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Dr. Dre

14 Aug, 2014

Dr. Dre (Andre Young) is an American record producer, entrepreneur and rapper born in 1965 in Compton, California. Young is the CEO and founder of Aftermath Records. He originally gained fame as a member of the rap group N.W.A. along with Ice Cube, Eazy-E, MC Ren and DJ Yella. From there, Young created Death Row Records with businessman Suge Knight. He released his solo debut album The Chronic in 1992. Young was a Grammy in 1993 for the song Let Me Ride. Young released his second album 2001 in 1999. He has produced albums for artists such as Snoop Dogg, Eminem, The Game, 50 Cent and Kendrick Lamar. In 2014, Apple. Inc. purchased his headphone brand Beats by Dr. Dre for an estimated$3 billion.  He is married to Nicole Threatt and has five children.