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Andre Romelle Young  : 1 born February 18, known professionally as Dr. Dreis an American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, record executive, actor, and audio engineer. Dre began his career as a member of the World Class Wreckin' Cru inbut found fame with the influential gangsta rap group N. Awhich popularized explicit lyrics in rap to detail the violence of street life. He is credited as a key figure in the crafting and popularization of West Coast G-funka hip hop subgenre characterized as synthesizer-based with slow, heavy beats.
Dre's solo debut studio album The Chronicreleased under Death Row Records, made him one of the best-selling American music artists of That year, he produced Death Row labelmate Snoop Doggy Dogg 's quadruple platinum debut Doggystyleand mentored producers such as his step-brother Warren G leading to the multi-platinum debut Regulate InDr.
He produced a compilation album, Dr. Dre Presents the Aftermathinand released a solo album,in During the s, Dr. Dre focused on producing other artists, Hard As Fuck - Various - Dr Dre 2004 contributing vocals. Dre signed Eminem in and 50 Cent inand co-produced their albums. He has produced albums for and overseen the careers of many rappers, including 2PacEminemThe D. His middle name, Romelle, is derived from his father's amateur rhythm and blues singing group, The Romells. His parents married inseparated inand divorced in Dre has said that he was mostly raised by his grandmother in New Wilmington Arms housing project in Compton.
Dre is the cousin of producer Sir Jinx. He attempted to enroll in an apprenticeship program at Northrop Aviation Companybut poor grades at school made him ineligible.
Thereafter, he focused on his social life and entertainment for the remainder of his high school years. Curtis was brought up by his Hard As Fuck - Various - Dr Dre 2004 and first met his father 20 years later, when Curtis became rapper Hood Surgeon. He subsequently became a DJ in the club, initially under the name "Dr. J", based on the nickname of Julius Ervinghis favorite basketball player.
Dre, a mix of previous alias Dr. J and his first name, referring to himself as the "Master of Mixology". In this studio, Dre and Yella recorded several demos. In their first recording session, they recorded a Monestary - Various - Liquid Sunshine 4 (File) entitled "Surgery", with Hard As Fuck - Various - Dr Dre 2004 lyrics "calling Dr.
Dre to surgery" serving as the chorus to the song. The group would become stars of the electro-hop scene that dominated early s West Coast hip hop. Dre on Hard As Fuck - Various - Dr Dre 2004 turntable.
Dre's earliest recordings were released in on Push Push - Hitones, Deltone All Stars - Push Push / Debo compilation titled Concrete Roots. Stephen Thomas Erlewine of the website AllMusic described the compiled music, released "several years before Dre developed a distinctive style", as "surprisingly generic and unengaging" and "for dedicated fans only".
His frequent absences from school jeopardized his position as a diver on his school's swim team. After high school, he attended Chester Adult School in Compton following his mother's demands for him to get a job or continue his education. After brief attendance at a radio broadcasting school, he relocated to the residence of his father and residence of his grandparents before returning to his mother's house.
A and fellow West Coast rapper Ice-T are widely credited as seminal artists of the gangsta rap genre, a profanity-heavy subgenre of hip hop, replete with gritty depictions of urban crime and gang lifestyle.
Not Hard As Fuck - Various - Dr Dre 2004 constricted to racially charged political issues pioneered by rap artists such as Public Enemy or Boogie Down ProductionsN.
A favored themes and uncompromising lyrics, offering stark descriptions of violent, inner-city streets. Propelled by the hit " Fuck tha Police ", the group's first full album Straight Outta Compton became a major success, despite an almost complete absence of radio airplay or major concert tours.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation sent Ruthless Records a warning letter in response to the song's content. After Ice Cube left N. A in over financial disputes, Dr. Dre produced and performed for much of the group's second album Efil4zaggin. After a dispute with Eazy-E, Dre left the group at the peak of its popularity in under the advice of friend, and N. A lyricist, The D.
Knight, a notorious strongman and intimidator, was able to have Eazy-E release Young from his contract and, using Dr. Dre as his flagship artist, founded Death Row Records. In Young released his first single, the title track to the film Deep Covera collaboration with rapper Snoop Doggwhom he met through Warren G. On the strength of singles such as " Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang ", " Let Me Ride ", and " Fuck wit Dre Day and Everybody's Celebratin' " known as "Dre Day" for radio and television playall of which featured Snoop Dogg as guest vocalist, The Chronic became a cultural phenomenon, its G-funk sound dominating much of hip hop music for the early s.
Dre as the eighth best-selling musical artist, The Chronic as the sixth best-selling Sometime Soon - Sandstone - Tides Of Opinion, and "Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang" as the 11th best-selling single. Besides working on his own material, Dr. Dre produced Snoop Dogg's debut album Doggystylewhich became the first debut album for an artist to enter the Billboard album charts at number one.
He collaborated with fellow N. InDeath Row Records signed rapper 2Pacand began to position him as their major star: he collaborated with Dr. Dre on the commercially successful single " California Love ", which became both artists' first song to top the Billboard Hot Later that Hard As Fuck - Various - Dr Dre 2004 , he formed his own label, Aftermath Entertainment, under the distribution label for Death Row Records, Interscope Records.
Dre's former Death Row colleagues, including 2Pac, recorded and attempted to release a song titled " Toss It Up ", containing numerous insults aimed at Dr.
Dre and using a deliberately similar instrumental to "No Diggity", but were forced to replace the production after Blackstreet issued the label with a cease and desist order stopping them from distributing the song. The Dr. Dre Presents the Aftermath album, released on November 26,featured songs by Dr. Dre himself, as well as by newly signed Aftermath Entertainment artists, and a solo track " Been There, Done That ", intended as a symbolic farewell to gangsta rap.
Dre produced several tracks on The Firm 's The Album ; it was met with largely negative reviews from critics. Rumors began to abound that Aftermath was facing financial difficulties.
A to Death Row recordings. The turning point for Aftermath came inwhen Jimmy Iovinethe head of Aftermath's parent label Interscope, suggested that Dr. Dre sign Eminema white rapper from Detroit. Dre produced three songs and provided vocals for two on Eminem's successful and controversial debut album The Slim Shady LPreleased in Dre-produced lead single from that album, " My Name Is ", brought Eminem to public attention for the first time, and the success of The Slim Shady LP — it reached number two on the Billboard and received general acclaim from critics — revived the label's commercial ambitions and viability.
Dre's second solo album,released on November 16,was considered an ostentatious return to his gangsta rap roots. Other tentative titles included The Chronic and Dr. Stephen Thomas Erlewine of the website AllMusic described the sound of the album as "adding ominous stringssoulful vocals, and reggae " to Dr. Dre's style. Dre was still a force to be reckoned with, despite the lack of major releases in the previous few years.
The album included popular hit singles " Still D. During the course of ' s popularity, Dr. Dre was involved in several lawsuits. Lucasfilm Ltd. Dre over alleged infringement regarding its song "Backstrokin'" in his song "Let's Get High" from the album; Dr.
Dre-produced Eminem track "Kill You" plagiarized his composition "Pulsion". Following the success ofDr. Dre focused on producing songs and albums Hard As Fuck - Various - Dr Dre 2004 other artists. The album itself earned a Grammy and proved to be the fastest-selling rap Woensdag Bracht Hij Grotendeels Door Op Het Buisstoeltje In Haar Atelier - Oek de Jong - Opwaaiende of all time, moving 1.
Blige for her album No More Drama in Dre was the executive producer of Eminem's release, The Eminem Show. He produced three songs on the album, one of which was released as a singleand he appeared in the award-winning video for " Without Me ". He also produced The D. Another copyright-related lawsuit hit Dr. In Februarya judge ruled that Aftermath would have to halt sales of Truth Hurts' album Truthfully The Shill - Barkmarket - Gimmick if the company would not Picture This - Various - Theologian Records: Free Sampler 1998 Mangeshkar.
Rise - Public Image Ltd.* - Cassette produced or co-produced four tracks on the album, including the hit single " In da Club ", a joint production between Aftermath, Eminem's boutique label Shady Records and Interscope.
Dre was attacked by a fan named Jimmy James Johnson, who was supposedly asking for an autograph. In the resulting scuffle, then-G-Unit rapper Young Buck stabbed the man.
Dre and wanted Johnson charged. Dre until For an issue of Rolling Stone magazine in AprilDr. Kanye West wrote the summary for Dr. Dre, where he stated Dr. Dre's song "Xxplosive" as where he "got his whole sound from". In NovemberDr. Planned but unreleased albums during Dr.
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