Young Dre the Truth

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Young Dre The Truth
Birth name Andre Truth
Origin Los Angeles, California,
United States
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper
Years active 1995–present
Labels KC-3 Monumental Records, Artwerk Records
Associated acts Young Maylay
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Andre Truth, better known by his stage name Young Dre the Truth, is an American hip hop recording artist and actor from Seattle, Washington. He is perhaps best known for his collaborations with EA Games soundtracks, namely Fight Night Round 4, Madden 09, Madden 10, The Sims 3, NBA Live 09 and NBA Live 10.

Music career[edit]

Andre started writing poetry in the 3rd grade and he started rapping in the 5th grade. In 1997 his first album was released. Young Dre is also one of the three members of the rap group OBG Rider Clicc, along with Young Maylay and Killa Polk.[citation needed] He described his stage name as coming "from my peers, who were in the streets with me and knew me well. They started saying “you speak the truth” all the time."[1]

Film career[edit]

Young Dre had small roles in the movies Malibu's Most Wanted and My Baby's Daddy and collaborated for the respective soundtracks. He started directing his own music videos and then went on to be a story consultant, associate producer and one of the starts of the movie Just Another Day, his first major motion picture collaboration.[citation needed]


Year Title
1997 Hated By Many
2005 Revolution in Progress: The Movement
2008 Bigga Than Life EP


Year Title
2003 Malibu's Most Wanted
2004 My Baby's Daddy
2010 Just Another Day


  1. ^ Joseph Rositano (September 27, 2008). "An Interview with Young Dre The Truth". PALGN. PAL Gaming Network. Retrieved December 13, 2009. 

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