Mac Dre was born on July 5, 1970 in Vallejo, California, USA as Andre Hicks. He died on November 1, 2004 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. He was the son of Allen Hicks (father) and Wanda Salvatto (mother). He was Music (Rapper) by profession. Before his untimely death in 2004, Mac Dre had been a pillar of Bay Area hip-hop for over a decade. The van swerved off the road and into a ravine where it ran into a tree. He was American by natinoanliy. He was a student at Hogan High School.
He worked with well-known artists such as Snoop Dogg, Warren G, Richie Rich, Keak da Sneak, Andre Nickatina, Tupac, and Too Short. On November 1, 2004, Mac Dre was shot to death while returning to his hotel after a performance in Kansas City, Missouri. Read Full Biography. Mac Dre, Soundtrack: Kicks. Mac Dre Biography by Jason Thurston + Follow Artist. Andre Andrey Hicks (July 5, 1970 – November 1, 2004), better known by his stage name Mac Dre, was one of the originators of hyphy and is generally considered the creator of Thizz music.

Whether words were exchanged or not, the ordeal ended in the bloodshed of a Bay Area rap legend.

Bay area rapper, hyphy forefather, forged the Thizz Nation empire before his early death in 2004. VALLEJO / Mystery over death of Mac Dre protege. By Henry K. Lee.

Submit Corrections. He was born on July 5, 1971 at Oakland, California, United States. Before his untimely death in 2004, Mac Dre had been a pillar of Bay Area hip-hop for over a decade. Cold Crest Creeper, a rapper that would dip-n-yoke quicker than he could pimp-n-smoke, flows that hit your ears harder than Ike hit Tina. A car pulled up next to the white van carrying Dre. Mac-Dre . Forced to serve a Nickle but would never drop a Dime. K.C watch out cause the Bay's down like four flats on a Cadilac. Mac Dre real name was Andre Louis Hicks. -Rest in Peace Pimpin