- Mzansi media personality Sizwe Dhlomo has defended Dr Dre after some hip-hop heads compared him to billionaire rapper Jay Z
- The Kaya 959 presenter is convinced that the legendary rap producer has contributed more than Jay Z in the hip-hop culture
- Dre has produced the likes of Eminem and Snoop Dogg while Jay Z has introduced game changers such as Kanye West and Rihanna
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Media personality Sizwe Dhlomo has taken to his timeline to defend Dr Dre. The Kaya 959 presenter weighed in after a tweep compared the wealthy US hip-hop producer to billionaire, Jay Z.
The Mzansi radio personality want hip-hop heads to put some respect on Dr Dre's name after what he has done for the game. Dre has produced the likes of Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent and Eminem.
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"Come on! Do you guys know who Dre is?"
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Peeps took to his comment section and shared mixed reactions to his question. Some backed Jay Z while others agreed with Sizwe.
"I don’t know Siz… I mean Roc Nation put Kanye on. Who in turn went on the establish GOOD music and gave us Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz. Roc Nation also gave us J Cole and Rihanna (technically not hiphop but still says a lot to have produced an artist of that stature)."
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"Please respect Jay Z."
"Dre has done everything for hip hop, Jay Z married Beyoncé and that's it."
"You don’t know Jay Z, my man. I would not want to compare the two because of their differential capabilities. Dr Dre is a maestro producer and filmmaker but not a hard core writer, whereas Jay Z is a hard core writer, rapper and but not hard core producer."
"Why would you compare a producer and a rapper?"
"I can count 3 Billionaires, Jay-Z, Ye and Rih. Nobody Touched a Billi before Hov did."
"Say what? Dre reached Billi first."
"Dre was the first to corporatise hip hop."
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