Dr. Dre Owes His Billion Dollar Fortune To Jimmy Iovine

In 2014, Apple purchased Beats from Dr. Dre and Iovine for $3.2 billion, making it Apple’s most expensive acquisition to date. The sale made Iovine and Dr. Dre billionaires, making Dr. Dre the wealthiest man to come out of the 1980s gangsta hip-hop scene. Apple hired Iovine and Dr. Dre as creative directors and repurposed Beats Music into its own music streaming service, Apple Music. With the creative minds of Iovine and Dr. Dre working in collaboration with Apple, music lovers can expect the see a continued commitment to sound quality and to maintaining the integrity of the artists’ music, but it is possible that the Beats-Apple association will mean more hardware products that will keep hungry music lovers on the cutting edge of technology.

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    It seems like 11,000 years ago the giant sloth was being hunted by early humans, or at least they were definitely being stalked. Whichever route or path the giant sloth decided to take well a large group of humans would be in pursuit, even stepping directly onto their giant paw prints. The giant sloth was...

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  • Ice That Is As Hot As The Sun

    Superionic ice, it is both solid and a liquid and is over sixty times denser than usual water ice. In fact, it forms only when hit by temperatures as high as on the Sun’s surface. And for the first time ever, scientists have been able to recreate it in a lab. ...

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  • 5000 Years Ago We Practiced Brain Surgery On Cows

    A cow skull has been discovered with a punctured hole in it from a crude human tool. This is most likely the first known attempt of skull surgery, and it is 5,000 years old. There is no way to tell if the cow was alive or dead during the procedure, but if the skull shows...

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  • The Algae Expert Who Helped Win World War II

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