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Watch Dr. Dre’s All-Star Tribute To Late NBA Legend Kobe Bryant (Video)


It can’t get much more West Side than this; than one of the greatest producers paying homage to one of the greatest ballers… EVER! The greatest LA beatmaker doing the damn thing for the greatest LA Laker (that’s coming from other Laker greats like Magic Johnson)

Dr. Dre delivers an epic tribute to Kobe Bryant with the help of Gibson Hazard and Jack Bannon.
– NBA on TNT

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Snoop Dogg x Dr. Dre – “Nuthin But A G Thang” (DJ Filthy Rich OG Beat Blend)

Okay, please excuse my early 90s spaz out… THIS IS STUPID DOPE FUNKY!!! Who knew? I mean, besides Snoop and Dre

Listeners tuned into the Questlove Supreme podcast this past Wed heard Snoop Dogg reveal that the original beat for ‘Nuthin But A G Thang’ was the famous intro beat to Southside Movement’s ‘I Been Watchin You.’ Snoop started rapping the first few bars, which left me wanting to hear the whole track. So I made it happen. Listen above to hear the story and the blend.
DJ Filthy Rich


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DJ Critical Hype – “The DAMN. Chronic” (Mixtape)

DJ Critical Hype with the mashup that is way more critical (acclaim) than ‘hype’… though we can say confidently that fans will be hyped when they hear it. Play “The DAMN. Chronic” now and hear some of the best K. Dot strewn over some of the best beatwork by The Doctor.


Former Record Industry Exec Speaks On Suge Knight (Video)

Damn. By three minutes in former industry exec Virgil Roberts spilled that Suge Knight had the powers-that-be shook EVEN THOUGH Suge was NOT a true OG. Wow.

Well, he was around back when Suge was really reigning; and he is very forthcoming with his what-had-happeneds in the interview above. More commentary on that era after the jump.

(Whoa! He talked about the Vanilla Ice balcony strong-arm incident in this, too? Yes.)

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Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine Are ‘The Defiant Ones’ (Video)

Getting close to the HBO four-part docu-series debut date: July 9th. Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre are “The Defiant Ones”. Got the latest trailer for that cued up above.

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Dr. Dre Says Hearing Snoop Dogg For The First Time Made Him Want To Do A Solo Album (Video)

Okay, so if there is any nod to Snoop’s importance to Hip-Hop history… Dr. Dre got the idea to do a solo album after hearing the Dogg snap on a track. Boom! More real talk like this on “The Defiant Ones” – coming to HBO this July.

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Eminem Speaks On Dr. Dre x Jimmy Iovine As ‘The Defiant Ones’ (Trailer)

Getting closer to the July 9th release of this one on HBO. You saw Em on “The Defiant Ones” trailer, so you’d expect him to figure prominently in the film; but what he has to say (here) might surprise you (dope line about the ‘levitator’ and the ‘innovator’). Watch him and others weigh in in poignant, as well as playful snips in the above teaser trailer.

And hey look… some cool content on the project’s Instagram (here).

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Dr. Dre + Jimmy Iovine Are ‘The Defiant Ones’ (HBO Trailer)

That music. Isn’t that on the movie soundtrack for “The Untouchables?” Because that’d be kind of dope.

The Defiant Ones is a four-part documentary series that tells the stories of Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre.

Debuting July 9th. Another related film coming to the small screen in the ‘Aftermath’ (get it?) of the “Straight Outta Compton” movie.

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Anderson .Paak And Dr. Dre Behind The Scenes Before Their Stage Performance (Mini-Documentary)

Interesting. Rehearsal is where .Paak is the most nervous. MESSAGE! Practice is where perfection is made. See the quintessence of that sentiment in this short clip showing Anderson .Paak and Dr. Dre putting their show together. It doesn’t just ‘come’ together. They PUT it together!

Aftermath’s next, Anderson .Paak brings his mentor Dr. Dre to the Coachella Valley stage; Beats by Dre gives the exclusive look behind the scenes. From rehearsals to Dr. Dre’s house, watch the moments that prepared them for their first performance together.

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T.I. “Dope” feat. Marsha Ambrosius (Prod. By Dr. Dre) [Video]

See the entire video exclusively on Tidal here.

T.I. is doing it MONSTER with a Dr. Dre beat to boot. Visuals have officially dropped for his “Dope” (featuring Marsha Ambrosius) video, and we got it for you above to peep. Lots of dope cameos, too.


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LL Cool J – “The Pharmacy” With Dr. Dre (Video)

Anybody who was not hollering by the time Uncle L wrapped that clip above with, “And you know I can’t live without my [Beats 1] RADIO,” go sit in the corner! Wait, come back. Just play it again, and act like you are supposed to act when you get LL going back to Cali to do do work with the West Coast’s most prolific producer: Act like you are losing your damned mind… Sick in the head. See a snip of LL Cool J’s visit with the Dr. Dre above.

The FULL show audio is below.

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Dr. Dre – “Back To Business” feat. Justus x Victoria Monet x Tip x Sly Piper


Ha! Okay Pharmacy, you earned a tag. Dr. Dre dug and released a new drug to serve us fiends for dopeness. Blessing this beat is Justus, Victoria Monet, Tip and Sly Piper getting “Back To Business.” Listen and love.


The Game – “Don’t Trip” feat. Ice Cube x Dr. Dre x Will.I.Am

Ah ha! So, they sample Showbiz & A.G.’s “Soul Clap” (nice). “Don’t Trip” over this jawn (embedded above) from The Game (featuring Ice Cube, Dr. Dre & Will.I.Am) off the “Documentary 2” album (out now, linked below).


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Rapsody Drops “Lost Ones” Freestyle On Dr. Dre’s Beats 1 Radio Show (Video)

So official! You see and hear it above. Rapsody in the studio with Dr. Dre, who declares her his “new favorite female MC. Check for her!” Maaaan, if 9th Wonder (with Jamla) has your back AND Dr. Dre is giving you massive respect (no fronting)… you got both coasts locked down! You have the game on SMASH harder than The Hulk. So shiiid, there is nothing left but to listen to Rapsody turn green (literarily) and go BEAST MODE; emceeing over one of the BEAST MODE tracks (Lauryn Hill’s “Lost Ones”) ever!! Listen.



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Dee Barnes Speaks On Being Assaulted By Dr. Dre Back In The Day & Her Place In Hip Hop History (Video)

Kevin Powell interviews Hip-Hop journalist Dee Barnes for HuffPost. That’s right, the story of the woman Dr. Dre attacked back in the day… the story that was missing from the N.W.A. biopic (“Straight Outta Compton”). Many heads have called the omission of this dark moment from the historic Hip-Hop story’s retelling foul. Well, watch and get Dee’s point of view.

Note: This interview is not all about the Dre assault incident. Kevin is allowing Dee to have her say, and then the story comes out. Watch. Very deep. There are still unhealed wounds to this day.

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Anderson .Paak Breaks Down His Verse On “Animals” Off Dr. Dre’s “Compton” LP (Video)

One of my favorite songs off of Dr. Dre’s new “Compton” album is “Animals” produced by DJ Premier featuring this artist right here!

Up and coming West Coast Rapper/Singer Anderson .Paak was featured heavily on Dr. Dre’s latest album “Compton” which was inspired by the new film “Straight Outta Compton.” Anderson performs and provides the meaning behind an important track to him on the album, “Animals” which was produced by Dr. Dre and DJ Premier.


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HBO First Look: Straight Outta Compton (Video)

Are you ready for this? This Friday? Whether you are or not N.W.A. is coming…Straight Outta Compton! But before the August 14, 2015, theatrical release, how about a 10-minute behind-the-scenes sneak peek?

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Straight Outta Compton: Ice Cube & Director F. Gary Gray Speak On The Movie & A New Dr. Dre Album For The Soundtrack (Video)

Philly’s Power 99 FM welcomed Ice Cube, F. Gary Gray (director of “Straight Outta Compton”), O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Ice Cube’s son, who plays his dad), and Jason Mitchell (playing Eazy-E) to talk about their upcoming movie release, the incident while filming involving Suge Knight, & the ‘Straight Outta Compton’-inspired album/soundtrack Dr. Dre will be releasing.

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Behind-The-Scenes: ‘Straight Outta Compton’ with N.W.A. & Fab 5 Freddy (Video)

Wowww… that CLASSIC Yo! MTV Raps footage of Fab 5 Freddy and N.W.A. on the ‘tour’ of South Central L.A. (Compton). Decades later, Freddy and ‘The World’s Most Dangerous Group’ sits down to talk about the forthcoming “Straight Outta Compton” movie (in theaters August 14, 2015). Commentary from Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, DJ Yella, MC Ren and director F. Gary Gray.


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Ice Cube Debuts N.W.A. Movie ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Trailer During A Recent Concert (Video)

While performing in Sydney Australia, Ice Cube gave N.W.A. fans a special surprise by debuting the trailer to the upcoming F. Gary Gray directed film ‘Straight Outta Compton’ based on the true story of Ice Cube’s legendary group N.W.A. to the crowd.  It appears someone had their camera phone ready & recorded the moment with fairly decent quality. Check it out right here. I’m hyped for when the movie drops in 2015.
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