Riveting and explosive, You Forgot About Dre is the story of a mentor and a protégé' who impact hip-hop music, with all the details of their success.
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You Forgot About Dre : The Unauthorized Biography of Dr. DRE & Eminem - A Tale of Gangsta Rap, Violence and Hit Records - From N.W.A. to Slim Shady - A Tale of Gangsta Rap, Violence, and Hit Records is Busta Books' second title. The new national best-seller is an exciting, fast-paced book which brings you face to face into the world of gangsta rap, taking you through Dr. DRE's boyhood, straight-out-of-Compton, and painting a picture of Eminem's struggle and survival.
This 165-page book with 24 of the hottest never-before-seen pictures, reveals the intimacies of Dr. DRE;s and Eminem's lives, from childhood until now. Dr. DRE, who is often considered the most influential rapper/producer of his time, created his own style of hip-hop with N.W.A.; one that went beyond flashy colorful clothes and fickle imagery, and coined the term and the sound that has become commonly known as gangsta-rap.
After DRE released his first solo album, The Chronic, and began an alliance with Snoop Doggy Dogg, who helped the album gain its multi-platinum status, he formed another label, Aftermath Records. His first effort Dr. Dre Presents...The Aftermath was released in 1996 and featured several other rap artists, including Detroit MC Marshall Mathers (a.k.a. Eminem) whose The Slim Shady LP, hit No. 2 on the Billboard album charts and within weeks of its release his second album the Marshall Mathers LP hit #1 and was certified platinum worldwide. For their album, the team of Dr. DRE and Eminem won big at the 42nd Annual Grammies and at the MTV Video Music Awards. It's the complete story from N.W.A to Death Row and The Aftermath, from Snoop Dogg to Suge Knight, Ice Cube, Eazy E, Warren G and Nate Dogg! It's all here - the successes and the tragedies - the ups and the downs of the music industry! The complete story!About the Author:
The book's author Kelly Kenyatta is one of America's foremost authorities on entertainment and teen topics. The Chicago -based journalist who has written for many national publications, including the Chicago Tribune, Black Enterprise magazine, The Los Angeles Times and The Indianapolis Star News. She is also the author of "Yes, Yes, Yes: The Unauthorized Biography of Destiny's Child".
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Book Description Amber Communications Group, In, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110970222491