Apple's $3-billion acquisition of Beats earlier this year helped co-founder Dr. Dre jump to the top of Forbes' Hip-Hop Cash Kings list - but a hefty tax bill means he's not a billionaire just yet.
Apple’s $3bn purchase of Beats was finally confirmed on Wednesday after weeks of speculation.
Apple on Wednesday confirmed its long-awaited deal to buy headphone-maker Beats Electronics for $3bn.
When Kanye West was asked by Rolling Stone magazine to write a panegyric to Dr Dre, he had no fear of hyperbole. "Do hip-hop producers hold Dr Dre in high esteem? It's like asking a Christian if he believes Christ died for his sins."
David Cameron and gangsta rap are two things you wouldn't expect to find in the same sentence, let alone the same building. But, just occasionally, truth defies expectation. The PM, it has emerged, recently played host to Dr Dre – heavyweight producer, mentor to Eminem, and one-time member of hip-hop collective Niggaz Wit Attitudes (NWA), whose hits include Straight Outta Compton and Fuck tha Police.