are investigating the murder of 18-year-old rapper Lil JoJo an alleged member of the Gangster Disciples, who was shot and killed in Chicago. Lil JoJo, who claimed “Brick Squad,” was murdered in… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Rumors: Did Kendrick Lamar Score Lady GaGa For His New Album?

It looks like Kendrick Lamar’s friendship with Lady GaGa has flourished into a working relationship. Gaga took to her Twitter today and tweeted that she and Lamar have collaborated on a record called, “Partynauseous”. According to Gaga, the record will be on Kendrick’s upcoming album, good kid, m.A.A.d city, which is set to drop on… Read more »

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