- Birthday18th Feb, 65
- Birth PlaceUnited States
- Marital statusMarried
Andre Romelle Young, better known by his stage name as Dr. Dre, is an eminent rapper and producer, who attained prominence with his solo album “The Chronic” and triumphant rap record label “Death Row Records”. The rapper who also produced some of the “Snoop Doggy Dogg” and Eminem's albums, pioneered gangsta hip-hop and delivered a number of platinum selling albums. Also known for his inflammatory lyrics and the unique variation of his sound during gigs, the extremely confident Grammy winner claims that he can make a record hit even with a three year old, which can be considered true considering he immense potential the rapper has.
Born Andre Romelle Young in 1965 in Los Angeles, Dr. Dr started his early career performing gigs as a hip-hop deejay at the night parties in the south-central district. He founded the group “Niggaz with Attitude” (N.W.A) with his fellow rappers Ice Cube and Eazy-E, which brought a revolution in the gangsta rap movement. The group's second album “Straight Outta Compton” had a criminal theme based on violence, featuring overt descriptions of street violence and drug trade. With Suge Knight, he founded Death Row Records which later became one the most triumphant rap record labels. His solo album “The Chronic”, featuring the Grammy-winning single “Let Me Ride”, went multi-platinum. After the success of his solo album, the rapper entered into producing other artists' work, collaborating with Jay-Z, 50 Cent, Snoop Doggy Dogg and Eminem.
A respected musical artist in the industry, Dr. Dre makes tons of money and lives a lavish lifestyle. The musician rubs shoulders with some of the most elite people in the world of entertainment as he attends the town’s most exclusive parties. On the personal front, the rapper is married to “Nicole Threatt” and has five children, out of which one of his sons Andre Young Jr passed away in 2008.
Family & relationships
Woodland Hills home
The rapper owns an eight bedroom plush home in the Woodland Hills of Los Angeles, which he bought in 2008 for a reported approximate value of $3.2 million. Spread over a half acre, the 1987 built home features a marvelous architecture design.
Location: The lavish home is positioned in Woodland Hills of Los Angeles, USA.
Accommodation: The plush home incorporates 13,748 square feet of living space and features eight luxurious bedrooms, six exotic bathrooms, and a swimming pool for outdoor fun. The home also includes a four-car garage offering separate space for parking the vehicles. Adorned with beautiful artworks, the home’s spacious interiors look gorgeous, while the lush greenery on outside offers a soothing environment.
Massive interior space
The rapper owns a Hummer H2; a military styled SUV from General Motors featuring some common and unique characteristics. Equipped with a 6.2-liter V8 engine, H2 delivers 393-hp and high ranges of torque. Its U.S. military Humvee-inspired styling and bulky size makes it a sweaty heavyweight prizefighter. The spacious cabin features a beautifully designed dash, comfy seats, switchgear and multiple electronics interfaces. The incorporated advanced features include a driver-selectable rear differential locker and a DVD-based navigation system. H2 is a superb performer in off-road situations, as it can roll over almost any type of terrain without getting jammed or damaged, thanks to the 10 inches ground clearance, protected underbody and a generous wheel travel.
Military inspired styling
Producer Dr. Dre was spotted spending vacations with his wife and kids at the Hawaii islands, real paradise islands offering a rich and vast experience for the visitors. A platform of evolution, the Hawaiian Islands feature the world's most spectacular scenery, sandy beaches, gorgeous waterfalls and tropical rainforests.
Location: One of the most eminent vacation destinations, Hawaii islands is located in USA.
Accommodation: A truly welcoming atmosphere along with perfect blend of service and ambience is offered by the luxury hotels and resorts on the island, which provide comfy suites featuring world class amenities
Main Attraction: Hawaii offers the perfect holiday spot for enjoying a luxurious vacation. The islands feature literally everything from spectacular resorts, alluring beaches to the world's most dramatic scenery. Presence of many diverse micro-environments and a nearly consistent weather make the island ideal for exploring anytime. The visitors can explore the island’s tropical rainforests, incredible golf courses, gorgeous valleys and waterfalls, sunny beaches, intimate sunrise and sunset, massive volcanoes, classic art galleries, soothing massages for rejuvenation, and incredible shopping destinations.
The rapper was spotted spending vacations at the St Tropez in French Riviera, which is considered a blissful vacation spot for the wealthy and eminent. Featuring gorgeous resorts, rich cultural history, marvelous beaches and landscapes, St Tropez is a bona fide recreational area to discover and have fun.
Location: St Tropez is located in French Riviera in France.
Accommodation: Intelligent, delightful and tolerant service for the visitors is ensured by the marvelous hotel and resorts at St Tropez. The spacious and sophisticated rooms are equipped with brilliant furnishings and bedding, offering the perfect luxurious accommodation for the rich. Some magnificent hotels in the area include Hotel La Ponche, Hotel Le Mouillage and many more.
Main Attraction: Spread along a five-kilometer shore, the collection of marvelous beaches provided the visitors with ample fun outdoor activities like water skiing, windsurfing, sailing and scuba diving. The ancient museums offer the art lovers to explore different aspects of the rich cultural history. The elegant restaurants at St Tropez offer delicious cuisine for all tastes. An entertaining nightlife is ensured with the numerous night parties and events happening at the St. Tropez clubs.
Radio Station Fund
Dr. Dre supports the Radio Station Fund, which offers relief assistance to the victims of natural and other disasters. The rapper donated $1 million to Los Angeles radio station KPWR-FM, to help the victims of the terrorist attacks in US. The charity of Radio station KPWR-FM, the “Power Of A Dollar Relief Fund” provides financial assistance to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.
The eminent rapper makes use of an “Akai MPC-3000” music synthesizer, while working tunes in his music studio. The music synthesizer features 64-Track MIDI Sequencer combined with a 32-voice 16bit Stereo Digital Sampler for a professional audio production. The programming machine unit offers easy and efficient sampling and rock solid sequencing with its intuitive and ergonomic interface, making it the ultimate user friendly music synthesizer.
The eminent rapper Dr. Dre employs an “Apple 23” Cinema HD Display” in his music studio, which reveals his like for the world famous brand. The Apple HD display features a stunning design with its aluminum neck and base and brushed-aluminum sleek body. The gorgeous Apple LCD delivers a beautiful image quality with bright colors and absolute clarity, and also incorporates integrated USB and FireWire ports.
Dr. Dre Red Sox
The rapper has been spotted listening to his favorite numbers on Dr. Dre Studio Red Sox Edition headphones, featuring an advanced driver design in form of extra large speaker drivers for delivering super deep bass and precise audio clarity. The high definition headphones incorporate precision-engineered high powered digital amplifier to produce superb digital music without distortion.