's 2003 album Deuce, where he made a guest appearance on the tracks "Psychic Pymp Hotline", "Gorilla Pympin'" and "Judgment Day". How to Rap: The Art and Science of the Hip-Hop MC. [28][29][30], Dr. Dre's second solo album, 2001, released on November 16, 1999, was considered an ostentatious return to his gangsta rap roots. I deeply regret what I did and know that it has forever impacted all of our lives. [11] New York City rapper Jay-Z ghostwrote lyrics for the single "Still D.R.E." 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[16], Besides working on his own material, Dr. Dre produced Snoop Dogg's debut album Doggystyle, which became the first debut album for an artist to enter the Billboard 200 album charts at number one. In 1996, Dr. Dre left Death Row Records to establish his own label, Aftermath Entertainment. For other uses, see, This article is about the rapper. "[155] This account is essentially confirmed by Eminem in his book Angry Blonde, stating that the tune for the song was composed by a studio bassist and keyboardist while Dr. Dre was out of the studio but Young later programmed the song's beat after returning. [128] According to Salon, Dr. Dre's ethos seems to be aligned with seven of the ten principles of the Burning Man community: "radical self-reliance, radical self-expression, communal effort, civic responsibility, leaving no trace, participation and immediacy."[124]. [114], In July 2008, Dr. Dre released his first brand of headphones, Beats by Dr. Dre. 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Find release reviews and credits for 2001 [Clean] - Dr. Dre on AllMusic - 1999 - =The Slim Shady LP= announced not only Eminem's… The Hippies: Did Dre Try to Make Money Out of Burning Man? Another copyright-related lawsuit hit Dr. Dre in the fall of 2002, when Sa Re Ga Ma, a film and music company based in Calcutta, India, sued Aftermath Entertainment over an uncredited sample of the Lata Mangeshkar song "Thoda Resham Lagta Hai" on the Aftermath-produced song "Addictive" by singer Truth Hurts. In the resulting scuffle, then-G-Unit rapper Young Buck stabbed the man. [10] In October 1996, Dre performed "Been There, Done That" on Saturday Night Live. wrote lyrics for him while he stuck with producing. [100][101] Several musicians closely affiliated with Dr. Dre, including Snoop Dogg, fellow rappers 50 Cent, the Game and producer DJ Quik, had speculated in interviews that the album will never be released, due to Dr. Dre's business and entrepreneurial ventures having interfered with recording work, as well as causing him to lose motivation to record new material. "[113] Along with fellow member Ice Cube, Dr. Dre produced Straight Outta Compton (2015), a biographical film about N.W.A. Part 1.Bud'da (no homo) – H World", "DR. DRE INTERVIEW FROM SCRATCH MAGAZINE", "Dr. Dre Hoping To 'Shock' On Next Album", "Superhot Mike Elizondo Co-Writes/Produces "Just Lose It" for Eminem, "In Da Club" for 50 Cent". 1 of 2 people found this review helpful. [2]:11 Curtis is a rapper under the name Hood Surgeon. The turning point for Aftermath came in 1998, when Jimmy Iovine, the head of Aftermath's parent label Interscope, suggested that Dr. Dre sign Eminem, a white rapper from Detroit. [168] On August 23, 2008, Dre's son Andre died at the age of 20 from an overdose of heroin and morphine[169] at his mother's Woodland Hills home. [83] Along with this single, in 2009 Dr. Dre produced or co-produced 19 of 20 tracks on Eminem's album Relapse. "[149] Other equipment he uses includes the E-mu SP-1200 drum machine and other keyboards from such manufacturers as Korg, Rhodes, Wurlitzer, Moog, and Roland. Dr. Dre began his career as a member of the World Class Wreckin' Cru in 1985, and later found fame with the gangsta rap group N.W.A. Samples. [166] She was granted a restraining order against him. Dre has since been accused of "stealing" the concept of G-funk from Cold 187 um. He was the second-richest figure in hip hop as of 2018 with an estimated net worth of $800 million.[1]. Nuthin' but G thangs waiting to happen. [106], On February 12, 2016, it was revealed that Apple would create its first original scripted television series and it would star Dr. These influences are evident in Eazy-E's 1986 song "Boyz-n-the-Hood", which Dre produced. In their first recording session, they recorded a song entitled "Surgery", with the lyrics "calling Dr. Dre to surgery" serving as the chorus to the song. [171][2]:53, In 1996, Dre married NBA player Sedale Threatt's ex-wife Nicole. The influence of The Chronic and Doggystyle on the popular music of the 1990s went not only far beyond the West Coast, but beyond hip-hop as a genre. 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His 1992 album The Chronic is thought to be one of the most well-produced hip-hop albums of all time. Unlike most rap producers, he tries to avoid samples as much as possible, preferring to have studio musicians re-play pieces of music he wants to use, because it allows him more flexibility to change the pieces in rhythm and tempo. [10], After Ice Cube left N.W.A in 1989 over financial disputes, Dr. Dre produced and performed for much of the group's second album Efil4zaggin. [50] Johnson claimed that Suge Knight, president of Death Row Records, paid him $5,000 to assault Dre in order to humiliate him before he received his Lifetime Achievement Award. The recording of the album dates back to early 2002, where the very first version of Detox was called "the most advanced rap album ever," by producer Scott Storch. In the book How to Rap, RBX explains that writing The Chronic was a "team effort"[157]:MC and details how he ghostwrote "Let Me Ride" for Dre. He subsequently became a DJ in the club, initially under the name "Dr. J", based on the nickname of Julius Erving, his favorite basketball player. [202][203][204], "Andre Young" redirects here. Later that year, he formed his own label, Aftermath Entertainment, under the distribution label for Death Row Records, Interscope Records. During this period, Dre's signature "west coast whistle" riffs are still present albeit in a lower pitch, as in "Light Speed", "Housewife", "Some L.A. Niggaz" and Eminem's "Guilty Conscience" hook. With Ruthless Records, collaborators included guitarist Mike "Crazy Neck" Sims, multi-instrumentalist Colin Wolfe, DJ Yella and sound engineer Donovan "The Dirt Biker" Sound. [42] Dr. Dre was ranked 44th in 2004 from earnings of $11.4 million, primarily from production royalties from such projects as albums from G-Unit and D12 and the single "Rich Girl" by singer Gwen Stefani and rapper Eve. ", "Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang", and "Crack a Bottle", alongside Eminem and another protégé, 50 Cent. [31] It was initially titled The Chronic 2000 to imply being a sequel to his debut solo effort The Chronic but was re-titled 2001 after Death Row Records released an unrelated compilation album with the title Suge Knight Represents: Chronic 2000 in May 1999. Still Dre "Surgery", which was officially released after being recorded prior to the group's official formation, would prominently feature Dr. Dre on the turntable. Inspired by the Grandmaster Flash song "The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel", Dr. Dre often attended a club called Eve After Dark to watch many DJs and rappers performing live. [148] In 2006, Snoop Dogg told the website Dubcnn.com that Dr. Dre had made new artist Bishop Lamont re-record a single bar of vocals 107 times. [6]:15 Soon afterwards he adopted the moniker Dr. Dre, a mix of previous alias Dr. J and his first name, referring to himself as the "Master of Mixology". He signed Eminem in 1998 and 50 Cent in 2002, and co-produced their albums. [170] In 1991, they had a son named Marcel. In "Still Dre," Dre spots Tommy outside Truth, but he vanishes just as quickly as Dre sees him. Dr. Dre later commented: "People talk all this shit, but you know, somebody fucks with me, I'm gonna fuck with them. [196], On January 10, 1994, Dre was arrested after leading police on a 90 mph pursuit through Beverly Hills in his 1987 Ferrari. [23] Despite being classified platinum by the RIAA,[14] the album was not very popular among music fans. Use the HTML below. [20], Dr. Dre also appeared on the single "No Diggity" by R&B group Blackstreet in 1996: it too was a sales success, topping the Hot 100 for four consecutive weeks, and later won the award for Best R&B Vocal by a Duo or Group at the 1997 Grammy Awards. [178], In 2014, Dre purchased a $40 million home in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles from its previous owners, NFL player Tom Brady and supermodel Gisele Bundchen. She was granted a restraining order against him. Dre. View production, box office, & company info. Or as he puts it on "Still Dre:" "They want to know if I still got/ they say rap's changed/ they want to know how I feel about it." [68] Producers confirmed to work on the album include DJ Khalil, Nottz, Bernard "Focus" Edwards Jr.,[69] Hi-Tek,[70] J.R. Rotem,[71] RZA,[72] Jay-Z,[73] Warren G, and Boi-1da. In 1987, Dre sampled the Ohio Players' ARP synth riffs from their 1973 funk hit "Funky Worm" in the N.W.A song "Dopeman". Was this review helpful to you? It is acknowledged that most of Dr. Dre's raps are written for him by others, though he retains ultimate control over his lyrics and the themes of his songs. Directed by Hype Williams. The multi-faceted artist – who sings, songwrites, produces and plays piano – will release his debut album Now I Rise on May 29th, 2020 through a joint-venture partnership with DubShot Records and Kingston Hills Entertainment. [138][139][140] Bad Boy Records producer Chucky Thompson stated in the April 2004 issue of XXL magazine that the sound of Doggystyle and The Chronic was the basis for the Notorious B.I.G. [168], From 1988 to 1996, Dre dated singer Michel'le, who frequently contributed vocals to Ruthless Records and Death Row Records albums. In 2015, Michel'le, the mother of one of his children, accused him of domestic violence during their time together as a couple. [96], In a June 2014 interview with RapUpTV, Marsha Ambrosius talked about working on Dr. Dre's third album. Add the first question. [5] His mother later married Warren Griffin,[2]:10 which added three step-sisters and one step-brother to the family; the latter would eventually begin rapping under the name Warren G.[6]:14 Dre is also the cousin of producer Sir Jinx. Soul and R&B pianist Mark Batson, having previously worked with The Dave Matthews Band, Seal and Maroon 5 has been credited as the architect of this sound. In sheer numbers alone, the … [160], Current collaborator Mike Elizondo, when speaking about his work with Young, describes their recording process as a collaborative effort involving several musicians. He'll program a beat, then ask the musicians to play along; when Dre hears something he likes, he isolates the player and tells him how to refine the sound. : The Unauthorized Biography of Dr. Dre and Eminem: From NWA to Slim Shady: A Tale of Gangsta Rap, Violence, and Hit Records, Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Dr._Dre&oldid=994954678, American businesspeople convicted of crimes, Articles with dead external links from July 2017, Articles with permanently dead external links, Articles with dead external links from December 2016, Wikipedia indefinitely semi-protected biographies of living people, Wikipedia articles needing factual verification from January 2020, Articles lacking reliable references from January 2020, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SNAC-ID identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SUDOC identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Best Video (That Should Have Won a Moonman), This page was last edited on 18 December 2020, at 12:03. As seen in the credits for tracks Young has appeared on, there are often multiple people who contribute to his songs (although often in hip hop many people are officially credited as a writer for a song, even the producer). I can control it better. An exclusive laptop, known as the HP ENVY 15 Beats limited edition, was released for sale October 22. [191], Former labelmate Tairrie B claimed that Dre assaulted her at a post-Grammy party in 1990, in response to her track "Ruthless Bitch". [95] On January 9, 2012, Dre headlined the final nights of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, on the weekends of April 13–15 and April 20–22, 2012. 's change in voice after a near-fatal accident. Dr. Dre be the name (What? [48], Another successful album on the Aftermath label was Get Rich or Die Tryin', the 2003 major-label debut album by Queens, New York-based rapper 50 Cent. [2]:6–8 In 1976, Dre began attending Vanguard Junior High School in Compton, but due to gang violence, he transferred to the safer suburban Roosevelt Junior High School. The group popularized explicit lyrics in hip hop to detail the violence of street life. A civil suit was settled out of court. "Episode 612 is not about Tommy," Kemp teased. Directed by Kieron Hawkes. [116] HP and Dr. Dre announced the deal on October 9, 2009, at a press event in Santa Monica, California. In August 2015, in an interview with Rolling Stone,[194] Dre lamented his abusive past, saying, "I made some fucking horrible mistakes in my life. 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He attempted to enroll in an apprenticeship program at Northrop Aviation Company, but poor grades at school made him ineligible. and "The Wash" along with his co-star Snoop Dogg. Here are some of our picks to get you in the spirit. from Dr. Dre's album 2001. Other tentative titles included The Chronic 2001 and Dr. Big just knew the culture, he knew what was going on with hip-hop. [184] Subsequently, Dr. Dre was fined $2,500, given two years' probation, ordered to undergo 240 hours of community service, and given a spot on an anti-violence public service announcement on television. [56] He also produced tracks for the rap albums Buck the World by Young Buck,[57] Curtis by 50 Cent,[58] Tha Blue Carpet Treatment by Snoop Dogg,[59] and Kingdom Come by Jay-Z. Lists Jason Baum's Top 6 Music Videos (and 4 Music Films) of 2019 [107] Dr. Dre was an executive producer on the show[108] before the show's cancellation sometime in 2017. `` is knowing exactly what I did get you in the resulting,... 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