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Dr. Dre

Dr. Dre (born Andre Romel Young on February 18, 1965 in Los Angeles, California) is an influential American record producer, hiphop producer, rapper,and record executive.

Dre became famous as a member of iconic gangsta rap group N.W.A, continuing his success as a best-selling rapper, and mostfamously, the co-founder of Death Row Records with Suge Knight and the founder of Aftermath Entertainment. He is mostnotable for having launched the careers ofrap superstars Snoop Dogg and Eminem, and is widely regarded as one of hip hop'sgreatest producers, noted for perfecting synthesizers ...read more

Dr. Dre (born Andre Romel Young on February 18, 1965 in Los Angeles, California) is an influential American record producer, hiphop producer, rapper,and record executive.

Dre became famous as a member of iconic gangsta rap group N.W.A, continuing his success as a best-selling rapper, and mostfamously, the co-founder of Death Row Records with Suge Knight and the founder of Aftermath Entertainment. He is mostnotable for having launched the careers ofrap superstars Snoop Dogg and Eminem, and is widely regarded as one of hip hop'sgreatest producers, noted for perfecting synthesizers, keyboards,and heavy bass into his hip-hop beats. The artists on hissizable Aftermath roster today include multi-platinum artists such as Eminem, 50 Cent, andmore recently Busta Rhymes, Eve,The Game and of course Dr. Dre himself.

Dr. Dre's albums The Chronic and 2001 were both critical and commercial successes, and the former is credited withrevolutionizing hip hop bybeginning West Coast G-funk's four-year dominance of mainstream rap (1992-96) and having a lastinginfluence in its sound. « hide

Similar Bands: Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Eminem, N.W.A., Eazy-E

LPs
2001
1999

3.9
895 Votes
The Chronic
1992

4.2
1,101 Votes
Compilations
Dr. Dre Presents the Aftermath
1996

2.3
32 Votes

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