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50 Cent “Smoke” (prod. by Dr. Dre & Dawaun Parker)

Listen to the new 50 Cent track “Smoke”, produced by Dr. Dre and Dawaun Parker. The track features Trey Songz.

Dr. Dre’s thick drums are what really make it bang. Fif and Dre have always had a way of finessing superlative performances from themselves while working together, and this is no exception.
“The project is about prosperity, all the effects of it. Even people developing sense of entitlement on some levels, envy, jealousy. There’s the positive portion of it also. And just wanting to continue success. It matches where I am actually at this point,” so 50 Cent about “Animal …

XXL’s New Issue Features Eminem, Dr. Dre And Jimmy Iovine On The Cover

Dr. Dre is celebrating his 49th birthday today. Happy Birthday, Doc Dre!
This month’s issue of XXL celebrates Beats Electronics with the first ever magazine cover featuring Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine and Eminem. Beats By Dre initially took over the industry with their headphones six years ago.

Now Beats is at it again with the brand’s newest endeavor, Beats Music, a music streaming service which focuses on the curation of playlists by genre experts (including XXL). Eminem, one of the biggest artists under Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine’s direction, launched the promo for his most recent solo album The Marshall Mathers LP …

Dr. Dre & Eminem perform at Beats Music LA show

Dr. Dre’s powerful rolodex was put to good use for the launch of Beats Music with a concert featuring Eminem, Diddy and Nas.
Nineties hip-hop was the theme for Dre’s party Friday night at the Belasco Theatre in Los Angeles. Eminem and Dre closed the night, performing the hits “My Name Is,” ”Forgot About Dre” and “Lose Yourself.”
“Thank you for being here,” Dre told the feverish crowd, who jammed along as classic rap hits played back-to-back.

Paul McCartney, Drake, Selena Gomez and Macklemore were among those who attended the tightly packed event.
Mase reunited onstage with Diddy to perform “Mo Money Mo Problems” …

Beats Music Enters Online Streaming Market

Beats Music, which will arrive in the United States on Jan. 21, is also making the latest salvation pitch for the struggling music industry. With download sales tapering off after a decade of growth, streaming has taken center stage as the most promising new source of revenue. Yet while consumers have flocked to free outlets like YouTube and Pandora, the more lucrative paid services have been slow to catch on, and the low royalty rates paid by these services have stirred resentment among musicians.

Winning this battle won’t be easy. The digital music world is in the midst of a confusing …

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 & Kendrick Lamar Star In New Beats By Dre Commercial

Kendrick Lamar and Dr. Dre are back in the studio. Check out Dr. Dre and Kendrick putting the Beats Pill® and Beats Pill® XL into action.
Watch the Commercial for the Beats Pill XL below.

Beats Pill XL is bigger, louder, and has a built-in handle so you can still pick up and go. This speaker is loud enough for a big room or your backyard BBQ. It connects to any Bluetooth-enabled device so you can take your music anywhere. With the Beats Pill family’s updated features, you can amplify or stereo your music with other Beats Pill XL.


Jon Connor announces deal with Aftermath

The Internet was buzzing in September over rumors and speculation which suggest Detroit’s own Jon Connor may be the latest hip-hop artist to join Kendrick Lamar at Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Records imprint.
It’s official: Jon Connor signed a deal with Aftermath. Congratulations!
When it comes to molding new rap talent, no one has a track record like Dr. Dre. Snoop Lion, Eminem, 50 Cent, the Game and Kendrick Lamar all hail from the Dre school of rap, and now, the Good Doctor has taken another under his wing: Jon Connor.
Flint We Did it. Its Aftermath & aint nothin after that. #AVM
On …

Eminem “MMLP2″ (11/5/13)

Eminem is officially back.
His new album “MMLP2″ will be released on November 5, executive produced by Rick Rubin and Dr. Dre. The 16-track project features Skylar Grey, Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Nate Ruess and Liz Rodrigues.
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1. Bad Guy
2. Parking Lot (Skit)
3. Rhyme Or Reason
4. So Much Better
5. Survival
6. Legacy
7. Asshole Ft. Skylar Grey
8. Berzerk
9. Rap God
10. Brainless
11. Stronger Than I Was
12. The Monster Ft. Rihanna
13. So Far…
14. Love Game Ft. Kendrick Lamar
15. Headlights Ft. Nate Ruess
16. Evil Twin
Deluxe Edition:
1. Baby
2. …

Dr. Dre, Iovine donate $70M for new USC center

The new Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy at the University of Southern California will offer a curriculum aimed to help young innovators create the next iPod or Facebook.
“Just believe and bet on yourself at all times. And stay determined.” -Dr. Dre

The hip-hop mogul best known as Dr. Dre and the co-founder of Interscope Records appeared at a news conference Wednesday alongside USC President C. L. Max Nikias to announce the new program funded by a $70 million donation by the two music superstars.
The university president characterized the donation as the largest gift from the entertainment industry to American higher …

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. …

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