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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 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

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
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