“The first billionaire in hip-hop, right here on the motherf—in’ West Coast,” Dre announces
Apple’s purchase of Dr. Dre‘s Beats Electronics looks like a done deal, based on video of Dre celebrating with Tyrese Gibson.The video, posted on Gibson’s Facebook page and subsequently deleted, finds Dre boasting: “The first billionare in hip hop, right here on the motherf—in’ West Coast.”
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Dre, who is the co-founder of Beats Electronics, let Gibson do most of the talking.
“Billionaire boys club for real, homie,” Tyrese said. “Oh s—, the Forbes list just changed. They need to update the Forbes list, s— just changed.”
The Financial Times has reported that Apple is in talks to buy Beats for $3.2 billion.
TheWrap reached out to Tyrese for comment.
Watch the video: