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Dr. Dre USC Commencement Speech

After donating $70 million to the University of Southern California this week, Jimmy Iovine introduced Dre during yesterday’s commencement ceremony. Here’s what the good Doc prescribed. “I am excited and I am proud to now be a member of the Trojan family. I would also like to say congratulations to the University of Southern California’s Class of 2013.” ru

Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine Donate $70 Million

Recession? What recession? Later today, Dr. Dre and business partner Jimmy Iovine will donate $70 million to the University of Southern California. The endowment will be used to create the Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation. Set to launch in Fall 2014, the four-year program will offer undergrads courses in entrepreneurship; technology, art, design and marketing. In a statement, USC President C.L. Max Nikias says: “The vision and generosity of Jimmy Iovine […]