Dr. Dre

Snoop Dogg: Our 1997 Interview

This article originally appeared in the February 1997 issue of SPIN. Imagine you are Snoop Doggy Dogg, the best and biggest-selling rapper of…
Jonathan Gold / August 24, 2019

10 Tours That Changed the World

Can a rock concert change the world? Yes. For the better? Not necessarily.
SPIN Staff / May 22, 2019

Stream Anderson .Paak’s New Album Ventura

Anderson .Paak has released his fourth studio album Ventura. The project, executive produced by Dr. Dre, follows last November's Oxnard as the singer and drummer's second release on Dre's Aftermath…
Tosten Burks / April 12, 2019

Dr. Dre, Who Has His Own Building at USC, Realizes He Shouldn’t Brag About His Daughter Getting Into USC

Over the weekend, Dr. Dre posted, and then quickly deleted, a photo on his Instagram page of himself and his 18-year-old daughter Truly Young holding up her…
Maggie Serota / March 25, 2019

Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine Ordered to Pay $25 Million in Beats Headphones Royalties

Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine have been ordered to pay roughly $25 million to entrepreneur Steven Lamar, who sued the two music moguls in 2016…
Andy Cush / June 27, 2018

Dr. Dre to Produce Marvin Gaye Biopic

Dr. Dre has permission from Marvin Gaye's estate's to produce a biopic about the late Motown singer, Variety reports. The rapper and Straight Outta Compton…
Maggie Serota / June 18, 2018

Dr. Dre Loses Trademark Battle With Gynecologist

It’s fuck with Dre day, and a Pennsylvania gynecologist is celebrating. Hip-hop icon and headphone impresario Dr. Dre has lost a trademark dispute with Dr.
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / May 9, 2018

Stream Eminem’s New Album Revival

After promoting the project with fake prescription drugs and a Donald Trump diss track, Eminem has released his ninth studio album Revival. The 71 minute-long effort, executive produced…
Tosten Burks / December 15, 2017

South Korean Man Fined for Suggesting Former First Lady Plans to Marry Dr. Dre

In South Korea, a man was fined 5 million won--about $4,400 U.S.--for claiming in a blog post that the widow of former president Kim Dae-jung plans to…
Andy Cush / August 28, 2017

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
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