N.W.A Star Dr.Dre Teams Up With Apple For New TV Show

N.W.A Star Dr.Dre Teams Up With Apple For New TV Show
N.W.A Star Dr.Dre Teams Up With Apple For New TV Show 
BHR Hollywood Reports...........Apple is making its first original television show. Technology giant is backing a top-secret scripted series starring one of its own executives, Beats co-founder and rap legend Dr. Dre.

Beats Br Dr.Dre 
If accurate, this would represent Apple's first official foray into scripted content. The move echoes the already successful efforts of technology companies such as Amazon and Netflix, whose shows Transparent and Narcos, respectively, have gained significant critical acclaim and shifted the entertainment axis from Hollywood offices to Silicon Valley boardrooms.

Apple spokesperson Christine Monaghan declined to comment on the report, as did representatives from Universal Music Group's Interscope Records, the parent company of Dr. Dre's Aftermath Entertainment label.

This  makes sense considering Dre’s relationship with the company. In 2014, he and Iovine sold their popular Beats Electronics to Apple for a flabbergasting $3 billion.

Jimmy Iovine And Dr.Dre 
Vital Signs is currently the only scripted original on deck at Apple, though the company is said to be open to working with artists who already have a relationship there before staffing up a scripted department.

Dre (real name Andre Young) has been on something of a roll lately. He executive produced Universal's 2015 blockbuster, Straight Outta Compton.

The drama based on his time in rap group N.W.A. grossed $200 million worldwide. Last year also saw him release Compton, his first studio album in over 15 years.

It's sold more than 502,000 copies in the U.S. as of January.

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