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Lawsuit Alleges Dr. Dre, Iovine Swindled Beats Partner

Rapper Dr. Dre and record producer Jimmy Iovine are being vilified as scam artists in a lawsuit alleging the duo duped one of their former partners in Beat Electronics before selling the trendy headphone maker.

01/07/2015

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Apple Adds Swagger With Beats Acquisition

Apple is buying more flair with its $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, a headphone and music streaming specialist founded by rapper Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine.

05/29/2014

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Apple Set To Buy Beats For $3.2 Billion

Apple is orchestrating a $3.2 billion acquisition of Beats, the headphone maker and music streaming distributor founded by hip-hop star Dr. Dre and record producer Jimmy Iovine.

05/09/2014