Dr Dre Joins Los Angeles 2024 Olympic Bid Team

NBA legend Magic Johnson, Lakers owner Jeanie Buss and Disney CEO Bob Iger are also part of a 117-member board of directors and nominees

Last Updated: March 31, 2017 @ 9:35 AM

Dr. Dre has joined the team hoping to bring the Olympics back to Los Angeles in 2024.

The hip-hop star and music producer, whose real name in Andre Young, is on the 117-member board of directors and nominees campaigning for the summer Olympic bid.

He joins NBA legend Magic Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers owner Jeanie Buss and Walt Disney Company chairman Bob Iger.

“The diverse group of 117 leaders and innovators are drawn from the sports, entertainment, media, technology, higher education, business, philanthropic and public sectors in California and around the world, helping LA 2024 develop a Games plan that will serve the Olympic Movement in 2024 and beyond,” LA 2024 said in a statement, according to NBC Sports.

Other notable names include Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, San Francisco Giants president Larry Baer and opera singer Placido Domingo.

See the full list here.

L.A. last hosted the Olympics in 1984, and before then they had the 1932 Games. They are currently competing against Paris, France, for 2024.

The IOC (International Olympics Committee) will vote to choose the 2024 host city on Sept. 13 in Lima, Peru.