There’s a good chance many don’t know that hip hop has two doctors who go by the name of Dre. There’s Dr. Dre, the Aftermath boss, and Doctor Dre, the DJ and former Yo! MTV Raps host. For any fan of the latter and his ground-breaking work with Ed Lover, this is a “good news/bad news” situation. The bad news is that diabetes took his eyesight three years ago. The good news is that he’s finally doing something about his health and wants to share it with the world.
“My stubbornness put me where I’m at. Now my energy is going to change that,” Dre, originally born Andre Brown, told the New York Times. “We got young people, grown people, old, all having this. We can prevent this. We can cure this. I have an idea how to do it.”
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