On the latest episode of Dr. Dre’s Beats 1 show, “The Pharmacy,” Dre chopped it up with Snoop Dogg about the music business and their working relationship – including the time they performed with a hologram version of Tupac Shakur.
Dre also revealed his dream of touring Europe with a “full production” in what he called the “Beats and Rhymes” tour – in which Snoop, Eminem and Kendrick Lamar would co-headline.
One of my dreams right now is to be able to take my ideas and take a show over to Europe.
I’m 30 years in the game right now and I’ve never been able to take my full production over to Europe. Me and Snoop — we’ve been over there. Me and Eminem have been over there, but it’s just been spot dates and taking a microphone over there with a DJ. I’ve never had the opportunity to take the full production over there, and take my full body of ideas over there and present it to all the people over there in Europe that’s been representing and showing me love throughout my entire 30-year career.
This is one of the things that I’ve dreamed about doing. I want to call it ‘Beats & Rhymes’. I want it to be me and Snoop. I want it to be Eminem. I want it to be Kendrick Lamar. (Kendrick, holla at us!) Do a tour over in Europe and call it Beats & Rhymes and take our full production over there and take our full stage over there and show Europe the same amount of love that they been showing me throughout my entire career. So, that’s my dream. Hopefully we can make that happen.
Snoop offered an alternative title for Dre’s dream tour.
“Your dream sounds like Woodstock on steroids,” Snoop added. “Let’s call it Hoodstock.”
Whaddaya say? Would you travel to Europe to see Dre’s “Beats and Rhymes” tour?