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SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Beats Electronics, based in Santa Monica, Calif., said equity investment giant Carlyle Group has purchased a minority share of the company for $500 million.

COL BKB: Florida State 80, Clemson 72

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 4 (UPI) -- Michael Snaer drained five from beyond the arc en route to 23 points Sunday and No. 22 Florida State bested Clemson 80-72 in its regular season finale.

COL BKB: North Carolina 74, Clemson 52

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Harrison Barnes drained a trio of 3-pointers en route 24 points Saturday and No. 7 North Carolina sustained its home dominance of Clemson with a 74-52 rout.

COL BKB: Clemson 60, Virginia 48

CLEMSON, S.C., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Andre Young and Tanner Smith each scored 13 points Tuesday and Clemson used a big second half to defeat No. 22 Virginia 60-48.

COL BKB: Duke 73, Clemson 66

CLEMSON, S.C., Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Andre Dawkins went 5-of-9 from long range Sunday, racking up 24 points for sixth-ranked Duke in the Blue Devils' 73-66 victory over Clemson.

COL BKB: No. Carolina 92, Clemson 87 (OT)

GREENSBORO, N.C., March 12 (UPI) -- Harrison Barnes pumped in 40 points Saturday for No. 7 North Carolina in the Tar Heels' 92-87 overtime win over Clemson in the ACC Tournament semifinals.

COL BKB: Clemson 62, Maryland 53

CLEMSON, S.C., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Jerai Grant, playing his best game this season, had 18 points and 12 rebounds Sunday, leading No. 21 Clemson to a 62-53 ACC win over Maryland.

COL BKB: Clemson 80, East Carolina 63

GREENVILLE, N.C., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Trevor Booker came up one assist short of a triple-double Wednesday in leading No. 24 Clemson to an 80-63 triumph over East Carolina.

COL BKB: Clemson 70, Butler 69

ANAHEIM, Calif., Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Demontez Stitt's two late free throws Sunday boosted 19th-ranked Clemson past No. 10 Butler 70-69 in the consolation game at the 76 Classic in Anaheim, Calif.

COL BKB: Clemson 87, Long Beach St. 79

ANAHEIM, Calif., Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Tanner Smith scored 17 points and five teammates were in double figures Friday, sending 19th-ranked Clemson to an 87-79 win over Long Beach State.

COL BKB: Clemson 102, Winthrop 66

CLEMSON, S.C., Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Clemson, ranked No. 19, used a balanced attack led by Trevor Booker's 15 points Monday to bury the Winthrop Eagles 102-66.

COL BKB: Clemson 89, N.C.-Greensboro 67

GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- A 17-point performance from Trevor Booker Friday boosted No. 24 Clemson to an easy 89-67 triumph over North Carolina-Greensboro.

English soccer star's brother dies in fall

MALIA, Greece, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- A witness says the teenage brother of a British soccer star appeared drunk before dying in what police say was an accidental fall on the Greek island of Crete.

COL BKB: Clemson 81, Ga. Tech 73

ATLANTA, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Trevor Booker's 21 points and 12 rebounds Sunday helped 13th-ranked Clemson escape with an 81-73 ACC win over Georgia Tech.
Drug overdose killed Dr. Dre's son

Drug overdose killed Dr. Dre's son

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- An overdose of heroin and morphine caused the death of Andre Young Jr., son of U.S. rapper Dr. Dre, the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner says.
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Andre Young

Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), primarily known by his stage name Dr. Dre, is an American record producer, rapper, record executive, and actor. He is the founder and current CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and a former co-owner and artist of Death Row Records, also having produced albums for and overseeing the careers of many rappers signed to those record labels, such as Snoop Dogg, Eminem and 50 Cent. As a producer he is credited as a key figure in the popularization of West Coast G-funk, a style of rap music characterized as synthesizer-based with slow, heavy beats.

Dr. Dre began his career in music as a member of the World Class Wreckin' Cru and he later found fame with the influential gangsta rap group N.W.A with Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Mc Ren, and DJ Yella which popularized the use of explicit lyrics in rap to detail the violence of street life. His 1992 solo debut, The Chronic, released under Death Row Records, led him to become one of the best-selling American performing artists of 1993 and to win a Grammy Award for the single "Let Me Ride". In 1996, he left Death Row to establish his own label, Aftermath Entertainment. Under that label, he produced a compilation album titled Dr. Dre Presents the Aftermath in 1996, and released a solo album titled 2001 in 1999, for which he won the Grammy producer's award the next year.

During the 2000s, he focused his career on production for other artists, while occasionally contributing vocals to other artists' songs. Dr. Dre signed Eminem and 50 Cent to his record label in 1996 and 2003 respectively while contributing production on their albums. Rolling Stone named Dr. Dre among the highest-paid performers of 2001 and 2004. Dr. Dre has also had acting roles in movies such as Set It Off, and the 2001 films The Wash and Training Day.

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