Dr. Dre’s Andre Romelle Young, better known by his stage name Dr. Dre, is a rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur from the United States. He is the creator and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics, as well as a Death Row Records co-owner. He has worked with and produced tracks for a number of artists, including 2Pac, The D.O.C., Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Xzibit, 50 Cent, The Game, and Kendrick Lamar.

What are Dr. Dre’s highest-selling albums/singles?

  • 2001: 7,800,000
  • The Chronic: 5,700,000
  • Compton: 560,000
  • Dr. Dre Presents the Aftermath: 750,000
  • Concrete Roots: 475,000
  • “Crack a Bottle” (Single): 20,50,000
  • I Need a Doctor (Single): 22,55,000

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Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965) is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur known professionally as Dr. Dre. He is the co-founder and CEO of Death Row Records, as well as Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics. He has produced records and handled the careers of several rappers, including 2Pac, The D.O.C., Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Xzibit, Knoc-turn’al, 50 Cent, The Game, and Kendrick Lamar. He is credited with popularizing West Coast G-funk, a rap style distinguished by synthesizer-based rhythms and heavy, slow beats. He is the third richest person in hip hop, with a net worth of $740 million in 2017.

Full Name Dr. Dre
Net Worth $740 Million
Date Of Birth February 18, 1965
Place Of Birth Compton, California, USA
Height 1.85 m
Profession Rapper, record producer, businessman, CEO of ‘Aftermath Entertainment’ and ‘Beats Electronics’
Education Centennial High School, then Fremont High School, Los Angeles
Nationality American
Spouse Nicole Threatt (m. 1996- )
Children Curtis Young “Hood Surgeon”, , La Tanya Danielle Young, Andre Young Jr., Marcel Young, Truice Young, Truly Young
Parents Theodore Young, Verna Young
Siblings Jerome (deceased), Tyree (deceased), Shameka
Partner Cassandra Joy Greene, Lisa Johnson
Awards Grammy Award for Best Rap Album/Producer of the Year/Best Rap Solo Performance/Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group, MTV Video Music Awards, BET Hip Hop Awards, American Music Award for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist (2001, 1994), Soul Train Music Awards,Echo Award for Best Hip Hop/Urban Artist (2016…
Record Labels Death Row Records, Interscope, Aftermath Entertainment, Kru-Cut, Ruthless, Priority Records
Albums ‘Dr. Dre Presents: The Aftermath’ (1996), “The Chronic” (1992), “Compton” (2015), “2001” (1999), “Detox”, “First Round Knock Out” (1996), “Dr. Dre: Greatest Hits” (1997)
Music Groups N.W.A., World Class Wreckin’ Cru, Original Concept, Still D.R.E., The Next Episode, Forgot About Dre
Nominations Grammy Award for Album of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Rap Song, Grammy Award for Best Music Video, Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Performance, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Hip-Hop, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Male, Billboard Music Award for Top Rap Album, MTV Video Music Award for Best Ch…
Movies “Niggaz4Life: The Only Home Video” (1992), “Up In Smoke Tour” (2000), “The Wash” (2001), “Unity” (2015)
TV Shows “50 Cent: Bulletproof” (2005), “DPG 4 Life: Tha Movie” (2017), “All Eyez on Me” (2017)

Dre began his career as a member of the World Class Wreckin’ Cru. He rose to prominence as a member of the iconic gangsta rap group N.W.A, along with Eazy-E, Ice Cube, MC Ren, and DJ Yella, which popularized graphic lyrics in rap to depict the violence of street life. His 1992 solo debut The Chronic, released by Death Row Records, made him one of the best-selling American performing artists of 1993, and earned him a Grammy Award for the track “Let Me Ride.”

That same year, he produced Death Row labelmate Snoop Dogg’s quadruple platinum debut Doggystyle and mentored producers such as his step-brother Warren G (who went on to produce Snoop Dogg’s cousin Daz Dillinger’s multi-platinum debut Regulate…G Funk Era in 1994) and Snoop Dogg’s cousin Daz Dillinger (leading to the double-platinum debut Dogg Food by Tha Dogg Pound in 1995).

Dr. Dre left Death Row Records in 1996 to start his own company, Aftermath Entertainment. In 1996, he released Dr. Dre Presents the Aftermath, a compilation album, and in 1999, he released 2001, a solo album. Dr. Dre concentrated on producing other artists throughout the 2000s, occasionally providing vocals.

Dr. Dre signed Eminem in 1998 and 50 Cent in 2002, and they both co-produced records. He has six Grammys to his name, including Producer of the Year. Dr. Dre has appeared in films such as Set It Off, The Wash, and Training Day. Dre was placed 56th on Rolling Stone’s list of the “100 Greatest Artists of All Time.”,