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Dr. Dre

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Net worth 2018: $700,000
Earnings: $34.5 Million
Industry: Other
Residence: Compton
Country: United States
BirthDay: 18 February 1965
Sigh: Pisces
Height: 1.85 m
Children: 5

Dr. Dre was bornon 18 February 1965 in Compton, United States. Dr. Dre is #83 in List Highest-Paid Celebrities In The World. Though a far cry from his $620 million haul in the wake of Apple's Beats buyout in 2014--the largest single-year payday for a living musician in history--Dre still mints millions thanks to ongoing payments from Apple and royalties from his extensive production catalog.


As of 2017, he is the third richest figure in hip hop according to Forbes with a net worth of $740 million


On April 4, 2016, TMZ and the New York Daily News reported that Suge Knight had accused Dre and the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department of a kill-for-hire plot in the 2014 shooting of Knight in club 1 OAK


Income from the 2014 sale of Beats to Apple, contributing to what Forbes termed "the biggest single-year payday of any musician in history", made Dr


The same publication later reported that he acquired US$110 million via his various endeavors in 2012, making him the highest–paid artist of the year


An urban legend surfaced in 2011 when a tumblr blog titled Dr


Dre announced the deal on October 9, 2009, at a press event in Santa Monica, California


In 2006 he told Rolling Stone:Current collaborator Mike Elizondo, when speaking about his work with Young, describes their recording process as a collaborative effort involving several musicians


Later that same year, he decided to stop working on the album to focus on producing for other artists, but then changed his mind; the album had initially been set for a fall 2005 release


 Dre complained that they had not received their full due for work on the label in the September 2003 issue of The Source


 Dre since approximately 2002, but fellow Aftermath producer Focus has credited Mel-Man as a key architect of the signature Aftermath sound


The turning point for Aftermath came in 1998, when Jimmy Iovine, the head of Aftermath's parent label Interscope, suggested that Dr


's 1995 hit single "Big Poppa":In 1994, starting with the Murder was the Case soundtrack, Dre attempted to push the boundaries of G-funk further into a darker sound


In 1993 the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) certified the album triple platinum, and Dr


Dre pleaded guilty in October 1992 in a case of battery of a police officer and was convicted on two additional battery counts stemming from a brawl in the lobby of the New Orleans hotel in May 1991


The conviction violated Dre's battery conviction in 1991 and he was sentenced to 8 months in prison in September 1994


Former labelmate Tairrie B also claimed that Dre assaulted her at a post-Grammy party in 1990, in response to her track Ruthless Bitch


Fad's 1988 debut Supersonic and funk rock musician Jimmy Z's 1991 album Muzical MadnessAfter a dispute with Eazy-E, Dre left the group at the peak of its popularity in 1991 under the advice of friend, and N


Dre was arrested after leading police on a 90 mph pursuit through Beverly Hills in his 1987 Ferrari


These influences are evident in Eazy-E's 1986 song "Boyz-n-the-Hood," which Dre produced


He later joined the musical group World Class Wreckin' Cru under the independent Kru-Cut Records in 1984


Young fathered a son with Cassandra Joy Greene named Curtis (born December 15, 1981)


In the start of his career as a producer for the World Class Wreckin Cru with DJ Alonzo Williams in the mid-1980s, his beats were in the electro-hop style pioneered by The Unknown DJ, and that of early hip-hop groups like the Beastie Boys and Whodini


He attended Centennial High School in Compton during his freshman year in 1979, but transferred to Fremont High School in South Central Los Angeles due to poor grades


In 1976, Young began attending Vanguard Junior High School in Compton, but due to gang violence, he transferred to the safer suburban Roosevelt Junior High School


Dre sampled the Ohio Players' ARP synth riffs from their 1973 funk hit "Funky Worm" in the N


Dre used a minimoog synth to replay the melody from Leon Haywood's 1972 song "I Wanna Do Somethin' Freaky to You" for the Chronic's first single "Nuthin' but a "G" Thang" which became a global hit


He cites 1970s funk musicians such as George Clinton, Isaac Hayes and Curtis Mayfield as his primary musical influences


Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), better known by his stage name Dr


His parents married in 1964, separated in 1968, and divorced in 1972


In the same interview he stated that he has collaborated with famed 1960s songwriter Burt Bacharach by sending him hip hop beats to play over, and hopes to have an in-person collaboration with him in the future


Dre was ranked 54th out of 100 artists for Rolling Stone magazine's list "The Immortals: The Greatest Artists of All Time"


This break has since becοme a staple in not only hip-hop, but all popular music, having been used in over 1700 songs


" Other equipment he uses include the E-mu SP-1200 drum machine and other keyboards from such manufacturers as Korg, Rhodes, Wurlitzer, Moog, and Roland

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