Tag Archives: Dr. Dre

Dr. Dre Leak: Turn Me On

I’m not a fan of posting leaks of unmixed material (the artist isn’t done with it yet!), but I don’t want anyone to forget about Dre, so in this case, I’ll make an exception. Turn Me On, a track rumored … Continue reading

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Hip Hop Samples: No Diggity

When creating the beat for “No Diggity” by Blackstreet, Dr. Dre snatched the first few seconds from “Grandma’s Hands” by Bill Withers, sped it up and looped it. It’s really a nice touch–the “mmhmm” seems like it’s being sung by … Continue reading

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Cover-Ups: Happy Dre

So “Happy Dre” by Sky Ferreira is a mash-up of “Still D.R.E” by Dr. Dre with Sky Ferreira’s cover of “Happiness Is A Warm Gun” by the Beatles. It’s part of an extremely rare breed, the Cover/Mash-Up Hybrid (also known … Continue reading

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