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Eazy-E
   
Number of songs: 1 | Total weeks on charts: 5
Appearing in a total number of: 1 charts | Total period running: 28 days
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Biography

Eric Lynn Wright (September 7, 1963 – March 26, 1995), better known by his stage name Eazy-E, was an American rapper who performed solo and in the hip hop group N.W.A. Wright is affectionately called "The Godfather of Gangsta rap". He was born to Richard and Kathie Wright in Compton, California. After dropping out of high school in the tenth grade, he supported himself primarily by selling drugs before investing in Ruthless Records and becoming a rapper. When Ruthless artist Ice Cube wrote "Boyz-n-the-Hood", Dr. Dre, Cube, and Eazy formed N.W.A. After DJ Yella, MC Ren, and Arabian Prince joined the group, N.W.A released N.W.A. and the Posse. In 1988, they released their most controversial album, Straight Outta Compton. The group released two more albums and then disbanded after Eazy released Dr. Dre from his contract.

Eazy's main influences included 1970s funk groups, contemporary rappers, and comedians. When reviewing Eazy's albums, many critics noted his unique overall style, with Steve Huey of the All Music Guide remarking: "While his technical skills as a rapper were never the greatest, his distinctive delivery...over-the-top lyrics, and undeniable charisma made him a star."

Discography:
1988 - Eazy-Duz-It
1992 - 5150: Home 4 tha Sick
1993 - It's On (Dr. Dre) 187um Killa
1995 - Str8 off tha Streetz of Muthaphukkin Compton
2002 - Impact of a Legend
2007 - Featuring...Eazy-E
Sources: Last.fm, Wikipedia


Eazy-E in the news
2K Announces Dwayne Johnson As WWE 2K18 Executive Soundtrack Producer (18/08/2017) FirstCom Music Release New Album 'Red Star' By Legendary Hip Hop Producer The D.O.C (14/02/2017)
UMe To Release Limited Edition Six-Double-LP Vinyl Box Set, The Black Eyed Peas - The Complete Vinyl Collection, With All Six Interscope Titles Also Available As Individual LPS (09/09/2016) Serious Pimp Records Artist "Baby Eazy E" (Son Of Legendary Eazy-E) Team Up With Top "g-house" DJ/Producers To Release Album Called "Westcoast G-House Compilation" (16/03/2016)
Straight Outta Compton Unrated Director's Cut The Group That Defined A Generation Becomes The Movie Of Our Time On Digital HD January 5, 2016 (18/11/2015) Universal Music Enterprises' Ultimate Holiday Music Guide For Everyone On Your List, From The Naughty To The Nice (07/10/2015)
Alternative Rock Ensemble Ferris & The Wheels To Release Eagerly Awaited Debut Album (24/09/2015) Alternative Rock Ensemble Ferris And The Wheels To Release Eagerly Awaited Debut Album (24/09/2015)
Serious Pimp Records Releases Sons Of NWA's "Straight Outta Compton" EDM Remix (21/08/2015) Universal Continues Its "Respect The Classics" Campaign With Classic N.W.A And Posse Releases Including An Old Skool Record Store Day Cassette Exclusive (01/04/2015)
Hip Hop Artist "Blue Flame Mega" Releases His New Mixtape "Sacrifice" (19/05/2014) Sons Of N.W.A Releases 2nd Generation "Straight Outta Compton" Track For 25th Anniversary (21/01/2014)
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Releases Iconic 10th Studio Album "Art Of War: World War III" (11/12/2013) Take A Carnival Ride Of Indie Folk Grunge With Ferris & The Wheels - Debut EP 'Hollow' Available December 17, 2013! (22/11/2013)
UMe Spotlights Seminal Hip-Hop Albums With "Respect The Classics" Campaign, Launching September 3 (28/08/2013)
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