Dr Dre: The Chief Architect of Gangsta Rap | News | Archinect A quiet, meditative biography of Dr Dre incorporating thoughts on utopian architecture, Le Corbusier and the evolution of rap. Kind of amazing
Dr. Dre (born Andre Young), record producer, rapper, entrepreneur, actor, former member of the World Class Wreckin' Cru and N.W.A, and founder/CEO (of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics). He was previously the co-owner and artist of Death Row Records and is credited as helping to popularize West Coast/G-funk of rap music. He is considered to be the greatest producer ever in rap music and was awarded 6 Grammys. His estimated net worth is $ 250 million
Describing how Dr. Dre was molded into one of the world's greatest hip-hop producers, this biography chronicles his rise to success, beginning with when he was just three years old. It then details his days as a deejay, showing how he mixed and spun his way to the top—using Grandmaster Flash as his catalyst—and eventually embarked on his destiny as the most in demand and greatest record producer in the world.