Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine launching entrepreneur-focused magnet school in South LA
Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine launching South LA school Rap icon and serial entrepreneur Andre “Dr. Dre” Young has partnered with music industry mogul Jimmy Iovine to help the Los Angeles Unified School District launch a new magnet school serving South Los Angeles. SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Rap icon and serial entrepreneur Andre “Dr. Dre” Young has partnered with music industry mogul Jimmy Iovine to help the Los Angeles Unified School District launch a new magnet school serving South Los Angeles. The magnet school will welcome only 124 students initially but is expected to eventually expand capacity to 250 students, KABC reported.wftv.com
Dr. Dre back home after reported brain aneurysm treatment
Peter Paterno, an attorney for the rapper and producer, said Dre was home but offered no other details in an email exchange Saturday. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)LOS ANGELES – Dr. Dre was back at home Saturday after being treated at a Los Angeles hospital for a reported brain aneurysm. Peter Paterno, an attorney for the music mogul, said Dre was home but offered no other details in an email exchange Saturday. On Friday, actor and rapper Ice T posted that he had connected with Dre on FaceTime and that he had “just made it home. Dre founded Beats Electronics in 2008 with Jimmy Iovine, and six years later they launched a streaming subscription service, Beats Music.
Jimmy Iovine, Mary J. Blige talk Apple Music's new ad
Apple Music is out with a new ad, starring Mary J. Blige, Kerry Washington and Taraji P. Henson. Music legend and Interscope Records co-founder Jimmy Iovine leads the charge at Apple Music. Blige and Iovine join “CBS This Morning” to discuss the new campaign and the company's hope to change the way we listen to music.cbsnews.com
Big pay day for Dr. Dre?
Big pay day for Dr. Dre? Apple is reportedly close to buying Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion. Dr. Dre and music mogul Jimmy Iovine founded Beats. The Financial Times says both sides are working on the final details and a deal could be announced as soon as next week. Jill Wagner has that story and more MoneyWatch headlines.cbsnews.com