One of the poorest areas of LA is about to get a new arts center, thanks to rap mogul Dr. Dre.

Remember when Dr. Dre was “back again”? Well now he’s back again, again!

After decades of hits like “Still D.R.E.” and “Forgot About Dre,” Dr. Dre wants us to know … this time, he’s back for real.



Lyrics: “Hi there, I’m Dre! Great to see you again.” All GIFs from “Still D.R.E.”

Dre just dropped his first solo album in 16 years, called simply “Compton,” as an exclusive on iTunes and Apple Music. Early reviews say it’s a nice return to form for the good doctor, but even if you’re not a rap fan, there’s still a good reason to give this one a listen.

Dre still has love for the streets, where he got his start that’s why he’s donating the royalties from his new album to fund a new performing arts center in Compton.

Lyrics: “I’m not particularly fond of people who don’t care about disadvantaged youths.”

He’s done some bad, too. You don’t have to love him, like him, or even really respect him.

But Dr. Dre, born Andre Young, is actually from Compton, so it’s just nice to see he’s not turning his back on a community that needs him now more than ever. There’s honor in that.

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