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Dr Dre Names Highest Paid Musician

11th December 2014

Dr. Dre has been named the highest-paid musician of 2014 by Forbes magazine.The music mogul topped the financial bible's annual list after picking up a staggering $620 million in the last year, largely due to...

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Dr. Dre Named Highest-paid Hip Hop Act

25th September 2014

Dr. Dre is the highest-paid act in hip hop, earning $620 million.The rap mogul's enormous pre-tax profits mostly come from his sale of his Beats Audio headphone range to Apple earlier this year.The deal -...

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Dr Dre Named Hip Hop's Highest Earner

24th September 2014

Dr. Dre has been named the highest-paid act in hip hop, with earnings of $620 million.The rap mogul's staggering pre-tax profits come largely thanks to the sale of his Beats Audio headphone range - which...

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Dr. Dre Eclipses Competition To Top Forbes' World's Highest-paid Hip-hop Act List, Earning $620 Million

By Nick Hill | 23rd September 2014

When it comes to the world of hip-hop, there is only one king and his name is Dr. Dre! The American, rapper, producer, record label owner and entrepreneur recently eclipsed all competition when becoming No.1...

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Kendrick Lamar Samples Isley Brothers On New Track, 'I' [Listen]

By Michael West | 23rd September 2014

Kendrick Lamar has returned with his first single since 2012. Entitled 'i', the song samples The Isley Brothers' song 'That Lady', previously used in tracks by The Beastie Boys and Charles Hamilton. The song premiered...

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P Diddy Buys $40 Million La Mansion

16th September 2014

P. Diddy has snapped up a new $40 million mansion.The rapper - real name Sean Combs - has reportedly closed escrow on a sprawling European-style villa in Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, close to where Michael...

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Paul Giamatti To Star In Nwa Biopic

18th August 2014

Paul Giamatti has been cast in 'Straight Outta Compton', the new biopic of hip-hop group NWA.Giamatti, 47, will play the role of Jerry Heller, the manager of the iconic hip-hop group that achieved worldwide fame...

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Ice Cube Loves Collaborating With Dr Dre

25th July 2014

Dr Dre is Ice Cube's favourite collaborator.The rapper-turned-actor has worked with a host of stars but admitted Dre is always his first choice as they never fail to come up with something special.He told MTV:...

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Everything We Know So Far About ‘Straight Outta Compton’ The N.w.a. Biopic

By Stephanie Chase | 18th July 2014

The story of influential rap group N.W.A. is getting the Hollywood treatment, with biopic Straight Outta Compton about to begin production. With the main cast in place, this week the movie found itself in the...

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What Was Universal Thinking With 'Straight Outta Compton' Casting Call?

By Michael West | 18th July 2014

Universal has apologized after an agency working on its behalf issued an offensive casting call for the N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton, asking for woman in four different categories based on their attractiveness and ethnicity....

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Eminem's Wembley Stadium Gig Loses Itself In The Sheer Size Of The Place

By Jack de Aguilar | 16th July 2014

Eminem didn’t want to perform at Wembley Stadium, the 90,000-seater home of the English national football team. Instead, he wanted to be part of the Hyde Park British Summertime lark but was refused due to...

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Eminem Rocks London In Very First Wembley Gig

By Victoria Pavlova | 15th July 2014

So Eminem is still a thing. Despite the rapper’s career deflating slightly after the 00s, he is still big. Big enough to fill Wembley Arena with screaming fans. In fact, Slim set sort of a...

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Eminem Welcomed Dr Dre On Stage At Wembley Gig

12th July 2014

Eminem was joined by Dr Dre for a rare performance during an explosive gig at Wembley Stadium last night (11.07.14). The 'Berzerk' rapper took to the stage after being banned from Hyde Park because of...

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Beyonce Tops Celebrity 100

30th June 2014

Beyoncé has topped Forbes magazine's annual Celebrity 100 list.The 'Drunk in Love' singer topped the annual list - which is compiled based on estimated earnings, how many times a celebrity is mentioned in the media,...

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Nwa Biopic Straight Outta Compton Gets A Release Date

By Jack de Aguilar | 20th June 2014

The NWA biopic, ‘Straight Outta Compton’, has a release date and a first-look picture courtesy of the collective’s most successful solo breakout artist, Dr Dre. He announced on Twitter that the Universal project will be...

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Kendrick Lamar Confirms New Dr. Dre Collaboration

12th June 2014

Kendrick Lamar is collaborating with Dr. Dre on his new album.The 26-year-old rapper has confirmed the hip-hop legend has been helping him record his third LP, following on from Dre executive producing Kendrick's last album,...

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Dr. Dre Buys Gisele Bundchen And Tom Brady's Mansion For $40m

5th June 2014

Dr. Dre has reportedly bought Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady's Los Angeles mansion for $40 million. The rapper and producer has had his eye on the impressive custom-built home in Brentwood for a few months...

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Dr Dre Sells Beats For $3 Billion

29th May 2014

Dr. Dre has secured a deal to sell his Beats Music business to Apple for $3 billion, making him the richest artist in hip-hop. The co-founder, who launched the headphones and streaming service with friend...

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Rita Ora To Open Horticultural Shops

19th May 2014

Rita Ora is planning to open her own horticultural shops.The 23-year-old singer - whose recently finished filming 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and has also had a taste of the fashion industry modelling DKNY - is...

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Dr. Dre To Buy Gisele's $50million La Mansion

11th May 2014

Dr. Dre is buying Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady's $50million Los Angeles mansion. The rapper and producer, who is in talks to sell his Beats Electronics business to Apple for a rumoured $3.2billion, has been...

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Apple To Buy Dr Dre's Beats Electronics For $3.2 Billion. That's Billion.

By Michael West | 11th May 2014

Technology giants Apple are hoping to wrap up a $3.2 billion deal to buy Dr Dre's Beats Electronics, according to various media reports. Negotiations are thought to be at an advanced stage and a deal...

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Dr Dre Set To Become Billionaire

10th May 2014

Dr Dre could be set to become hip-hop's first billionaire. The rapper and producer is in talks to sell his Beats Electronics headphones business to technology giant Apple for $3.2billion, making him the richest hip...

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Dr Dre Is Hip Hop's First Billionaire, Meet Hip Hop's Five Richest Artists

By Sophie Miskiw | 10th May 2014

We hope there's no hard feelings! Dr Dre has overtaken Sean Combs AKA Puff Daddy (or is it P. Diddy, or Puffy, or Diddy?) to become hip hop’s richest man. The rapper has finalised a...

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Dr Dre Splashed $40 Million On Tom Brady's Pad, But There's A Caveat

By Michael West | 7th May 2014

Dr Dre has lodged on offer of around $40 million for Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen's Los Angeles mansion, according to TMZ.com. Tom and supermodel Gisele listed the 18,700 sq. ft Brentwood estate for $50...

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P. Diddy's Dog Is Dead

19th April 2014

P. Diddy's pet dog has died. The 44-year-old rapper - whose real name is Sean Combs - has been left devastated following the passing of his beloved golden-haired pooch, Honey, yesterday (18.04.14). Diddy broke the...

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Dr Dre Overtakes Jay Z On Rich List

17th April 2014

Dr Dre has overtaken Jay Z on Forbes' list of the richest hip hop artists.The magazine has revealed the rapper's Beats by Dre headphones company made $1.2 billion last year, earning him $200 million, meaning...

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Ice Cube: It's Tough To Cast For N.w.a Biopic

15th April 2014

Ice Cube claims he's finding it difficult to cast the right actors in the 'Straight Outta Comptom' movie.The rapper has been working on the N.W.A biopic about the iconic 80s hip hop group and has...

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Kendrick Lamar Wasn't Nervous Meeting Dre

5th February 2014

Kendrick Lamar wasn't nervous when he first met with Dr Dre.The rappers worked together on Kendrick's 2012 album 'Good Kid, Maad City', with Dre appearing on the track 'Compton', but Kendrick didn't feel anxious before...

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Dr Dre & Jimmy Iovine Set Out To Conquer The Music Streaming Market With 'Beats Music'

By Joe Wilde | 19th January 2014

Dr Dre was already a legend by the time he first released his Beats By Dre headphones in late 2008 and since then he has surpassed the levels of music immortality to become one of...

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Most Songs? Nah - Beats Will Use Algorithms And At&t To Decimate Spotify

By Jack de Aguilar | 16th January 2014

The imminent arrival of Dr. Dre’s latest business venture, the streaming service Beats, has got Spotify looking over its green shoulder – and rightly so. With hype building for the Jan. 21 launch, some of...

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