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Apple Music Launches Tuesday With Dr. Dre's "The Chronic"

It will be the first time Dre's solo debut has ever been made available by a streaming music service.

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When Apple Music debuts on Tuesday, June 30th it will do so with an exclusive from one of the minds behind it: The Chronic, the 1992 West Coast hip-hop classic by Beats co-founder and now Apple employee Dr. Dre.

Sources in position to know tell BuzzFeed News that the album, which has never been available on any music streaming service -- including Dre's own Beats Music -- will join Taylor Swift's 1989 as an Apple Music streaming exclusive tomorrow morning. Apple confirmed the arrangement to BuzzFeed News, but declined further comment.

Apple Music is expected to launch around 8AM PT Tuesday morning alongside iOS 8.4, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system.

Dr. Dre's "The Chronic" is going to make its streaming debut on @AppleMusic (thanks to @vjeranpavic for art)

Brendan Klinkenberg is a tech reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in San Francisco.

Contact Brendan Klinkenberg at brendan.klinkenberg@buzzfeed.com.

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