LATEST: Enterprising rap legend DR. DRE is to follow up his new earphone line with a range of high-class beverages - which will coincide with the release of his new album DETOX.
The hitmaker released his Beats by Dr. Dre headphones last month (Jul08) and now he's set to launch the first tipples from his Drinks America joint venture with Interscope Geffen A+M Records.
Aftermath Cognac will hit the market in the next 60 days, according to Billboard.com. That will be closely followed by an 80-proof sparkling vodka.
Both beverages will hit clubs to coincide with the release of the rap producer's long-awaited new LP later this year (08) - his first studio album since 1999.
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