Dr Dre gives away the majority share of Beats in 2011 deal with HTC.
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The Most Mind-Blowing Big Money Hip-Hop Deals
8. Dr Dre gives away the majority share of Beats in 2011 deal with HTC.
Before everyone was talking about Dr Dre's Beats Electronics deal with Apple, they were talking about the company's deal with HTC. In August 2011 the mobile phone manufacturer acquired a 50.1% majority share in Beats for $309 million.