Dr. Dre

  • Birth name: Andre Romelle Young
  • Years active: 1983 - today
  • Born: 18 - 02 - 1965
  • Birth Place: Compton, California, United States
  • Genre: Hip hop
Biography: More than any other rapper, Dr. Dre was responsible for moving away from the avant-noise and political stance of Public Enemy and Boogie Down Productions, as well as the party vibes of old school rap. Instead, Dre pioneered gangsta rap and his own variation of the sound, G-Funk. BDP's early albums were hardcore but cautionary tales of the criminal mind, but Dre's records with NWA celebrated the...  [read more]
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