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Dr. Dre

Name in Native Language: "Andre Young" (English/EN)
Actor / Audio Engineer / Film Producer / Composer / Screenwriter / Music Executive / Television Producer / Film Director | * 02/18/1965 (56) | Compton, California (United States of America (USA))
Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), known professionally as Dr. Dre, is an American rapper, audio engineer, record producer, and businessman. He is the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics, and previously co-founded, co-owned, and was the president of Death Row Records. Dr. Dre began his career as a member of the World Class Wreckin' Cru in 1985 and later found fame with the gangsta rap group N.W.A. The group popularized explicit lyrics in hip hop to detail the violence of street life. During the early 1990s, Dre was credited as a key figure in the crafting and popularization of West Coast G-funk, a subgenre of hip hop characterized by a synthesizer foundation and slow, heavy beats. Dre's solo debut studio album The Chronic (1992), released under Death Row Records, made him one of the best-selling American music artists of 1993. It earned him a Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance for the single "Let Me Ride", as well as several accolades for the single "Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang". That year, he produced Death Row labelmate Snoop Doggy Dogg's debut album Doggystyle and mentored producers such as his stepbrother Warren G (leading to the multi-platinum debut Regulate...G Funk Era in 1994) and Snoop Dogg's cousin Daz Dillinger (leading to... ()
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Andre Romelle Young, known by his stage name Dr. Dre, is an American rapper, record producer, record executive, entrepreneur, and actor. He is the founder and current CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics.

Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | Music | Drama

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California Hall of Fame Favorite Rap/hip Hop Artist

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Movies with Dr. Dre as Actor(27)

as Self - Hip-Hop Artist (archive footage)2021 Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell
as Self (archive footage)2020 Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert
as himself2018 Quincy
as Himself - Narrator (voice)2015 Unity
as himself2011 I Need a Doctor
as himself2007 Beef IV
as Himself (archive footage)2003 Beef
as himself2003 Pauly Shore Is Dead
as Himself - Rap Artist / Producer2001 Welcome to Death Row
as Paul2001 Training Day
as Sean2001 The Wash
as himself2000 The Up in Smoke Tour
as Don Flip Crew #11999 Whiteboyz
as himself1997 Rhyme & Reason
as Black Sam1996 Set It Off
as himself1995 The Show
as himself1992 N.W.A. - EfiL4zaggiN

TV Shows/Series with Dr. Dre as Actor(3)

Movies with Dr. Dre as Crew(7)

Production/Producer2015 Straight Outta Compton
Sound/Music2011 I Need a Doctor
Production/Executive Producer2003 50 Cent - The New Breed
Writing/Writer2000 The Up in Smoke Tour
Directing/Director2000 Stan
Directing/Director1995 Murder Was the Case: The Movie
Production/Executive Producer1995 Murder Was the Case: The Movie

Additional Information

Full Name: Andre Romelle Young
Born: Thursday, 02/18 1965 (February) in Compton, California (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 56 years + 283 days)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: John C. Fremont High School, Centennial High School
Employer: Apple Inc.
Member of: World Class Wreckin' Cru
Record Label: Kru-Cut Records, Ruthless Records, Priority Records, Death Row Records, Interscope Records, Aftermath Entertainment
Children: Hood Surgeon, La Tanya Danielle Young, Truice Young
Other names for Dr. Dre (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Andre Young"
"Andre Romelle Young"
"N.W.A."
Dr. Dre frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (29x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (25x, Actor)
Bill Hader (22x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (18x, Actress)
Jason Sudeikis (16x, Actor)
Snoop Dogg (15x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (15x, Actor)
Will Forte (13x, Actor)
Maya Rudolph (12x, Actress)
Eminem (11x, Actor)
Amy Poehler (9x, Actress)
Ice Cube (7x, Actor)

Other people with this name: Dr. Dre

WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:49618, Added: 05/14/2018, Last updated: 11/19/2021