Apple Music may have come under fire from big-name Apple commentators including Jim Dalrymple and John Gruber, but you can’t say that the service hasn’t delivered when it comes to artist exclusives. Over the weekend, Dr. Dre announced on his Beats 1 show “The Pharmacy” what, for long-time hip-hop fans, may be the most exciting […]
Dr. Dre will release his first album in 16 years, “Compton A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre.”
Finally, the wait is over: Dr. Dre has a new album. While fans have been waiting for the legendary rapper to release the long-rumored Detox for years, the new album is Compton: A Soundtrack By Dr. Dre, which Dre says was inspired by the N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton. Show More Summary
The new N.W.A. biopic, Straight Outta Compton, has been getting rave early reviews, but regardless of reception it should now be eternally remembered for precipitating Dr. Dre’s long-awaited third album. On Saturday, during his weekly Beats 1 radio show, Dre announced that he’d release Compton: A Soundtrack on Aug. Show More Summary
Dr. Dre hasn’t given us 'Detox' but it appears that the legendary producer will deliver his final production project. On Saturday (Aug. 1), the rap mogul unveiled the cover art and track list for his album, 'Compton: A Soundtrack.' Continue reading…
It’s been almost 16 years since we’ve had a new album from OG rapper, former Death Row Records co-owner, and West Coast G-funk pioneer Dr. Dre. The famed N.W.A member …Read More
Dr. Dre will release his first album in 16 years, "Compton A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre."
Dr. Dre, the iconic hip-hop producer, has a new album coming out. Really. He’s been teasing an album called Detox, the follow-up to 2001 and his seminal The Chronic, for years. Now we finally have confirmation, via Billboard, that a separate new Dre album will come out this week. It’s called... More »
Compton: A Soundtrack features Ice Cube, Kendrick Lamar, Jill Scott, Snoop Dogg and Eminem.
Dr. Dre joined Apple as part of the Beats acquisition last year. Dre’s contribution to (aside from branding) is questioned by critics but fans of his work will be pleased to know he announced his first new album in fifteen years, entitled Compton A Soundtrack. The album can be preordered on iTunes now ready for release on August 7th. […]
Photo courtesy of iTunes The critically acclaimed N.W.A. movie Straight Outta Compton comes out in two weeks, and Ice Cube recently let slip that Dr. Dre would be releasing a new album of music inspired by the gangsta rap legends' landmark debut full length today, August 1st. Show More Summary
The rumors are true: Dr. Dre will release a new album in the near future. The rapper took to his Beats 1 radio show The Pharmacy to confirm reports of a Straight Outta Compton soundtrack produced by Dre as well as additional details regarding Dre's first LP since 1999's 2001. During Saturday's "Countdown...
Sixteen years after his last album, Dr. Dre is finally throwing his suffering fans a bone. The rapper and record producer announced on his Beats 1 radio show this Saturday that his soundtrack to “Straight Outta Compton,” an upcoming biopic about seminal 1980s gangsta rap group N.W.A.—which included Dr. Dre, Ice Cube and Eazy-E—will be released Friday as an Apple exclusive.
Dr. Dre just announced on Beats1 that he’ll be releasing a new album entitled Compton: The Soundtrack, that Ice Cube spilled the beans on earlier this week, on Apple Music this Friday and also confirmed that he scrapped Detox because he wasn’t feeling it. Dr. Dre held out for a few years, partnered up with […]
Long-in-the-works LP canceled in favor of Compton A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre.
What were you doing last time Dre had an album out?
A few days ago, Ice Cube said that the soundtrack to the upcoming N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton was coming soon and would be a new Dr. Dre album “inspired by Compton.” Now, as Pitchfork points out, Dr. Dre has just officially announced his third solo album Compton: The Soundtrack on his Beats 1 radio […]
Photo by Natalie Kardos Update: The album's official title is Compton A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre, and it's out on Aftermath/Interscope. It's available for pre-order on iTunes. Find the album cover and tracklist below. Dr. Dre has announced Compton: The Soundtrack, inspired by his work on Straight Outta Compton, the upcoming N.W.A. Show More Summary