Birth Name: Andre Romelle Young
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Years Active: 1983–present
Genres: Hip Hop
Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), primarily known by his stage name Dr. Dre, is an American record producer, rapper, record executive, and actor. He is the founder and current CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and a former co-owner and artist of Death Row Records, also having produced albums for and overseeing the careers of many rappers signed to those record labels, such as Snoop Dogg, Eminem and 50 Cent. As a producer he is credited as a key figure in the popularization of West Coast G-funk, a style of rap music characterized as synthesizer-based with slow, heavy beats. Dr. Dre began his rap career in the World Class Wreckin' Cru in the mid-1980s and performed with the group N.W....
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