Dr. Dre will launch his 2012 comeback by closing the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in California.
The rap icon will join Radiohead and the Black Keys among the headliners at this spring's (Apr12) event, which will be held over two weekends for the first time.
The six-day affair will also include performances from the Shins, Snoop Dogg and Swedish House Mafia.
The first weekend will be held from 13 to 15 April (12).