Dr. Dre - Sondz

Overview

Andre Romell Young (born February 18, 1965), known professionally as Dr. Dre, is an American rapper and record producer. He is the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics, and previously co-founded, co-owned, and was the president of Death Row Records. Dr. Dre began his career as a member of the World Class Wreckin' Cru in 1985 and later found fame with the gangsta rap group N.W.A. The group popularized explicit lyrics in hip hop to detail the violence of street life. During the early 1990s, Dre was credited as a key figure in the crafting and popularization of West Coast G-funk, a subgenre of hip hop characterized by a synthesizer foundation and slow, heavy beats.

Dre's solo debut studio album The Chronic (1992), released under Death Row Records, made him one of the best-selling American music artists of 1993. It e...

Facts

Born18 Feb. 1965 (Age: 57), in Compton
AreaUnited States
Years active39
StatusActive
GenderMale
Parent(s)Verna Young
ChildrenCurtis Young
Role(s)Producer (executive)ProducerPerformerMix
Label(s)Interscope RecordsAftermath EntertainmentDeath Row RecordsStreet DancePriority Records[no label]WEB EntertainmentShady RecordsIslandTony Vision
Label managementAftermath Entertainment (label founder)Death Row Records (label founder)

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Discography

YearTitle
Compton2015Compton
200119992001
The Chronic1992The Chronic

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Snoop Dogg
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Eminem
EminemCreditProducerGuestPerformerVocal
Daz Dillinger
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2Pac
2PacCreditVocalProducer (co)
Ice Cube
Ice CubeCreditAdditionalProducerPerformerGuest
Nate Dogg
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Kurupt
KuruptCreditGuestAdditionalLead vocals
50 Cent
50 CentCreditSpoken vocalsOther vocals
RBX
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The Lady of Rage
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