June 25: Dr. Dre Loses His Brother Tyree. (1989)

June 25, 1989 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, Dr. Dre’s brother Tyree was killed. Although details are few and far between, reports suggest that the 21-year-old was killed as the result of a fight on Crenshaw Blvd with some suggesting that his neck was broken during the incident.

Dr. Dre dedicated “The Message” to Tyree.

ABOVE: Dr. Dre – “The Message”

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