The rapping mastermind has been above the rest of the fray for his entire career. When his associates were singing, he was writing. When they started writing, he was mixing. When they started mixing, he was producing. Always a step ahead and always looking for new talent, Dr. Dre has become a force unto himself.
In addition to founding artists like Eminem, Dr. Dre also participated with dozens of stars on their CDs with back-up vocals and specially designed instrumentals. He was a rich and successful music mogul long before he decided to go into merchandising his own products, but we all should have seen it coming.
If there was going to be a guy that was going to bring amazing musical sound to a simple and efficient headphone design, along with a cordless apparatus that could go with you everywhere, this was the guy. His “Beats” headphones took over the retail landscape years ago, and they have not released their stranglehold on the category.