Dr. Dre has been a priceless artist in the world of rap and hip-hop. He began his career aspirations at a very young age and eventually achieved his dreams. From his humble beginnings with the World Class Wreckin’ Cru, to his brash coming out party with N.W.A., to his own phoenix-like rise as a solo artist, and now as a mentor to some of the greatest recent talent in rap, the Compton-born producer has never eased his stranglehold on the game.
Dre’s natural musical talent helped him become a leading pioneer of rap music, his two solo albums, ‘The Chronic’ and ‘2001’ were super successful. He introduced to the world G-funk style of music that became an instant rage.
Here is the list of 12 Interesting facts about Dr. Dre – The Godfather of the American hip hop industry.
Dre actually has a harrowing family history from when he was still a baby. His parents, Verna and Theodore Young, were 15 and 16-years-old, respectively, at the time of his birth. Verna was 16-years-old in 1965 when she became pregnant, something that was almost unheard of at the time. Her friends and family pleaded she get an abortion, but she stuck to her guns and a rap legend was born.