Born Andre Romelle Young on February 18, 1965, a young man eventually became known to the rap and hip-hop world as Dr. Dre. Dr. Dre began as part of the World Class Wreckin’ Cru and became associated with other gangsta rap stars such as Ice Cube and Eazy-E. Dr. Dre launched a solo record in 1992 with Death Row Records and earned him a Grammy award for the “Let Me Ride” single.
Dre joined Death Row Records to help produce Snoop Dogg’s debut album “Doggystyle” in 1992 as well. He then left to start his own record label, Aftermath Entertainment and earned yet another Grammy in 1999. However, he soon focused on producing other young stars such as 50 Cent and Eminem. By 2011, Dr. Dre was one of the richest people in United States with an estimated net worth of over $250 million.
The musical style of Dr. Dre has become known as West Coasts G-Funk, featuring heavy synthesizer use with heavy, slow beats that guide the music.
Dr. Dre has also appeared as an actor in several films such as “Training Day”. Ever the Renaissance man, Dre began releasing his own headphone brand in 2008. The Beats by Dr. Dre headphone line has become extremely popular due to the high quality of the headphones, the durability and the excellent sound quality.
The Beats by Dr. Dre Beats Studioare available in black or white and have extra large, accurate drivers for a full range of sound. These headphones are also noise cancelling, which can be used with or without music to provide additional focus.
Moreover, these headphones come with an iSonitalk cord and a mic so that phone calls can be made and taken while wearing them. The exterior of the headphones is scratch resistant and has a three-way folding design.
The cable length is 1.3 meters and the overall weight is only 270 grams, making the headphones lightweight and portable. A one-year limited warranty is included with purchase.
Understanding the history and expertise of Dr. Dre helps one appreciate the high quality and precision that goes into his Dr. Dre Beats headphones, specifically the Monster Cable Beats.