Dr. Dre, who has produced hits for Eminem, Tupac, Snoop Dogg and more, will be honored by the Recording Academy for his trailblazing production work.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andre “Dr. Dre” Young and Jimmy Iovine want a new high-tech building bearing their names at the University of Southern California to become a place where young creatives can...
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury on Wednesday found that Dr. Dre, music mogul Jimmy Iovine and their headphone company Beats Electronics LLC owe a former partner $25.2 million in royalties.
The Los Angeles Superior Court jury found Wednesday by a 9-3 margin that Beats breached a contract with Steven Lamar and his company Jibe Audio.
Dr. Dre has lost his trademark fight against Dr. Drai.
Dre, the rap mogul and record producer whose real name is Andre Young, opposed the trademark application of Dr. Draion M. Burch, a Pittsburgh gynecologist who styles himself "America's OBGYN."
Burch, whose website advertises that he's a sex expert and media personality, is known professionally as "Doctor Drai" — a shortened version of his first name — and in 2015 he sought trademark protection for it.
COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — Dr. Dre is pledging $10 million toward the construction of a performing arts center at Compton High School.
The Compton Unified School District said Thursday that the rapper-producer will help raise additional funds for the new facility, which is expected to break ground in 2020.
The Compton native said in a statement that his goal is to "provide kids with the kind of tools and learning they deserve."
NEW YORK (AP) — Corey Hawkins, who has had roles in "The Walking Dead" and as Dr. Dre in "Straight Outta Compton," will return to Broadway in the upcoming revival of "Six Degrees of Separation."
Hawkins will star as a brash con artist opposite Allison Janney and John Benjamin Hickey in John Guare's play, which was a finalist for the 1991 Pulitzer Prize for drama and received a best-play Tony Award nomination.
ATLANTA (AP) — Snoop Dogg said he initially felt misunderstood at the beginning of his rap career that ended up turning into a legendary one while accepting his "I Am Hip Hop" honor during a politically-charged BET Hip-Hop Awards show near Atlanta.
ATLANTA (AP) — Snoop Dogg, known for his ultra-smooth West Coast swagger and rap style, will be honored with the "I Am Hip Hop" award at the 11th annual BET Hip-Hop Awards.
BET said Tuesday that Snoop Dogg will receive the award Saturday during the taped event at the Cobb Energy Performing Centre near Atlanta. The show will air on BET on Oct. 4.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has dismissed the key claims in a lawsuit alleging that headphone maker Beats Electronics duped one of its early partners before negotiating its $3 billion sale to Apple two years ago.
The summary judgment issued late Monday by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge William Fahey resolves the heart of a case that accused Beats co-founders Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine of double-crossing former partner Noel Lee, founder of video and audio cable maker Monster LLC.
NEW YORK (AP) — Drake is dominating at the BET Hip Hop Awards for a third year, garnering the most nominations with 14.
BET said Thursday that the "Hotline Bling" rapper is nominated for album of the year, best live performer and other awards, to be presented Sept. 17 in Atlanta. The show will tape at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre and air on BET on Oct. 4.
Drake's latest album, "Views," has spent 12 weeks on top of Billboard's 200 albums chart.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors have declined to bring gun charges against rapper Dr. Dre.
A spokesman for the Los Angeles district attorney said Wednesday there was a lack of evidence that the record producer and entrepreneur had brandished a gun in public.
Sheriff's deputies had cited Dre for a misdemeanor after a man reported that Dre pointed a handgun at him and threatened him outside his Malibu home Monday.
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Dr. Dre has been cited after a man says the rapper pointed a handgun at him.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says the man told them he was parked outside a Malibu, California, home when Dre ordered him to leave and showed a gun.
Dre, whose real name is Andre Young, told sheriff's deputies he didn't have a gun and that the man was blocking his driveway. He says the man moved his car but parked nearby. He says the man drove off...