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Dr. Dre


Considered by many to be hip-hop's greatest producer, Dr. Dre (b. André Young, February 18, 1965) pioneered gangsta hip-hop and his own variation of the sound, dubbed G-Funk. His very early albums were violent but cautionary tales of the criminal mind, but Dre's records with NWA celebrated the hedonistic, amoralistic side of gang life. Being ... See full bio »

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 2014/II The Interview (writer: "Medicine Ball" - as Andre Young)
 2014 Horrible Bosses 2 (writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - as Andre Young)
 2013 This Is the End (performer: "The Next Episode") / (writer: "The Next Episode" - as Andre Young)
 2012/I The Watch (performer: "The Next Episode", "Straight Outta Compton (2002 Digital Remaster) [Explicit]") / (writer: "The Next Episode", "Straight Outta Compton (2002 Digital Remaster) [Explicit]")
 2012 The Central Park Five (Documentary) (writer: "Bonus Beats" - as Andre Young)
 2012 The Dictator (writer: "The Next Episode" - as Andre Young)
 2012 21 Jump Street (writer: "The Real Slim Shady", "Straight Outta Compton" - as Andre Young)
 2012 Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (Documentary) (performer: "Bad Guys Always Die", "Forgot About Dre", "A Nigga Witta Gun", "Still Dre", "What's The Difference", "Nuthin' But A 'G' Thang", "The Next Episode")
 2011 Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (performer: "California Love")
 2011/I Bridesmaids (performer: "Natural Born Killaz")
 2011 Detention (writer: "In Da Club")
 2011 Battle Los Angeles (performer: "California Love")
 2011 Take Me Home Tonight (writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - as Andre Young)
 2010 Marmaduke (performer: "California Love")
 2010 Iron Man 2 (performer: "California Love" (Single Version))
 2010/I Valentine's Day (performer: "California Love")
 2009 Arthur and the Great Adventure (performer: "Still D.R.E.") / (writer: "Still D.R.E." - as Andre Young)
 2009 Fame (writer: "Approach to Danger" - as Andre Young) / (writer: "The-Boyz-N-The-Hood" - as Andrew Young)
 2009 Confessions of a Shopaholic (writer: "Rich Girl" - as Andre Young)
 2008 Beverly Hills Chihuahua (writer: "Rich Girl" - as Andre Young)
 2008 More Than a Game (Documentary) (writer: "In da Club" - as Andre Young)
 2008 Pineapple Express (writer: "Murder Rap" - as Andre Young)
 2008 Drillbit Taylor (writer: "Ass Like That" - as Andre Young)
 2008 Step Up 2: The Streets (writer: "Bounce" - as Andre Young)
 2008 Crips and Bloods: Made in America (Documentary) (performer: "California Love")
 2007 Dead Tone (performer: "Let's Get High") / (producer: "How We Do", "In Da Club", "Let's Get High") / (writer: "How We Do", "In Da Club", "Let's Get High" - as A. Young)
 2007 War (producer: "Afterlife") / (writer: "Afterlife" - as Andre Young)
 2007 Who's Your Caddy? (writer: "Straight outta Compton" - as Andre Young)
 2006 It's a Boy Girl Thing ("Without Me")
 2006 Tupac Is Not Dead (Short) (as Andre Romell Young, "Can't C Me")
 2006 Failure to Launch (performer: "Nuthin' But a 'G' Thang")
 2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin' (producer: "When It Rains It Pours")
 2005 Fuck (Documentary) (writer: "Fuck tha Police" - as Andre Young)
 2005 Domino (writer: "Choke Me, Spank Me (Pull My Hair)" - as Andre Young)
 2005 Harsh Times (writer: "Boyz-N-The-Hood" - as A. Young)
 2005 Underclassman (performer: "California Love (Original Version)")
 2005 Beauty Shop (writer: "In Da Club" (2003) - as Andre Young)
 2004 Barbershop 2: Back in Business (writer: "I'm Back", "Not Today" - as Andre Young)
 2003 Bad Boys II (performer: "Bitch Niggaz")
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (performer: "Nuthin' But A 'G' Thang")
 2003 Hollywood Homicide (writer: "Losin' Your Mind" - as Andre Young)
 2003 Head of State (writer: "The Next Episode" - as Andre Young)
 2003 Pauly Shore Is Dead (performer: "Forget About Dre") / (writer: "Forget About Dre" - as Andre Young)
 2002 Happy Homicidal (Short) (performer: "100 Miles and Running")
 2002 Dark Blue (writer: "F... tha Police" - as Andre Young)
 2002 Friday After Next (writer: "Family Affair" - as Andre Young)
 2002 OT: Our Town (Documentary) (writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - as Andre Young)
 2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember (producer: "Miss You (Dr. Dre Remix 2002)")
 2001 How High (writer: "Chin Check" - as Andre Young)
 2001 The Wash (writer: "Holla", "Str8 West Coast", "The Wash", "Encore Work Slow Evil", "2080 Guitar Beat", "Track 7", "Bad Intentions" (Music Video Instrumental) - as A. Young)
 2001 Training Day (performer: "Still D.R.E.", "Put It On Me") / (producer: "Put It On Me") / (writer: "Still D.R.E.", "Put It On Me" - as Andre Young)
 2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (writer: "Fuck Tha Police")
 2001 Scary Movie 2 (writer: "Let Me Blow Ya Mind" - as A. Young)
 2001 Bully (performer: "Forgot About Dre") / (writer: "Forgot About Dre" - as Andre Young)
 2001 Freddy Got Fingered (writer: "The Real Slim Shady" - as Andre Young)
 2001 Tomcats (writer: "X" - as Andre Young)
 2001 Down to Earth (as Andre Young, "Gin and Juice")
 2000 Next Friday (producer: "Chin Check") / (writer: "Chin Check" - as A. Young)
 1998 Bulworth (performer: "Zoom") / (producer: "Zoom") / (writer: "100 Miles and Running" - as A. Young) / (writer: "Zoom")
 1997 How to Be a Player (writer: "I Gotta Know" - as Andre Young)
 1995 Friday (performer: "Keep Their Heads Ringin'") / (writer: "Keep Their Heads Ringin'")
 1994 Gang War: Bangin' in Little Rock (Documentary) (performer: "Wit Dre Day (And Everybody's Celebratin' )") / (writer: "Wit Dre Day (And Everybody's Celebratin' )" - as Young)
 1994 Natural Born Killers (performer: "The Day the Niggaz Took Over") / (writer: "The Day the Niggaz Took Over")
 1994 Above the Rim (writer: "Pump Pump")
 1994 House Party 3 (performer: "Wit Dre Day (And Everybody's Celebratin')") / (writer: "Wit Dre Day (And Everybody's Celebratin')")
 1993 Poetic Justice (producer: "Niggas Don't Give a Fuck")
 1993 Menace II Society (writer: "DOPEMAN" (REMIX) - as Andre Young)
 1993 CB4 (writer: "Prelude", "Straight Outta Compton" - as Andre R. Young)
 1992 Deep Cover ("Deep Cover", "Love or Lust") / (performer: "Deep Cover")
 1991 Grand Canyon (writer: "Quiet on the Set", "F*** the Police")
 1991 New Jack City (writer: "STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON")
 1990 The Return of Superfly ("Eazy Street") / (producer: "Eazy Street")
 1990 The Freshman (writer: "STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON")
 1988 Coming to America (writer: "Comin' Correct")
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Other Works:

Music video for Eminem: "Just Lose It" See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

2-Pac feat. Dr. Dre | Dr Dre + Eminem | N.W.A. | Andre Young

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Engineering and mixing are absolutely key. Once a song is done, for me personally, it's usually two or three days to get the mix down. See more »

Trivia:

Became an employee of Apple Inc. on May 28, 2014 after it was announced that Apple will purchase his company Beats Electronics. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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