…Jimmy Iovine in 2006. The wildly successful company was acquired by Apple in 2014 for $3 billion. The Apple-Beats deal earned Dr. Dre a whopping $500 million, which effectively catapulted him to near billionaire status. As part of the deal, Dr. Dre and Iovine now hold executive roles at Apple.
“We want to inspire. We want to motivate. The movie that’s all what it’s about. These kids from Compton, came from the streets and built an empire. That what I want people to see now: Inspiration. That they can do it too.”
Straight Outta Excuses: Dr. Dre Talks About Heartache and Inspiration was originally published on blackdoctor.org