Dr. Dre hopes to see Jimi Hendrix and Marvin Gaye return to the stage as holograms.
The rapper was a key figure in developing a hologram of Tupac Shakur - which performed on stage with him at Coachella on Sunday last week, fifteen years after the star's death - and is hoping the technology can be used for other deceased performers, such as the guitarist and the soul legend.
"Hopefully, different artists are able to bring out their favorite artists. Hopefully, we can see Jimi Hendrix and Marvin Gaye. Let's see what happens," he told TMZ.
The "Forgot About Dre" rapper is rumored to be taking the holographic Tupac on tour, but has to find a find a way of making it project 360 degrees: "I'm not sure right now, if there's a technology that's happening where the hologram could be 360 degrees. Right now it's flat, it just looks like it's three dimensional from the front, but I'm working on some new and different things for the future."
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Jimi Hendrix’s “Voodoo Child (Slight Return)” has been voted as having the best guitar riff of all time.
The 1970 track beat Guns N’ Roses classic “Sweet Child O’Mine” - which topped the poll five years ago - to the top spot in the poll by website MusicRadar.com, with “Whole Lotta Love” by Led Zeppelin coming third.
Just two songs from the past decade made the list; Muse’s 2001 hit “Plug In Baby” came in at #11 while The White Stripes’ “Seven Nation Army,” which was released in 2003, landed at #15.
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