Dr. Dre

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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Sep
5
Dr. Dre Tops Forbes’ Hip-Hop Cash Kings List

Dr. Dre

Dr. Dre has not released an album in over 10 years, but that hasn’t stopped him from topping the list of hip-hop’s top earners. The West Coast rap icon ranks No. 1 on Forbes‘ annual Hip-Hop Cash Kings list.

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Aug
16
Eminem and Dr. Dre Bond Over Beats in Tokyo

Eminem and Dr. Dre

It’s not often you get to see Eminem and Dr. Dre in the same room, but the hip-hop icons crossed paths overseas on Wednesday. Dre was at the Apple Store in Tokyo hosting a live fan consumer Q&A about his popular Beats by Dr. Dre headphones line. Slim Shady, who is also in Japan for his “Recovery” tour, stopped by to show support for his mentor.

Now that he’s finished with the Slaughterhouse project welcome to: OUR HOUSE, Em will return to the studio to record his eighth solo album. He is also featured on “Here Comes the Weekend,” an “alternative club banger” off Pink’s album The Truth About Love, due September 18.

Photo credit: Jeremy Deputat

Aug
6
Dr. Dre Develops Scripted Drama for FX

Dr. Dre

Dr. Dre has made his mark in music, movies, and business with his popular Beats by Dr. Dre headphones, and now he’s ready to take on television. The hip-hop mogul is developing a scripted drama for FX.

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Jul
31
Video: Rick Ross f/ Dr. Dre and Jay-Z – ‘3 Kings’

Rick Ross and Dr. Dre

It’s hard to get rap royalty in the same room together, so Rick Ross takes things into his own hands and creates a montage video for “3 Kings,” his regal collaboration with Dr. Dre and Jay-Z. The “MMG Visual Piece” shows black-and-white footage of the trio from their past and present. Rozay’s fifth album God Forgives, I Don’t is in stores today.

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Jul
27
New Music: 50 Cent f/ Alicia Keys & Dr. Dre – ‘New Day’

New Day

50 Cent ushers in a “New Day” with his brand new single featuring Alicia Keys and Dr. Dre. The uplifting anthem, which was produced by Dre and mixed by Eminem, will appear on the G-Unit mogul’s upcoming album Street King Immortal, due November 13.

His Interscope Records boss Jimmy Iovine has already called the project his best since his debut. “Jimmy iovine said STREET KING IMMORTAL is the best album I’v made sense GET RICH OR DIE TRYING,” tweeted Curtis.

How does 50’s “New Day” stack up to Alicia’s song of the same name? Listen and weigh in below.

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Jul
26
New Music: 50 Cent f/ Alicia Keys & Dr. Dre – ‘New Day’ [Snippet]

New Day

It’s not only a “New Day” for Alicia Keys, but 50 Cent as well. The hip-hop mogul borrows from the Grammy-winning songbird on the first single from his upcoming album Street King Immortal, due in November.

A 30-second snippet of the song debuted in 50’s new iPhone app and thanks to HipHop-N-More, we now have the audio rip.

For those who were curious, the song sounds the same as Alicia Keys’ Swizz Beatz-produced record of the same name, except with verses from 50 and Dre. The full version will premiere tomorrow.

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