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10 Great Bill Withers Samples

It's one of the great disappearing acts in popular-music history. In 1985, Bill Withers, one of the greatest soul singers and songwriters of all time, got sick of the pressures and power struggles and demands of the pop-star career. He walked away from the music business completely, releasing no new music and playing no further … More »
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Dr. Dre Let Me Ride for Throwback Thursday

Once again, we’ve arrived at Thursday which makes it closer to the weekend. My music selections for the week include a couple of personal compilations, Yukmouth and a Street Wars mixtape. Beanie Sigel’s The Truth were among the albums to go along with DJ 1Mic’s Death Row compilation. My featured Throwback Thursday joint is courtesy of Death Row Records. Death Row is by far my favorite rap label ever as they put out plenty of hits. Recently, Dr. Dre had the honor of having his Chronic album plac...
Tags: Congress, Jazz, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Bushwick, Dre, Beanie Sigel, Throwback Thursday, Blog Hops & memes, Snoop Dogg Daz, the Chronic, Let Me Ride, Death Row Records Death Row, Snoop Dogg Deez Nuuuuuts Lil, Bill Kurupt

Dr. Dre’s The Chronic Enters The National Recording Registry

The Chronic is going into the Library of Congress. More »
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Watch Chance The Rapper, Lil Wayne, & Quavo Play The NBA All-Star Game Halftime Show

Last night, the NBA's annual All-Star Game came to Chicago, and the NBA recruited Chicago local Chance The Rapper to play the game's halftime show, a cool thing for the NBA to do. Chance recently cancelled his already-postponed Big Day tour, so this was Chance's first show since he played Rolling Loud Los … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Chicago, Nba, Lil Wayne, Chance The Rapper, Common, Dr. Dre, Dj Khaled, Quavo

Q&A Interview With Detroit Emcee Valid

What was the earliest hip hop memory you can recall? My earliest memories would have to be probably my older brother who was a teen in the early 90’s having MC Hammer CDs & in the same time frame, my uncle’s saying something about a dude named MC Breed. I was too young to know what I was hearing. I also remember my cousins who were a few years older than me had to hide the Snoop Dogg Doggystyle cassette tape from my uncle. But the my most memorable moment involving Hip-Hop as a child was when I...
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Kanye West Announces Opera, And Jesus Is King Part II With Dr. Dre

Kanye West has teased two new ventures via his Twitter account. The first came yesterday in the form of an invitation to what he's calling "A Kanye West Opera" titled Nebuchadnezzar. The event will take place next week (11/24) at the Hollywood Bowl. It's part of his Sunday Service series, and this one … More »
Tags: Music, News, Kanye West, Dr. Dre, Dre, Hollywood Bowl, Kanye West Opera

Dr. Dre Chronic 2001 Released 20 Years Ago Today

The Chronic has been called one of the greatest hip hop albums of all-time. When the Chronic came out, it seemed like it changed hip hop and moved it in another direction. The production on the album was top-notched and made Death Row Records. The album ushered in a great of young stars like Snoop Dogg, Tha Dogg Pound and many others. 7 years later, Dr. Dre released the follow-up, Chronic 2001 and through his label this time. Did Chronic 2001 eclipse the original Chronic album? In my opinion, ...
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2001 Turns 20

In the fall of 1999, Dr. Dre was thinking about putting on a musical. On the eve of the release of his sophomore album 2001, Dre was talking to the New York Times' Jon Pareles. He was thinking out loud, imagining how his own greatest hits could be adapted into a big-money stage … More »
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Beats by Dre are taking on Apple’s Airpods with wireless earbuds on May 10th

Beats, the Apple owned headphone makers and music shakers, are taking on one of their parent company’s most divisive products. Beats by Dre have become one of the most notorious headphone manufacturers around the world in the past 10 years. Since acquisition Beats has become synonymous with Apple, the Dr. Dre brand being Apple’s flagship online radio station. Beats have now announced the release of their first wireless earbuds. The PowerBeats Pro will start pre-order sales on the 3rd of...
Tags: Apple, Music, Tech, Headphones, Beats, Earphones, Dr. Dre, Dre, AirPods, Beats By Dr Dre, AirPods Apple, Powerbeats Pro

Dr. Dre Bragged About Daughter Getting Into USC “All On Her Own” As If $70 Million Donation Didn’t Help

At a very young age, most of us are taught that it’s not kind or wise to brag. Unfortunately, hip-hop is a genre where nearly 90% of the talent and material consists of nothing more than stunting on your peers, your enemies and hell, even your own family.But Dr. Dre is a whole-ass 54-year-old billionaire who, for the most part, keeps his mouth shut, head down and minds his business.So when Dre posted a mocking post on his Instagram account that highlighted the fact that his daughter, Truly Young...
Tags: Celebs, Money, Instagram, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Dr. Dre, Donations, Usc, Jimmy Iovine, Dre, Becky, USCA, Andre Young Academy, Yashar Ali, celebs on Instagram

Dr. Dre, Who Has His Own Building At USC, Realizes He Shouldn’t Brag About His Daughter Getting Into USC

Over the weekend, Dr. Dre posted, and then quickly deleted, a photo on his Instagram page of himself and his 18-year-old daughter Truly Young holding up her acceptance letter to USC. The photo was captioned, "My daughter got accepted into USC all on her own. No jail time!!!" … More »
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Watch Anderson .Paak Talk Dr. Dre Collaborative Album & Perform “Trippy” On The Tonight Show

The Californian sing-rapper Anderson .Paak got his big break when he appeared on multiple tracks on Compton, Dr. Dre's 2015 comeback album. Compton is also the most recent thing that Dr. Dre has released, though he's been working on plenty of other things, including .Paak's own tracks. And last night on The Tonight … More »
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Anderson .Paak Takes Us to ‘Oxnard’ with Third Album

With help from Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Q-Tip, Dr. Dre, Pusha T, BJ the Chicago Kid, and more.
Tags: Chicago, Albums, Jazz, Dr. Dre, Anderson Paak, Oxnard, 2dope, Kendrick Lamar J Cole, Dre Pusha

New Music: Anderson .Paak “Who R U?”

Anderson. Paak’s highly-anticipated Oxnard sophomore album is now exactly one week away, arriving on November 16. As the countdown begins, the multi-talented musician drops off a new record off his upcoming studio LP. On “Who R U?,” Anderson. Paak brings the lyrics over the production of his mentor, Dr. Dre, who also provides some vocals on the track. Oxnard is set to feature appearances by Dr. Dre, Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Pusha T, Snoop Dogg, Q-Tip, The Free Nationals and more. Hear “Who R ...
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TUE. BRIEF: Inside SiriusXM + Pandora • Apple Cancels Dr Dre • Instagram Founders Exit • More

TUESDAY 9.25. 18 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab [Author: Bruce Houghton]
Tags: Apple, Music, Instagram, Pandora, Dr Dre, Music Business, Music Tech, Bruce Houghton, SiriusXM

AM BRIEF: Inside SiriusXM + Pandora • Apple Cancels Dr Dre • Instagram Founders Exit • More

TUESDAY 9.25. 18 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab [Author: Bruce Houghton]
Tags: Apple, Music, Instagram, Pandora, Dr Dre, Music Business, Music Tech, Bruce Houghton, SiriusXM

Apple Cancels Dr. Dre Series Vital Signs Because It’s Too Violent

Back in 2014, Apple made the rap titan and extremely rich man Dr. Dre even richer. That's when the tech megalith bought Beats, the headphones company that Dre co-founded, for $3 billion. And it seems as though Dre and Apple have had a strong relationship ever since. But it turns out that Apple … More »
Tags: Apple, Music, News, Vital signs, Dr. Dre, Dre

Apple's Beats By Dr. Dre Partners With NBA

Apple owned headphone Beats, co-founded by Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, has announced a global marketing partnership that makes it the official headphone, wireless speaker and audio partner of the NBA, WNBA, NBA G League and USA Basketball. For Beats’ 10th anniversary, the multi-year deal will leverage an extensive roster of NBA stars including LeBron James, Draymond Green, James Harden, Ben Simmons, Jayson Tatum and Karl-Anthony Towns.  “Beats revolutionized the music industry and ha...
Tags: Apple, Europe, Music, China, Marketing, Nba, Beats, Lebron James, State Farm, Jimmy Iovine, Dr. Dre, Music Business, Music Tech, Bruce Houghton, Adam Silver, Dre

Beats by Dre are now NBA’s official headphone supplier

Basketball has never sounded so good with Beats by Dre headphones now the official audio supplier for the NBA in a new global partnership. NBA players have been big fans of Apple owned, and Dr. Dre founded, Beats headphones. Now the National Basketball Association have made it official and signed a multi-year partnership deal with the headphone makers with LeBron James leading the promotions for the new collaboration. Many players in the NBA have long sported Beats headphones without sponsor...
Tags: Apple, Music, Audio, Speakers, Sports, Headphones, Basketball, Nba, Beats, National Basketball Association, Lebron James, Partnership, Dr. Dre, Athletes, Industry News, Adam Silver

Anderson .Paak On Working with Dr. Dre, Madlib, ‘Oxnard’ & More

"It's the album I dreamed of making in high school when I was listening to The Blueprint, The Documentary, and The College Dropout."
Tags: News, Jazz, Anderson, Dr. Dre, Anderson .paak, Oxnard, Dre Madlib

Dr Dre's Beats ordered to pay $25m to ex-partner

The rapper and his music mogul partner Jimmy Iovine have lost a case brought by Steven Lamar who claimed he was owed royaltiesA jury has found that Dr Dre, music mogul Jimmy Iovine and their headphone company Beats Electronics owe a former partner $25.2m in royalties. Related: Dr Dre to make Marvin Gaye biopic with rights to singer's catalogue Continue reading...
Tags: Apple, Music, Technology, Law, Headphones, Culture, Hip-hop, Computing, Dr Dre, Marvin Gaye, Jimmy Iovine, Beats Electronics, Dre, Steven Lamar

What’s going on? Dr. Dre is working on a Marvin Gaye movie, that’s what

One of hip-hop's biggest icons is making a movie about one of R&B's biggest legends. Dr. Dre is working on a film about Marvin Gaye -- a project that has been planned by many but never approved by the Gaye estate. The post What’s going on? Dr. Dre is working on a Marvin Gaye movie, that’s what appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Dr. Dre Is Making A Movie About Marvin Gaye

Dr. Dre is making a movie about Marvin Gaye, Variety reports. The film is still in the early pre-production stages, but rights to Gaye's music have already been secured according to sources. More »
Tags: Music, News, Marvin Gaye, Dr. Dre, Dre, Gaye

Anderson. Paak drops "Bubblin'," says Dr. Dre is involved with new album

”[Dr. Dre is] in there producing beats. He's in there producing melodies, writing, ideas on sequencing, everything. Just the biggest help just having him as the filter, everything.” Continue reading… [Author: Andrew Sacher]
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Dr. Dre Loses Trademark Battle With Gynecologist

It's fuck with Dre day, and a Pennsylvania gynecologist is celebrating. Hip-hop icon and headphone impresario Dr. Dre has lost a trademark dispute with Dr. Draion M. Burch over Burch's attempt to trademark the name Dr. Drai. As the BBC reports, the case has been ongoing since 2015, when Dre (real … More »
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Stagecoach 2018: Festival promoters shake things up with curated barbecue and shopping, a new stage and more

Goldenvoice is going big with its annual Stagecoach Country Music Festival in 2018. The producers of the cowboy boot scootin’ sister fest of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, which takes over the Empire Polo Club Friday, April 27-Sunday, April 29, have seriously stepped up its game for its 12th year. Stagecoach talent buyer Stacy Vee finally managed to land a Mane Stage headlining performance from genre legend Garth Brooks, an artist who has obviously been high on her wish lis...
Tags: Music, Texas, Kacey Musgraves, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Dolly Parton, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Stagecoach, Osborne, Rolling Stone, North Carolina, Garth Brooks, Guy Fieri

X, Reverend Horton Heat, War and more set to launch the opening of Marty’s on Newport in Tustin

Marty’s Bar and Grill in Tustin, known by locals for its cozy feel, cheap cocktails and late night karaoke, will reopen under new ownership as Marty’s On Newport as a brand new bar, concert venue and diner with a grand opening performance by Long Beach-based funk band War on Tuesday, May 29. The venue, located at 14401 Newport Ave., has announced a slew of upcoming shows within its small space. “We’re excited to bring an intimate, entertainment venue to Orange County,” co-owner and music industr...
Tags: Music, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Portugal, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Long Beach, 50 Cent, Dr Dre, Concerts, Horton, Newport, Marty, Cardi, Tustin

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