Apple To Take Over Dr. Dre Beats Audio Technology, According To A Video

According to The Financial Times, Apple is in the final stages of taking over Beats Electronics, which makes premium headphones and recently unveiled the Beats Music steaming service.

Dr. Dre, the co-founder of Beats, has announced the $3.2 billion deal, which however has been deleted by Apple, a company not fond of prior leaks.

The video was posted by Dre’s friend Tyrese Gibson, who rumored the buyout in a video. Here is a short clip that shows Dre boasting becoming ‘the first billionaire in hip-hop’.

Here's the clip: 

Dre however was drunk off of Heinekens.

If the deal however goes through, Dr. Dre will be taking home $1 billion. Forbes notes:
Dre’s stake in Beats currently stands at somewhere around 20-25 percent. Capital gains taxes could take a bite out of his big payday, likely leaving him with a net worth in the neighborhood of $800 million.
It’s not quite enough to land on the Forbes 400, but it would easily make him hip-hop’s richest man, topping current champion Diddy by $100 million.
Beats was made by hip-hop star Dr. Dre and Jimmy lovine; currently Bets technology is available in Hewlett-Packard notebooks and selected HTC handsets.

Here’s another video showing Steve Jobs and Dr. Dre taking about the iTunes and the iPod in a video chat: 

 Prefer Kafka of Re/code says that this deal isn’t all that bad, but Jay Yarow from Business Insider says the deal goes against Apple’s philosophy. What’s your take? Should Apple buy Beats?


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