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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. […]

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: 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: Suge Knight Suggests That Eazy-E Was Killed 17 Years Ago

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Today in 2003, former Death Row CEO Suge Knight appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! after his nine-year prison bid and made a shocking insinuation about the AIDS-related death of N.W.A. and Ruthless Records founder Eric “Eazy-E” Wright in 1995. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Kimmel and his crowd jeered and cringed as Knight chuckled at […]

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 […]

Toker Of Eazy-E’s group Brownside Passed Away At 51

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Toker of 90’s gangster rap group Brownside has passed away. He was 51. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Toker, whose real name was Gilbert Izquierdo, helped create and pioneer the West Coast Chicano sound of Hip Hop in the mid-90s with Brownside. Brownside was founded in 1994 by Ruthless Records/N.W.A. founder the late Eazy-E. Eazy […]

Eazy-E’s Widow Tomica Wright And Son Settle Their Lawsuit Over N.W.A. Name

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Eazy-E’s wife and his son have finally settled their legal battle over the use of the N.W.A. name. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information According to reports, court documents show that Tomica Wright and Eric Wright have finally reached a settlement that will bring the case to a close after years of litigation. Eazy’s son agreed […]

Today In Hip Hop History: NWA Founder Eazy-E Dies From AIDS 23 Years Ago

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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, if it wasn’t the rap game, his money would’ve (as it has) been made regardless. Visit streaming.thesource.com for […]

BET’s Docu-series ‘Death Row Chronicles’ Episode 1 [REVIEW]

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There is no doubt that the rise of Death Row Records and the artists signed to that monumental label can be attributed almost singlehandedly to Marion “Suge” Knight. His unorthodox methods of maintaining Death Row’s position at the top of the game may have contributed to the head of Death Row’s downfall. Visit streaming.thesource.com for […]

Happy 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 […]

Legendary N.W.A. Manager Jerry Heller Dead at 75

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A year after the release of the highly successful N.W.A. biopic, Straight Outta Compton, N.W.A’s original manager Jerry Heller has passed away at the age of 75. According to multiple reports, the cause of death was a heart attack. On Friday, September 2, he was rushed to Los Robles Hospital in Thousand Oaks, California, where he was pronounced […]

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