DR. DRE's Career

Timeline created by tannergils
In Music
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    Andre Romelle Young is Born

    born to two teenage parents
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    Dre joins World Class Wreckin' Cru

    Alonzo Williams hires a 17 year old Andre to join his "cru" of DJs
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    Forms the rap group N.W.A

    group consisted of local rappers and Djs Eazy-E, Ice Cube, MC Ren and DJ Yella.
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    DRE leaves N.W.A

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    Dre is involved in a altercation with female TV Host

    brutally beat female tv personality Dee Barnes. he was given two years probation and she would file a 22.7 million dollar lawsuit which was settled in court years later.
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    Pleaded Guilty to battery of a police officer

    commited the crime in 1991
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    Releases first Solo "Chronic"

    this album would make Dre one of the top selling musicians
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    Leads police on a 90MPH Pursuit through Beverly Hills

    Andre was charged with a DUI which broke his probation agreement, sent to jail for 8 months
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    breaks from Death Row Records and creates own Label "Aftermath"

    wanted to leave Suge Knights toxic label
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    Dre Discovers Eminem

    Dr. Dre discovers a Detroit rapper and produces an album that skyrockets Slim Shadys career.
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    Dre releases second album "2001"

    certified 6 times platinum
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    Sold a share of Aftermath Entertainment

    He earned a total of 52million dollars from this move
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    Dr. Dre and Jimmy Lovine Create Beats Entertainment

    "Beats by Dre" headphones, earphones, and speakers
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    Named highest paid artist of the year

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    DRE and Jimmy create Jimmy Loving and Andre Young Academy of the Arts

    In University of South California (70mil joint donation)
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    DRE and Jimmy sell Beats to Apple

    "the biggest single-year payday of any musician in history" -Forbes