When it comes to hip-hop, Andre Romell “Dr. Dre” Young is no doubt one of the biggest names in the industry. Apart from being one of the founding members of N.W.A. along with Eazy-E and Ice Cube, he has also written and produced countless hits for several artists over the years.
Now while there’s no dispute in Dr. Dre’s amazing contributions in hip-hop, his ripped physique is still the subject of debate among a lot of bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts until now.
So did The Chronic artist really use steroids to get ripped? Make sure you follow along to find out more.
Dr. Dre Before
During the time he was still affiliated with N.W.A. until he formed Death Row Records with Suge Knight in the early 1990’s, Dr. Dre flaunted a rather pudgy appearance. Here he is chilling out with fellow hip-hop great, Snoop Dogg:
Dr. Dre After
However, Dr. Dre surprised music fans around the world when he showed up on the 2007 VMA Awards with a body like this:
Dr. Dre on His Rumored Steroid Use
The consistent Grammy award winner dismissed the speculations that he was “juicing up” with steroids right off the bat. Dr. Dre explained that he managed to sculpt his body by teaming up with legendary celebrity personal trainer, Stan McQuay.
Aside from putting him on a revolutionary diet program, Dr. Dre adds that McQuay also developed a customized workout routine that is specially tailored for him. It didn’t just help him lose more than 60 pounds, but also prepared him for enduring vigorous iron pumping sessions.
Dr. Dre's Comeback to the “Roid Rumors”
For those who are still speculating that Dr. Dre has used or is using steroids to maintain his physique, this is what he has to say: “I go to the gym two to 2 1/2 hours Monday through Friday. It makes me feel better and look better.”
I guess that settles the issue.