The video was posted by Dre’s good friend Tyrese Gibson, who rumored the buyout in a video. Here's a brief clip that exhibits Dre boasting turning into ‘the primary billionaire in hip-hop’.
This is the clip:
Dre nevertheless was drunk off of Heinekens.
If the deal nevertheless goes by way of, Dr. Dre might be taking house $1 billion. Forbes notes:
Dre’s stake in Beats presently stands at someplace round 20-25 %. Capital positive aspects taxes might take a chew out of his huge payday, doubtless leaving him with a internet value within the neighborhood of $800 million.Beats was made by hip-hop star Dr. Dre and Jimmy lovine; at present Bets know-how is accessible in Hewlett-Packard notebooks and chosen HTC handsets.
It’s not fairly sufficient to land on the Forbes four hundred, however it might simply make him hip-hop’s richest man, topping present champion Diddy by $one hundred million.
Right here’s one other video displaying Steve Jobs and Dr. Dre taking concerning the iTunes and the iPod in a video chat:
Choose Kafka of Re/code says that this deal isn’t all that dangerous, however Jay Yarow from Enterprise Insider says the deal goes towards Apple’s philosophy. What’s your take? Ought to Apple purchase Beats?