Dr. Dre's Son Curtis Young Preps Album, Label; Talks New Image
Dr. Dre’s biological son Curtis Young hopes to follow in the footsteps of his father, with the launch of his new record label, Young Entertainment Inc.
Like his famous father, Curtis Young, formerly known as Hood Surgeon, also hails from Compton, California.
His debut solo album, titled Product of My DNA, will be released this summer on his Young Ent. Label.
"My world became complete when I finally met my father at the age of 21,” Curtis Young said. “I am extremely grateful for my father paving the road for me and many other artists. I feel privileged to have the opportunity to take over a legacy. As a producer, my father has set extremely high standards to existing and upcoming producers all over the globe but my hard and dedicated work will show everyone that I deserve the name Young.”
Young has been active on the West coast mixtape scene with several releases over the past year.
Mixtapes like Family Tree Vol. 1 and Vol. 2, Son of A Doctor and Billionaire Dreams have helped Curtis Young gain a local following.
According to Young, he has reshaped his image and his sound represents a “new era of positive feel good music for the West Coast.”
"People can expect a new trendy look from me…I am a new generation of Left Coast artists who can not only rap but produce as well. In the future, my company Young Entertainment Inc, will set high standards and create another element for the Hip-Hop world so get familiar.”
As for Product of My DNA, the album has no release date, but is due in stores sometime this Summer.
The album will reveal intimate details about his relationship with his father Dr. Dre and how the two met for the first time.
"For my debut album, you can expect to learn about the making of Curtis Young,” Young promised. “The story of actually becoming a product of society. People can expect to hear the true meaning of 'Product Of My DNA' that will let people know who Curtis Young is and how I learned about my father, Dr. Dre."