Dr. Dre was born February 18, 1965. And his true name is Andre Romelle
Young. He is American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is the
founder and current CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics. Dre was
previously the co-owner of, and an artist on, Death Row Records. He has produced albums for and overseen the careers of many rappers,
including 2Pac, The D.O.C., Snoop Dogg, Eminem, 50 Cent, The Game, and
began his job as a member of the World Class Wreckin’ Cru and
later found fame with the influential gangsta rap group N.W.A with Eazy-E, Ice Cube, MC Ren, and DJ Yella, which
promoted the use of plain lyrics in rap to detail the violence of street life.
His 1992 single debut The Chronic, released under Death Row
Records, led him to develop one of the best-selling American performing artists
of 1993 and to win a Grammy Award for the single “Let Me
In 1996, he left Death Row Records to found his own label,
Aftermath Entertainment. He produced a compilation album titled Dr. Dre
Presents the Aftermath in 1996, and released a solo album titled 2001 in 1999.
During the 2000s, he focused on production for other artists, while
occasionally contributing vocals to songs. Dr. Dre signed Eminem in 1998 and 50
Cent in 2002 to his record label individually, while causal production on their
albums. He has gained six Grammy Awards, including Producer of the Year. Dr.
Dre has also had acting characters in movies such as Set It Off, The Wash and
Training Day. Rolling Stone ranked Dre at 56 on their list of “100
Greatest Artists of All-Time”.
Dre was born in Compton, California, the first child of
Theodore and Verna Young. His middle name, Romelle, is resulting from his
father’s amateur R&B singing group, The Romells. His parents wedded in
1964, detached in 1968, and divorced in 1972 :7–8 His mother later remarried
and had three children.
Stirred by the Grandmaster Flash song “The Adventures of
Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel”, he often joined a club called
Eve After Dark to watch many DJs and rappers performing live. He next became a
DJ in the club, originally under the name “Dr. J”, based on the
nickname of Julius Erving, his preferred basketball player. At the club, he met
wishful rapper Antoine Carraby, later to become member DJ Yella of N.W.A. Soon later
he accepted the name Dr. Dre, a mix of earlier dubbed Dr. J and his first name,
referring to himself as the “Master of Mixology” Eve After Dark had a
back room with a small four-track studio. In this studio, Dre and Yella noted
several demos. In their primary recording session, they recorded a song
entitled “Surgery”, with the lyrics “calling Dr. Dre to
surgery” serving as the chorus to the song.
In 2008, Dre extended his hip-hop brand when he founded Beats
Electronics with record producer Jimmy Iovine. He debuted the business’s audio
line with Beats by Dr. Dre Studio earphones, which became madly popular, and
were trailed by more positive products permitted by pop and hip-hop artists.
The online music flooding service Beats Music was also threw in January 2014.
The two partners have also funded The Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for
Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation.
In May 2014, Apple proclaimed the buying of Beats for $3
billion. The deal augmented Dre’s net worth to around $800 million, making him
the richest rap star. As part of the acquisition, the largest in Apple’s
history, Dre and Iovine joined Apple in managerial roles. In 2016, Apple broadcast
it was working on its first scripted television series entitled Vital Signs,
based on Dre’s life. Dr. Dre will be an executive creator of the show.
Dre first became a dad in high school. He didn’t see his
first son, Curtis, until the boy was 20 years old. Another high school
relationship produced a daughter named La Tonya. Dre also had a relationship
with singer Michel’le, who had worked with him in the World Class Wreckin’ Cru,
and they had a son collected named Marcel. In the late 1980s, he fathered
another son, Andre R. Young Jr., with Jenita Porter. Andre Jr. died in 2008 of
a drug overdose.
How I feel about his music. Dr. Dre music is very interesting
and very funny. I say his music is very interesting because if the words he
uses and the style of writing he does. All his music are about how he lived and
how he did stuff. Dr. Dre relly did not
like the police when his group N.W.A made the song “F**k the police.
I also said his music is very funny because of how the way he
says and talk in the songs. Dr.Dre music also is very