Dr. Dre Allegedly Stiffed By Book Author, Files Lawsuit

Dr. Dre wants his money back. The legendary producer filed a lawsuit in L.A. Superior Court accusing book author Bruce Williams of stiffing him out of $101, 377.85, according to TMZ.

Williams penned Rollin’ With Dre:The Unauthorized Account: An Insider’s Tale of the Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of West Coast Hip Hop, a book following the trials and tribulations Dre and other West Coast figures faced before bringing the region to prominence. According to the suit, the author allegedly borrowed the money, released the book last March, but has yet to repay Dre’s loan.

In related news, Dre’s long-awaited Detox is expected to hit shelves by year’s end. Though a date has yet to be announced, the LP is set to join Eminem’s Relapse and 50 Cent’s Before I Self Destruct as part of a huge fourth quarter push for the Shady/Aftermath crew. -Marvin Brandon

  • Dre

    IM lookin fwd to Detox

  • EReal

    1st in line to FUCK YO MAMA!

  • OGUNNA

    Dre too old, retire already

  • capcobra

    nobody bought your homie’s book dre!!..damn!…if you put out detox maybe it’ll help the book sell….niguz want the music…we already know the story…fuck!..i’m still tripping off the fact that this nigga dre included the 85 cents?…damn!…shit rough out here huh?

  • OG Kush

    I’m sleeping on this Dre album. I bet it’ll be worse than 50′s

  • drox

    this dude can put one fuckin album and make crazy money but instead he goes penny-pinchin??? dre’s crazy but where the fuck detox @ and stat’s sayin dre has more than 400 tracks wtfffff… u killin hip-hop dre

  • mig

    cant wait for detox. west coast baby

  • 619

    Detox first single dropping late November. Dre’s making beats playing Chopin’s Symphonys on the piano. Straight fire, Dre’s on a whole different level than the rest of these producers. Album includes production from Hi-Tek, DJ Quik, and Nottz. You mafuckin’ haters gonna be suckin’ his dick again when it drops, just like you did on the first two albums. You need proof of how hot that shit’s gonna be check Bishop Lamont’s new single ‘Grow Up’. West Coast bangin’ you lames in the head with heaters!

  • styles11

    shady aftermath got that fire. Im gonna cue for all the albums. well i didnt wanna buy 50′s album but since i aint buying kanye’s album i might as well put the money to some good use