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Eazy-E

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Whether as an associate of N.W.A, a single act, or perhaps a label mind, Eazy-E was probably one of the most controversial numbers in gangsta rap. While his specialized skills like a rapper had been never the best, his unique delivery (invariably referred to as a high-pitched whine), outrageous lyrics, and undeniable charisma produced him a celebrity. Pursuing N.W.A’s separation, E’s street trustworthiness took a significant conquering, though his recordings continued to market well if they appeared; regrettably, he was identified as having Supports 1995, and passed away shortly after. Eric “Eazy-E” Wright was created Sept 7, 1964, in Compton, California, a tough area of the LA metro region. A high-school dropout, Wright considered drug dealing to aid himself, and finally used the gains to start out his personal rap label, Ruthless Information, with partner and music-business veteran Jerry Heller. E found out a major carrying out talent within the D.O.C., and recruited Snow Cube and Dr. Dre to create tunes for his steady of performers. When their structure “Boyz-N-the Hood” was turned down by Ruthless signee HBO, Cube, Dre, and E shaped the first edition of N.W.A to record it themselves. Their initial record, N.W.A. as well as the Posse, premiered in 1987 and generally ignored; following a few tweaks from the lineup as well as the rough-edged subject material, 1988’s Right Outta Compton produced N.W.A into superstars. E seized the chance release a a single project afterwards in the entire year, entitled Eazy-Duz-It, which will be the just full-length album he’d complete; it continued to sell more than two million copies. After Glaciers Cube’s bitter departure from N.W.A toward the finish of 1989 (precipitated partly simply by Heller’s business strategies), Eazy-E took more than his not really inconsiderable share from the rapping and songwriting responsibilities, getting the group’s dominant tone of voice in 1991’s Niggaz4lifestyle. His flavor for cartoonish vulgarity begun to undermine the promises of reasonable inner-city reporting the fact that group members got used to guard themselves. Disputes between your members resulted in N.W.A’s separation that summer, along with a courtroom fight between Ruthless and Dre’s new label, Loss of life Row, soon followed, with Eazy alleging that Loss of life Row mind Suge Knight had coerced Ruthless into releasing Dre from his agreement. The situation was eventually trashed, but a bitter feud between Dre and Eazy raged for another many years; Dre’s seminal single debut The Chronic produced merciless fun of Eazy. E’s 1992 single EP 5150 House 4 tha Ill offered well, but do small to dispel his progressively cartoonish picture; he found even more success operating the Ruthless label, having a roster that included Above regulations, N.W.A bandmate MC Ren, the poorly received all-female group H.W.A. (Hoez with Attitude), and, ultimately, the profitable Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. Eazy resolved his feud with Dre around the 1993 EP It’s On (Dr. Dre) 187um Killa, which famously included an image of Dre putting on make-up and sequins during his TOP NOTCH Wreckin’ Cru times. Still, save for dissing Dre, Eazy didn’t appear to possess much to state, and despite healthful record product sales, his artistic trustworthiness was declining at an alarming price. Eazy didn’t help issues very much when, in early 1993, he spoke out to get Theodore Briseno, an L.A.P.D. official mixed up in Rodney King defeating; later in the entire year, he paid $2,500 to wait a Republican fundraiser, which his detractors noticed as an additional betrayal of his origins. In early 1995, Eazy joined a healthcare facility with respiratory troubles, believing he previously created asthma. The medical diagnosis was a lot more serious: he previously contracted Helps. Eazy announced his plight to the general public shortly thereafter, earning admiration for his simple attitude. Sadly, just a couple weeks afterwards, on March 26, 1995, the condition claimed his lifestyle. The record he previously been focusing on, Str8 Off tha Streetz of Muthaphukkin Compton, premiered posthumously (in unfinished type) afterwards in the entire year. In 2002, in the seventh wedding anniversary of his loss of life, some previously unreleased materials in the Ruthless vaults premiered because the EP Influence of a Star, which was along with a Dvd movie. Extra posthumous compilations implemented. In 2015, the critically acclaimed, Academy-Award-nominated N.W.A. biopic Direct Outta Compton premiered in theaters. Concentrating on the creation and rise from the seminal gangsta rap staff, Compton was focused on Eazy. It continued to create over $200 million worldwide on the container office and motivated a ethnic resurgance for N.W.A. With an increase of mainstream identification of N.W.A.’s legacy in the annals of rap and hip-hop, Eazy received a posthumous honor for his contribution to music along with his induction in to the Rock and roll ‘N Move Hall of Popularity in 2016.

Quick Facts


Full Name Eazy-E
Died March 26, 1995, Los Angeles, California, United States
Height 1.59 m
Profession Rapper, Music Producer, Songwriter
Education William Howard Taft Charter High School
Nationality American
Spouse Tomica Wright
Children Lil Eazy-E, Baby Eazy-E (E3), Raven Wright, Dominick Wright, Erin Bria Wright, Marquise Wright, Daijah Wright, Elijah Wright, David Wright
Parents Kathie Wright, Richard Wright
Siblings Patricia Wright, Kenneth Wright
Music Groups N.W.A.
Music Songs Boyz-n-the-Hood, Real Muthaphuckkin G's, We Want Eazy, Only If You Want It, Eazy-Er Said Than Dunn, Nobody Move, Gimmie That Nutt, It’s On, Just tah Let U Know, Switchez, Any Last Werdz, Ole School Shit, Tha Muthaphukkin’ Real, No More ?'s, Eazy-Duz-It, Luv 4 Dem Gangsta'z, Still Talkin’, Neighborhood Sniper, Creep ’n’ Crawl, Wut Would You Do, Sorry Louie, Down 2 tha Last Roach, Still a Nigga, Creep n Crawl, 8 Ball, Sippin on a 40, My Baby’z Mama, Ruthless Life, 2 Hard Mutha’s, Niggaz My Height Don't Fight, I’mma Break It Down, Hit the Hooker
Albums Eazy-Duz-It, 5150: Home 4 tha Sick, It's On (Dr. Dre) 187um Killa, Eternal E, Str8 off tha Streetz of Muthaphukkin Compton, Impact of a Legend, Featuring...Eazy-E, Gangsta Memorial (Edited), Merry Muthafuckin' X-Mas
Nominations American Music Award for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist, American Music Award for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album, American Music Award for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop New Artist


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#Fact
1 Was a supporter of numerous children charities such as Make A Wish foundation and Athletes and Entertainers for Kids.
2 Signed the Black Eyed Peas who by then were known by the name of "Atban Klan".
3 His N.W.A colleague DJ Yella is the godfather of Eazy's second son Derrek (born in or around 1989).
4 Was a close friend of The D.O.C..
5 Was credited for discovering Bone Thugs n Harmony.
6 Had his own record label, Ruthless Records.
7 Fellow NWA rapper DJ Yella wrote a solo single called "One More Nigga To Go" in dedication to him, and to help raise money for college for his nine kids. Yella reportedly also was the only member of NWA to stay friends with him all the way from beginning to end.
8 Married the mother of his last two children one week before his death.
9 Was a member of the Kelly Park Compton Crips.
10 N.W.A. was voted the 33rd Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Artists of all time by Rolling Stone.
11 He was the unofficial front man of N.W.A., although he had relatively little contribution to the music (all of it being crafted by DJ Yella & Dr. Dre) and even his own lyrics (most of which were written for him by Ice Cube).
12 His most famous song "Boyz in the Hood" was never meant to be sung by him. It was intended for an east side group called "HBO" to sing.
13 Played drums and piano competently (though not expertly).
14 Has nine children by seven different women.
15 Has a day each year in his name in Compton, Eazy-E day, by order of the mayor.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
CB4 1993 writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - as Eric Wright
New Jack City 1991 writer: "STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON"
The Return of Superfly 1990 "Eazy Street" / performer: "Eazy Street"
The Freshman 1990 writer: "STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON"
Coming to America 1988 producer: "Comin' Correct"
Black-ish 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Straight Outta Compton 2015 performer: "The Boyz-N-The-Hood", "We Want Eazy", "Neighborhood Sniper" / writer: "Straight Outta Compton", "Gangsta Gangsta", "The Boyz-N-The-Hood", "We Want Eazy", "Real Niggaz" - as Eric Wright
Horrible Bosses 2 2014 writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - as Eric Wright
Grand Theft Auto V 2013 Video Game performer: "No More ?s" / writer: "Gangsta Gangsta" - as Eric Wright
Venus and Serena 2012 Documentary writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - as Eric Wright
The Watch 2012/I performer: "The Boyz In The Hood" / writer: "The Boyz In The Hood", "Straight Outta Compton" - as Eric Wright
21 Jump Street 2012 writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - as Eric Wright
Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap 2012 Documentary writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - as Eric Wright
The Graham Norton Show 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Take Me Home Tonight 2011 writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - as Eric Wright
30 for 30 TV Series documentary lyrics - 1 episode, 2010 music - 1 episode, 2010
Fame 2009 writer: "The-Boyz-N-The-Hood" - as Eric Wright
Entourage 2009 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Logorama 2009 Short as E. Wright, "NIGGAZ AND JEWZ SOME SAY KIKES" / performer: "NIGGAZ AND JEWZ SOME SAY KIKES"
N.W.A.: The World's Most Dangerous Group 2008 TV Movie documentary performer: "Eazy-Er Said Than Dunn", "Neighborhood Sniper", "We Want Eazy", "Real Compton City G's"
Generation Kill 2008 TV Mini-Series writer - 2 episodes
Who's Your Caddy? 2007 writer: "Straight outta Compton" - as Eric Wright
Harsh Times 2005 performer: "Boyz-N-The-Hood" - as Eazy E / writer: "Boyz-N-The-Hood" - as E. Wright
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas 2004 Video Game performer: "Eazy-Er Said Than Dunn" / writer: "Express Yourself" - as Wright
True Crime: Streets of LA 2003 Video Game writer: "For tha Love of $" - as E. Wright
Beef 2003 Documentary performer: "Boyz N Tha Hood", "Rela Muthaphuckkin' G's"
Happy Homicidal 2002 Short performer: "100 Miles and Running"
Dark Blue 2002 performer: "Neighborhood Sniper"
OT: Our Town 2002 Documentary writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - as Eric Wright
Ali G Indahouse 2002 "STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON"
Copperfield: Tornado of Fire 2001 TV Special "Dope Man"
Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker 1999 TV Special documentary writer: "Fuck The Police"
Bulworth 1998 writer: "100 Miles and Running" - as E. Wright
Beverly Hills Cop III 1994 "Luv 4 Dem Gangsta'z" / performer: "Luv 4 Dem Gangsta'z"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Eazy-E: Real Muthafuckkin' G's HD Director's Cut 2016 Short Eazy_E

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Eazy-E: Real Muthafuckkin' G's HD Director's Cut 2016 Short

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
N.W.A.: Efil4zaggin - The Only Home Video 1992 Video documentary executive producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Straight Outta Compton 2015 in loving memory of - as Eric 'Eazy-E' Wright

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Streets of Compton 2016 TV Movie documentary Himself
Jamaica House 2013 Documentary short as Eazy-E Nwa
Ruthless Memories, Eazy-E Documentary 2012 Video documentary Eazy-E
The N.W.A. Legacy: The Video Collection 2002 Video Himself (segments "Straight Outta Compton", "Appetite for Destruction", "Alwayz Into Somethin'" and "We Want Eazy") (as N.W.A.)
Tupac Shakur: Before I Wake... 2001 Documentary Himself
And Ya Don't Stop: Hip Hop's Greatest Videos, Vol. 1 2000 Video Himself (segments "Straight Outta Compton" and "Real Compton City G's") (as N.W.A.)
In Living Color 1994 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
The Arsenio Hall Show 1990-1993 TV Series Himself / Musical Guest
CB4 1993 Himself (as Eazy E)
Tupac & Above the Law: Call It What U Want 1993 Short Himself
N.W.A.: Efil4zaggin - The Only Home Video 1992 Video documentary Himself - Gangster

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
I, Dolemite Part IV: The Disco Godfather 2016 Video documentary short Himself
NWA & Eazy-E: Kings of Compton 2015 Documentary Himself
Straight Outta Compton 2015 Himself (uncredited)
Vanilla Ice Archive 2012 Documentary Himself
30 for 30 2010 TV Series documentary Himself
Check It Out! Video 2009 TV Series Himself (segment "Foe Tha Love Of $")
N.W.A.: The World's Most Dangerous Group 2008 TV Movie documentary Himself
3rd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors 2006 TV Movie Himself - Honoree
Letter to the President 2005 Video documentary Himself
And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop 2004 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
The N Word 2004 Documentary Himself
Beef 2003 Documentary Himself (as Eazy E)
Tupac: Resurrection 2003 Documentary Himself
Eazy-E: The Life and Timez of Eric Wright 2002 Video documentary Himself
Eazy-E: The Impact of a Legend 2002 Video Himself
Welcome to Death Row 2001 Video documentary Himself - Member of NWA (as Eazy E)
Run-DMC: Together Forever - Greatest Hits 1983-2000 2000 Video Himself (segment "Down With the King")
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony: Greatest Video Hits 2000 Video Himself (segment "Foe Tha Love Of $")

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#Quote
1 Records don't make anybody do nothing. You make yourself do that.
2 I would like to turn my own problem into something good that will reach out to all my homeboys, I want to save their asses before it's too late. I'm not looking to blame anyone except myself.
3 See you around buddy boy.

#Trademark
1 Wore a black Compton hat
2 His voice
3 Always wore dark sunglasses


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