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Dr. Dre

57 Years
Full Name
Andre Romelle Young
Feb 18, 1965
Compton, California

Dr. Dre Biography

An American rapper, record producer, audio engineer, record executive, and entrepreneur, Andre Romelle Young is professionally known as Dr. Dre. He is well known for being the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics, and was previously co-owner of Death Row Records. He is also notably credited with discovering and supporting Eminem and, in May 2014, he sold his Beats by Dre headphones to Apple for over $3 billion. He first achieved fame as a member of NWA alongside Eazy-E, Ice Cube, DJ Yella, MC Ren, and Arabian Prince. He went on to produce albums for Snoop Dogg, Eminem, and 50 Cent. His first album was "The Chronic" which was released in 1992. It earned him a Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance for the single "Let Me Ride", as well as several accolades for the single "Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang". For the first time, Dre appeared in a movie scene back in 1996 in the movie "Set It Off" where he played the character of Black Sam. It was a minor role. As recent news, Dre was in the hospital Tuesday receiving treatment for a possible brain aneurysm, the Los Angeles Times reported citing sources familiar with his condition. Scroll down to read more biography about Dr. Dre.

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