Photo Of The Day: Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine Win The Wall Street Journal Innovator Award

Written by Nigel D. / 11.06.14


Congrats to Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine whose company, Beats By Dre, was recently bought by Apple.

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Dr. Dre’s Long-Awaited Album Will No Longer Be Called Detox

Written by Nigel D. / 09.18.14

Former Aftermath producer Dawaun Parker hits the Cosmic Zoo and discusses Dre’s much romanticized forthcoming album, Detox. Speaking on the archives of songs and beats waiting to be unearthed, he also goes into the actual title of the album, which may or may not be what you’re thinking.
via ShotsFired

Are you still anticipating a new Dr. Dre album?

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Video: Eminem Performs In London With Dr. Dre

Written by Nigel D. / 07.12.14

Eminem had a huge show at Wembley Stadium and brought out his mentor Dr. Dre as a surprise guest.

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Marsha Ambrosius ft. Dr. Dre – Stronger

Written by Nigel D. / 06.20.14


Marsha Ambrosius gets a rare Dr. Dre verse for, “Stronger.”

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Apple Has Acquired Beats Electronics For $3 Billion

Written by Nigel D. / 05.28.14

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Apple Inc. said Wednesday that it is buying Beats Electronics LLC for $3 billion to bring a music-streaming service, high-end headphones and music-industry connections to the technology giant as it seeks to reignite growth under Chief Executive Tim Cook. Apple said it would pay $2.6 billion in cash and $400 million in equity for Beats Music, a subscription music-streaming business, and Beats Electronics, which makes pricey headphones, speakers and audio software.

Mr. Iovine, a longtime friend of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, said the two men’s titles would simply be “Jimmy and Dre.” They will work with both Apple’s electronics and music-streaming divisions, spending as much time at Apple’s Cupertino, Calif., campus as necessary, while serving more broadly to bridge the cultural divide between technology and entertainment industries.

Full Story: Wall Street Journal

Maybe we can get Detox with the next iPhone release. Congrats to Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine. Jimmy Iovine also stepped down from his CEO position at Interscope.

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“The First Billionaire In Hip Hop, Right Here From The Motherf***ing West Coast” – Dr. Dre

Written by Nigel D. / 05.09.14

Apple is closing in on its largest ever acquisition with the planned $3.2 billion purchase of Beats Electronics, the headphone maker and music streaming operator founded by music producer Jimmy Iovine and the hip-hop star Dr Dre.
via CNBC

Looks we will really never get Detox after this. Check Diddy’s reaction and a news story about this below.

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Video: Forbes Countdowns Hip-Hop’s Wealthiest Moguls

Written by Nigel D. / 04.16.14

Forbes countdowns the top 5 wealthiest Hip Hop moguls.
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