Thursday, August 28, 2008

Dr. Dre's Son Found Dead

Andre Young Jr., the 20-year-old son of legendary West Coast rap mogul Dr. Dre, was found dead at his home in Woodland Hills on Saturday morning.

Young reportedly came home around 5 a.m. the morning of his death and was found unresponsive by his mother around 10 a.m. The cause of death is still pending due to an incomplete toxicology report.

A rep for Dr. Dre released a statement today saying, "Dr. Dre is mourning the loss of his son Andre Young Jr. Please respect his family’s grief and privacy at this time."

Dr. Dre, a founding father of modern day hip hop production, is a former member of the West Coast gangsta rap group NWA, and the founder ad CEO of Aftermath Entertainment (Interscope).

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