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Apple Rejects Dr. Dre’s Television Show Due To Excessive Violence

Two and a half years ago, Dr. Dre announced plans to tell his life story through a series in partnership with Apple. The show, titled Vital Signs, began pre-production less than three years after Apple's 2014 acquisition of Beats By Dre for a reported $1 billion. In addition to producing, Vital... Read more

Jay Electronica Threatens Eminem For Saying Puffy Had Tupac Killed

Earlier today (September 14) Eminem sent shock waves through the Rap community with his latest MGK diss, "Killshot." The second Em offensive aimed at the Cleveland, Ohio rapper in the last three Fridays was in response to the Bad Boy Records artist's "Rap Devil," a scathing reply to Slim Shady's... Read more

Dr. Dre’s Next Film Project Is Bringing Marvin Gaye’s Life To The Big Screen

Dr. Dre has a great history of mixing music and film, and he's using that experience in attempting to bring to life the story of Marvin Gaye on the big screen. Dre famously was a producer for the 2015 N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton, and now he's reportedly in the... Read more

These Unreleased Dr. Dre Chronic 3 Snippets May Be Lost Tapes From Detox (Audio)

Dr. Dre seemingly put all Detox anticipation to rest when he released his 2015 album, Compton. It was seen as his third and final solo studio album in a classic lineage dating back to 1992's The Chronic solo debut. Whether shelved or scrapped, the promoted album known as Detox, which... Read more

The Outlawz Dispute Jimmy Iovine’s Claim That He Bailed Tupac Out Of Jail (Video)

The Outlawz have a complicated history with Death Row Records. Tupac's squad of New Jersey proteges would never release an album on Suge Knight and Dr. Dre's label. Marketed as acts on the imprint following Pac's death, they did sign, however, 1999's Top 10 Still I Rise album famously did... Read more

Dr. Dre Apologizes To Dee Barnes For 1991 Assault In Upcoming Documentary (Video)

Director Allen Hughes, one half of the Hughes brothers (who are responsible for films like Menace II Society, Dead Presidents and The Book of Eli), sat down with Sway In The Morning to discuss his new documentary series about Dr. Dre and Interscope Records co-founder Jimmy Iovine titled The Defiant... Read more

Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine Have Made $1 Billion Together. A New Film Tells Their Story

Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine go back 25 years. Combined, they have made more than a billion dollars in ventures ranging from music to headphones and consumer electronics to film. That story of a friendship and business relationship from two producers-turned-moguls will be the subject of upcoming HBO documentary The... Read more

Dr. Dre Becomes The First Hip-Hop Artist To Create An Entire College Degree

Earlier this year, Dr. Dre was reported to become Hip-Hop's first billionaire. The Compton, California native has come a long way from selling mixtapes at L.A. swap meets like The Rodium, in the 1980s: The #1 earning Forbes Hip-Hop artist in 2014 is doing big things with his fortune. Teaming... Read more

Beats Music x Apple Deal Is Confirmed. Dr. Dre To Become Apple Executive

After three weeks of speculation, Dr. Dre is believed to have officially become Hip-Hop's first billionaire. Today (May 28), USA Today confirmed the Beats Electronics (previously Beats By Dre) buyout by Apple for a reported $3 billion. The latter company's CEO, Tim Cook declared, "This [deal] is about music and... Read more

Suge Knight Expands on Why He Believes Game & Kendrick Lamar Have “Slave” Record Deals (Video)

In February, Suge Knight started a controversy by saying artists like Game and Kendrick Lamar were "slaves" to their record companies. Now, he expands on those comments, explaining his aim was not to disrespect those artists but to call out their record company, specifically Interscope and Jimmy Iovine. Of course,... Read more