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Iovine in Esquire

PHILOSOPHY WITH MARINARA SAUCE: Jimmy Iovine dispenses words of wisdom with his distinctive spin during the course of a “What I’ve Learned” interview in the January issue of Esquire, which also devotes a page to Dr. Dre. “My father was the guy in my life,” Iovine begins. “One of the greatest things he ever told me was ‘You know how stuff works, Jimmy? When the cat’s bigger than the shit, you keep the cat. If the shit gets bigger than the cat, out goes the cat.’ That’s how I speak. I got it from him.” Here’s another one: “Always protect your ears.” (12/30a)