Rap star Dr. Dre (real name: Andre Young) has settled a fraud and breach of contract suit with accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, his attorney Howard King told the Hollywood Reporter. Sources sai

Rap star Dr. Dre (real name: Andre Young) has settled a fraud and breach of contract suit with accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, his attorney Howard King told the Hollywood Reporter. Sources said the case settled for an estimated $15 million.

The suit alleged that the accounting firm had looted "tens of millions of dollars" from Dr. Dre's accounts during his years as co-owner of Death Row Records. The case had been slowed because accountant Steven Cantrock, Death Row honcho Marion "Suge" Knight, and attorney David Kenner had all taken the Fifth Amendment, claiming that their testimony could incriminate them.

The 3-year-old suit, which was scheduled to go to trial by the end of the month, was settled to "the mutual satisfaction of both parties," King said.

Dr. Dre's $25 million lawsuit against the city of Detroit, filed last July, is still pending. As previously reported, Dre claims his First Amendment rights to free expression were violated when police stopped him from showing a video during a concert July 6 at Detroit's Joe Louis Arena as part of the "Up In Smoke" tour.

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