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Dr. Dre Assault Apology: ‘This Is Bigger Than Hip-Hop,’ Victim Says

Dee Barnes, the female hip-hop journalist who penned a powerful essay  about Dr. Dre ‘s assault on her, has said she is grateful for the rapper’s public apology last week. Barnes spoke up earlier this month about the 1991 incident, in which Dre assaulted her over the way her TV program reported an N.W.A story, when she saw it was not depicted in the biopic Straight Outta Compton . Now, in a new essay for Gawker, Barnes writes that the rapper’s contrition is “bigger than hip-hop.” 14 Things We Learned About ‘Straight Outta Compton’ The journalist wrote that people had responded to Dre’s apology by questioning his motivations, but, she says, that’s not the point

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