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J.J. Fad Honored With Street Name In Hometown

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Hip-Hop legends J.J. Fad receive street name honor in their hometown of Rialto, California on Saturday (June 11). NWA’s DJ Yella and World Class Wreckin’ Crew attend the legend’s ceremony. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information MORE: Girl Group Tribute: The Supersonic Sound of J.J. Fad Awarded the prestigious honor at the San Bernardino County Government Center. […]

Eazy-E’s Daughter Co-Signs The Game and Ye’s Flip Of Her Father’s Song: “It Don’t Get No More Gangster Than That”

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The Game and Kanye’s latest collab, “Eazy,” has been making headlines, notably for the bar where Kanye threatens to “beat Pete Davidson’s ass.” The song is built around a sample from Eazy-E’s song “Eazy-Duz-It,” and when catching up with TMZ, Eazy’s daughter Ebie Wright gave the flip her seal of approval. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more […]

Fans’ Ears Perk as Kanye West, The Game Tackle an Eazy-E Sample

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Somehow between all of his traveling and dating, Kanye West is still churning out bangers. Ye teamed with Hit-Boy, who is quite busy in his own right, to produce a track for Hit-Boy’s forthcoming project with The Game. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “I’m JUST GONNA SAY THIS… BE READY !” videographer Kevin Wong captured […]

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 […]

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