Dr. Dre has spent the final two years engaged on no less than a dozen albums’ value of fabric, the trendy hip-hop legend stated in a brand new video.
Within the clip, shared to Instagram on Thursday (June 30), Dre might be seen sitting behind a mixing desk in a studio, whereas Busta Rhymes appears to be like at him inquisitively. After being requested a query about his output, Dre repositions himself to take a look at Busta and says: “N****, I received… Yeah, 247 songs throughout the pandemic, after which we paused and did an entire album with Marsha Ambrosius [her upcoming fourth album ‘Cascablonco’].
“That’s fucking nutso – after which we got here again, and … I did the Grand Theft Auto shit, and now we’re engaged on my n**** Snoop. And y’know, we’re two days in proper now and we’ve received, what, like six bangers?”
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The “Grand Theft Auto shit” that Dre talked about refers back to the six songs he made for the Grand Theft Auto On-line enlargement The Contract, which was launched final December and featured Dre as a personality. For the songs – which have been later compiled into an EP that landed on streaming providers this February – Dre collaborated with the likes of Eminem, Anderson .Paak, Rick Ross and Snoop Dogg.
The identical month that Dre launched ‘The Contract’ as an EP, he carried out alongside Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, Mary J. Blige, 50 Cent and Anderson .Paak for this 12 months’s Tremendous Bowl Halftime Present. Within the following weeks, Dre’s albums surged up the US’ albums charts, and the music video for his and Snoop’s 1999 single ‘Nonetheless D.R.E.’ hit one billion views on YouTube.
In March, Snoop claimed he grew to become the proprietor of the grasp tapes for Dre’s debut album, 1992’s ‘The Continual’, when he acquired Demise Row Information. Dre snapped again at these claims, although, saying he owns 100 per cent of the rights to and masters for the traditional album.
The next month, Dre was pictured in a studio – the identical one seen above – with Fats Cash, the co-writer of Kanye West‘s newest album ‘Donda 2’. It got here as rumours started to swirl round a attainable launch of Dre’s much-delayed album ‘Detox’, which was first introduced in 2002 however nonetheless hasn’t materialised after 20 years. Dre’s most up-to-date full-length effort was 2015’s ‘Compton’.
A brand new album from Dre was rumoured to be on the playing cards for final December, after Grandmaster Flash claimed just a few months prior that it “will change the sport”. Work on that report – which Taste Flav has additionally claimed he shall be a visitor on – was reportedly completed in November of 2020. In response to Diamond D, the album might have a runtime of round two hours. It’s, in fact, but to be formally introduced.