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Dr. Dre says he was afraid a video of him partying and drinking could’ve killed Apple’s $3 billion Beats acquisition (AAPL)





Jimmy Iovine

Apple’s $3.2 billion purchase of Beats was not only unusual as Apple’s biggest acquisition ever, but also because of the entertaining way the news broke: through a Facebook video posted by R&B singer Tyrese.

On May 9, 2014, Tyrese posted a video from a music studio in which Beats cofounder Dr. Dre seemingly confirmed the rumored multibillion-dollar deal, which had been reported by the Financial Times the day before.

“The first billionaire in hip-hop, right here from the motherf—ing West Coast, believe it,” Dre exulted in the video.

You can watch the now-deleted clip below:

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Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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