Dre's second solo album, , released on November 16, , was considered an ostentatious return to his gangsta rap roots. Chronic in May Other tentative titles included The Chronic and Dr.
Stephen Thomas Erlewine of the website AllMusic described the sound of the album as "adding ominous strings , soulful vocals, and reggae " to Dr. Dre was still a force to be reckoned with, despite the lack of major releases in the previous few years.
The album included popular hit singles " Still D. Dre was involved in several lawsuits. Dre over alleged infringement regarding its song "Backstrokin'" in his song "Let's Get High" from the album; Dr. Dre-produced Eminem track "Kill You" plagiarized his composition "Pulsion". Focus on production and Detox Logo used by era Dr. Dre Following the success of , Dr.
Dre focused on producing songs and albums for other artists. The album itself earned a Grammy and proved to be the fastest-selling rap album of all time, moving 1. Blige for her album No More Drama in Dre was the executive producer of Eminem's release, The Eminem Show. He produced three songs on the album, one of which was released as a single , and he appeared in the award-winning video for " Without Me ".
He also produced The D. Another copyright-related lawsuit hit Dr. In February , a judge ruled that Aftermath would have to halt sales of Truth Hurts' album Truthfully Speaking if the company would not credit Mangeshkar. Dre produced or co-produced four tracks on the album, including the hit single " In da Club ", a joint production between Aftermath, Eminem's boutique label Shady Records and Interscope.
Dre was attacked by a fan named Jimmy James Johnson, who was supposedly asking for an autograph. In the resulting scuffle, then-G-Unit rapper Young Buck stabbed the man. Dre and wanted Johnson charged. For an issue of Rolling Stone magazine in April , Dr. Dre was ranked 54th out of artists for Rolling Stone magazine's list "The Immortals: The Greatest Artists of All Time".
Kanye West wrote the summary for Dr. Dre, where he stated Dr. Dre's song "Xplosive" as where he "got his whole sound from". Dre's tenure at Aftermath have included a full-length reunion with Snoop Dogg titled Breakup to Makeup, an album with fellow former N.
A reunion album,  and a joint album with fellow producer Timbaland titled Chairmen of the Board. Dre's third studio album, formerly known as Detox, was slated to be his final studio album. Dre handled the bulk of production duties. Dre had around a dozen songs finished for Detox. The Planets, a break and Coachella Dr. Dre produced or co-produced 19 of 20 tracks on Eminem's album Relapse.
Dre during an interview at Fenway Park as the album's first single. Dre later announced in an interview that the song, along with any other previously leaked tracks from Detox's recording process, would not appear on the final version of the album. Dre with its Founders Award for inspiring other musicians. In an August interview, Dr. Dre stated that an instrumental album titled The Planets is in its first stages of production; each song being named after a planet in the Solar System.
In this break, he stated that he would "work on bringing his Beats By Dre to a standard as high as Apple" and would also spend time with his family. She stated that she had gone to Hawaii before the end of for a few weeks to work with him on "so many things" including his upcoming album and a project of her own among other unspecified projects. Dre's third album is no longer called Detox, but didn't reveal the new title.
Parker also refrained from revealing the new title because of the fact that the title hadn't been leaked online. He also told Shots Fired that there are as many as beats that have been created for the album over the years, but few of them have had vocals recorded over them.
Dre, including Snoop Dogg, fellow rappers 50 Cent and Game and producer DJ Quik , had speculated in interviews that the album will never be released, due to Dr. Dre's business and entrepreneurial ventures having interfered with recording work, as well as causing him to lose motivation to record new material. Straight Outta Compton film and Compton album On his Beats 1 radio show "The Pharmacy" on August 1, , Dre announced that he would release what would be his final album, titled Compton.
It is inspired by the N. It was released exclusively for iTunes and Apple Music on August 7. A physical version was published on August He also revealed that he suffers from social anxiety and due to this he remains secluded and out of attention.
Dre will additionally be an executive producer  on the show. Dre made his first on screen appearance as a weapons dealer in the bank robbery movie Set It Off. Dre also appeared in the movies The Wash and Training Day. Dre also appeared on two other songs "On the Blvd.
In February it was announced that Dr. Dre would produce dark comedies and horror films for New Line Cinema -owned company Crucial Films, along with longtime video director Phillip Atwell. Dre announced "This is a natural switch for me, since I've directed a lot of music videos, and I eventually want to get into directing. Dre produced Straight Outta Compton , a biographical film about N.
Dre logo In July , Dr. Dre released his first brand of headphones, Beats by Dr. Dre with some HP laptops and headsets. Dre announced the deal on October 9, , at a press event in Santa Monica , California. Dre the "richest man in hip hop", surpassing Diddy. The goal of the Academy has been stated as "to shape the future by nurturing the talents, passions, leadership and risk-taking of uniquely qualified students who are motivated to explore and create new art forms, technologies, and business models.