Is it greed? Does he need the money? Or does Dr. Dre really not know that the world would much rather receive Detox — the album he's been promising us since 2004 — than his endorsement of the speakers in luxurious new Chrysler sedans?
For those of you new to Dre's latest outrage, let's recap: Dude has a headphone/audio company named after him. (He was the first; other rappers have followed; it's all pretty dumb if you ask us.) Dude's protégé white rapper Slim Shady did a Super Bowl ad for ailing Detroit automonster Chrysler — which was, it must be said, rather cool. So far we're okay, right?
But then Eminem sent his doctor to Chrysler. The legendary SoCal producer/rapper's “Beats ny Dre” label will be all over the fancy audio systems in the company's cars, starting with the new Chrysler 300S.
Meanwhile, Detox doesn't yet have a release date.