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Was Dr. Dre Right About Hip Hop And Its Future?


Hip Hop/Rap Production Icon Gives His Perspective On The “Future” of Hip Hop/Rap…10 Years Ago”

By Amir Said (Sa’id)

Dr. Dre’s musical intuition has never been questioned. In fact, his musical instincts have long been praised by most. But what about is intuition on the future of hip hop/rap music? Well, in the 1/2-hr-long video below (recorded in 1997), Dr. Dre touches on a number of topics, and gives his thoughts on where hip hop/rap “will be in the future;” which, in this case, would be after 2007.

Dr. Dre Interview – Part 1

Dr. Dre Interview – Part 2

Dr. Dre Inteview – Part 3

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About Author

Amir Said (aka Sa’id) is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of BeatTips. A writer, publisher, and beatmaker/rapper from New York, Said is the author of a number of books, including ‘The BeatTips Manual,’ ‘The Art of Sampling,’ ‘Ghetto Brother,’ and ‘The Truth About New York.’ He is also a recording artist with a number of music projects, including his latest album 'The Best of Times.' Follow him on Twitter at: @amirsaid and @BeatTipsManual

  • Insightful interview from Dr. Dre, especially the 3rd part when he said he wasn’t concerned about the business aspect of it. I understand where he’s coming from!

  • doclvly!

    this man understands (understood) how I think. I may watch these videos 100 times