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R.I.P. Leon Haywood, ’70s Soul Star and ’90s Hip-Hop Inspiration

Leon Haywood, soul fixture of the late '60s and whole '70s, died last Tuesday. Associated Press reports that Haywood's godson Darnell "OG Cuicide" Price has…
Andrew Unterberger / April 7, 2016

The 50 Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2015

To call 2015 hip-hop's greatest year of the 2010s still manages to feel like an understatement. Hip-hop was so strong this year, so bursting with…
SPIN Staff / December 16, 2015

Dr. Dre Unveils Unreleased Material on Beats 1 Show

Dr. Dre has an ongoing radio show for Beats 1 called "The Pharmacy" and the legendary producer used his Saturday slot to debut some previously…
Colin Joyce / November 8, 2015

Jerry Heller Has Reportedly Filed a Defamation Lawsuit Against Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, and More

Jerry Heller, the former manager of N.W.A, has reportedly filed a defamation lawsuit against Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, the estate of Eazy-E, the producers of Straight…
Brennan Carley / October 30, 2015

Diddy, Jay Z, and Drake All Surpass Dr. Dre On ‘Forbes’’ List of Highest Paid Hip-Hop Acts

Poor Dr. Dre. Well, not really, since he's still the fourth-highest-paid figure in hip-hop (to say nothing of net worth) according to Forbes, though he's taken…
James Grebey / September 22, 2015

Dr. Dre Apologizes to the Women He Reportedly Assaulted

Dr. Dre has just apologized to the women he reportedly assaulted many years ago in an exclusive statement to the New York Times. Allegations resurfaced earlier…
Brennan Carley / August 21, 2015

Dr. Dre Talks About Assault Allegations in New Interview

Following the release of his first album in 16 years, Compton, Dr. Dre has addressed another longstanding burden (besides his recent implication in a wrongful death…
Harley Brown / August 12, 2015

Review: Dr. Dre Returns After 16 Years to Deliver His Surprise Retirement Record ‘Compton’

Detox has arrived. Except it’s not Detox, it’s Compton. And fortunately, Compton is not hip-hop’s Chinese Democracy — a mythical, long-awaited record released to shrugs…
Matthew Ramirez / August 11, 2015

Kendrick Lamar May Have Dissed Drake on ‘Compton’

As if Drake didn't already have enough going on, it seems like a foe more formidable than Meek Mill might have sent some ill will…
Colin Joyce / August 7, 2015

Listen to Dr. Dre’s ‘Compton’ on Beats 1

As previously reported, Dr. Dre is streaming his soundtrack to the N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton  — appropriately titled Compton — on Apple Music's Beats 1 starting at 6…
Harley Brown / August 6, 2015

Dr. Dre to Release ‘Straight Outta Compton’ OST Featuring Brand-New Music

Ice Cube has spilled details about Dr. Dre's original soundtrack for the upcoming N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton. Speaking to Philadelphia’s Power 99, Cube said that the OST…
James Grebey / July 29, 2015

Ice Cube to Reunite With MC Ren and DJ Yella to Perform N.W.A. Songs

The forthcoming N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton is set to hit theaters later this summer, and in the spirit of looking back at those salad…
Colin Joyce / June 8, 2015

Suge Knight, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre Named in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

At the end of January, a man named Terry Carter was struck by a car and killed on the set of the upcoming N.W.A. biopic…
Colin Joyce / June 4, 2015

Watch the ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Trailer

Ice Cube gave a fans a sneak peek of the trailer for Straight Outta Compton in Sydney late last year, but now the official, red band…
James Grebey / February 9, 2015

All 289 Eminem Songs, Ranked

Fifteen years ago, the American public was introduced to Marshall Mathers, Eminem, and Slim Shady, a triptych of manic personalities whose interests included raising hell,…
Kyle McGovern and Craig Jenkins / October 27, 2014

Beats By Dre Co-Founder Jimmy Iovine Is Loving the Free Publicity From NFL Ban

Getting banned by the National Football League might just be the best thing to happen to Beats by Dre. That's the impression Beats co-founder Jimmy…
James Grebey / October 16, 2014

Report: Apple Will Shut Down Beats Music, Won’t Forget About Dre

UPDATE: According to Re/code, who spoke to Apple's PR rep Tom Neumayr, "Apple won't shutter the streaming service. It may, however, modify it over time,…
Brennan Carley / September 22, 2014

Dr. Dre’s ‘Detox’ Is Officially Donezo

Compton rap icon turned headphone and tech mogul Dr. Dre has led his fans on a leash called Detox for the past 14 years, toying with our emotions…
Brennan Carley / September 19, 2014

See Chris Pratt Rap Eminem’s ‘Forgot About Dre’ Verse From Memory

During his recent media blitz for the Marvel movie Guardians of the Galaxy, star Chris Pratt sat down with SiriusXM's DJ Whoo Kid and demonstrated…
Brennan Carley / August 5, 2014

World Cup Ban on Beats by Dre May Help Headphones Giant Boom

The futbol-overlords at FIFA have banned Beats by Dre from every official World Cup event, but the restriction may actually further the headphones giant's so-far successful…
Olivia Forman / June 19, 2014
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