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Dr. Dre

Dr. Dre

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Snoop Doggy Dog and Dr Dre: Every Dogg Has His Dre

Report and Interview by Dele Fadele, New Musical Express, 14 May 1994

They called him an "evil bastard", said he shouldn't be allowed in the country, that there would be riots outside his hotel and gigs. But ...


Dr. Dre: The Chronic (Atlantic)

Review by Andrew Smith, Melody Maker, 20 February 1993

IT'S OFTEN been said that if NWA's last LP had a saving grace, it was Dr Dre's eerie and innovative production work. As far as ...

Dr. Dre: The Chronic (Death Row/Interscope Records 257128; CD and cassette)

Review by Amy Linden, The New York Times, 20 June 1993

AS HOMAGES to male bonding go, it would be hard to beat 'Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang', the hit single from The Chronic, the latest ...

Dr. Dre On How To Make An Album Doggystyle

Interview by J.D. Considine, Musician, February 1994

DR. DRE ISN'T a good advertisement for music school. "With all these players out here, why should I waste this much time learning how to ...

Bark without bite — Snoop Doggy Dogg & Dr. Dre: Brixton Academy, London

Live Review by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 2 May 1994

Snoop Doggy Dogg comes over like a pup at the Brixton Academy ...

Paw Coarse Men Of The Apocalypse: Doctor Dre and Snoop Doggy Dogg: Brixton Academy, London

Live Review by Gavin Martin, New Musical Express, 14 May 1994

A HOT South London night. The air is a heady mix of sweat, liquor, perfume… and bomb-ass skunk. Inside the Academy, a veritable ceremony is ...

Dr. Dre, Snoop Doggy Dogg, Rage — The Chronic Tour: Brixton Academy, London

Live Review by Angus Batey, Hip-Hop Connection, June 1994

WHEN YOU think about it, the very fact that this gig took place at all seems more than a little miraculous. With one of the ...

Various Artists: Murder Was The Case (Death Row/lnterscope 6544-92484-2 15 tks/74 mins/FP)

Review by Simon Price, Melody Maker, 12 November 1994

HOMIE-CIDAL MANY ACTS A new Snoop Doggy Dogg record? Yes and no and a whole lot more. Murder Was The Case is an extremely violent 18-minute ...

Biggie, Tupac et al: Hollywood or Bust-up

Report and Interview by William Shaw, The Observer, 7 July 1996

New York can lay claim to having invented rap, but LA has violently rewritten the rules. William Shaw charts an increasingly bitter rivalry ...

The Dre Today: Dr. Dre Presents: The Aftermath (Interscope/MCA)

Review by Neil Kulkarni, Melody Maker, 30 November 1996

Don't be fooled by his past, DR DRE is a one-man Motown, a pop perfectionist for the 21st Century ...

Still D.R.E.: Dr Dre: 2001

Review by Miles Marshall Lewis, L.A. Weekly, 24 November 1999

WEBSTER'S UNABRIDGED defines the all-American midlife crisis as a period of psychological stress occurring in middle age, thought to be triggered by a physical, occupational ...

Dr Dre: 2001 (Interscope/Aftermath)

Review by Amy Linden, People, Fall 1999

DR DRE’S THE CHRONIC (1992) not only put West Coast rap firmly on the map, the album became one of the biggest-selling hip hop records ...

Suge Knight: Death Wish

Report by Andy Crysell, New Musical Express, 5 August 2000

His rise and his fall has been a story of violence, pig-headed machismo and ruthless determination. Currently biding his time in jail, Death Row boss ...

Dr. Dre: 10 Reasons Not To Forget About Dre

Comment by Neil Kulkarni, Melody Maker, 15 November 2000


Dr. Dre: Doctor At Large

Interview by Steven Wells, New Musical Express, 16 December 2000

Straight outta Compton, Dr. Dre shaped the future of gangsta rap with NWA and lived to tell the tale. Now, the man responsible for giving ...

Dr Dre/Snoop Dogg/Eminem/Ice Cube: The Up In Smoke Tour (Eagle Vision)

Film/DVD/TV Review by Ian MacDonald, Uncut, March 2001

IN WHICH THE meanest mf-ers in contemporary hip hop, now wallowing in a gargantuan trough of dollars, give themselves 10 times more than enough rope, ...

Jerry Heller

Interview by Angus Batey, Hip-Hop Connection, January 2007

JERRY HELLER may just have the most undeservedly bad rep in the history of hip hop. ...

Dr Dre: The hip-hop head with a business brain

Guide by Dorian Lynskey, The Observer, 10 May 2014

The man cited by his peers as the most significant force in hip-hop is set to become its richest operator. But what does his $3.2bn ...

Jerry Heller, 1940-2016

Obituary by Adam Sweeting, The Guardian, 7 September 2016

Music manager who launched NWA and set up Ruthless Records with Eazy-E   ...

see also Snoop (Doggy) Dogg

see also Eminem

see also N.W.A.

see also Lady of Rage, The


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