Dr. Dre

  1. Death Row Back To Life With Publishing Deal, New Releases

    June 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Music publisher EverGreen, which owns the catalogs of 2 Live Crew, Third Eye Blind, MC Hammer, Tupac Shakur and others, has signed a deal with WIDEawake, the Canada-based development company that acquired the assets of Death Row Records earlier th ...

  2. Dr. Dre Debuts 'Detox' In Dr. Pepper Ad

    May 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT It may just be a few seconds of music, but Dr. Dre fans will remember the new Dr. Pepper ad as the spot where they heard the first officially released beats from the much-delayed "Detox." The L.A.-based hip-hop producer appears in the la ...

  3. Eminem's 'Bottle' Breaks Digital Record

    February 11, 2009 12:00 AM EST The rap triumvirate of Eminem, Dr. Dre and 50 Cent will soar 78-1 on The Billboard Hot 100 to be posted tomorrow morning (Feb. 12) with "Crack a Bottle," which sets a Nielsen SoundScan record for opening week download sales (418,000). Th ...

  4. Death Row Assets Auctioned For $18 Million

    January 15, 2009 12:00 AM EST The assets of Death Row Records, said to include master recordings of Tupac Shakur, Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre, were auctioned off today (Jan. 15) for $18 million to WIDEawake Entertainment Group, a development company out of Canada. Because of the le ...

  5. New Eminem, 50 Cent Songs Hit Radio, Web

    January 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST There's still no solidified release dates for upcoming Interscope albums from Eminem and 50 Cent, but new music from both acts has emerged in the past 24 hours. Eminem's "Crack a Bottle," which features 50 as well as Dr. Dre, l ...

  6. Eminem Draws On Dre, Backs Obama

    October 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Eminem says his comeback album will have a "lot of material" after five months of solid work on the record with Dr. Dre. As previously reported on Billboard.biz (Oct. 16), the album is titled "Relapse" and one of the tracks is ...

  7. Dr. Dre's Son, 20, Found Dead

    August 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Andre Young Jr., the son of rapper/producer Dr. Dre, was found dead in his Woodland Hills, Calif., home on Saturday (Aug. 23), according to Dr. Dre's representative. He was 20 years old. An unresponsive Young was discovered in his bed by his ...

  8. Dr. Dre: 'Detox' Due In 'November Or December'

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In his first interview in months, Dr. Dre says his years-in-the-works album "Detox" should be out before the end of the year. "I'm just now -- over the last couple of months -- starting to feel that it's going to be right ...

  9. Dr. Dre Seeking Death Row Documents

    February 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST Dr. Dre wants to investigate Death Row Records Inc. to determine how much the record company owes him for unpaid royalties from sales of his records. Dr. Dre, whose real name is Andre Young, has already tried to sue the record label for royalties ...

  10. Dr. Dre Reveals 'Beats' At CES

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Dr. Dre kicked off the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) Sunday in Las Vegas with the announcement that he’s releasing a new signature line of headphones called "Beats by Dr. Dre." Dre teamed with Interscope chairman Jimmy Iovine and sound ...

  11. Dr. Dre: 'Detox' To Be His Last Album

    September 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Dr. Dre is eyeing 2008 for his first album in seven years, "Detox," but says the project will be his last. "I think it's time to move on," he tells the Los Angeles Times, calling rhyming "a young man's game." ...

  12. Fat Joe To Unleash 'Elephant' In 2008

    September 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fat Joe is shooting to release his eighth album, "The Elephant in the Room" in early 2008. Rounding up his tried and true producers -- Scott Storch, Cool and Dr. Dre, DJ Khaled, Danjahandz and The Runners -- Joe also secured features fro ...

  13. Dr. Dre Sues Death Row Over Album Rights

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rapper and music producer Dr. Dre filed a lawsuit in bankruptcy court against defunct label Death Row Records over who owns the rights to the 1992 album "The Chronic." Dr. Dre, whose real name is Andre Young, alleges in the suit that he ...

  14. Dr. Dre Signs Joel Ortiz

    January 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Brooklyn rapper, Joel Ortiz, performed Jan. 19 at New York City's B.B. King's and announced repeatedly that he was the first "Puerto Rican from Brooklyn signed to Aftermath." Actually Dr. Dre's Aftermath label signed the r ...

  15. Koch Licenses Death Row Catalog For Mobile

    July 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Works include Tupac, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre. Tupac is finally coming to a mobile phone near you. Koch Records has licensed the entire Death Row Records catalog to Hudson Entertainment, which includes music recorded by the likes of Tupac Shakur, Snoop ...

  16. Koch Licenses Death Row Catalog For Mobile

    July 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Works include Tupac, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre. Works include Tupac, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre. News Snoop Dogg , Dr. Dre ...

  17. BUSTA RHYMES: "The Big Bang"

    June 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Busta Rhymes is a hip-hop veteran, but after a four-year hiatus, he's not only resurrecting his own career, but New York hip-hop entirely. His move from J to Dr. Dre's Aftermath has yielded more creat Busta Rhymes is a hip-hop veteran, b ...

  18. Xzibit Copyright Suit Dismissed

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST An aspiring Philadelphia songwriter faces a stiff penalty for filing a lawsuit in which he claimed that he created the beat for a track on Xzibit's platinum-selling album "Restless" (Loud/Columbia). PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An aspiring ...

  19. Xzibit Copyright Suit Dismissed

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Plaintiff ordered to pay legal fees. PHILADELPHIA (AP) - An aspiring Philadelphia songwriter faces a stiff penalty for filing a lawsuit in which he claimed that he created the beat for a track on Xzibit's platinum-selling album "Restless ...

  20. Ben Folds To Hit The Road

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST 'Songs for Silverman' due April 26. Epic act Ben Folds will tour in May to support the April 26 release of "Songs for Silverman," his first album with a band since leading the trio Ben Folds Five. The tour begins May 3 at the P ...

  21. The Game

    January 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Touted as the resurrector of a West Coast rap, Dr. Dre's newest disciple pulls no punches with his gruff flow. Touted as the resurrector of a West Coast rap, Dr. Dre's newest disciple pulls no punches with his gruff flow. News Dr. Dre ...

  22. Young Buck Sought In Vibe Awards Stabbing

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rapper fled Santa Monica venue. Rapper Young Buck is being sought by police for allegedly stabbing a man who punched hip-hop legend Dr. Dre at the Vibe Awards on Monday night in Santa Monica, Calif. Buck is signed to Dr. Dre's record label an ...

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