Dr. Dre, who has produced hits for Eminem, Tupac, Snoop Dogg and extra, shall be honored by the Recording Academy for his trailblazing manufacturing work.
The Recording Academy introduced Friday that its Producers & Engineers Wing can pay tribute the Rock and Roll Corridor of Famer on Jan. 22 at Village Studios in Los Angeles. The occasion takes place 4 days earlier than the 2020 Grammys.
Dre has received six Grammys, three of which he took house as a producer or engineer. Born in Compton, he broke out on the music scene as a co-founding member of N.W.A., producing among the group’s groundbreaking 1988 debut album, “Straight Outta Compton.”
He went on to provide his personal hits and multiplatinum albums, together with crafting music for Eminem, Tupac, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, 50 Cent, Eve, Jay-Z, Nas, Busta Rhymes, Xzibit, the Sport, Anderson .Paak, and lots of extra.
He additionally discovered success exterior of rap, producing Prime 10 pop hits for Gwen Stefani, Michel’le and Mary J. Blige, serving to the R&B queen high the Billboard Scorching 100 chart for the primary time with “Household Affair.”
Dre based Beats Electronics in 2008 with Jimmy Iovine and 6 years later they launched a streaming subscription service, Beats Music. Apple acquired each in a $three billion deal in 2014.
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