To many people, Dr. Dre may be considered the greatest producer of all time. Playing an important role in West Coast music, Dre’s signature sounds have stood the test of time and continue to influence artists today.
Dre has groundbreaking work in both The Chronic and 2001, With Compton also being an underrated album in his catalogue. Now, according to multiple sources, Dr. Dre will be honored for his impressive career by The Grammy Awards.
Apparently, the Producers & Engineers Wing of the Recording Academy will pay homage to Dre four days before the actual Grammys. Nothing has been said about the event being televised as of yet, but it’s great to know he’s being recognized for his work.
Dre currently has six Grammy Awards, including Best Rap Solo Performance for “Let Me Ride,” Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group for “Forgot About Dre,” and “Best Rap Album” for engineering and producing Eminem’s Relapse.
Salute to Dr. Dre!