The 7-Year Itch: Justin Timberlake's "Hiatus" vs. Dr. Dre's "Hiatus"

Year 1 of a "Hiatus": The Coast

The year in which the artist rides off the success of their new album, coasting their way to RIAA certifications, feature spots, and tour money. 

Justin Timberlake's 2007

Jan. 8 — Timberlake's FutureSex/LoveSounds tour kicks off.



Mar. 2 — Timberlake stars as Ronnie in Black Snake Moan.

Apr. 3 — Timberlake is featured on “Give It To Me,” “Release,” and “Bounce” on Timbaland’s album, Shock Value.

May 18 — Timberlake voices Prince Artie Pendragon in Shrek The Third.

May 29 — Timberlake is featured on 50 Cent’s “Ayo Technology,” from upcoming release Curtis.Sept. 3 — The Madison Square Garden date on his FutureSex/LoveSounds tour is aired for an HBO special.

Dr. Dre's 1993

May 11 —The Chronic is certified double platinum by the RIAA.

Oct. 12 — Dr. Dre is featured on George Clinton's "Paint The White House Black," from the album Hey, Man, Smell My Finger.

Nov. 23 — Snoop Dogg releases Doggystyle. Dr. Dre and Suge Knight executive produce.

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