Eazy-E

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Eazy-E

Eazy-E in 1993
Background information
Birth name Eric Lynn Wright
Born September 7, 1963(1963-09-07)
Compton, California, United States
Origin Compton, California
Died March 26, 1995(1995-03-26) (aged 31)
Los Angeles, California,
United States
Genres Gangsta rap, West Coast hip hop, G-funk
Occupations Rapper, record producer, CEO
Years active 1985–1995
Labels Ruthless Records, Priority Records, Relativity Records, Epic, MCA
Associated acts N.W.A., Above The Law, B.G. Knocc Out, Dresta, Kokane, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony
Website Eazy-E.com

Eazy-E (real name: Eric Lynn Wright) (September 7, 1963 – March 26, 1995) was an American rapper and actor. He rose to fame with the Rap group N.W.A. and is one of the founders of the "Gangsta rap" subgenre. He usually rapped about guns, drugs, relations between residents and the police, and sexual activity.

On March 26, 1995 Eazy-E died as the result of AIDS-related pneumonia.[1]

He was buried at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier, California.[2]

Discography[change | change source]

During his career, Eazy-E released 2 studio albums and 3 EPs:

Year Album
1988 Eazy-Duz-It
1995 Str8 off tha Streetz of Muthaphukkin Compton*
Year EP
1992 5150: Home 4 tha Sick
1993 It's On (Dr. Dre) 187um Killa
2002 Impact of a Legend*

(*) albums or EPs were released posthumously (after death)

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