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Dr Dre

Net Worth

Dr. Dre is said to be worth $820 million. He is one of the world's wealthiest rappers, ranking just below Kanye West, Jay-Z, and P Diddy. 1)

Brain Aneurysm

The producer was admitted to the intensive care unit at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He affirmed he was doing okay hours later. “I'm doing fantastic, and my medical team is providing excellent treatment,” he stated. “I'll be out of the hospital and back home soon,” he continued, “and I'd like to thank all of the wonderful medical staff at Cedars.” One and Only!!2)

Nicole Young

Young demanded $2 million in spousal support, which included money for clothes, entertainment, cell phone bills, and other expenses. Dre also accused Young of making unauthorized withdrawals from their business account.3)

Six Children

He had a son named Curtis Young, a daughter named La Tanya Danielle Young, and a son named Andre Young Jr. (who has since died). He had son Marcel with singer Michel'le, and then two more children, Trucie and Truly, with his now-ex-wife Nicole. 4)


Dr. Dre fathered a son named Curtis while he was only 16 years old, and the boy was raised solely by the boy's mother. Curtis and Dre didn't meet until he was 20 years old. And can you guess what Curtis does for a living? Hood Surgeon is a rapper who goes by that moniker.5)

Andre Young Jr.

Dre's third child, Jenita Porter, was discovered dead at Dre's family home from an accidental heroin and morphine overdose.6)

He Lost Two Brothers

Dr. Dre's brother Jerome died of pneumonia when he was just one year old. He also lost his half-brother Tyree, to whom he dedicated the final song on Chronic 2001, 'The Message.'7)

Dr Dre Didn't Know Eminem Was White

Eminem made no secret of the difficulties he believed he faced as a white man trying to break into a black-dominated industry, but he eventually signed with Dre and went on to become one of the world's top rappers. In a previous interview with Vibe Magazine, Dre stated, “When I first heard Em, I didn't even realize he was White.” I simply knew I wanted to collaborate with him.8)

Justin Mohrle

Dr. Dre has chosen his latest Protégé, Justin Mohrle, a 23-year-old from Texas. Justin, often known as JT, is said to have relocated to California indefinitely on Dr. Dre's orders after hearing some music he and The D.O.C had been working on.9)

Earning Per Second

Dr. Dre earned almost $20 per second in 2014. 10)

World Class Wreckin' Cru'

Dre was once a member of World Class Wreckin' Cru, which was formerly known as Disco Construction. The band was formed by an electronic funk ensemble comprised of members (from left to right) Dr Dre, DJ Yella, Cli-N-Tel, and Lonzo. They debuted at Eve After Dark, a Compton club owned by Lonzo (Alonzo Williams).11)


After his Mazda RX7 was impounded for compounding, Dre was arrested and sent in jail. Eazy-E paid out in exchange for Dre's producing work for E's new record label, 'Ruthless Records.' The more time Dre spent with E, the more disruption he created to the 'World Class Wreckin' Crew,' but as a result, N.W.A was born.12)

Warren G

Dr. Dre and Warren G became steps brothers after Dre's mother and Warren G's father married, bringing the families together. Dre met and signed Snoop through Warren G, as Snoop had previously collaborated with Warren G and Nate G.13)

The Wash

Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg starred in the 2001 film 'The Wash.' 14)

Second To Apple

“We're going to keep bringing fresh and innovative items,” he told Fader. “We hope to one day be second only to Apple. And I don't believe that's a bad situation to be in.” Apple purchased Beats three years later. 15)

Dr. J

Dr. Dre used to go by the moniker Dr. J, after the nickname of his favorite basketball star, Julius Erving. He changed the 'J' to 'Dre' in honor of his own name, 'Andre.'16)

Departing Ruthless

Ice Cube was the first to depart N.W.A and Ruthless Records due to financial disagreements, not long after Dre realized he was receiving the short end of the stick as well, but he was locked into a contract. According to band member Jerry Heller, Suge Knight (The D.O.C.) showed up with some goons and weapons demanding that Dre be released from the contract, which he was.17)

2001 Earnings

In 2001, Dr. Dre earned $52 million. 18)

The Adventures Of Grandmaster Flash On The Wheels Of Steel

'The Adventures Of Grandmaster Flash On The Wheels Of Steel' influenced Dre to pursue a career in music. 19)


At the 1994 American Music Awards, T-Boz, Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes, and Chilli, nicknamed TLC, presented Dr. Dre with the 'Best Rap Artist' Award. Snoop interrupted Dre's acceptance speech to remind the audience that they should all stand when he accepts his prize. 20)


The world has been waiting for Dr. Dre's next studio album, titled 'Detox,' for a long time, and it appears that the world will have to wait even longer, since Aftermath producer Dawaun Parker has disclosed that Dre scrapped the title “Detox” a long time ago. “The record he's working on isn't named 'Detox,' he [Dre] scrapped the title a couple of years ago and came up with another,” Parker explained to Shots Fired. “I'm not going to reveal what the title is since I haven't seen it online or anywhere else yet.” 21)

Real Name

Andre Romell Young is Dr. Dre's true name.22)

Dre Sues Death Row

Dre sued Death Row last year, saying he was owed compensation for his production, album sales, and digital sales. Dre lost the case because to a lack of contract proof. 23)

The Chronic

Three times, 'The Chronic' has been re-released. 24)


Diddy listened to Game's mixtape five months before Dr Dre signed him.25)


The Romelles, Dr. Dre's father's R&B singing trio, inspired his middle name, 'Romelle.' 26)

More Money From Headphones

Dr. Dre has made more money off Beats headphones than he has from music. 27)

2001 Best Selling

His follow-up album, 2001, was a bigger success, earning him a sextuple Platinum certification. 28)

The Rolling Stone's 'Top 500 Albums Of All Time

The Chronic was named one of the “Top 500 Albums of All Time” by Rolling Stone. It was ranked 138th on The Rolling Stone's list of the 500 best albums of all time, and it was also ranked among the top 100 albums of the 1990s. 29)


'Nuthin' But A G Thang,' from Dre's 1992 album 'The Chronic,' is a sample of the Leon Haywood tune 'I Want To Do Something Freaky To You.'30)

dr_dre.txt · Last modified: 2021/08/05 04:24 by aga