Andre Romelle Young, known professionally as Dr. Dre, is an American rapper, record producer, record executive and audio engineer, he is the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics, was co-owner of Death Row Records. Dr. Dre began his career as a member of the World Class Wreckin' Cru in 1985, but found fame with the influential gangsta rap group N. W. A, which popularized explicit lyrics in rap to detail the violence of street life, he is credited as a key figure in the crafting and popularization of West Coast G-funk, a subgenre of hip hop characterized by a synthesizer foundation and slow, heavy beats. He was the second-richest figure in hip hop as of 2018 with an estimated net worth of US$800 million. Dr. Dre's solo debut studio album The Chronic, released under Death Row Records, made him one of the best-selling American music artists of 1993, it earned him a Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance for the single "Let Me Ride", as well as several accolades for the single "Nuthin' but a'G' Thang".
That year, he produced Death Row labelmate Snoop Doggy Dogg's quadruple platinum debut Doggystyle, mentored producers such as his step-brother Warren G and Snoop Dogg's cousin Daz Dillinger. In 1996, Dr. Dre left Death Row Records to establish Aftermath Entertainment, he produced a compilation album, Dr. Dre Presents the Aftermath, in 1996, released a solo album, 2001, in 1999. During the 2000s, Dr. Dre focused on producing other artists contributing vocals. Dr. Dre signed Eminem in 1998 and 50 Cent in 2002, co-produced their albums. Dr. Dre has won six Grammy Awards, including Producer of the Year. Rolling Stone ranked Dre number 56 on the list of 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, he has produced albums for and overseen the careers of many rappers, including 2Pac, The D. O. C. Snoop Dogg, Knoc-turn'al, 50 Cent, The Game, Kendrick Lamar and Anderson. Paak, he has had acting roles in movies such as Set It Off, The Wash and Training Day. Dr. Dre was born Andre Romelle Young in Compton, California on February 18, 1965, the first child of Theodore and Verna Young.
His middle name, Romelle, is derived from his father's amateur rhythm and blues singing group, The Romells. His parents married in 1964, separated in 1968, divorced in 1972, his mother remarried to Curtis Crayon and had three children: sons Jerome and Tyree and daughter Shameka. In 1976, Dr. Dre began attending Vanguard Junior High School in Compton, but due to gang violence, he transferred to the safer suburban Roosevelt Junior High School; the family moved and they lived in apartments and houses in Compton, Long Beach and in the Watts and South Central neighborhoods in Los Angeles. Dr. Dre has said that he was raised by his grandmother in New Wilmington Arms housing project in Compton, his mother married Warren Griffin, which added three stepsisters and one stepbrother to the family. Dr. Dre is the cousin of producer Sir Jinx, he attended Centennial High School in Compton during his freshman year in 1979, but transferred to Fremont High School in South Central Los Angeles due to poor grades. He attempted to enroll in an apprenticeship program at Northrop Aviation Company, but poor grades at school made him ineligible.
Thereafter, he focused on his social life and entertainment for the remainder of his high school years. Dr. Dre fathered a son with Cassandra Joy Greene named Curtis. Curtis was brought up by his mother and first met his father 20 years when Curtis became rapper Hood Surgeon. Inspired by the Grandmaster Flash song "The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel", Dr. Dre attended a club called Eve After Dark to watch many DJs and rappers performing live, he subsequently became a DJ in the club under the name "Dr. J", based on the nickname of Julius Erving, his favorite basketball player. At the club, he met aspiring rapper Antoine Carraby to become member DJ Yella of N. W. A. Soon afterwards he adopted the moniker Dr. Dre, a mix of previous alias Dr. J and his first name, referring to himself as the "Master of Mixology". Eve After Dark had a back room with a small four-track studio. In this studio and Yella recorded several demos. In their first recording session, they recorded a song entitled "Surgery", with the lyrics "calling Dr. Dre to surgery" serving as the chorus to the song.
He joined the musical group World Class Wreckin' Cru under Kru-Cut in 1984. The group would become stars of the electro-hop scene. "Surgery", released after being recorded prior to the group's official formation, would prominently feature Dr. Dre on the turntable; the record would become the group's first hit, selling 50,000 copies within the Compton area. Dr. Dre and DJ Yella performed mixes for local radio station KDAY, boosting ratings for its afternoon rush-hour show The Traffic Jam. Dr. Dre's earliest recordings were released in 1994 on a compilation titled Concrete Roots. Stephen Thomas Erlewine of the website AllMusic described the compiled music, released "several years before Dre developed a distinctive style", as "surprisingly generic and unengaging" and "for dedicated fans only", his frequent absences from school jeopardized his position as a diver on his school's swim team. After high school, he attended Chester Adult School in Compton following his mother's demands for him to get a job or continue his education.
After brief attendance at a radio broadcasti
Dennis the Menace is a daily syndicated newspaper comic strip created and illustrated by Hank Ketcham. It debuted on March 12, 1951, in 16 newspapers and was distributed by Post-Hall Syndicate, it is now written and drawn by Ketcham's former assistants, Marcus Hamilton, Ron Ferdinand, son Scott Ketcham, distributed to at least 1,000 newspapers in 48 countries and in 19 languages by King Features Syndicate. The comic strip runs for a single panel on weekdays and a full strip on Sundays; the comic strip became so successful that it was adapted to other popular media, including several television shows, both live-action and animated, several feature films, including theatrical and direct-to-video releases. Coincidentally, a UK comic strip of the same name debuted on the same day, though the issue in question bore the cover date of March 17; the two are not related and change their names subtly in each other's respective home bases to avoid confusion. Dennis the Menace takes place in a middle-class suburban neighborhood in Kansas.
The Mitchells live in a two-story house at 2251 Pine Street. The Wilsons live next door at 2253 Pine Street. On the second television episode, George Wilson told the nursery that his home address was 625 Elm Street, he was not going to be home when they came to reseed his back yard. Dennis Mitchell is an importuning but lovable, freckle-faced five-and-a-half-year-old boy with a famous blonde cowlick and a penchant for mischief, his long-suffering parents can only shake their heads and try to explain their son's antics to others. Despite this, they do love him much. Dennis's wide-eyed curiosity, his well-meaning attempts to help, his innocent, matter-of-fact bluntness, his youthful energy and enthusiastic nature always leads to trouble wherever he goes, he wears a blue/black striped shirt, tennis shoes, red overalls with pockets that are sometimes filled with snakes, frogs, or his slingshot. He hates carrots and baths, loves root beer, water pistols, his teddy bear "Teddy", getting into fights with other boys his age, mud puddles, television Westerns, has been depicted wearing a cowboy costume.
Dennis has a Cowboy Bob Deputy Badge, an autographed picture of Cowboy Bob, as well. In fact, he is such a huge fan that once a week he goes to the local theater to watch a Cowboy Bob Western. A favorite television show of Dennis's is "Uncle Earl". Among the running gags: Dennis has a soft spot for kittens and puppies, which he is always taking home to feed. Whenever Dennis is in the local department store trying out toys, such as tricycles, he ends up breaking them and his parents have to buy them. In fact, Dennis nearly cause portrait photographers. A running gag is Dennis causing chaos where he goes such as visiting the City Park a Marineland Aquarium the US Army or on a vacation trip to Mexico or Hollywood Dennis believes in the Easter Bunny and Santa Claus. Henry Mitchell, age 32, is a workaday aerospace engineer. Henry seems to understand Dennis more than his wife does in affairs of the heart. One example was when a furious Dennis stormed in, saying, "Wimmin can say some of the stupidest things!".
Another time, while Dennis was watching Gina, he confided to his dad, "There's somethin' about Gina that I can't figger out." Henry wisely advised his son, "Wait." Again and Alice overhear Dennis tell Gina that she "smelled better than a plateful of peanut butter samwiches". Henry remarks, "The ultimate compliment." Like his creator Hank Ketcham, Henry served in the United States Navy. And rose to the rank of Chief Petty Officer Sometimes, Alice and he get into arguments. Among his hobbies are playing poker Bird watching golf, taking naps and playing the ukulele and singing old songs with George Wilson. A running gag is that Henry plays the straight man dupe — either resulting from Dennis's pranks, or because of his own foolishness. Alice Mitchell, née Johnson is Dennis' stay-at-home mother Alice, the reassuring figure to whom Dennis can run when things get too overwhelming, ready to greet him with a warm hug. Although she grew up among animals on a chicken ranch, a running gag is that Alice Mitchell has a phobia of snakes [she dislikes white rats and lizards.
She is part of a local bridge club Another running gag involves Dennis's ever-changing parade of new babysitters. Alice is known for punishing Dennis's misbehavior by h
McNeil is a town in Columbia County, United States. The population was 516 at the 2010 census, down from 662 in 2000; the community was named after William B. McNeil, founder of the College Hill Academy. McNeil is located in northern Columbia County at 33°20′46″N 93°12′30″W, it is 6 miles north of downtown Magnolia, the county seat. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.4 square miles, all land. Logoly State Park, part of the Arkansas State Parks System, is located just east of McNeil, off Highway 79. Most of Logoly's 368 acres comprise a State Natural Area that includes unique plant species and mineral springs; as of the census of 2000, there were 662 people, 237 households, 165 families residing in the city. The population density was 493.4 people per square mile. There were 280 housing units at an average density of 208.7/sq mi. The racial makeup of the city was 40.33% White, 58.31% Black or African American, 0.15% Asian, 1.21% from two or more races. 1.36% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 237 households out of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.5% were married couples living together, 21.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 30.0% were non-families. 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.7% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.34. In the city, the population was spread out with 31.1% under the age of 18, 11.2% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 17.8% from 45 to 64, 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.8 males. The median income for a household in the city was $21,136, the median income for a family was $27,188. Males had a median income of $24,135 versus $16,563 for females; the per capita income for the city was $8,986. About 26.9% of families and 32.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 43.2% of those under age 18 and 31.5% of those age 65 or over.
U. S. Highway 79 Arkansas Highway 98 Arkansas Highway 98 Business The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, McNeil has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps. Students are assigned to the Magnolia School District, it was in the McNeil School District. On July 1, 2004 it consolidated into the Stephens School District. According to the Stephens school district's attorney, Clay Fendley, there was, in the words of Mike McNeill of the Magnolia Reporter, "bitterness" resulting from the McNeil consolidation; the Arkansas Board of Education voted to dissolve the Stephens School District in 2014, the portion serving McNeil was given to the Magnolia School District. Before the ABE made its final decision to break up the Stephens district, it was deciding whether to consolidate it with the Nevada School District or divide it into three pieces. McNeil residents favored the split-up proposal since their children could go to school in Magnolia, closer to McNeil than Stephens.
Logoly State Park