Dr. Dre

Dr. Dre – “Gunfiyah”

Last night, HBO debuted The Defiant Ones, its new documentary series on Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine. The episode featured a new Dr. Dre track called…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / July 10, 2017

Dr. Dre Commits $10 Million to Build Compton Performing Arts Center

Dr. Dre is signing on to help build a performing arts center for the new Compton High School in his hometown. The rapper…
Tatiana Cirisano, Billboard / June 15, 2017

Radiohead Considered Working With Dr. Dre on Kid A

Radiohead are on the cover of this month's Rolling Stone, marking the 20th anniversary of their great third album OK Computer. The story deals mostly with that album, but the…
Andy Cush / June 8, 2017

Dr. Dre Is Now Part of the Group Trying to Bring the 2024 Olympics to Los Angeles

Yesterday, LA 2024—the organization created to bring the Olympics to Los Angeles— announced its list of current and nominated Board of Directors. These are the…
Taylor Berman / March 31, 2017

The AARP Is Trolling Musicians Who Turn 50 With Fake “Magazine Covers”

This week, you may have logged into Twitter and seen the above image of a certain lawn show lifer sporting a graying beard and smiling sideways…
Andy Cush / January 12, 2017

A Four-Part Documentary About Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine Is Coming to HBO Next Year

Dr. Dre and Interscope co-founder Jimmy Iovine have had a long and fruitful business partnership. In the '90s, Interscope provided funding and distribution to Death…
Andy Cush / December 9, 2016

Report: Dr. Dre Threatens Legal Action Over Lifetime’s Michel’le Biopic

Dr. Dre is threatening legal action against Sony Pictures over a new TV movie about R&B singer Michel'le, Dre's ex-girlfriend and the mother of one of his children,…
Anna Gaca / October 9, 2016

Dr. Dre and Ice Cube Dismissed from Lawsuit Stemming From Suge Knight’s Murder Case

Former N.W.A brothers Dr. Dre and Ice Cube are no longer named in the wrongful death lawsuit that stemmed from a vehicular incident that allegedly involved…
Brian Josephs / October 7, 2016

Dr. Dre Chokes Michel’le in Trailer for Lifetime’s Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Me

In October, Lifetime will premiere Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Me, a TV movie that focuses on the abusive relationship between Dr. Dre and R&B singer Michel'le. A sneak…
Brian Josephs / September 20, 2016

Life After Death Row: A Guide to Snoop Dogg’s Post-‘Doggystyle’ Career

The quarter-century-long career of Calvin Broadus — a.k.a. Snoop Doggy Dogg — is full of contradictions. He’s a husband and father whose devotion to his family is…
Mosi Reeves / July 8, 2016

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
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