Dr Dre signs on the dotted line with Apple.
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The Story Of How Dr Dre Became One Of The Richest Hip-Hop Artists In The World
20. Dr Dre signs on the dotted line with Apple.
It's official! Apple has acquired Beats Electronics for a staggering $3 billon. Forbes say they have done the math and Dre, the boy who dropped out of school, will be worth an estimated $800 million after the Apple acquisition. Not quite the 1 billion he claimed, but certainly enough to crown him (by a lofty $100 million) the richest man in hip-hop.