There have been regular tales of individuals who followed their dreams or aspirations, leading them to various accomplishments and great recognition. The summary of the rise of the African American rapper, Dr. Dre could not be judged as being far from this, as he has been able to build in conjunction with his musical fame, the profile of one of the richest entrepreneurs.
Dr. Dre is a very established producer and rapper. Born Andre Romelle Young, on the 18th of February 1965, in Compton, California, U.S.A, he is an African-American who presently resides in one of his multi- million dollar mansions in Los Angeles, California.
Growing up, he constantly had to move as his parents divorced when he was still at a young age, coupled with issues of insecurity as a result of violent neighborhoods. He had part of his high school education in Centennial High school, before enrolling into Fremont High school in Los Angeles, where he completed his high school education. He expressed desires of joining an apprenticeship course, but this was faltered due his incapability to meet the required academic qualifications.
He was initially a D.J, performing in clubs and Night parties with stage name, Dr. J. He later went on to kick-start a career in the entertainment world as a rapper in 1984, joining the music group, World class Wreckin’ cru. In 1986. He co-founded the music group, N.W.A where he released his first album. He subsequently created his first music label, Death Row Records in the early 90s, and shortly after launched a solo album.
By 2004 , he had already generated over 11 million from sales of his various tracks and popular albums. In 2001, he reached a partnership for his establishment of the Music company, Aftermath Entertainment for $52 million.
Aside Dre’s profession as a rapper and a producer, he has also featured in quite a few movies, seeing him act his first film, Set It Off in 1996. He has however gone to appear on films such as; The Wash , Training day and so on. He is also a movie producer.
The rich producer been a proficient business man, has been able to generate a substantial amount from his various endorsement deals. Dr. Dre has been able to endorse brands such as the automobile company; Chrysler, Dr. Pepper, and Coors light to mention a few.
Dre had issues in school, as he didn’t appear the best academically, but this constraint didn’t pose a limiting effect on him, as he ventured in a profession he had a likening to. Years of consistency drove him to his accumulation of multiple awards, and through a sense entrepreneurship has been able to blend his entertainment craft with a set of other ventures, making him today one of the wealthiest pop stars on the globe.