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Happy Birthday Dr Dre!

February 18, 2013 | Daniella & Letisha Jones-Ellis

From rapping & acting, to producing, having his own line of headphones, becoming a CEO and creating protege’s, hip hop icon Dr Dre is definitely high on the list when it comes to music and business moguls of this present day.

Today we salute the Compton born talent as he celebrates his 48th birthday.

Real name Andre Young, Dre first became popular on the music scene in the rap group N.W.A., a group which also included Eazy-E and Ice Cube and saw the group release three studio albums in the 90s.

Dre then went on to release two solo albums The Chronic and 2001 and has left many fans eagerly waiting his next solo project titled Detox since.

In the meanwhile, releases from his protege Eminem, his business endorsements including the Beats by Dre headphones and his features on the tracks of many are just a few ways in which fans have stayed united with their fix of the hip hop favourite.

Here he is on the track titled after his and fellow rapper Kendrick Lamar’s hometown, ‘Compton’. Happy birthday Dr Dre!

Image Source: Hip Hop Lead

Video Source: YouTube