August 4, 2002 |
It's not easy to coax rapmeister Dr. Dre out of the world of hip-hop to work in R&B or soul, fields that generally just aren't edgy enough to interest him. But there is one thing that can change his mind: truth. That's what not only got Dre to offer singer-songwriter Shari Watson a record deal, but also inspired him to give her a new identity as Truth Hurts. Her debut album, "Truthfully Speaking," on Dre's Aftermath label, includes tracks produced by Dre, DJ Quik, R.