Less well known is the history of his relationship with producing virtuoso Jimmy Iovine, founder of Interscope records and how head of Apple Music. The Defiant Ones , award-winning docu-series on HBO chronicled the story of the unlikely but wildly successful relationship between the rap impresario from Compton, and the scrappy underdog producer from Brooklyn, New York. His collaborations with artists like Snoop Dogg , Eazy-E and Eminem yielded era-defining tracks that rocketed to the top of the hip-hop charts and remain true classics of the genre. To celebrate his birthday, here are just a few of his influential productions. The lyrical content details the struggles rappers go through to express themselves in an age of radio and media censorship.
19. Truth Hurts ft Rakim – Addictive (remix) (2002)
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It's been 16 years since Dr. Dre last released an album, so when the Good Doctor drops Compton on Friday it will be an event. The album, and the upcoming August 14 release of the N. Over the past week, we've been digging through Dre's discography trying to figure out our favorite tunes. And then we came up with an idea -- how about we rank every solo Dr.
Either way, it rocks. In Dre wisely fled Death Row, a label about to go horrifyingly out of control , but not before producing one final anthem. He also paid homage to funk pioneer Roger Troutman, whose talk box provides the hook. But Fast Lane is amazing: the Curtis Mayfield-esque vocal and lush harmonies crashing against a sinister Dre beat, decorated with an eerie, shimmering organ and crawling analogue synth. That said, 50 Cent sold millions, and at their best his collaborations with Dre have a creepy power.
The discography of American record producer, sound engineer and rapper Dr. Dre consists of three studio albums , forty-two singles , including twenty-four as a featured artist , six compilation albums , one soundtrack album , and twenty-one music videos. Dre began his rap career in the World Class Wreckin' Cru in the mids and performed with the group N. A from to