Why USC and not a black college, Dr. Dre? (The Los Angeles Times) Make no mistake: This donation is historic. It appears to be the largest gift by a black man to any college or university, comparable to the gift Bill Cosby and his wife, Camille, gave to Spelman College in 1988. Some 25 years later, their $20-million …
Now, here’s a weird one: Eminem’s publisher – Eight Mile Style LLC – is suing Facebook and an ad agency for using his song without permission; the ad agency is firing back, saying that the song’s production is incorrectly credited to Dr. Show More Summary
Rather than pulling down an advertisement that allegedly incorporated an Eminem song, Facebook's lawyers attacked hip hop legend Dr. Dre for stealing from Michael Jackson. read more
Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine gave USC $70 million to fund a degree for creative entrepreneurs. The program's success may depend on these things. With a modest $70 million grant from Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, the University of Southern California...Show More Summary
From the American Enterprise Institute’s countdown of the “21 Greatest Conservative Rap Songs Of All Time” is a close-reading of Dr. Dre’s “Still D.R.E.” featuring Snoop Dogg. It is not apparently a parody: [J]ust because something is hip and new it is not necessarily better (“Still the beats bang, still doing my thang / […]
Which means I am like 70 years old. This song, produced by one Dr. Dre, featured the rhymes of King Tee, Body & Soul, Def Jef, Michel'le, Tone-Loc, Above the Law, Ice-T, NWA's Dre, MC Ren and Eazy-E, J.J. Fad, Young MC, Digital Underground, Oaktown's 3.5.7 and MC Hammer. Show More Summary
Back in 1993, Dr. Dre told America to "Strap on your Compton hat." But 20 years later it's not Dre Day for his hometown of Compton, California, which, along with rap group N.W.A., helped put Dre on the map. Nowadays, Dre, born AndreShow More Summary
It was announced yesterday that Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine are gifting USC with a $70 million endowment to establish the Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation. The program will begin accepting students in 2014 and will offer a curriculum built around the following areas of study: [...]
As our sister blog The Informer reported yesterday, Interscope Records boss Jimmy Iovine and boss of all bosses Dr. Dre pooled together $70 million they had lying around to establish the USC Jim...
This story comes courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter. By Shirley Halperin Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre (ne Andre Young) have joined together to open the...
Two musical powerhouses are giving the University of Southern California a pretty generous gift. USC President C.L Max Nikias announced today that record producer Jimmy...
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rapper Dr. Dre and music mogul Jimmy Iovine have donated $70 million to establish an entrepreneurial undergraduate program at the University of Southern California, the Los Angeles school said on Wednesday.
When asked if he ever thought he would some day help launch a university program, Dre, after a long, hard laugh, answered, "Never in a million years." [ more › ]
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Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine are two of LA's biggest movie and business stars. They've turned artists like Lady Gaga and 50 Cent into celebrities and made clunky headphones popular by starting a business, Beats. Now they want to help Los Angeles have an even bigger business presence. Show More Summary
Tupac Shakur's hologram "performed" alongside Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre at the Coachella festival in 2012, and that trend will continue with Ol' Dirty Bastard and Eazy-E, who will be resurrected as holograms for the 2013 Rock the BellsShow More Summary
Inspiring the youth to follow in his footsteps.
Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine will donate $70 million Wednesday to the University of Southern California (USC) to fund a new music academy. For that price, the academy will be named the USC Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation. Andre Young is the name Dr. Dre’s parents [...]Show More Summary
Music producer Dr. Dre and music executive Jimmy Iovine will jointly donate $70 million to the University of Southern California to create a new program at the school.
They are donating $70 million for USC to create a new academy for students "who challenge conventional views of art and industry." The unveiling will officially be tomorrow at Interscope Geffen A&M Records in Santa Monica, but USC put out the release tonight.