On This Date In Hip-Hop, Dr. Dre leaves Death Row Records. The departure was announced via Chuck Philips over at #LATimes Dr Dre and Suge Knight put up a reported $250,000 to start Death Row in 1992.
Below: As Rick Clifford tells it... Dre left because he felt he was losing his creative control. [5:40 mark]
Also: How did it come to this? Suge was instrumental in getting Dr. Dre out of a bad deal where he was making .02 per album over at Ruthless.