If Dr. Dre doesn’t drop his long-awaited new album ‘Detox’ before November 16 this year (2013).
It’s been almost fifteen whole years since the former NWA rapper’s last record, the game-changing ‘2001’, released to seismic fanfare in November 1999. While the hip-hop world has hardly forgot about Dre in the ensuing lull – how could it? – the Compton man has since helped turn Eminem, 50 Cent and Kendrick Lamar into rap big-leaguers, not to mention cornering the headphone market with his Beats By Dre designs – you’d forgive fans for wondering if he’s now procrastinating slightly.
But yesterday, Q-Tip stimulus rumor on Instagram by publishing a picture with the famous Californian producer of which is clearly tagged « # detox. » This is enough to put water in the mouth of all enthusiasts.