Articles tagged dr. dre

Watch: Video for Dr. Dre’s “I Need a Doctor”

Dr. Dre and Axl Rose might actually have been cut from the same artistic cloth.

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14 Feb 2011 // 7:00 AM

Rewinding the 53rd Annual Grammys

Performance-filled show often gave excellent tributes to music greats, but barely passed out any awards. This is going to be a long post!

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Hip-Hop Storytellers: The Vignette

"That story is over, but my rhyme ain't done." Vignettes are important tools in hip-hop's rich and plentiful storytelling tradition.

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It Was Only Yesterday L.A. Went Up in Flames

Langston Hughes’ proverbial California raisin in the sun exploded to a funky beat. I stared blankly past the familiar storefronts, into a world I could barely grasp. How civil a society was it that my daughter was about to join?

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50 Cent: Before I Self Destruct

One might think that the worst outcome for an artist like 50 Cent would be to alienate enough people to render himself completely alone in the music industry.

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18 May 2009 // 10:00 PM

Eminem: Relapse

Some people grow up, and others just get older. Em may be closing in on 40, but his rhymes are more immature than ever. It's getting sad -- Flava Flav sad.

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18 Jan 2009 // 9:00 PM

Seven Ways to Detox

It's 2009, and that means it has now been a full decade since Dr. Dre's last official release. Here are some suggestions for survival while you continue to await his long-gestating follow-up, Detox.

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11 Apr 2007 // 11:00 PM

Timbaland: Shock Value

The man who calls himself Thomas Crown steps into the spotlight for an above-average pop album that could have been so much more.

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Snoop Dogg: Tha Blue Carpet Treatment

Snoop Dogg invites a bunch of friends to the studio, records a small army of songs, accomplishes not much of anything.

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6 Jul 2004 // 1:00 AM

'Hip-hop to me,' says Dr. Dre, 'is a way out.'"

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13 Nov 2001 // 3:00 PM

The Wash (2001)

Snoop makes an excellent Mean Face, snarling as he guns his fantastically acrobatic low-rider's engine.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Training Day (2001)

Plausibility is plainly not Training Day's concern. It's more interested in images and ideas than practicalities.

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31 Dec 1994 // 11:03 PM

Dr. Dre: 2001

What can be said about Dr. Dre that hasn’t been said? Revolutionary? G-Funk bad ass? Master of the game? Plenty has been written about

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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