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Originally posted on Variety:
Music exec Jimmy Iovine and rap titan Dr. Dre are donating $70 million to the University of Southern California to endow a new arts, technology and business academy.
The gift will establish the USC Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation, a multi-disciplinary undergraduate enclave for students whose interests span such fields as marketing, entrepreneurship, computer science and engineering, audio-visual design and the arts.
Iovine is chairman of Universal Music Group’s Interscope Geffen A&M Records division. He is partnered in Beats Electronics, the consumer electronics and home audio firm, with Dr. Dre (Andre Young), the Compton-bred ex-member of rap group N.W.A. , rap solo star, top producer and Aftermath Entertainment founder. Beats markets the Beats By Dre headphone line and the HP Envy notebook.
Focusing on four curriculum areas – arts and entrepreneurship; technology, design and marketability; concept and business platforms; and creating…
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