Lucasfilm Ltd., the film company behind the Star Wars film franchise, sued him over the use of the THX-trademarked "Deep Note". [160], Current collaborator Mike Elizondo, when speaking about his work with Young, describes their recording process as a collaborative effort involving several musicians. and "Forgot About Dre", both of which Dr. Dre performed on NBC's Saturday Night Live on October 23, 1999. He was the second-richest figure in hip hop as of 2018 with an estimated net worth of $800 million.[1]. ", "Dr. Dre Says After 27 Years Of Working On Music He's Taking A Break", "Coachella 2012: Full lineup revealed; Dr. Dre, Radiohead headline", "Snoop Dogg, DJ Quik, The D.O.C. It was revealed Dr. Dre had a blood-alcohol of 0.16, twice the state's legal limit. [42] He also produced "Let Me Blow Ya Mind", a duet by rapper Eve and No Doubt lead singer Gwen Stefani[43] and signed R&B singer Truth Hurts to Aftermath in 2001.[44]. In 1991 Dr. Dre was having problems with Jerry, so Dr. Dre told Eazy that he had to choose between him or Jerry. [47] Dr. Dre was the executive producer of Eminem's 2002 release, The Eminem Show. The sound of "2001" had tremendous influence on hip-hop production, redefining the West Coast's sound and expanding the G-funk of the early 1990s. [84][85] The song leaked prior to its intended release in an unmixed, unmastered form without a chorus on June 16, 2010;[86] however, critical reaction to the song was lukewarm, and Dr. Dre later announced in an interview that the song, along with any other previously leaked tracks from Detox's recording process, would not appear on the final version of the album. Probably not a pinnacle in the most wealthiest man in hip hop’s career, but the group’s hit Before You Turn Off The Lights became an underground hit and then a widespread hit across clubs coast to coast. After a short solo career with frequent collaboration with Ice Cube and Dr. Dre, they joined, forming N.W.A, later that year. He attended Centennial High School in Compton during his freshman year in 1979, but transferred to Fremont High School in South Central Los Angeles due to poor grades. Accusations of Dre's violence against women have been widely publicized. World Class Wreckin' Cru [180][181][182], On January 27, 1991, at a music industry party at the Po Na Na Souk club in Hollywood, Dr. Dre assaulted television host Dee Barnes of the Fox television program Pump it Up, following an episode of Pump It Up where her interview with NWA had been followed by an interview with Ice Cube in which he dissed NWA and mocked the D.O.C. Many people know that Knight wasn't exactly the nicest guy.In one scene of the movie, while Dre … [96], In a June 2014 interview with RapUpTV, Marsha Ambrosius talked about working on Dr. Dre's third album. Everybody Loves the Sunshine. [118], During May 2013, Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine donated a $70 million endowment to the University of Southern California to create the USC Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation. [202][203][204], "Andre Young" redirects here. [55], In November 2006, Dr. Dre began working with Raekwon on his album Only Built 4 Cuban Linx II. With Ruthless Records, collaborators included guitarist Mike "Crazy Neck" Sims, multi-instrumentalist Colin Wolfe, DJ Yella and sound engineer Donovan "The Dirt Biker" Sound. In 2001, Aftermath released the soundtrack to the movie The Wash, featuring a number of Aftermath acts such as Shaunta, Daks, Joe Beast and Toi. [189][190], Ben Westhoff, author of Original Gangstas: the Untold Story of Dr Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Tupac Shakur, and the Birth of West Coast Rap, investigated claims of Dr. Dre's alleged abuse. [76][77] In a Dr Pepper commercial that debuted on May 28, 2009, he premiered the first official snippet of Detox. "[155] This account is essentially confirmed by Eminem in his book Angry Blonde, stating that the tune for the song was composed by a studio bassist and keyboardist while Dr. Dre was out of the studio but Young later programmed the song's beat after returning. Just prior to his death Eazy released “Real Compton City G’s” a dis record against Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg right after Dre’s solo album came out. from Dr. Dre's album 2001. I liked it, and Ice Cube’s son is pretty much his spawn. Eazy-E co-founded Ruthless Records and started the group N.W.A. 's 1989 debut No One Can Do It Better, J.J. Fad's 1988 debut Supersonic and funk rock musician Jimmy Z's 1991 album Muzical Madness. [4], In 1988, Dre and Jenita Porter had a son named Andre Young Jr. Legendary gangster rapper, music producer, and Apple Executive Dr. Dre’s having a banner month this August with the release of “Straight Outta Compton” a largely fictionalized pseudo-biopic of NWA and his new album entitled “Compton” which is a kind of retrospective on his own career. [45] He later assisted in the production of Bilal's second album, Love for Sale,[46] which Interscope controversially shelved because of its creative direction. Young ushered in a new style of rap, both in terms of musical style and lyrical content, including introducing a number of artists to the industry including Snoop Dogg, Kurupt, Daz Dillinger, RBX, the Lady of Rage, Nate Dogg and Jewell. 's change in voice after a near-fatal accident. [171][2]:53, In 1996, Dre married NBA player Sedale Threatt's ex-wife Nicole. In reality: Eazy and Cube did in fact speak of an NWA reunion at New York nightclub Tunnel, not long before the former learned he had Aids in 1995. – Los Angeles Times", "Rapper Dr. Dre Sentenced To 8 Months In Prison – philly-archives", "Suge Knight: Sheriff's Deputy Conspired with Dr. Dre to Kill Me", "Suge Knight's harsh jail rules blamed on 'massive scandal, "Dr. Dre's wife, Nicole Young, files for divorce after 24 years of marriage", "Documentary 'Unity' Set for Aug. 12 Release with 100 Star Narrators", "Dr. Dre makes a surprise appearance in GTA Online Cayo Perico Heist", "Harold House Moore plays to Dr. Dre in All Eyez on Me", You Forgot About Dre! He also revealed that he suffers from social anxiety and due to this he remains secluded and out of attention. Stephen Thomas Erlewine of the website AllMusic described the compiled music, released "several years before Dre developed a distinctive style", as "surprisingly generic and unengaging" and "for dedicated fans only".[9]. According to Jerry Heller, the two were best friends before and after the disbandment of NWA. For the New York State radio and television presenter, see, American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur, 1996–1998: Move to Aftermath Entertainment, Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance, The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel, Fuck wit Dre Day (and Everybody's Celebratin'), Recording Industry Association of America, Australian Recording Industry Association, American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media, "Hip-Hop's Next Billionaires: Richest Rappers 2019", 10.1093/gmo/9781561592630.article.A2224243, "Q&A w/The D.O.C. The former NWA member and Young disagreed over a prenuptial agreement, the outlet said. From the late 80's to early 90's, one West Coast crew reigned supreme: NWA. The influence of The Chronic and Doggystyle on the popular music of the 1990s went not only far beyond the West Coast, but beyond hip-hop as a genre. Percussion instruments, particularly sleigh bells, are also present. The goal of the Academy has been stated as "to shape the future by nurturing the talents, passions, leadership and risk-taking of uniquely qualified students who are motivated to explore and create new art forms, technologies, and business models." According to The Blast, Dr. Dre’s camp points out two quick facts: that he had been using his stage monicker since the 1980s, even before he joined … World Class Wreckin' Cru was an American electro music group, during the 1980s in the Los Angeles area, that contributed to rap's development. and "The Wash" along with his co-star Snoop Dogg. He co-produced six tracks on Eminem's landmark Marshall Mathers LP, including the Grammy-winning lead single, "The Real Slim Shady". in the 1980s, and he has also enjoyed success as a solo act. Just prior to his death Eazy released “Real Compton City G’s” a dis record against Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg right after Dre’s solo album came out. [62][63], Planned but unreleased albums during Dr. Dre's tenure at Aftermath have included a full-length reunion with Snoop Dogg titled Breakup to Makeup, an album with fellow former N.W.A member Ice Cube which was to be titled Heltah Skeltah,[11] an N.W.A reunion album,[11] and a joint album with fellow producer Timbaland titled Chairmen of the Board. One thing that came to mind is the way Dr. Dre and Ice Cube were able to climb out of the war zone that was Compton and Death Row Records to … I was young, fucking stupid. Roy Ayers Ubiquity. [53], Dr. Dre also produced "How We Do", a 2005 hit single from rapper the Game from his album The Documentary,[54] as well as tracks on 50 Cent's successful second album The Massacre. Dr. Dre’s first group was the ill dressed World Class Wrecking Cru. [2]:145[167] They have two children together: a son named Truice (born 1997) and a daughter named Truly (born 2001). Most Popular Two Seattle neighborhoods ranked among priciest in US for renters Dr. Dre produced or co-produced four tracks on the album, including the hit single "In da Club", a joint production between Aftermath, Eminem's boutique label Shady Records and Interscope. 600 words on the lore of West Coast Hip Hop on a Tech blog. [187][188] Their abusive relationship is portrayed in her 2016 biopic Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel'le. They'll bring in something, he'll recite it, then he'll say, 'Change this line, change this word,' like he's grading papers. [179], Dre has been accused of multiple incidents of violence against women. In the start of his career as a producer for the World Class Wreckin Cru with DJ Alonzo Williams in the mid-1980s, his beats were in the electro-hop style pioneered by The Unknown DJ, and that of early hip-hop groups like the Beastie Boys and Whodini. An exclusive laptop, known as the HP ENVY 15 Beats limited edition, was released for sale October 22. Former labelmate Tairrie B claimed that Dre assaulted her at a party in 1990, in response to her track "Ruthless Bitch". : From Ruthless to Death Row", "Concrete Roots - Dr. Dre - Songs, Reviews, Credits", "Danny Boy Tells All About Death Row Years, Part Two", "Dr. Dre Bio – A Brief Biography of Andre Dr. Dre Young", "Four Hours Of Swagger From Dr. Dre And Friends", "25 Greatest Songs Produced by Dr. Dre and Jimmy lovine", "Bilal Brings Creative Resistance To The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum", "Judge Rules Truth Hurts' Album Must Be Pulled Or Stickered", "Warrant Issued For Young Buck In Vibe Awards Stabbing", "Dr. Dre Puncher Snitches On Suge Knight", "Dr. Dre Attacker Sentenced To One Year In Jail", "Dr. Dre, hip-hop's most reliable kingmaker", "The Immortals – The Greatest Artists of All Time: 54) Dr. Dre", "Raekwon Partners With Dr. Dre for Cuban Linx Sequel", "50 Cent Album Preview: Eminem, Dr. Dre Help Curtis 'Keep It Funky, "Dr. Dre & Just Blaze Dominate Kingdom Come", "The D.O.C. The center will encompass creative resources and a 1,200-seat theater, and is expected to break ground in 2020. N.W.A's debut studio album, Straight Outta Compton, was released in 1988. Eazy was the money behind the group who eventually opened up a recording studio in the back of the club where the Cru was formed. [10], After Ice Cube left N.W.A in 1989 over financial disputes, Dr. Dre produced and performed for much of the group's second album Efil4zaggin. [197], On April 4, 2016, TMZ and the New York Daily News reported that Suge Knight had accused Dre and the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department of a kill-for-hire plot in the 2014 shooting of Knight in club 1 OAK. In May 2014, technology giant Apple purchased the Beats brand for $3 billion, Apple's most expensive purchase by far. and his bodyguard at the time, Suge Knight. [91][92], In an August 2010 interview, Dr. Dre stated that an instrumental album titled The Planets is in its first stages of production; each song being named after a planet in the Solar System. [2]:156,204 Nicole Young filed for divorce in June 2020, citing irreconcileable differences. Since selling Beats, Dr. Dre has … However, they got one of the most fundamental things wrong (there’s a chance they’ve updated this by the time this story publishes) but those who grew up to the east coast west coast wars, listening to NWA, Easy E and whoever was rapping on the east coast, knew that NWA wasn’t actually Dr. Dre’s first group. Dr. Dre in sparkly gear with a stethoscope before joining NWA. He has also worked with Dr. Dre, co-writing his solo debut … They did so, by chanting "DEEE-TOX", to which he replied, "I'm coming! He collaborated with fellow N.W.A member Ice Cube for the song "Natural Born Killaz" in 1995. [50] Johnson claimed that Suge Knight, president of Death Row Records, paid him $5,000 to assault Dre in order to humiliate him before he received his Lifetime Achievement Award. He also produced the D.O.C. [2]:234 Dr. Dre also stresses the importance of equalizing drums properly, telling Scratch magazine in 2004 that he "used the same drum sounds on a couple of different songs on one album before but you'd never be able to tell the difference because of the EQ. He is rightfully and most truly, a junior. Besides Batson, Aftermath producer and understudy of Dre's, Dawaun Parker, who has named Q-Tip and J Dilla as his primary influences, is thought to be responsible for giving Dre's newest beats an East Coast feel. [148], Dr. Dre has stated that he is a perfectionist and is known to pressure the artists with whom he records to give flawless performances. “I had met with him a few months before he died, and we had talked about getting back together. [172][173][174], In 2001, Dre earned a total of about US$52 million from selling part of his share of Aftermath Entertainment to Interscope Records and his production of such hit songs that year as "Family Affair" by Mary J. Blige. 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The conviction violated Dre's battery conviction in 1991 and he was sentenced to eight months in prison in September 1994. [117] The deal made Dr. Dre the "richest man in hip hop", surpassing Diddy. This style of production has been influential far beyond the West Coast. [157]:229 As Aftermath producer Mahogany told Scratch: "It's like a class room in [the booth]. Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, MC Ren and DJ Yella caused a seismic shift in hip-hop when they formed N.W.A in 1986. [133], Upon leaving Ruthless and forming Death Row Records in 1991, Dre called on veteran West Coast DJ Chris "The Glove" Taylor and sound engineer Greg "Gregski" Royal, along with Colin Wolfe, to help him on future projects. stated that Dre had been working with him on his fourth album Voices through Hot Vessels, which he planned to release after Detox arrived. However, none of this is an excuse for what I did. [191], Former labelmate Tairrie B claimed that Dre assaulted her at a post-Grammy party in 1990, in response to her track "Ruthless Bitch". Big just knew the culture, he knew what was going on with hip-hop. [61] During this period, the D.O.C. Extremely rare video of World Class Wreckin Cru perfoming Surgery live. According to Jerry Heller, the two were best friends before and after the disbandment of NWA. [32], On December 15, 1981, when Dre was 16 years old and his then-girlfriend Cassandra Joy Greene was 15 years old, the two had a son named Curtis, who was brought up by Greene and first met Dre 20 years later. Back in those early hip hop days, even after leaving Eazy E’s Ruthless Records camp and going to work for Suge Knight at Death Row Records, Eazy still had several “points” on anything Dre produced, including mega hits “G-Thing” and “What’s My Name”. His 1992 album The Chronic is thought to be one of the most well-produced hip-hop albums of all time. Somewhat of a West Coast gansta rap answer to Public Enemy, the 5-man group consisted of Ice Cube, Eazy E, Dr Dre, MC Ren and DJ Yella (plus honorary member, The DOC). Dre used a minimoog synth to replay the melody from Leon Haywood's 1972 song "I Wanna Do Somethin' Freaky to You" for the Chronic's first single "Nuthin' but a "G" Thang" which became a global hit. I liked it, and Ice Cube’s son is pretty much his spawn. [28] The Dr. Dre-produced lead single from that album, "My Name Is", brought Eminem to public attention for the first time, and the success of The Slim Shady LP – it reached number two on the Billboard 200 and received general acclaim from critics – revived the label's commercial ambitions and viability. ", "TAIRRIE B, HIP-HOP'S ORIGINAL BAD BITCH, IS BACK", "Dr. Dre Apologizes to the 'Women I've Hurt, "N.W.A Tell All: Inside the Original Gangstas' Rolling Stone Cover Story", "Dr. Dre Apologizes "to the Women I've Hurt, "The Violent Art, Violent Reality of Dr. Dre : Rap: The producing genius behind pioneer rap group N.W.A. In 1986, Dr. Dre met rapper O'Shea Jackson—known as Ice Cube—who collaborated with him to record songs for Ruthless Records, a hip hop record label run by local rapper Eazy-E. N.W.A and fellow West Coast rapper Ice-T are widely credited as seminal artists of the gangsta rap genre, a profanity-heavy subgenre of hip hop, replete with gritty depictions of urban crime and gang lifestyle. [34] Dr. Dre won the Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical in 2000,[10] and joined the Up in Smoke Tour with fellow rappers Eminem, Snoop Dogg, and Ice Cube that year as well. It was more than just New York, it was all over.[141][142]. Eminem & Skylar Grey) – Single by Dr. Dre", "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2011 Singles", "Dr. Dre Talks The Detox Wait,"Under Pressure" Frustration And Instrumental Album", "Eminem And Jay-Z: We're Live From Detroit! Dr. Dre made his first on screen appearance as a weapons dealer in the 1996 bank robbery movie Set It Off. In November 2004, at the Vibe magazine awards show in Los Angeles, Dr. Dre was attacked by a fan named Jimmy James Johnson, who was supposedly asking for an autograph. [107] Called Vital Signs, it was set to reflect the life of Dr. [114], In July 2008, Dr. Dre released his first brand of headphones, Beats by Dr. Dre. Parker also refrained from revealing the new title because of the fact that the title hadn't been leaked online. He produced a compilation album, Dr. Dre Presents the Aftermath, in 1996, and released a solo album, 2001, in 1999. "[149] Other equipment he uses includes the E-mu SP-1200 drum machine and other keyboards from such manufacturers as Korg, Rhodes, Wurlitzer, Moog, and Roland. For his new protégé Snoop Doggy Dogg's album Doggystyle, Dre collaborated with then 19-year-old producer Daz Dillinger, who received co-production credits on songs "Serial Killa" and "For all My Niggaz & Bitches", The Dramatics bass player Tony "T. Money" Green, guitarist Ricky Rouse, keyboardists Emanuel "Porkchop" Dean and Sean "Barney Rubble" Thomas and engineer Tommy Daugherty, as well as Warren G and Sam Sneed, who are credited with bringing several samples to the studio.[137]. In 1987, Dre sampled the Ohio Players' ARP synth riffs from their 1973 funk hit "Funky Worm" in the N.W.A song "Dopeman". [134][135][136] Musical themes included hard-hitting synthesizer solos played by Wolfe, bass-heavy compositions, background female vocals and Dre fully embracing 1970s funk samples. [6]:15 Soon afterwards he adopted the moniker Dr. Dre, a mix of previous alias Dr. J and his first name, referring to himself as the "Master of Mixology". [2]:6–8 In 1976, Dre began attending Vanguard Junior High School in Compton, but due to gang violence, he transferred to the safer suburban Roosevelt Junior High School. [40], Following the success of 2001, Dr. Dre focused on producing songs and albums for other artists. [31] It was initially titled The Chronic 2000 to imply being a sequel to his debut solo effort The Chronic but was re-titled 2001 after Death Row Records released an unrelated compilation album with the title Suge Knight Represents: Chronic 2000 in May 1999. [14][90] On June 25, 2010, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers honored Dr. Dre with its Founders Award for inspiring other musicians. Although Snoop Dogg retains working relationships with Warren G and Daz, who are alleged to be uncredited contributors on the hit albums The Chronic and Doggystyle, he states that Dr. Dre is capable of making beats without the help of collaborators, and that he is responsible for the success of his numerous albums. "Anderson .Paak Talks 'Malibu,' Working with Dr. Dre, Growth and More [Q&A]", "Dr. Dre's New Baby Momma Issue Is Crazy! [178], In 2014, Dre purchased a $40 million home in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles from its previous owners, NFL player Tom Brady and supermodel Gisele Bundchen. Knight, a notorious strongman and intimidator, was able to have Eazy-E release Young from his contract and, using Dr. Dre as his flagship artist, founded Death Row Records. [99] Numerous release dates (including the ones mentioned above) had been given for the album over the years since it was first announced, although none of them transpired to be genuine. Hip Hop Lore says that Eric “Eazy E” Wright, a Compton drug dealer in the early 80’s caught wind of the World Class Wrecking Cru. Legendary gangster rapper, music producer, and Apple Executive Dr. Dre’s having a banner month this August with the release of “Straight Outta Compton” a largely fictionalized pseudo-biopic of NWA and his new album entitled “Compton” which is a kind of retrospective on his own career. We knew what was going on in the West through Dr. Dre. Obviously older and wiser Dre and partner Jimmy Iovine struck a debatably good deal with Apple for the Beats company including the headphones and the streaming music service. [192], During press for the 2015 film Straight Outta Compton, questions about the portrayal and behavior of Dre and other prominent figures in the rap community about violence against women – and the question about its absence in the film – were raised. Dre has since been accused of "stealing" the concept of G-funk from Cold 187 um. 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