Happy Birthday to Dr. Dre, Born February 18, 1965
Dr. Dre . The album Compton: A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre landed that same year with Kendrick Lamar, Anderson Happy Birthday to Dr. Dre, Born February 18, 1965 Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Dr. Dre’s musical legacy and share your personal any other rapper, Dr. Dre was responsible for moving away from the avant-noise and political stance of Jimmy Iovine and launched the celebrity headphones company Beats by Dr. Dre. After sports figures and respect. He later launched Beats by Dr. Dre, a company that introduced the celebrity headphones Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Dr. Dre’s musical legacy and share your personal memories of him with us.
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: Dr. Dre’s ‘The Chronic’ (1992)
Dr. Dre 100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: Dr. Dre’s ‘The Chronic’ (1992) Album” below to explore each album or view the full album index here. DR. DRE | The Chronic Death Row the ‘90s. Dr. Dre is one of the handful of exceptions to the rule of diminishing career returns, as
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Dr. Dre’s ‘The Chronic’
Happy 25th Anniversary to Dr. Dre’s debut solo album The Chronic, originally released December 15 Dr. Dre Death Row and started his Aftermath record label. The first two efforts, the 1996 compilation Dr. Dre Presents TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Dr. Dre’s ‘The Chronic’ hip-hop music, Dr. Dre’s debut solo album did just that. force. If you had told me in the beginning of 1992 that Dr. Dre would be hip-hop’s biggest superstar their minds. BUY Dr. Dre’s The Chronic via Amazon | iTunes , 1992. The Chronic changed hip-hop music. When Andre “Dr. Dre” Young released his debut album a
REVIEW: ‘The Defiant Ones’ is Must-Watch Viewing for ALL Music Fans
Dr. Dre greatness is completely worth it. WATCH The Defiant Ones on HBO July 9th at 9:00pm EXPLORE Dr. Dre's discography via Amazon | iTunes seat and news headlines. Despite the controversies and a few challenges along the way, Dr. Dre and . Pictured (L-R): Dr. Dre, Allen Hughes, and Jimmy Iovine A host of Dre and Iovine’s close friends and
N.W.A’s ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Turns 30 | An Anniversary Retrospective
Dr. Dre influential hip-hop album ever recorded. It started Dr. Dre down the path toward becoming an rappers, producers, DJs, and innovators. Made up of Eric “Eazy-E” Wright, Andre “Dr. Dre” Young fact, I’m pretty sure if you time-traveled back to 1988 and told Eazy-E and Dr. Dre that N.W.A was explosively release this tension. In the Dr. Dre/Jimmy Iovine documentary The Defiant Ones, the group
PLAYLIST | Portrait of the Artist Volume 6: N.W.A
Dr. Dre playlist does not include tracks from Dr. Dre’s seminal 1992 solo debut The Chronic, as the album fifth representative. Along with the four aforementioned groups, the quintet of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice
WELCOME BACK WAX: Above the Law to Reissue Classic Debut LP ‘Livin’ Like Hustlers’ on Vinyl
Co-produced by Dr. Dre, Above the Law's debut LP is a sonic and lyrical masterpiece with zero fluff and filler across its ten tracks. -Time and co-produced by Above the Law, Dr. Dre and Laylaw with executive production by Eazy-E, Livin
WATCH: Anderson .Paak & ScHoolboy Q Perform “Am I Wrong” on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’
contributions on Dr. Dre’s Compton, .Paak’s sophomore album (or his fourth LP, if you count his two 2012
Albumism Welcomes Ben Pedroche as Our Newest Contributor
Ben’s 5 Favorite Albums of All Time: Dr. Dre | The Chronic (1992) Madvillain | Madvillainy (2004) Nas
Happy Birthday to Royce Da 5’9”, Born July 5, 1977
, Royce co-wrote "The Message," the closing track of Dr. Dre's 2001. Dre had previously offered an . Dre, then through unexpected pop success, prolific solo output, and his roles in the group ): Hardcore rapper Royce Da 5'9" became known outside his native Detroit first for his work with Eminem and Dr
Happy Birthday to Ice Cube, Born June 15, 1969
to the legacy of N.W.A. Along with Dr. Dre, Cube began work on a biopic about the origins and rise made over $200 million worldwide at the box office and inspired Dr. Dre's third solo album, Compton a duo called CIA at parties hosted by Dr. Dre, and he eventually met Eazy-E, then leading a group
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: Ice Cube’s ‘AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted’ (1990)
production crew, Cube himself, and Los Angeles’ Sir Jinx, Dr. Dre’s cousin and Cube’s longtime cohort. At
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Above the Law’s ‘Black Mafia Life’
. Produced by Dr. Dre, along with members of the group, it was akin to a more rugged version of Cold 187um. After Dr. Dre left the fold over money disputes, he allegedly offered Above the Law the measure (the “Swing down sweet chariot…” refrain used by Dr. Dre on “Let Me Ride”). It’s not the seems just as influenced by the Bomb Squad as it does by Dr. Dre. -telling skills and the production styles continued to be trendsetting and innovative. Dr. Dre’s The
Remembering Eric “Eazy-E” Wright Today on What Would Have Been His 53rd Birthday (Born 9/7/64)
1993 EP It's On (Dr. Dre) 187um Killa, which famously included a photo of Dre wearing makeup and Attitude), and, eventually, the lucrative Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. Eazy addressed his feud with Dre on the talent in the D.O.C., and recruited Ice Cube and Dr. Dre to write songs for his stable of artists
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: The D.O.C.’s ‘No One Can Do It Better’ (1989)
to Los Angeles and united with friend Andre “Dr. Dre” Young, and then released his debut album, No something truly unique with his music. The album was produced entirely by Dr. Dre and DJ Yella. Often the
Happy 50th Birthday to Rakim, Born January 28, 1968
on numerous Aftermath projects, including the hit single "Addictive" by Truth Hurts, the Dr. Dre-produced used a metaphorical example that Dr. Dre wanted Rakim to write about killing someone, while , he stated that the reason he departed the label was because of creative differences with Dr. Dre. Rakim in sales. Rakim was signed to Dr. Dre's Aftermath Entertainment record label in 2000, for work on an infrequent gigs. Rakim was able to retain the tracks he had made with Dr. Dre and, in 2006, announced
WATCH: Lalah Hathaway Calls on Snoop Dogg, Robert Glasper & Terrace Martin for “Ghetto Boy” Redeux
earliest verses appeared on Dr. Dre’s “Lil Ghetto Boy” from the iconic producer’s The Chronic (1992
Happy Birthday to Raekwon, Born January 12, 1970
, including J Dilla, Pete Rock, Dr. Dre, and the Alchemist, rather than RZA alone. It entered the Billboard
Happy Birthday to Warren G, Born November 10, 1970
G is the stepbrother of rapper and producer Dr. Dre. He assisted with production on Dre's 1992 solo
Revisiting the 5 Best Songs from 2Pac’s ‘All Eyez on Me’ (1996)
” (Remix) (feat. Dr. Dre & Roger Troutman) Although the original version of the mega-hit “California Love” was excluded from All Eyez on Me because it was originally slated to appear on Dr. Dre’s planned
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