|The biggest player in hip-hop turns to television. Dr. Dre is working on a television program.|
The good doctor rolling up a fat sack of the Chronic and he's going to smoke it.
First things first! World News Today want to wish Dr. Dre a happy birthday. The media mogul has a birthday on February 18th. Well wishes to him.
The junk food media is reporting that Apple is working on a television show based of his upbringing. It will be exclusively streamed on Apple TV and its going be called Vital Signs.
While details of the show are still unknown, it's going to have some major A-listers involved.
Besides Dre, longtime video director Paul Hunter is taking a piece of the action. The executive producers Aaron Ginsburg and William Green and Robert Munic (of Empire fame) were hand-picked by Dre to write all six episodes.
No word on when the show will debut. Dr. Dre is tight lipped on leaks.
Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine were involved in making Beats Audio a success. Iovine resigned from Interscope Records in order to take a role in Apple Music's streaming service. Dr. Dre managed to sale his shares for over $3 billion.
He is the world's richest rapper. He released his "final" album Compton: The Soundtrack on Aftermath Entertainment. The album sold nearly 600,000 copies.
He also scored a big payday when the blockbuster movie Straight Outta Compton made nearly $1 billion in ticket sales.
Also Apple Music has signed on DJ Khaled, Drake and Future to the stream their exclusives.
Future's EVOL album released last Friday managed to score 174,000 units placing him once again in the Number 1 spot. This would be his third album in which he hit the top. Also the third in less than a year.