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  1. Memphis' Hip Hop RenaissanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Memphis Flyer

    We can dwell on the chart conquests of yore by Sun and Stax, all fueled by the fiercely independent spirit of those studios' producers and artists. Or we can fast forward to the widespread use of Memphis soul samples by NWA, Snoop Dogg, and others in the late 1980s.

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  2. A Tale of Two Singers: Sammy Davis Jr., Marvin Gaye Are Each Getting BiopicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | /film

    ... and Marvin Gaye are currently in development. The Sammy Davis Jr. biopic is being developed under Paramount, while Dr. Dre is working on the Marvin Gaye biopic. Paramount has set up a Sammy Davis Jr. biopic with producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura ( ...

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  3. Dr. Dre gets rights to Marvin Gaye's music for biopicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | Ain't It Cool News

    Hey folks... looks like Dr. Dre one big yesterday, as the estate of Marvin Gaye has agreed to let him use the Motown singer's music for a biopic. Dr. Dre has a long history as a film producer in music videos, but only recently entered feature films with the N.W.A. biopic STRAIGHT OUGHTA COMPTON.

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  4. Dr. Dre Marvin Gaye Biopic Reportedly in the WorksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | News Max

    Rapper Dr. Dre has plans for a movie based on the life of late singer Marvin Gaye, who was tragically shot to death by his father during a family dispute in 1984. Gaye was 44. As one of Motown's most successful artists, Gaye recorded such classics as "What's Going On" and "Sexual Healing."

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  5. Dr. Dre Plots Marvin Gaye BiopicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | RollingStone

    Dr. Dre is developing a Marvin Gaye biopic after inking a deal to secure the song rights for the budding project. Dr. Dre is developing a movie about Marvin Gaye , making a deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing to secure the rights to the late Motown icon's music.

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  6. The Quick Read: Washington D.C. Residents File $1 Billion Lawsuit For GentrificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | Essence Magazine

    ... are being sought after for in damages and displacement. The city's response is due to be filed by June 25. ( Dr. Dre has a Marvin Gaye biopic in the works. The rapper, whose film producer credits include Straight Outta Compton , has been authorized ...

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  7. Dr. Dre Is Making a Film About Marvin GayeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | Billboard

    Many have tried and failed to tell the story of Motown legend Marvin Gaye through film -- Lenny Kravitz , Cameron Crowe, Scott Rudin, F. Gary Gray -- but none received the estate's blessing to do so. Well, what about Dr. Dre? The legendary rapper, producer and hip-hop mogul is making a film about the music icon's life story, Variety reports.

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  8. Dr. Dre developing Marvin Gaye biopicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    ... m and a dispute with U.S. tax authorities that led to him moving to Europe. This won't be the first film project for Dr. Dre - he previously served as a producer on "Straight Outta Compton," which chronicled the rise and fall of N.W.A.

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  9. Dr. Dre making a movie about Marvin GayeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | Newkerala.com

    ... all have tried to bring Gaye's story to the screen. But until now, none had been authorised by Gaye's family. Dr. Dre, whose real name is Andre Young, the hip-hop legend, has dabbled in feature projects both in front of the camera, in films like ...

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  10. Dr Dre is Making a Movie About Marvin GayeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | Al Bawaba

    Dr. Dre is making a movie about Marvin Gaye. The 53-year-old rapper - who produced the 2015 film 'Straight Outta Compton' about his own early music career - is said to have succeeded where many others have failed as he has secured the rights to Gaye's music.

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  11. Dr. Dre Helming Marvin Gaye BiopicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | HipHopDx

    It appears that Marvin Gaye's story will be fully realized on the big screen by a hood surgeon who knows a thing or two about blockbuster biopics. Variety has discovered that Dr. Dre himself is taking the reins on a developing Marvin Gaye movie.

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  12. What's going on? Dr. Dre is working on a Marvin Gaye movie, that's whatRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    One of hip-hop's biggest icons is making a movie about one of R&B's biggest legends. Dr. Dre is working on a film about Marvin Gaye -- a project that has been planned by many but never approved by the Gaye estate.

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  13. Dr. Dre developing Marvin Gaye movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | Music-News.com

    Rapper Dr. Dre is reportedly working on a movie about late singer Marvin Gaye. The film project is said to be in the early stages of planning, but the former N.W.A. star has secured the rights to Gaye's music, according to Variety.

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  14. Dr. Dre Working on a Marvin Gaye MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | ComingSoon.net

    Variety reports that rapper and producer Dr. Dre is making a movie on the late soul singer, Marvin Gaye. Dre is in the early stages of getting the feature off the ground, with rights to Gaye's music having been secured.

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  15. Dr. Dre to Produce Marvin Gaye BiopicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | Spin

    Dr. Dre has permission from Marvin Gaye's estate's to produce a biopic about the late Motown singer, Variety reports . The rapper and Straight Outta Compton producer is the first person to get secure the film rights to Gaye's story from his family, despite previous attempts by directors F. Gary Gray and Cameron Crowe, producer Scott Rudin, James Gandolfini, and Lenny Kravitz.

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  16. Dr. Dre is Working On a Movie About Marvin GayeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | Live Music Blog

    According to Variety , he's "in the early stages of getting the project off the ground" and "rights to use Gaye's music have been secured" which pretty much puts this lightyears ahead of any project that would try to touch the magic of his music without having the rights to the full catalog.

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  17. Beyonce and Jay-Z tell a story of success on 'Everything Is Love'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | Los Angeles Times

    ... the singer's hometown of Houston. "I put it down for the 713," she proclaims, tweaking a line from "Still D.R.E." by Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg, "And we still got love for the streets." That's not the only instance of recycling on "Everything Is Love." ...

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  18. Headed to Smokin' Grooves? Here's who you need to seeRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 14 | Los Angeles Times

    ... headliners. When the music Anderson .Paak and producer Knxwledge were making as NxWorries caught the attention of Dr. Dre, it led to Paak's scene stealing performances on "Compton" and his breakout album "Malibu," which launched the genre-stretching ...

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  19. Rap icon Ice Cube coming to Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... go on sale Monday, June 18 at the Van Andel Arena or online at Ticketmaster.com. N.W.A., co-founded by Ice Cube with Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, MC Ren and DJ Yella, released Straight Outta Compton 27 years ago. The group was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall ...

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  20. Warren G with Ro$$ MacRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 10 | The Local Tourist

    Warren G... aka "The Regulator" is one of the most prominent names in West Coast hip-hop. Along with Dr. Dre and childhood friends Nate Dogg and Snoop Dogg, he created the group 213, titled after the area code of their hometown in Long Beach, CA.

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