About the Show

Anchored by Jake Tapper, The Lead airs at 4 p.m. ET on CNN.

Anchored by Jake Tapper, The Lead airs at 4 p.m. ET on CNN.

On the Next Episode of The Lead

We've moved! Come join us at our new show page.

We've moved! Come join us at our new show page.

May 9th, 2014
04:32 PM ET

Dr. Dre poised to become hip hop's first billionaire. Word.

(CNN) – Straight outta Compton, to Silicon Valley. Rapper Dr. Dre is in line to leap over contemporaries to become the richest hip hop mogul in the world.

Dr. Dre: 'I'm the first billionaire in hip hop'

Apple is in talks to buy "Beats by Dre" for $3.2 billion, The Financial Times reports. The buy would be Apple's biggest acquisition ever.

And the company may not be in it for the trendy headphones, but for what's coming out of them.

CNN's Jake Tapper reports.

Posted by ,
Filed under: Pop Lead
soundoff (No Responses)

Comments are closed.