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This is the story of how Dr Dre went from high school drop-out to the richest man in hip-hop. From his solo career, to signing Eminem and Snoop Dogg and finally, the megabucks money he's made with Beats.
When smartphone company HTC paid $300 million for a 51% stake in Beats Electronics, Dre took home $100 million pretax. The deal meant that Dre went to the top of Forbes highest paid hip-hop musicians list in 2012. Later on Dre and his partners bought back half of what they had sold.
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