Dr. Dre Sold His Record Collection of 80,000 Pieces
Written by: Trill Nadia
Within the outtakes of Vibe Magazines cover story with Dr. Dre, he revealed that he has let go of his record collection, which consisted of approximately 80,000 records.
Previously, Dre was photographed by Mel Man with the aforementioned collection, for the inserts of his 1999 album, “The Chronic 2001.” In the photo, Dre is sitting in a room filled with his records, which is so vast some records collect on the floor.
When questioned about the collection during the Vibe interview, Dre informed the magazine that he had no use for the vinyls anymore, with the exception of a few.
“The record collection is gone now,” “What I did was just went through and jotted down everything I was in love with so I could order it [later],” Dre said.
Noted in the Vibe Magazine outtakes published on NodFactor.com, the records Dr. Dre kept included Curtis Mayfield’s “Super Fly,” soundtrack, Barry White’s “Greatest Hits,” and lastly, an A+ decision on his behalf, Nirvana’s 1989 debut album “Bleach.“ In regard to the Grunge-Rock Seattleites album, Dre said
“That’s one of my favorite albums ever made. I still listen to that sh** to work out.”
A super-producer, and a man with exquisite music taste, Dr. Dre’s final album, “Detox,” will release in 2011.