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Today in Hip-Hop History: NWA Founder Eazy-E Dies From AIDS 26 Years Ago

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On this day in 1995, gangster rap pioneer Eric “Eazy-E” Wright succumbed to complications of the AIDS virus less than 10 days after making it known to the public. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Many are able to embody the persona of gangsta rap. That’s thanks to the likes of Schooly D, Ice-T, and N.W.A. […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Eazy E Diagnosed With AIDS 26 Years Ago

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On this date in 1995, Eric “Eazy E” Wright was diagnosed with the deadly AIDS virus and announced the diagnosis via his record label Ruthless Records. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In 1986 Eazy-E went into business with Jerry Heller to create Ruthless Records. It’s often told that Wright used up to $250,000 of his […]

[WATCH] Young Buck Says BTNH and Eazy-E Influenced Gangsta Rap in Nashville

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In an interview on internationally recognized WhyTV, former G-Unit member and Nashville Hip Hop mainstay Young Buck discussed how influential artists like 2Pac, The Hot Boys, Bone Thugs N Harmony, and Eazy-E were on the landscape of Hip Hop in Nashville aka Cashville. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In the interview, Buck states, “There are […]

Happy 56th Birthday To N.W.A./Ruthless Records Founder Eazy-E! (RIP)

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Despite the fact that the Hip Hop community lost this giant in the game over two decades ago, the legacy of Eazy-E will always be seen, heard and celebrated by the culture of Hip Hop. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Eazy-E was born Eric Lynn Wright on this date in 1964 in Compton, California. As […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: N.W.A.’s Second LP ‘100 Miles And Runnin’ Turns 30!

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On this date in 1990, “the world’s most dangerous group” dropped their second album and only EP, 100 Miles And Runnin on the Ruthless/Priority label. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information This was also the first release by N.W.A. sans their lead songwriter and most celebrated emcee O’Shea “Ice Cube” Jackson after a contract dispute forced […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony’s ‘E. 1999 Eternal’ Turns 25 Years Old!

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On this date in Hip Hop history, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, released their 2nd LP E. 1999 Eternal on Ruthless Records Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Four months after the death of rapper/executive producer Eazy-E, Cleveland rap quartet Bone Thugs-N-Harmony released their 2nd studio album East 1999 Eternal. Today marks a quarter-century since the release of the […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: NWA Founder Eazy-E Dies From AIDS 25 Years Ago

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On this day in 1995, gangster rap pioneer Eric “Eazy-E” Wright succumbed to complications of the AIDS virus less than 10 days after making it known to the public. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Many are able to embody the persona of gangsta rap. That’s thanks to the likes of Schooly D, Ice-T, and N.W.A. […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Eazy E Diagnosed With AIDS 25 Years Ago

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On this date in 1995, Eric “Eazy E” Wright was diagnosed with the deadly AIDS virus and announced the diagnosis via his record label Ruthless Records. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In 1986 Eazy-E went into business with Jerry Heller to create Ruthless Records. It’s often told that Wright used up to $250,000 of his […]

Rappers Who Died of Health, Accidents, or Natural Causes

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There has been a great deal of news around the rappers who have met their untimely deaths due to drug use or violence. After all, such topics generally make sensationalized news stories. However, many rappers have also met tragic endings due to the types of causes that can take us all- illness, accidents, or other […]

Today In Hip Hop History: NWA Founder Eazy-E Dies From AIDS 24 Years Ago

Many are able to embody the persona of gangsta rap. That’s thanks to the likes of Schooly D, Ice-T and N.W.A. The difference between the two former when compared to the latter, is Eazy-E. a true entrepreneur and if it wasn’t the rap game, his money would’ve (as it has) been made regardless. Visit streaming.thesource.com […]

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