Dr. Dre's Mom Tells Of 'Long Road Outta Compton' You may not know who Verna Griffin is. But you probably know her son — rapper and music producer, Andre "Dr. Dre" Young. She talks with Farai Chideya about her new memoir, Long Road Outta Compton, which details her turbulent childhood, failed marriages and her son's fame.
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Dr. Dre's Mom Tells Of 'Long Road Outta Compton'

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Dr. Dre's Mom Tells Of 'Long Road Outta Compton'

Dr. Dre's Mom Tells Of 'Long Road Outta Compton'

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You may not know who Verna Griffin is. But you probably know her son — rapper and music producer, Andre "Dr. Dre" Young.

She talks with Farai Chideya about her new memoir, Long Road Outta Compton, which details her turbulent childhood, failed marriages and her son's rise to fame.

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