Forbes Says Dr. Dre Will Not Be a Billionaire After the Beats Deal

While Apple‘s acquisition of Beats Electronics is still being worked out, speculation has turned towards Dr. Dre‘s net worth after the deal. In the announcement video with Tyrese, Dre suggested that the deal would make him rap’s first billionaire. However, according to Forbes, this would not be the case. Forbes has calculated Dre’s net worth after taxes, should the deal be finalized, and have come up with a total of... Read More

Apple Considering Buying Beats For $3.2 Billion

Apple is reportedly negotiating the purchase of Beats for $3.2 billion, according to a new report from The Financial Times. The deal would include both the streaming Beats Music subscription service, as well as the part of the company that produces headphones and speakers. The move, which would be Apple’s largest acquisition ever, could be announced as soon as next week, the paper says. Citing sources, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal,... Read More

Dr. Dre Might Compose Music for Nina Simone Biopic

Producers of the upcoming biopic on Nina Simone recently expressed their desire to have Dr. Dre compose the musical score for the film. In an interview with theGrio, director Cynthia Mort and producer Gene Kirkwood revealed that they are courting the rapper/producer because of his modern sound. “If we can get Dr. Dre involved, it could be very modern arrangements,” says Kirkwood. “He’s going to see a rough cut in about a week and a half.... Read More

Dr. Dre And Jimmy Lovine Spend $70 Million On What?

Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine are donating $70 million to USC to create a new arts, technology and business program, the two, joined by USC President Max Nikias and the new school’s dean, Erica Muhl, gathered in Santa Monica near the offices of Interscope Records to speak with the press. Following a short press conference, Dre, Iovine and Muhl sat down for a one-on-one interview with Rolling Stone to discuss why the school is necessary in today’s... Read More

Gospel Songwriters Sued Rick Ross, Jay-Z, and Dr. Dre sued over ’3 Kings’ Record

Gospel songwriters are suing Rick Ross, Dr. Dre and Jay-Z over a sample on “3 Kings.” Of course, the lawsuit, which was filed by Clara Shepherd Warrick and Jimmy Lee Weary, also names producer Jake One and Universal Music Group. Warrick and Weary own the rights to 1976′s “I’m So Grateful (Keep In Touch).” They say that the lawsuit is about more than just the sample but also about how it connects them to a song... Read More

Dr. Dre And LeBron James Covers ESPN Music Edition

Dr. Dre is taking over ESPN The Magazine for their music issue this month. The rapper-producer, who is also the founder and owner of the successful Beats by Dre headphones, stands on the cover next to LeBron James. Things have been going well for Dr. Dre this past year. He was listed as the highest-paid musician and brought in $110 million between May 2011 and May 2012, according to Forbes magazine. All of this can be tied to the successful branding... Read More

NEW MUSIC: Kendrick Lamar Ft. Dr. Dre – Compton

Kendrick Lamar lets loose the last track, “Compton,” which has a legendary feature by Dr. Dre and some dope production from Just Blaze. Check out Kendrick’s and listen to the track.  Read More

[VIDEO] Rick Ross Ft Jay-Z & Dr. Dre – 3 Kings

The MMG team put together a visual piece for ’3 Kings’ featuring Rick Ross, Jay-Z and Dr. Dre. Directed by DRE Films and Jon J. I wonder if we will see an actual official video down the line. “God Forgives I Dont” in stores now. Watch the video below.  Read More

BEATS BY DRE OLYMPICS MARKETING GETS HIM IN HOT WATER

Olympic athletes have it so hard: training just about every day with no break in sight, getting ridiculed for showing emotion, and—wait for it—not being able to wear whatever kind of headphones they like. So sad! Apparently, the International Olympic Committee has their spandex panties in a knot because of some stealthy Beats marketing campaign that ninja’ed its way onto the heads of some valuable athletic noggins. Repeat-offender Dr. Dre... Read More

On The Set: Kendrick Lamar And Dr. Dre ‘The Recipe’

Here’s a few instagram shots of Kendrick Lamar And Dr. Dre on the set of their ‘The Recipe’ video shoot. uhtn      Read More

BMI Urban Awards honored Snoop Dogg, Drake, B.o.B, Lex Luger, Universal Music Publishing

  Dr. Dre, Warren G, Nas, Bootsy Collins, Wiz Khalifa, Too $hort, Game and others rally to celebrate Snoop Dogg’s career From receiving seven BMI awards, one for the songwriter of the year , Drake dedicted it to his mother also mention how Sylvia Rhone told him he didn’t have what it takes to make it in the music game, Loud boos from the crowd. The incomparable Snoop Dogg was honored as a BMI Icon. With seven songs among the most-performed,... Read More

Nicki Minaj Hits the forbes list

Forbes annual Cash Kings List, which evaluates Hip Hop’s top earners for that year usually consists of all men but not since Nicki hit the scene! While Hov and Diddy top the list like previous years Nicki debuts at number 15 in a tie with Alicia Key’s husband Swizz Beats. Other newcomers to the list include Wiz Khalifa with 11 million earned. Nicki’s a “motherf*cking monster!” Check out the list below: 1. Jay-Z – $37 million 2. Diddy –... Read More

[VIDEO] (Showtime Promo Fight track) BY Dr Dre & Eminem- Die Hard

When last we talked Dr. Dre‘s Detox, the long-delayed LP apparently had itself an April 1st release date. Well, it’s May 6th and there’s still no Detox — or even a release date for that matter. But that’s ok, because we now have a wicked sound system in our Chrysler 300 to blast Detox once it does see light. Joking aside, there’s still seven more months left in 2011, which has already been the 46-year-old rapper/producer’s most... Read More

@IamDiddy is on the top of Forbes List!!!

Diddy has topped Forbes magazine’s list of the world’s richest rappers. The hip-hop mogul has an estimated wealth of $475 million thanks to his Bad Boy record label, Sean John fashion line and his most lucrative venture, his vodka brand, Ciroc, but Diddy told MTV he didn’t pay much attention to the accolade. “I don’t really get caught up into the list. I think people think that I have that money actually sitting at home in the basement,”... Read More

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