Dr. Dre Does Damage Control, Apologizes to “the Women I’ve Hurt” -Cosby Take Note

Dr. Dre, former N.W.A rap group member, producer, and entrepreneur, is trying to maintain his reign as the self-proclaimed “first billionaire in hip-hop” by doing some damage control on his women-beating past. On Friday, Dre released a statement to the New York Times attempting to apologize for his misdeeds against women: “Twenty-five years ago I … Read more

GIMME FIVE: Things Left Outta Straight Outta Compton

The musical biopic Straight Outta Compton directed by F. Gary Gray tells the story of the rise of the West Coast rap group N.W.A (Niggas Wit’ Attitude) and its members Ice Cube, Eazy E, Dr. Dre, DJ Yella and MC Ren. While the film was highly anticipated and well received at the box office, pulling … Read more

Dr. Dre Joins Legion of Rappers Peddling Alcohol

Drinks America Holdings Ltd. announced it will release a cognac and vodka line with Dr. Dre.

The company behind Trump vodka and Willie Nelson’s Old Whiskey River Bourbon will debut a flavored and unflavored sparkling vodka and a cognac brand in liquor stores to coincide with the release of the rapper/producer’s new album, Detox.

Dr. Dre joins many hip-hop personalities who are filling the coffers of high-end alcohol distributors by peddling alcohol to the black community (Diddy endorses Ciroc Vodka; Jay-Z totes Armand de Brignac’s Ace of Spades Champagne; Busta Rhymes created a catchphrase out of passing the Courvoisier).