Dr. Dre Set To Take Legal Action Against Sony Pictures Over Michel’le TV Movie

Dr. Dre reportedly is not happy about Michel’le’s new television movie that’s set to air on Lifetime next weekend. According to TMZ, the veteran producer threatened legal action against Sony Pictures if the Lifetime movie, Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel’le, depicts him as a woman beater. Apparently, Dre’s attorneys fired off a cease-and-desist letter to Sony Pictures vehemently denying that he ever beat Michel’le. The lawyers... Read More

Dr. Dre Apologies About Beating The Women He had Dated And Apple Supports

In a statement to The New York Times Friday morning, Dr. Dre apologized for a pattern of misogyny and abusive behavior that emerged in the late ’80s and early ’90s, a time period that’s attracted renewed interest in recent weeks. The allegations regarding Dre’s behavior have bubbled up in the wake of both a successful new album, Compton — his first in 16 years — and the N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton, which chronicles... Read More

Dr. Dre and Ice Cube Demand to be Left Out of Suge Knight’s Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Dr. Dre and Ice Cube have filed a motion to remove their names as defendants in Suge Knight’s wrongful death lawsuit. Suge Knight was charged with murder and attempted murder for running over and killing Terry Carter and seriously injuring Cle “Bone” Sloan earlier this year. Carter’s widow Lilian filed the wrongful death lawsuit in June, claiming that Suge and the N.W.A rappers should be held responsible for the incident that led to Carter’s... Read More

Curtis Young Interview: Son of Dr. Dre (Video)

Typically, the offspring of successful people grow up privileged. Not only do they usually have access to more money at an earlier age, they also have connections to resources and networks that make achieving success a lot easier. For Curtis Young, however, this wasn’t always the case. Young is the oldest son of hip-hop legend and Beats By Dre co-founder Dr. Dre, whose net worth sits at an estimated $700 million. He had Young when he was just 17-years-old... Read More

Dr. Dre & Kendrick Lamar Guest At Game’s “The Documentary” 10th Anniversary Concert

Game brought out Dr. Dre and Kendrick Lamar during his “Documentary” anniversary show in L.A. this weekend. Game’s debut album, The Documentary just celebrated its tenth anniversary this weekend, and on top of making hip hop heads world-wide feel old, the Compton rapper decided to toast the occasion with a special concert. When it was announced a couple weeks back, Game promised some “special guests”, and since he was... Read More

Dr. Dre And Jimmy Iovine Sued By Monster For Alleged ‘Fraud’ And ‘Betrayal’ Over Beats Headphones

Dr. Dre and record producer Jimmy Iovine are being accused as scam artists in a lawsuit alleging the duo duped one of their former partners in Beat Electronics before selling the trendy headphone maker to Apple for $3 billion last year. The complaint filed Tuesday (Jan. 6th) in San Mateo Superior Court accuses Dre and Iovine of double-crossing Noel Lee, the founder of audio cable maker Monster [Lee] once held a 5% percent stake in Beats as part of... Read More

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

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