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Dr. Dre

Rapper Dr. Dre
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Full Name: Andre Romelle Young
Profession: Rapper

United States of America

Why Famous: He is recognized as a key figure in the popularization of West Coast G-funk style of rap music.

Born: February 18, 1965
Birthplace: Compton, California, USA
Age: 54 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius

Events in the Life of Dr. Dre

  • 1999-11-16 "The Chronic 2001" 2nd studio album by Dr Dre is released
  • 2002-03-20 16th Soul Train Music Awards: The O'Jays, Dr. Dre & Alicia Keys wins
  • 2012-04-15 Hologram of late rapper Tupac features on stage with Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre at Coachella music festival

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