Dre's got beats, lots of em. But this will be the rapper/producer/mogul's first album in nearly 16 years.

With the story of the rise of N.W.A. "Straight Outta Compton", to hit movie theaters next Friday, August 14th, you had to know that Dr Dre was gonna produce the soundtrack! No brainer!!

This will be Dr Dre's first album in 16 years since his "2001" dropped in 1999. "Compton: A Soundtrack" will be released on Apple Music & iTunes on this Friday.

Featured on the album will be Kendrick Lamar, Jill Scott (who just dropped her album "Woman"), Eminem, Ice Cube & Snoop Dogg (who's in the news for having his money seized this week in Italy, see related story).

I am really excited for the soundtrack & movie as I can remember the controversy of N.W.A. Dr Dre, Ice Cube, Eazy E- R.I.P.) & their rise to fame through political activism against the LA police.