Andre Romelle Young was born in Compton,California on February 18, 1965, better known as Dr. Dre, he is a record producer, rapper, actor and entrepreneur, founder and current CEO of Aftermath entertainment and Beats electronics. Dre was previously the co-owner of, and an artist on, Death row records.
He has produced albums and paved the way for many rappers, likes of THE D.O.C, SnoopDogg, Eminem, Xzibit, Knoc-turn’al, 50 cent, The game and Kendrick Lamar. He is credited as a key figure in the popularization of West coast G funk, a style of rap music characterized as synthesizer-based with slow, heavy beats.
In 2014, Dr. Dre he was honoured as the second richest figure in the American hip hop scene according to Forbes with a net worth of $550 million; he is at the top of the 2015 Forbes list, with an estimated pre-tax take of $620 million in 2014.
This here are a top 10 list from his prowess self and we must admit that this works are no doubt still fresh like when it first dropped..
1. ‘California love’ with 2pac shakur and Roger Troutman this classic rocked the airwaves in 1997.
2. ‘let me blow ya mind’ a duet by female rapper Eve.
3. ‘no doubt’ with singer Gwen Stefani.
4. ‘Still dre’ Dre featured Snoop Dogg on this hit from his second album titled ‘from 2001’ this smashed the airwaves in 2000.
5. ‘Family affair’ with R&B sensation Mary J. Blige from her album ‘no more drama’ of 2001.
6. ‘How we do’ hit single of The game featuring 50cent of his 2005 album ‘The Documentary’.
7. ‘Beautiful’ by Eminem.
8. ‘No diggity’ by Dre this dropped in 1997.
9. ‘Hustlers’ with Nas.
10. ‘zoom’ with LL Cool J.
Not forgetting the ‘Murder was the case’ soundtrack of 1994… He has done alot when it comes to the entertainment scene and been a long journey to where he is today… Congratulations Dre!! keep the fire burning…