In August 2008 Dr Dre's son was discovered unconscious by his mother Nicole Young. Toxicology tests were conducted following his death.
Dr Dre was a member of The World Class Wreckin' Cru.
He has produced all of N.W.A.'s albums.
Dr Dre's single Nuthin' But a 'G' Thang is on the soundtrack of the popular video game, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas from the rap radio station, Radio Los Santos.
Dr. Dre was/is associciates with WCWC, N.W.A., Ice Cube, Eazy-E, MC Ren, DJ Yella, Arabian Prince, The D.O.C., 2Pac, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, 50 Cent, Stat Quo, The Game, Obie Trice, Warren G, Busta Rhymes, Xzibit.
Dr Dre has been signed to many labels, including:
Priority Records (1988-1992)
Ruthless Records (1988-1992)
Death Row Records (1992-1996)
He is credited with revolutionizing rap by creating the style West Coast and G-Funk.
He has sold over 80 million records.
He is considering buying Death Row.
Dr. Dre's 2001 is sometimes referred to as Chronic 2001 or even Dr. Dre 2001.
His album 2001 sold 10 million copies.
The Chronic was recorded June 1992 at Death Row Studios; Mastered at Bernie Grundman Mastering; Mixed at Larrabee Sound Studios and sold more than 4 million copies.
Dr. Dre's Chronic album is 62:52 long.
Dr. Dre has produced 50 albums.
Dr. Dre has 30 singles in all 12 by him and 18 which featured him.
2001 Chart positions are: #2 US #2 UK and was 7x Platinum.
The Chronic Chart positions are: #3 US, #6 UK and was a 4x Platinum.
"F*ck Wit Dre Day (And Everybody's Celebratin')" was shortened to 'Dre Day' for Radio and Television Play.
In 1996 Dr. Dre left Death Row.
Dr. Dre can be seen at the end of the video I Love My B*tch [Chick] by Busta Rhymes.
Dr. Dre has three sons; Curtis (born on December 15, 1981), and Marcel (born in 1990). Curtis seems to be following in his father's footsteps, and is rapping under the name Hood Surgeon. Dr Dre's third son, Andre, was found dead in August 2008.
The song "Let Me Ride" off his debut album The Chronic gave Dre the 1993 Grammy for the Best Rap Solo Performance.
When Dre left Rythless records in 1991 he and his old companion Eazy-E began a feud. The feud lasted until 1995 when eazy-e was diagnosed with Aids. Dre went to visit eazy-e in the hospital, but it was too late he had died.
Dre and one of his best friends Snoop Dogg had a short fall out due to the beef between Dre and Jermaine Duprii. Dre made fun of Dupii staing he makes money off producing song for young rappers. One of these young rappers was Lil' Bo Wow who is snoop's cousin
Before joining Death row Dre was asigned to Eazy-E's Ruthless records
Crooked I is ghostwriting for Dre's new album Detox
Dr Dre's first signing was the DOC
2001, Dre's second studio album reached #2 US and #4 UK
The Chronic, released in December 1992, reached #3 US and #43 UK
Dr.Dre's single "Nothin' But A G Thang" was his only single to go platinum. It was released in 1993.
These are some of the latest mixtapes Dre has released
Detox - Millennium Of Aftermath Pretox 2005 Dretox 2005 Look Out For Detox Dr. Dre 2006 2006
Dre has been rapping since 1984
Dre has a dvd called "The Up in Smoke Tour" which showed Dre, Eminem, Ice Cube, Snoop dogg and Warren g on tour all over America. It has been regarded as one of the best rap concerts ever.
His first solo single was Deep Cover and it featured Snoop Dogg. It came from the soundtrack to the movie Deep Cover.
He produced Snoop Dogg's most successful album "doggystyle" which was released in 1993
Dr Dre is arapper and Producer. He is respected by most of the artists involved in the rap game.
Dr Dre has signed Wu Tang's "Raekwon" to his Aftermath label.
Dre and the rest of his label artists are in beef with Ja Rule's Murder INK
When dre left eath Row in late 1996 2Pac and Suge Knight started a feud with him. When 2pac died dre showed alot of respect.
Dr. Dre was supposed to release his third studio album "Detox" in 2004. He wasnt happy with it so he sold the beats to The Game his latest signing to the label.
He has beef with Jermaine Duprii.
"2001" was the second solo album released by Dr. Dre and it was released in 1999. It has gone 6 times platinum.
Dr.Dre's first solo album "The Chronic" went three times platinum
Dr. Dre was the executive producer of all Eminem's albums "The Slim Shady LP", "The Marshell Mathers LP", "The Eminem Show" and his final album "Encore".
Dr Dre and Snoop Dogg released a hit movie "The Wash"
Dr. Dre started the successful 'Aftermath' record label.
Dr. Dre left Death Row Records in 1996.
Dr. Dre won an MTV VMA (music video award) in 1995 for the hit single Keep Their Heads Ringin, from the movie Friday. The music video starred Chris Tucker, who steals and pilots a Boeing 747 (Chris Tucker plays Smokey, his character from the movie.)
Has an adult daughter, Tyra