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Los Angeles, United States (1984 – present)

André Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965 in Los Angeles, California), better known by his stage name Dr. Dre, is an American record producer, rapper, actor and record executive. He is the founder and current CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and a former co-owner and artist of Death Row Records, also having produced albums for and overseeing the careers of many rappers signed to those record labels. As a producer he is credited as a key figure in the popularization of West Coast G-funk, a style of rap music characterized as synthesizer-based with slow, bass heavy beats.

Dr. Dre began his career in music as a member of the World Class Wreckin’ Cru and he later found fame with the influential gangsta rap group N.W.A, which popularized the use of explicit lyrics in rap to detail the violence of street life. His 1992 solo debut The Chronic, released under Death Row Records, led him to become one of the best-selling American performing artists of 1993. In 1996 he left Death Row to found his own label Aftermath Entertainment, producing a compilation album, Dr. Dre Presents the Aftermath, in 1997 and releasing a solo album titled 2001 in 1999.

During the 2000s he focused his career on production for other artists, while occasionally contributing vocals in other artists’ songs. Rolling Stone named him among the highest-paid performers of 2001 and 2004. Dr. Dre also had acting roles in the 2001 films The Wash and Training Day. In 2011, his final solo studio album, Detox, is set to be released following much delay and speculation.

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  • Alex-Voronov

    The Chronic и 2001 — это самое лучшее, что может быть в rap'е. Респект.

    25 Aug 2:52pm Reply
  • filthyhaze

    Dr Dre expected to announce and release new album Detox during ceremony http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/mtv-vmas-2014-dr-dre-expected-to-announce-and-release-new-album-detox-during-ceremony-9688764.html

    25 Aug 3:02am Reply
  • edikstepanov

    Наушники не очень

    22 Aug 8:48pm Reply
  • alefspfc

    Detox is coming niggas

    15 Aug 5:00pm Reply
  • mauskovca

    ROYAL*

    13 Aug 8:27pm Reply
  • mauskovca

    dr dre is obviously a FAKE and has NOTHING on the real DR Andre Rieu who happens to have received a Premier Prix degree from the RORAL University of Brussels. At university he performed the Gold And Silver Waltz by Franz Lehár. Encouraged by the audience reaction he decided to pursue the waltz form. Rieu formed the Maastricht Salon Orchestra and performed as a violinist with the Limburg Symphony Orchestra. In 1987, he created the Johann Strauss Orchestra and his own production company. Since then, his melodramatic stage performances and rock-star demeanor have for some been associated with a revival of the waltz music category. André Rieu plays a 1667 Stradivarius violin.[1]

    13 Aug 8:24pm Reply
  • mauskovca

    In September 2007 Rieu performed in Australia for the first time solo, without his Orchestra at the Sandringham Hotel, in the Melbourne bayside suburb of Sandringham playing "My Way" and "Waltzing Matilda"—and the next day appeared at Sydney's Arena Cove, Warringah Mall Shopping Centre with the same set. In April 2009, he made a cameo appearance as himself on "Ramsay Street" in the long-running Australian soap opera Neighbours. In April 2013 Rieu and his Johann Strauss Orchestra performed an open-air Coronation Concert in Amsterdam on the Museumplein. In 2013, Rieu released a CD entitled "Music of the Night". ''''dr'' dre'' is a FAKE

    13 Aug 8:24pm Reply
  • HaHaHaYoureDead

    именно что бизнесмен от музыки

    8 Aug 4:39am Reply
  • slayrihanna

    bang bang

    26 Jul 7:32am Reply
  • FatcapVandal

    Nowadays everybody wanna talk like they got something to say But nothing comes out when they move their lips Just a bunch of gibberish And motherfuckers act like they forgot about Dre

    18 Jul 8:53am Reply
  • ahluke

    "Oh shit. The Forbes list just changed."

    23 Jun 10:36am Reply
  • OG-Gurda

    he is a businessman not a musician please remember it.

    19 Jun 9:19am Reply
  • sarito123

    should have stopped at the chronic. too potent

    17 Jun 12:27am Reply
  • tomjams

    first billionaire in hip hop [6]

    16 Jun 7:57pm Reply
  • MrDaNeShady

    Y'all have no faith. If Detox does come that shit will be sick as. [2]

    12 Jun 12:27pm Reply
  • Tahula

    much drama here

    11 Jun 1:52am Reply
  • Caltra

    Y'all have no faith. If Detox does come that shit will be sick as.

    9 Jun 7:45am Reply
  • shaolin86

    I've accepted for almost a decade that Detox ain't happening. If by some miracle it does happen, it'll suck anyway.

    4 Jun 7:37pm Reply
  • ketamineface

    I quit waitin for Detox years ago, so much better hiphop to listen to anyway

    31 May 10:13pm Reply
  • s3nny

    are you black?

    28 May 10:59pm Reply
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