Celebrity News: Andre Romel Young, better known as Dr. Dre, is a rapper and one of the most recognized American music producers who have a net worth of $ 800 million. He was born on February 18, 1965, in Compton, Los Angeles.
Dr. Dre began his career as a member of World Class Wreckin ‘Cru during the first half of the 80’s. In 1986 formed the group N.W.A. Along with DJ Yella, a success in the late 80’s and early 90’s. The group also had Eazy-E, MC Ren, and Ice Cube.
After a discussion with Eazy-E in 1991, Dre left the group at the top of his career popularly speaking, to form alongside Suge Knight Death Row Records, as he did not share the idea of using guns, shotguns and other types of Weapons in NWA music videos, such as “Appetite for Destruction” and “Always Into Something”.
Problems with Eazy-E and Ruthless Records
Eazy denounced Dre in 1991, who owned Death Row Records alongside Suge Knight and The D.O.C. For having coerced and threatened to free Dre and DOC from the contract they had. A year later, Ruthless Records filed Death Row Records for using Dr. Dre’s label as blackmail.
Afterward, the counterpoint began, as Dre launches the song entitled “Fuck Wit Dre Day” with Snoop Dogg, where both dedicated through their rhymes the hatred they felt towards Eazy-E.
Dre released their first single “Deep Cover” in the spring of 1992. This single was a collaboration with Snoop Dogg, a young man who had recorded some home tapes with Dre’s half brother, Warren G.
After passing the tapes of the young rapper to him, he quickly became his protege. Snoop himself appeared on Dr. Dre’s first album, The Chronic, in 1992. Thanks to singles such as “Nuthin ‘But AG Thang,” “Let Me Ride,” or “Fuck Wit Dre Day (And Everybody’s Celebratin’ The album became multi-platinum and one of the masterpieces of hip-hop.
In 1996, Dr. Dre collaborated on the theme “California Love” by 2Pac, a new member of Death Row after the help of Suge Knight to get the rapper out of jail. The deal consisted of the recording of three discs of 2Pac under the seal in exchange for the promise of Suge Knight to that it would leave the jail, the fact that was fulfilled.
However, by the end of the year, things would get much more complicated after the death of 2Pac and the allegations about Suge Knight. Dre, who prevented the decline of the label, left to form his own label, which he named “Aftermath Entertainment.”
In 1999 he was in charge of producing his controversial “The Slim Shady LP”, followed in 2000 by “The Marshall Mathers LP”. Both albums were a real hit.
In 1999, Dr. Dre recorded his second solo album, titled 2001. They emphasized the collaborations, by Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Devin the Dude, Hittman or Xzibit, among others. The record as it could not otherwise become one more success in the splendid race of Dre. Topics like “Still D.R.E.”, “The Next Episode” or “Forgot About Dre” were the highlights.
In addition, has appeared in the films “Set It Off”, “The Wash” and “Training Day”, although he has already stated that he does not intend to continue his acting career.
Bad Intentions, one of their songs, was included in the soundtrack of “The Wash”. In that same soundtrack, also appears in two more songs, in collaboration with Snoop Dogg: “On the Blvd.” And “The Wash”.
The main musical influences of Dre are the singers Isaac Hayes, Curtis Mayfield and George Clinton.