Take a look at the below list of Dr. Dre Top 10 Songs and Albums of All Time till 2017 with new and upcoming songs 2017. One of the most incredible producers in rap music is Dr. Dre. He boasts of having created the ‘gangsta rap’ era in the 80s and 90s, as a music backbone for N.W.A. His contribution towards the founding of N.W.A. super group makes him the indisputable godfather of rap music. He is famous with his ‘Chronic’ album, which is a favorite to many people all over the globe. Unknown to many fans is that Dre looked for Eminem and helped him create a music empire. He has made music with Snoop Dogg, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, 50 Cent and Eminem. Below is an expert review of the musician’s finest ten songs, in descending order. We hope your track makes the cut.
List of Top 10 songs by Dr. Dre Till 2017
10. “What’s the Difference.”
This track came as the second song released from the rapper in 16th November 1999. “Interscope” records produced this song under his initial album “The Chronic” which was out in 1992. This song is a smart contribution of Dre and his fellow rapper Lord Finesse and Mel-Man. Dre’s popularity is overboard since because his track hit the U.S Billboard chart at number 2 and over 500,000 copies sold during the first week.
Wow! This song is fantastic among Dre’s work. “Kush” means cannabis, popularly known as bhang. Talk about that loud bass that welcomes the sweet vocals. And then there is the sweet melodious piano that fills the air when this track plays. Dj Khalil produced the track in the year 2010. Akon and Snoop Dogg are featuring in this fabulous song taking the vocals to a greater level. As the name suggests, in his song, Dre is exposing bhang smoking. The name “Kush” originates from Hindu Kush Mountain where a particular cannabis plant called Kush grew in plenty. Dre introduces the track…”Now what’s that puff puff pass shit…” The song talks about party time, time to smoke marijuana and enjoy life with friends and girls. It’s a good track for parties and fun making events. The song hit all the way to number eleven in the U.S Billboard rap song chart.
8. “I Need a Doctor”
In collaboration with Eminem, Dre made this incredible track and let it out in February 2011 from the album “Detox.” Yes, it is a rap song. One of a kind that you can’t resist but rewind and make it start all over again. It is well coordinated, got lots of melodious piano instrumentals that usher in the introduction. Look at the name again, “I Need a Doctor.” From the title you can almost get what the subject of this song is all about. Well, it talks about how everyone needs someone at some point in life. The song is highlighting the friendship between Dre and Eminem and how they have helped each other in their career in the past. Eminem is so grateful for having been mentored by Dre. Classically he is thanking the “doctor.”
7. “The Watcher”
On the 27th February 2001, Dre’s fans were celebrating the release of this track. Once again, Dre, with his fellow rappers, are together in this rocking rap song. Eminem and Knoc-Turn’al provide the vocals in this song while Dre takes care of the chorus effectively. The track is the fourth in an album of three other songs. In this track, Dre is concerned about the injustices that have increased to involve even the police. He sings…’Cops is anxious to put niggas in handcuffs.’ Jay-Z later produced this song in 2002 once again, but this time naming it “The Watcher 2”.
6. “California Love”
“California Love” is a magical song from the combination of Dre and Tupac. It is just an amazing art. How this artists’ voices goes hand in hand with the piano instrumentals in this track is on point. The rhythm leaves you nodding your head whenever this song plays. Sure enough, you will not be satisfied playing it once. You will not be the first one or the only one to re-play it. Many people love this song and have done that before. In this song, Dre and Tupac are giving a warning on the increase in violence, crimes, and breakdown in the social well-being of the community.
5. “Let Me Ride.”
This rap song is the third single from the album “The Chronic.” This hit earned Dre a Grammy Award for being the best rap solo performer in 1994. Dre collaborated with Ruben Jewell and Snoop Dogg to record and produce this track. These rappers take alternating turns in the song in a manner that will for sure capture your attention. I can bet that you will love this song from the beginning to the end and wish it never end.
4. “Forgot About Dre.”
From the title of this song, it seems like not all was well with Dre at the time he wrote the song. The opposite was true when the song was released! The track is an award winning one. It made to number 25 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart while getting to number 14 on the U.S R&B chart. The song is loved all over as evidence by it jumping to number 7 in the U.K single chart. It was released in the year 2000 by Dre to announce his official come back to the hip hop genre. This is one of the Dr. Dre Top 10 Songs of All Time till 2017.
3. “Still D.R.E.”
This rap song is one of Dre’s most popular art from the album “Multi-Platinum.” working together with Snoop Dogg, Dre ensured that the song was out in 1999. And the message? Well, as if driving the point home, Dre is announcing his triumphant return to hip-hop. He is addressing how famous he is in the rap and hip-hop genre. Due to the popularity of the song, the album (“Multi-Platinum”) gained more market. More significantly, the track hit top popularity in the UK topping at number 1.
2. “The Next Episode”
“Next Episode” is a single hit that released on the 4th of July 2000 from the second studio album. You can almost predict who features in Dre’s songs: Snoop Dogg, Kurupt and Nate Dogg. Well, it seems like Snoop Dog is the most favorite man that Dre can approach for collaboration. Surely the two produce magical music that rocks their fans. This single made to number 23 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. In this art, the two guys, Snoop and Dre, are showing their prowess in the industry. They are assuring their fans that they still got what it takes in them to rock them with entertainment.
1. “Nuthin’ but a ‘G’ Thang.”
In this song, Dre has collaborated with Snoop to produce this hip hop genre of the 90’s. The song is from the album “The Chronic” launched in 1992. It is one of the art that maneuvered up in the Billboard Hot 100 chart to hit number 2. The song was picked by Rock and Roll of Fame as one that took rock and roll to a greater height.
Dr. Dre New Song 2016-2017
‘I Need a Doctor’
Dre made the whole rap music industry explode with lots of entertainment. His most recent track “I Need a Doctor” is alive up to date. It has everything you would expect from good music. It’s the most emotional and educating. When you are feeling down this song boosts your self-esteem. Truly, all of us need a shoulder to lean on, even the rappers. Every fan of rap can confess to you that this song lives on and on. It’s new every day. We anticipate for more from Dr. Dre. His songs are irreplaceable.
Dr. Dre is a godfather of rap and hip hop in America and the entire world. He has mentored many rappers such as Eminem, who make some incredible music. In fact, I think it would be correct to say that rap is his ‘staple food.’ Dre has contributed a lot towards bringing rap music to where it stands today. He is a legend, and we continue to celebrate him. Mob Love Dr. Dre.