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How Did Dr. Dre Get Famous?

The rapper Dr. Dre is one of the famous artists of his era. At the same time, he handles several professions. Dre appeared as a rapper, record producer, audio engineer, and entrepreneur. Including his career and fame, there has been a ton of questions. The most famous question is ”How did Dr. Dre get famous?”

Dr. Dre began his rapping career as a member of the group World Class Wreckin’ Cru in 1985. Then he rose to fame through the group N.W.A. In 1992, Dre released his solo debut album The Chronic under the Death Row Records. Because of this album, he got the best-selling artist honor. 

How Did Dr. Dre Get Famous
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From this album, the single Let Me Ride got him grammy awards. He is a multi-talented artist who used to help other artists to get famous. Like with Snoop Dogg, he worked in a song called ”Nuthin’ but a ‘G’ Thang”. 

In 1996, he produced an album called Dr. Dre Presents the Aftermath. Dre released his solo album called ”The Chronic 2001” which was released in 1999. 

Famous as a Producer

After his successful career, Dre focused on his production business. He used to co-operate with several rappers like Eminem, IceCube, Snoop Dogg, and so on. 

Dr. Dre produced Eminem’s six-track in the album, Marshall Mathers LP. He also helped Eminem to produce the lead single called “The Real Slim Shady”. That single got Eminem a grammy award. 

Then worked with rapper Eve and produced ”Let Me Blow Ya Mind”. Even Dre assisted Bilal’s second album called Love for Sale. Dre also was the executive producer of ”The Eminem Show”. 

Moreover, Dre worked with Eminem on a video song ”Without me” that won an award. After the successful production, Dre and 50 Cent produced four tracks. The hit single ”In da Club” was produced jointly. 

Famous as an Actor

Dr. Dre made his debut in the film industry through the movie ”Set it Off”. He appeared as a weapons dealer in the bank robbery movie. Because of his acting skill, he got more chances to act in movies. 

Then in 2001, he acted two movies named ”The Wash” and ”Training Day”. One of his songs called Bad Intentions was featured on The Wash soundtrack. 

However, Dre also appeared in the singles called ”The Wash” and ”On the Blvd”. In those two singles, Dre appeared with Snoop Dogg. Later in 2007, Dre produced dark comedies and horror films.  

Even Dre made a biographical film about N.W.A. called Straight Outta Compton. He has produced this film with a famous rapper named Snoop Dogg. 

Social Media Fame

Dr. Dre is famous on Instagram. On his Instagram account, he has a verified account with 5.9 million followers. He used to post on Instagram regularly. 

Dre started his career in 1985 and from that time did several great works. His popularity reached another level. He belongs to the 70s century and this time Dre was the only famous hip-hop rapper. 

However, his fame did not achieve overnight. He has to work hard for success. Because of his success and patient, he got popular.