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Dr. Dre Esquire Magazine Interview

A little morning wisdom from Dr. Dre: “The good keeps you going. The bad motivates you, too.”
Dr. Dre sat down with Esquire magazine and spoke on a variety of topics including Aftermath, his music-making passion and more.
Best advice he’s gotten: “To protect my B’s: my babe, my body, and my business.”
I’ve been listening to music for as long as I can remember. I was bred for this from birth. My mother has a picture of me in a onesie putting a needle to a turntable.
You can learn it. But in order to be good at it, to be really …

Dr. Dre Interview with Big Boy’s Neighborhood [Audio]

Dr. Dre checked in with Big Boy’s Neighborhood on Power 106 this morning.

He talked about his Beats Music Service called “Daisy” (the service from Beats is in the making and should launch by the end of this year), Fuzzy West and Eminem’s upcoming studio album, which is almost completed.
Dr. Dre also said, that he feels inspired again to make music. “I just got inspired again to go back in the studio. So, I’m really just having fun with life and having fun being creative and trying some new and different things with myself man, just trying to stay active. …

Kendrick Lamar and Dr. Dre Cover XXL‘s 15th Anniversary Issue

Top Dawg’s golden child and the Good Doctor come together to celebrate XXL‘s milestone in the September issue…

It’s XXL’s 15th anniversary and there’s a very special cover for the mag’s important September issue: Dr. Dre and the newest signee to his Aftermath Records, Kendrick Lamar. The two Los Angeles natives linked up in their home state for a dope photoshoot by Scott Council and an in-depth piece by Kris Ex.
In the story, K. Dot talks about his new album good kid, m.A.A.d city, his family’s violent past, present and future while Dre reflects on his vision for the new MC …

Interview: Dr. Dre and the Beats Team

Dr. Dre has just swung by Hong Kong to promote his Beats By Dr. Dre headphones line. Just before his much-hyped dragon-i gig with Snoop Dogg and Jazzy Jeff, Andrea Yu sits down with the rapper extraordinaire, as well as Jimmy Iovine (head of Interscope Records) and Luke Wood (president of Beats) to find out more about these illustrious headphones – and the rap star’s long-awaited new album. We certainly didn’t forget about Dre…

Andrea Yu: Dr. Dre, I must admit that yo

Dr. Dre, “The Waiting” [XXL Cover Story Excerpt]

They say good things come to those who wait.
Well, hip-hop has been very patient for the past 12 years, while producer extraordinaire Dr. Dre has worked on Detox, the extremely anticipated follow-up to his monumental, six-million-selling 1999 album, 2001, and his first solo classic, 1992’s The Chronic.
First announced in 2002, and teasingly rumored to have been finished and scheduled many times over the years, Detox has turned into the rap equivalent of Guns N’ Roses’ Chinese Democracy: delayed so much that it’s taken on a mythical quality. Many have doubted it will ever actually become real.
All along, though, Dre has …

Slim da Mobster talks Detox, Dr. Dre and more

Slim the Mobster talks to Devi Dev about signing to Aftermath, writing over 200 records for detox, what its like working with Dr. Dre & the “Kush” remix. He also discusses going to prison for a yr after signing & why he’s confident his album will be dropping soon.


Dr. Dre & XXL Magazine

The Doc is back. Hip-hop’s legendary producer Dr. Dre is finally preparing to release his highly anticipated comeback album, Detox, and XXL got the chance to pick the rap icon’s brain for the December/January 2011 issue.
In the story, Dr. Dre also reveals that Detox might be the last time fans will hear him rap. “I don’t ever see myself retiring totally from music, because I have a genuine love and passion for it,” he said. “But as far as me going into the mic booth, that shit is over. I’m always going to talent scout and try to find new …

Full Dr. Dre Interview In Vibe

After almost a decade of false starts, super-producer Dr. Dre is finally in the lab bringing Detox to life. But does the Good Doctor have the prescription hip-hop has been waiting for?
Words: Jerry L. Barrow II Photos: Scott Council
JIMMY IOVINE’S GOT his game face on. The Interscope Records co-founder has had a long and prosperous relationship with Andre Young, better known as Dr. Dre, hip hop’s foremost sonic architect. From Death Row to the Aftermath, Shady and G Unit imprints, Jimmy and Dre have left an indelible mark on the last two decades of popular music, moving more than 50 …

Lloyd Meets Dre & Shares Detox Impressions

Lloyd speaks about meeting Dr. Dre and hearing his long-awaited album “Detox.” Plus, what does Dre think of Lloyd’s new music?


Dre Speaks On Recruiting LeBron

For LeBron James, the name on his chest and number on his back aren’t the only things changing this season. The new Miami Heat recuit—one-third of the Dwayne Wade & Chris Bosh triumvirate—will also smothering his earlobes with some new headphones: his own model of Dr. Dre’s Beats audio ‘buds. James joins Lady Gaga and Diddy as the latest celebrity with his own set of Dr. Dre-constructed earwear. LeBron’s will be called “Power Beats.”
“They’re earbuds, but they wrap around the ear,” said Dr. Dre, who shares one of two VIBE Juice issue covers with Eminem. “Each bud has two drivers …

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