Kendrick Lamar Says He Hung Up on Dr. Dre the First Time He Called An old clip is going viral again. It is the clip of when Kendrick Lamar was on the Howard Stern show in 2017 and he said he hung up on Dr. Dre the first time he called. Kendrick was eating at Chilis when he received a call. The person said, yo Dr. Dre likes your music. He hung up. Kendrick started receiving calls from varios people with one person saying to him, yo they trying to reach out and figure out who you are with. And the rest, as they say is history.