Most rappers never get a Billboard #1. Jay Z didn’t get one until “Empire State Of Mind.” Drake still doesn’t have one, though that seems likely to change in the next few weeks. Dr. Dre doesn’t have one. Nas has never even made it into the top 10. Neither have Public Enemy or the Beastie […]
Rapper 50 Cent, more known these days for his body spray and condom endorsement deal than the music he pioneered with Eminem and Dr. Dre — as well as a pump and dump stock scheme and the excellent TV drama Power — videotaped himselfShow More Summary
Every year around this time, FORBES releases its list of rap's richest practitioners: the Forbes Five. And every year, the numbers and ranks change, but the names don't: Birdman, Diddy, Dr. Dre, Jay Z and 50 Cent. Will those same five figures make the list this year? Don't bet on it.
"We're all students of Dr. Dre."
No lie. In what was the closest the living world will ever get to a full-fledged N.W.A. reunion, Dr. Dre joined Ice Cube, DJ Yella, and MC Ren at Coachella to perform “Still D.R.E.” Kendrick Lamar accompanied them as well, Vulture reports.
Watch as Joey Bada$$ stops by The Cruz Show and summarily bodies a bunch of classic West Coast instrumentals including “Bow Down” by Westside Connection and “Deep Cover” from Dr. Dre. Previously: Joey Badass – 5 Fingers of Death Freestyle (Troy Ave Diss)
When it comes to rapper-endorsed audio brands, Beats remains the name to beat. But if you prefer 50 Cent over Dr. Dre, you may want to check out today’s Amazon Gold Box Deal.
Anderson.Paak brought out T.I. as a surprise guest during his first performance at Coachella last weekend, and for his second performance, he went even bigger. Last night, the SoCal singer/rapper was joined onstage by Kendrick Lamar and Dr. Dre, who first brought.Paak to most of the world’s attention through his features on Compton. […]
Star-studded affair featured performances of "Backseat Freestyle", "California Love", and more.
Coachella Weekend Two was shadowed by the death of onetime headliner Prince, who has given tributes both musically and visually. Dr. Dre completed the N.W.A reunion hinted at last weekend and Major Lazer hijacked the Do Lab. Here's some of the best things we saw on our second time around.
Featuring Dr. Dre himself.
In Ice Cube's first Coachella set he fell short of reuniting all of N.W.A. after Dr. Dre didn't show up. But this week, the 46-year-old actor and rapper was finally able to pull it off! On Saturday night, Cube and the rest of the surviving members of the rap group — MC Ren, DJ Yella, AND Dre [...]
During the first weekend of Coachella, Anderson.Paak was joined by T.I., who performed "About the Money" and "Bring Em Out." Last night, the Aftermath signee's set featured cameos from both Dr. Dre and Kendrick Lamar, who also made appearances...Show More Summary
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Ice Cube brought out his old N.W.A. pal Dr. Dre during his set at Coachella – TMZ Here’s the latest on Prince‘s autopsy results – Radar Demi Lovato says her body isn’t perfect with new bikini photo – US Weekly This celeb says Prince helped bring him out of a depression – Huffington Post It [...]
While Ice Cube's Coachella set last Saturday was likely the most energetic and star-filled of the weekend — MC Ren, DJ Yella, Snoop Dogg and Common — there was a very important person very obviously missing. Then again, Dr. Dre hadn't performed with N.W.A. Show More Summary
Unless you're Gene Simmons, in which case you're probably too busy waiting for the death of rap to read this story, you're about to see something no one has seen in a long, long time: Dr. Dre performing with N.W.A. After a performance of "Straight Outta Compton" at Coachella last ... More »
Ice Cube staged an N.W.A. sort-of-reunion at Coachella last weekend, but he seemed to have forgotten about Dre. Last night, though, Dr. Dre finally showed up for a full reunion of all the group’s surviving members during Cube’s set, where they performed Dre’s “Still D.R.E.” and 2Pac’s “California Love.” Kendrick Lamar, who inducted N.W.A. into […]
What seemed like the impossible finally happened: The surviving members of N.W.A performed together for the first time in nearly 30 years. After a partial reunion at Ice Cube’s main-stage slot during the first weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, it appeared the rapper would...
Ice Cube played Coachella's weekend 2 on Saturday night (4/23) and, unlike weekend 1, he delivered what everyone was hoping for: an N.W.A. reunion with all surviving members, including Dr. Dre... Continue reading…