Posts tagged "Dr. Dre"

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…
By: 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,…
By: 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 Beat…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: Olivia Forman / June 19, 2014

Here Are Dr. Dre and Ice Cube Standing With the Actors Who’ll Portray N.W.A

Today, Dr. Dre tweeted the first promotional picture for the N.W.A biopic. The photo features the original rap legends — Ice Cube and Dr. Dre,…
By: Olivia Forman / June 18, 2014

Buy Dr. Dre’s Hollywood Mansion for $35 Million

Last week, fresh off the $3 billion Beats/Apple deal, Dr. Dre traded up to to brand new $40 million mansion formerly owned…
By: Colin Joyce / June 10, 2014

Star-Studded Beats Commercial Shows World Cup Game Faces

"The Game Before the Game," the new promotional commercial for Beats by Dre's Solo2 headphones and the World Cup, doesn't upstage the global event of…
By: Harley Brown / June 6, 2014

Apple Could Ditch Headphone Jacks to Beats’ Benefit

Almost as many people hate Apple earbuds as they do Beats headphones. That's a fact. What's not yet a fact, but may soon be…
By: Harley Brown / June 6, 2014

G-Funk Stalwart Kokane (and Friends) Deliver Laid-Back Wisdom on ‘Grief and His Due’

Rap nerd alert! Rap nerd alert! Here we have the return of Kokane—the smooth-talking, singing, rapping, and wisdom-imparting MC perhaps best known for…
By: Brandon Soderberg / May 29, 2014

Apple Buys Beats, Welcomes Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine

Apple has acquired Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine's Beats brand for $3 billion. The long whispered-about deal has at last been confirmed, via a…
By: Chris Martins / May 28, 2014

Apple-Beats Deal Yet to Materialize as Dr. Dre Faces Lawsuits

Almost two weeks ago, Dr. Dre declared himself "the first billionaire in hip-hop." The Beats by Dre co-founder's video-recorded celebration came after a report that…
By: Marc Hogan / May 21, 2014

Watch Dr. Dre Anoint Himself Hip-Hop’s First Billionaire

At least one man in a position to know is pretty confident Apple will buy Beats Electronics.Late Thursday, The Financial Times reported that the…
By: Marc Hogan / May 9, 2014

Apple May Buy Dr. Dre’s Beats for $3.2 Billion

Apple is close to closing a $3.2 billion acquisition of Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics, says The Financial Times. Citing "people familiar with the negotiations,"…
By: Chris Martins / May 8, 2014

Literal Sons of N.W.A May Tour as ‘N.W.A Resurrected’

If you aren't familiar with Serious Pimp Records, it's the label and, er, sunglasses company run by Snoop Dogg and Bishop Don Magic Juan.
By: Chris Martins / April 29, 2014

Dr. Dre Now Richer Than Jay Z

Wherever money exists, Forbes is there with a corresponding list of the top net incomes. And rap, one of the most profitable musical genres, holds no…
By: John Surico / April 16, 2014

The 20 Best Albums of 1993

The 20 best albums of 1993, ranked by SPIN's editors. [This list was originally published in the January 1994 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 25, 2014

Dr. Dre’s New iTunes Single ‘Ten Times Outa 1′ Is Not by Dr. Dre

Someone has managed to upload a very crappy song to iTunes apocryphally credited to Dr. Dre. Titled "Ten Times Outa 1," the new…
By: Chris Martins / February 18, 2014
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