I think I heard that Dr. Dre started out by selling tapes (of his music) at the Roadium Swap Meet in Gardena CA. You too can be a swap meet hustler turned mutli-millionaire :)
Andre Romelle Young (Born February 1965) is an award winning rapper musician and producer, popularly known as Dr.Dre who became the star of hip hop industry. He started as a DJ in a club. In 1984 he joined the musical group Wreckin’ Cru under the label Kru-Cut Records and reached the top with his first big hit "Surgery". Dr. Dre has introduced his own style describing street violence with his top hit "Fuck the Police”. In 1990's Dr. Dre joined the Death Row Records under which he experimented a new style of Rap music with his solo album "Chronic" which was a big hit of 1990's and earned him the Grammy award as the best solo rapper due to his hit single "Let Me Ride”. He was also ranked as the highest selling artist and "Chronic" the best selling album.
In 1996 with an unsuccessful start of Aftermath Entertainment due to some financial dispute with his previous labels, The Aftermath Entertainment though criticized by critics, reached to the top of billboard. He worked with other artists. He won the Grammy award for the Best producer in 2000. His production of three songs in "Eminem Show" won best video award for "Without Me”. In 2001 Dr. Dre started appearing in movies. He also started producing biographical movies.
Dr. Dre had a successful career. He is a perfectionist of his own style and introduced his individual style with which he reached new heights in the music industry.