Dr. Dre Greet Accepted USC Students With Welcome Video

How cool is this? You get accepted into USC and then receive an email with the subject line reading “A message from dean Erica Muhl.” In the email is a link which leads to a video message, to which rap legend and business mogul, Dr. Dre, with Interscope Geffen A&M Records chairman, Jimmy Iovine, welcome you to the University.

(Video) The Tanning Of America: One Nation Under Hip Hop [Part 3 – Gimme The Loot]

Once again it’s on! The Tanning of America continues with its third installment of the series. For this episode, we get closer to the current generation of hip hop and its meaning. Jimmy Iovine talks how he got tracks from Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre tracks like, “Nuthin’ But A G Thang” on MTV and radio, which then turned into Rolling Stone and Source magazine cover appearances. Tommy Hilfiger drops by, connecting hip hop and fashion as he talks the fashion of the 90s. “Everything was baggy. Everything was lose so, we started designing into it,” Hilfiger says about him driving through Harlem, just to get a look into the styles. It’s all connecting. The changes of a culture that many of us love so much. Some great people had a hand in it. Hit the jump to check out 3 of 3 in Gimmie The Loot.

Wow! 50 Cent Leaves Shady/Interscope Records!

50 Cent had his introduction to the game through Eminem’s Shady Records, a division of Interscope Records. After over a decade with the House of Shady, though, he has decided to part ways. It doesn’t come as a total surprise, as over the years, he’s had tension with both Interscope over the promotion and situation with his albums, and with Em’s big homie Dr. Dre because of SMS Audio vs. Beats By Dre. With the departure, he’s inked a new deal, and his new album Animal Ambition will be released through Caroline/Capitol/UMG on June 3rd. Check out a statement from both Fif and Eminem below. What do you think of the new move?

(Photos) Dr. Dre, Eminem & Jimmy Iovine Cover XXL Magazine

What better way to honor Dr. Dre’s 49th birthday than to feature him on the cover of XXL? The legendary Hip-Hop rapper/producer is joined by Eminem and Interscope’s main man Jimmy Iovine for the March/April issue. The three men have played a huge role in the evolution of the rap game throughout the years, so it’s only right. The mag will be hitting newsstands on March 11th. Make sure to get your copy!

(Photo) Mike WiLL Made It Signs A Deal For Eardruma Records!

Didn’t we just mention deals? After Mike Will Made It’s recent buzz and serious earned income in 2013, Jimmy Iovine decided to get a piece of that pie. Mike Will sat down for brunch, with the co-founder of Interscope and his manager, DJ Mormile to ink a deal for his own label, Eardruma Records. Could this only mean BIGGER things to come? We hope so! CONGRATULATIONS MIKE!

Dr. Dre And Jimmy Iovine To Launch ‘Beats Music’ App In 2014!!

If you’re in the Tech Music spec, you’ve known about this for quite some time! The project name was ‘Daisy’, which was always confusing to me, but now they are ready to let the Beats brand take it to the next level!

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