The success of Dr. Dre’s ‘2001’ was hardly guaranteed.
"I learned that there’s a demographic for everything, so just be happy."
And then flying to sign a record deal with Dr. Dre.
We will no longer suffer in silence.
YBN Cordae's upcoming album will feature Pusha-T, Ty Dolla $ign, and more.
We filtered through 45 years of the genre’s existence, picked out the 20 best, and ranked each one with regard to overall greatness.
Few things are as gratifying as having a meaningful co-sign evolve into a working relationship.
“Welcome to Aftermath.”
Read with caution.
"Some of the tracks I heard, oh my God, get the fuck out of here."
"He just kept saying it over and over again..."
That is a lot of unfinished music.
In honor of Black History Month, DJBooth has partnered with AT&T to highlight influential figures in Black history.
If anyone can help the masses forget about "Your booty is heavy duty like diarrhea," it's Dr. Dre and Mike WiLL. Right?
"In 2017, I can't allow myself to separate Dre the artist from Dre's actions against women. He is a genius but also an abuser."
"Don't just throw something out there over somebody else's beat. Some of us work hard to make the art form something people can respect."
We talked to the beatsmith behind J. Cole's "Immortal," Rick Ross' "Diced Pineapples" and Lloyd Banks' "Start It Up."
The complete history of one of the best samples of all time.