Where would Hip hop be without Dr Dre? It’s one thing to create a hit, but to create a movement is something special. He is credited as a key figure in the popularization of West Coast G-funk, a style of rap music characterized as synthesizer-based with slow, heavy beats. The Dr’s resume speaks for itself. Six Grammy awards; 2 MTV video awards; CEO of Aftermath Entertainment; CEO of Beats Electronics; Previous co-owner and artist of Death Row Records; Charter member of NWA. Forbes Magazine estimates that Dr. Dre has an estimated net worth of $250 million.
To celebrate Dre’s 48th birthday, Here is a look back at some of his work, whether as an MC, producer or as a pitchman for a product
“Trust me I’m a Doctor”
1994 Grammy award winning track “Let Me Ride” For best rap solo performance
Malt Liquor anyone?
Sometimes the remix is better than the original
The comeback, with a lyrical assist from Snoop Lion and writing by Jay-z
Jay-z hit co-produced with Mark Batson
Even babymomma got production from the Doctor
Happy Birthday Dre! We look forward to more hits