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Dr. Dre receives Hollywood Walk of Fame star ft. Eminem, Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, Xzibit & more



Eminem / 50 Cent / Dr. Dre / Snoop Dogg

Iconic record producer and hip-hop artist Dr. Dre has been selected to receive the 2,775th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Compton legend was honored on March 19 at 11:30 a.m. on 6840 Hollywood Boulevard, just in front of Jimmy Kimmel Studios. He received his star in the category of music recording.

Fellow hip-hop icons Eminem, Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent and Xzibit and music mogul Jimmy Iovine also joined emcee Big Boy, who was a speaker at the ceremony.

“Dr. Dre’s contributions to the music industry are undeniable and have left an indelible mark on popular culture. As a producer, rapper, and entrepreneur, Dr. Dre has continuously pushed boundaries and set new standards for excellence.” –  Said producer of the Hollywood Walk of Fame Ana Martinez. Martinez also added that the location of Dr. Dre’s star is particularly special because it is nestled alongside that of long-time friend collaborator Snoop Dogg.

Dr. Dre has nine Grammy Awards, record label Aftermath Entertainment and audio products manufacturer Beats Electronics under his belt. He formed an iconic rap group N.W.A. and gave the world hip-hop stars like Snoop Dogg, Eminem, 50 Cent, The Game, Kendrick Lamar and Anderson .Paak at Aftermath Entertainment after founding it in 1996.

A Compton native and philanthropist, Dr. Dre donated $10 million to Compton High School for the school’s new performing arts center that broke ground in 2022. According to the Compton Unified School District, it has been named the “Andre ‘Dr. Dre’ Young Performing Arts Center” in his honor.

Dr. Dre’s last couple of years were extraordinary. After performing at Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show in 2022, he won Emmy Awards, Grammy Global Impact Award, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award with N.W.A, ASCAP Hip-Hop Icon Award and he now has a star on Hollywood Walk Of Fame. You can watch the entire ceremony below: