Dr. Dre donating album proceeds to fund arts centre in Compton

But Compton: A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre is Dr. Dre’s first album in 16 years.


The album debuted yesterday, in a three-hour loop on Apple Music; the album is officially for sale today. Fans were thrilled when Dre dropped “Compton, ‘ his soundtrack inspired by the ‘Straight Outta Compton” biopic, on August. 6! Now a billionaire thanks to his successful Beats Headphones line, Dre is set to sit back and continue paving the way for future starts to shine.

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Darkside/Gone” [feat. King Mez, Marsha Ambrosius and Kendrick Lamar]. The named his first LP in almost 16 years after the Hub City that he hails from. It’s one of the reasons why he’s donating most of the proceeds from this album to fund an art center in Compton. He stated that he feels this is the right act. The 16-track album also features Snoop Dogg, Xzibit, The Game and more.

He went on to reveal that he conversed with Compton mayor Aja Brown about the best way to give back to the community. “We’ve reached out to Aja Brown quite a few times in the last month or two”. But don’t expect them to be on one track on the album, they are consistently used throughout the entire project. And he instantly liked the idea, according to RollingStone.

“I kept it under wraps, and now the album is finished”.

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However, he said it would not the release of Detox everyone was waiting for. However if the rapper is sticking to his words, then it’s likely that fans will not be treated to that album.


The highly-anticipated Straight Outta Compton, which opens in cinemas on August 14, tells the story of the Hip-Hop group which was made up of Dre, Ice Cube, DJ Yella, MC Ren and the late Eazy E.

Compton is available exclusively on Apple Music and iTunes