Dr. Dre's birth name is Andre Romelle Young.
Dre was a member of the World Class Wreckin' Cru before joining N.W.A.
Dre co-wrote the song "California Love" with Tupac Shakur, which became a massive hit in 1996.
Dre is an accomplished pianist and played most of the keyboard parts on his album "2001."
Dre has won six Grammy Awards, but he has also been nominated for a total of 19.
Dre had a cameo in the 1996 film "The Show," which chronicled the lives of several hip hop artists.
Dre co-founded the company Aftermath Entertainment in 1996, which has helped launch the careers of artists like Eminem and 50 Cent.
Dre is a big fan of basketball and has been spotted courtside at NBA games.
Dre is a philanthropist and has donated to organizations like the Compton Unified School District and the University of Southern California.
Dre was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of N.W.A. in 2016.