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Rollin" with Dre

the unauthorized account : an insider"s tale of the rise, fall, and rebirth of West Coast hip hop

by Bruce Williams

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Published by One World in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Williams, Bruce, -- 1964-,
  • Dr. Dre, -- 1965-,
  • Sound recording executives and producers -- California -- Los Angeles -- Biography,
  • Rap musicians -- California -- Los Angeles

  • Edition Notes

    Funk family feud -- Straight outta bunky -- The freak who rocked my world -- Black Hollywood -- In tha lab with tha Doctor -- California love -- From 4-H to death row -- Un-Eazy lessons -- The birth of beef -- Darling Nikki -- Giving Suge his due -- Beyond beef at Benihana"s - Vivian -- G"d up enough -- More my, more problems -- Detox -- The re-birth of West Coast hip-hop -- Givin" props.

    StatementBruce Williams, with Donnell Alexander.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsAlexander, Donnell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML429.W55 R65 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18026889M
    ISBN 109780345498229
    LC Control Number2007041910

    Apparently, people didn't used to do that. To me, reading isn't a pathway to self-actualization, or a magic ticket to a land of wonder and imagination. I would go to sleep with headphones on. Transitioning from growing up under the teachings of Jehovah's Witnesses to entering the service to finally becoming linked with one of the most powerful names in the entertainment industry, he has shown that hard work and loyalty does pay off in the end. Let's go.

    I'm curious as to how writing this book has made you examine some of the decisions you have made. Advertisement Beneath the hagiographic depiction of Dr. Dre holds out his hands, and Snoop grazes his fingertips with a butterfly flourish. During the whole back and forth from Palm Springs to Louisiana, my mindset was, If everybody's happy, I'm cool. So while the typically reserved good Doctor may not share many of the intimate memories about Death Row or the start of Aftermath, Williams has no problem doing it for him.

    It was the most nerve-racking thing imaginable. My mom was the kind of person who cared about every little thing. That's what made those ridin' albums. InDre was involved in a number of altercations: He was arrested for the alleged battery of a police officer in New Orleans; Eazy-E sued him under federal racketeering laws; and he was convicted misdemeanor assault of breaking the jaw of an aspiring record producer.


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He tries his hand at acting, but that goes nowhere. The problem is that the discrepancy between the 2 of them is odd. My "thing," athletics, was in conflict with a religion that-honestly? I can't say no more than that, man. From working so closely with artists, do you think too much is expect from them?

Black Mafia Life was released in earlyabout two months after The Chronic, but, according to many accounts, was finished beforehand. So it's a brisk but fairly in depth for a rock bio trip through their college days they were art students, you might have heardto CBGBs it's tiny, but everyone was there, you might have heardto Hollywood he had a big suit, duh to breakup yeah, they did.

My grandmother was tickled to death just having me around. I went to live at my grandmother's house in Louisiana while my sister, my only sibling at that point, moved to an aunt's house in Las Vegas. Well, who's laughing now?

I paid a mil-plus for this house, so I figure I can do whatever the fuck I want to do in it. But when I moved back to Palm Springs, and it was time to play after school, I couldn't because Mom was so against anything that might compete with the Jehovah's Witness life.

Yes I will keep putting the word out. To me, the talking heads had just always been around, Take Me To The River and that song about not being CBGBs were staples of the classic rock radio station i listened to as a kid.

Dre, and a prime mover at Aftermath, one of the most successful start-up labels in music history.

Rollin With Dre

Mom, we're in the middle of a game. She cared too much-about other people. Williams takes us on a wild ride, showing us the never-before-seen side of the infamous West Coast scene.

He seemed to have only half his mind on the proceedings. Reading it was a step towards accepting that past, and this book was a good step. Advertisement The first entry in The Silly Little Show-Biz Book Club belongs to a strange subgenre of memoirs by people who totally hung out with famous, iconic figures people genuinely care about.

Smoking anything was definitely out of the question, especially because I was so deep into athletics.Rollin' with Dre: the unauthorized account: an insider's tale of the rise, fall, and rebirth of West Coast hip hop /.

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