Dr. Dre

Mar
22
Dr. Dre Returns to the Studio, Says Eminem Is Almost Done with Album

Dr. Dre

Dr. Dre’s empire continues to grow, but he hasn’t forgotten about his first love, music. The hip-hop tycoon is back in the lab.

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Dec
8
Game Gets Dr. Dre’s Stamp of Approval for ‘Jesus Piece’

Game and Dr. Dre

Dr. Dre and Game’s relationship hasn’t always been perfect. But the Doc is giving his protégé props for his new album Jesus Piece. The super-producer sent Game a text message congratulating him on the release and calling the album “dope.”

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Nov
29
Dr. Dre Tops Forbes’ ‘Highest-Paid Musicians’ List

Dr. Dre

Dr. Dre is still at the top despite not releasing an album in over a decade. The super-producer surpasses pop stars, rock stars, and his fellow rappers to rank No. 1 on Forbes’ Highest-Paid Musicians 2012 list.

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Nov
10
Dr. Dre and Kendrick Lamar Link Up in London

Dr. Dre and Nicole Threatt

Dr. Dre brought some West Coast flavor to the U.K. while hosting a party at the Rose Club in London last night. The legendary producer posed for photos with his wife Nicole Threatt and linked up with his protégé Kendrick Lamar, who braved the freezing temps in a down coat.

Earlier in the day, the “Compton” MC performed for the first time in the U.K. and signed albums for his fans at East London record store Rough Trade. Watch him perform “Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe” and “Backseat Freestyle” below.

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Oct
19
Kendrick Lamar Vibes in the Studio with Dr. Dre and André 3000

Kendrick Lamar and André 3000

As the release date for his debut quickly approaches, Kendrick Lamar continues to garner love from hip-hop heavyweights.

A video of K. Dot zoning out in the studio with his mentor Dr. Dre and André 3000 has surfaced via Rolling Stone. As the trio listens to Kendrick’s “Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe,” it’s clear that Dre and Three Stacks are feeling the music. At the end, 3000 says, “Excellent.”

Earlier today, Kendrick snagged kudos from another music icon, Pharrell. The Neptunes hitmaker tweeted that the young rapper was akin to Bob Dylan. “@kendricklamar is this era’s Bob Dylan. Masterful story telling. Listen to it, it will elevate you. And just like that music has changed.”

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Oct
18
Kendrick Lamar Brings Out Dr. Dre, Game, and T.I. at Hometown Show

Kendrick Lamar and Dr. Dre

Kendrick Lamar showed love to the West Coast by bringing out a few surprise guests during his “BET Music Matters” concert in his hometown of L.A. last night. Concertgoers got more than their money’s worth when hip-hop heavyweights T.I., Game, Big Sean, and Dr. Dre all joined Compton’s golden child onstage at Club Nokia.

“This is one of my favorite records that I’ve done,” said Kendrick before performing “The City” with fellow Compton native Game.

Kendrick’s mentor Dre joined him for their collabos “Compton” and “The Recipe,” both off Kendrick’s upcoming debut good kid, m.A.A.d city, while the King of the South jumped onstage for “Go Get It” and “What You Know.”

Big Sean also showed support for hip-hop’s new kid on the block, rapping along as Kendrick performed “Swimming Pools (Drank).”

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Oct
1
New Music: Kendrick Lamar f/ Dr. Dre – ‘Compton’

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar pays homage to his hometown on “Compton,” a collaboration with his mentor Dr. Dre. The West Coast banger was produced by Just Blaze and mixed by Dre, and will appear on his upcoming debut good kid, m.A.A.d city, due October 22.

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