dr dres life


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  • Compton, CA
  • Nah i wanna make music ma
  • Andre Young, aka "Dr Dre" grew up in Compton, California and was raised by his single mother. He had a hard life and lived in poverty. They had no money and had to constantly work to survive.
  • Dre's mother wanted him to get a steady job , but Dre wanted to follow his dream of making music for the world, and taking his family put of poverty for good.
  • Throw some money into this music stuff
  • Dre's mother worked very hard to take care of Dre and his brother Tyrie. She wanted Dre to get a desk job to support himself and help her with his younger brother. Dre also had a daughter that he needed to support. She did not support Dre's dream at first.
  • Dr dre didnt want to work a desk job though, he wanted to follow his dreams and create music. He wanted to make it out of Compton and live the lavish lifestyle.
  • Dre wen't to his friend Eric Wright, aka "Eazy-E", for funding for their first record, "Boyz n the Hood". The record was an instant hit and the genre of "gangsta rap" was born.
  • Eazy-E and Dr Dre formed the group N.W.A. and it instsantly took off. They became national celebrities and Dre could share his love of music with the country.
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