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First billionaire in Hip-Hop, Dr. Dre closes $3.2 billion Apple-Beats deal

Beats co-founder Dr. Dre is the first billionaire in Hip Hop as Apple was in talk to buy Beats for $3.2 billion on Thursday night. According to a clip featuring the producer and entrepreneur, which appears to confirm rumours of a $3.2 billion Apple buyout Read the rest of this entry

Dr Dre & Lebron James Cover ESPN Magazine

West Coast veteran, Dr Dre and Miami Heat athlete, Lebron James grace the new cover of ESPN magazine on “How Beats Conquered The Locker Room”.

They explain their partnership for the Beats By Dre empire. They also share a short playlist of songs to which they work out. The N.W.A Read the rest of this entry

Dr. Dre Is Highest Paid Musician Of 2012

Dr. Dre is really cashin’ out. After topping the Hip-Hop Forbes list of 2012 in September, Dr. Dre is back on the number 1 spot on the Highest Paid Musicians list released by Forbes with a cool $110 million in the pocket. Says Forbes Read the rest of this entry

“Beats Pill” from Beats by Dr Dre

Beats By Dre has just released their new product “Beats Pill”. Pill comes in 3 different color ways Black, Red, and White. Each Pill features high quality sound up to 30 feet, the Pill is wireless and Read the rest of this entry

New Beats by Dr Dre Executive

Along with the Beats Pill, Beats Electronics also introduces the Beats By Dr. Dre Executive, its first set of headphones after ending the partnership with Monster Cable. The new headphones is built with premium materials such as aluminum alloy, stainless steel and leather and delivers signature Beats by Dr. Dre sound. Beats By Dr. Dre Executive headphones comes in classic silver and is priced at $299.

Video: 3 Kingz – Rick Ross, Dr Dre & Jay-z

Visuals for 3Kingz, Rick Ross, Dr Dre and Jay-z. Now the lyrics makes more sense. Kinda

Music: 3 Kings – Rick Ross ft Dr Dre & Jay-Z

Rick Ross teams up with legends Dr. Dre & Jay-Z for what is without a doubt the most highly anticipated track from God Forgives, I Don’t. We present to you, “3 Kings”.


Tupac Record Sales Sky-rocket

The Tupac Shakur hologram that “performed” at Coachella with Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre cost between $100,000 – $400,000. Since the hologram appearance at the festival, Tupac’s name has been on every hip-hop head’s lips, blog and street — youtube has recorded about 5million views of the coachella performance.

Tupac’s record sales have grown and sky-rocketing; top 200 on Billboard. Charted at #129 with 4,000 albums sold, and singles like All Eyez On Me, Hail Mary, California Love, and more recorded a sum of 23,000 downloads and counting.

Hip-Hop Forbes List; Diddy Tops With $550 Million (2012)

The annual hip-hop top earning artists have been measured once again. The Forbes Five, a short list of hip-hop’s wealthiest moguls — topping the list at number one is the BadBoy records CEO, Sean “Diddy” Combs, followed by Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, Andre “Dr. Dre” Young, Bryan “Birdman” Williams, and the “Street King” 50cent closing the top5 list at no5.

Forbes say Diddy is the closest to becoming a billionaire, leading the pack with a net worth of $550 million. Diddy’s major earning from dealing Ciroc vodka; recently launched Ciroc Crowling. Sean John and Enyce clothing, Diddy also boasts stakes in clothing lines, marketing firm Blue Flame, record label Bad Boy — Diddy recently launched his cable network “REVOLT”.

Jay-Z standing strong at $460 million. He holds stakes in the New Jersey Nets, earns from his music, tour, his 40/40 Club. Jay-z sold his Roca Wear clothing label for $204 million in 2007 and signed 10-year $150 million deal with Live Nation in 2008, cosmetics company Carol’s Daughter and other businesses.

Dr. Dre ranks third with $270 million. In August, handset maker HTC paid $300 million to buy a 51% stake in Beats Electronics. Interscope label, Dre’s cut at $85 million after

YMCMBillionaire, Birdman ranks at No. 4 with $125 million. His Cash Money record label co-founded with his brother “Slim” made a whooping sum of $30 million distribution deal
with Universal in 1998. But the revenue went sky-rocket since the branching into YMCMB and signing new artists like Drake, Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne (who shares ownership of sub-label Young

Lastly, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson at $110 million. Earned $100 million on the sale of his Vitamin water, energy shot called Street King, themed videogames, shoes and books, movies, new headphone line SMS.

1. Sean “Diddy” Combs – $550 Million
2. Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter – $460 Million
3. Andre “Dr. Dre” Young – $270 Million
4. Bryan “Birdman” Williams – $125 Million
5. Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson -$100 Million

Music: The Recipe – Kendrick Lamar ft Dr Dre (+Lyrics)


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