publication date: Thursday, July 30, 2015 (part of Summer 2015)
clue: He's not really a doctor and he doesn't treat chronic illnesses, but selling fancy headphones did make him a huge success story straight out of Compton.
explanation: Dre was a rapper with N.W.A, whose albums included Straight Outta Compton. His own solo albums included The Chronic. Dre founded Beats by Dre and sold the headphones company to Apple for a reported $3 billion. more…
intended difficulty: easy
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Mike Eberhart, and Stan Iwanchuk