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Dr. Dre

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Birthday
18, 1965
Birthplace
Compton, CA
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthplace
Compton, CA

About

Hip-hop icon who, as the chief architect of West Coast gangsta rap and a co-owner of Death Row Records, won numerous Grammy Awards, including one for Best Rap Solo Performance for "Let Me Ride" in 1994. He is also notably credited with discovering and supporting Eminem and, in May 2014, he sold his Beats by Dre headphones to Apple for over $3 billion.

Before Fame

He transferred from Vanguard Jr. High to Roosevelt Jr. High to avoid gang violence. His mother married Warren Griffin, making future rapper Warren G Dr. Dre's new stepbrother.

Trivia

He first achieved fame as a member of N.W.A. alongside Eazy-E, Ice Cube, DJ Yella, MC Ren and Arabian Prince. He went on to produce albums for Snoop Dogg, Eminem, and 50 Cent.

Family Life

He got married to Nicole Young in May 1996. He has four sons, named Curtis, Marcel, Andre, and Truth, and a daughter named Truly.

Associated With

His 1999 album The Chronic 2001 featured the hit single "The Next Episode" with Nate Dogg, Kurupt, and Snoop Dogg.

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