The 55-year-old music executive, whose given name is Andre Young, did not share why he was hospitalized. CNN has reached out to his representatives for additional information.
Dr. Dre, born in Compton, California, was a member of the rap group N.W.A. before his 1992 solo debut album “The Chronic.”
He is also the founder of Aftermath Entertainment and co-founded Beats Electronics and Death Row Records.