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Nuthin’ But a Grinch Thang: Watch Dr Seuss Meet Dr Dre

While in quarantine, parents are doing almost anything to keep their kids occupied -- within reason of course. Now, a Wisconsin man has taken learning…
Daniel Kohn / May 1, 2020

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

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Dr. Dre Released From Hospital Following Brain Aneurysm

According to Ice-T on Twitter, Dr. Dre has officially returned home following his stint in the ICU due to a brain aneurysm. "Update: Just FaceTimed…
Josh Chesler / January 15, 2021

Dr Dre in ICU After Suffering Brain Aneurysm

Dr. Dre is in the ICU at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after suffering a brain aneurysm, TMZ is reporting.  The rapper and record producer,…
Katherine Turman / January 5, 2021

The 35 Best Albums of the Last 35 Years

Let’s face it: With most "Best Albums" lists, you know the broad strokes of the ranking before you even click. Part of that…
SPIN Staff / December 6, 2020

The 35 Greatest Concerts of the Last 35 Years

We know, we know — the best concert of all-time is your friend’s obscure indie-punk band playing a sweaty neighborhood basement back in ‘94. We admit…
SPIN Staff / November 28, 2020

The Most Influential Artists: #13 Dr. Dre

As part of our 35th anniversary, we’re naming the most influential artists of the past 35 years. Today, we’re at #13. From Compton, California, here…
Max Bell / November 24, 2020

The 25 Best Soundtrack Albums of the 1990s

In the 1980s, music and film collided for cross-promotional blockbusters both transcendent (Purple Rain) and transcendently cheesy (Footloose). In the ‘90s, soundtracks continued to sell…
Al Shipley / August 27, 2020

Dr Dre Believes George Floyd’s Death Will Incite Change

While activists take to the streets to protest the death of George Floyd, celebrities are using their platforms to educate fans and share ways to…
Katrina Nattress / May 30, 2020

Dr Dre Believes Social Media ‘Destroyed’ Artist Mystique

The current generation of artists would probably tell you social media helped lead to their success, but not Dr. Dre. The hip-hop titan is old-school,…
Katrina Nattress / May 25, 2020

Quarantine Classic Concerts: The Up in Smoke Tour

What’s the point in doing a classic concert series if you’re not going to include perhaps the most famous hip-hop tour of all time? It’s…
Sean Moltisanti / May 13, 2020

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
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