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Eric Lynn Wright, better known by his stage name Eazy-E, was an American rapper who performed solo and as a member of the group N.W.A. Wright is affectionately called "The Godfather Of Gangsta Rap."He was born in Compton, California. After dropping out of high school in the tenth grade, he supported himself primarily by selling drugs before investing it in and becoming founder of Ruthless Records. He made his debut as a rapper with "Boyz-N-The-Hood" which was a revolutionary song in rap history written by Ice Cube. N.W.A first released N.W.A. and the Posse in 1987. In 1988, they released their most controversial album, "Straight Outta Compton." The group released two more albums before disbanding in the early 90's.Eazy-E continued as a solo artist releasing three solo projects. In addition, he released several notable artists on his Ruthless Records label including but not limited to J.J. Fad, Michel'le, The DOC, Above the Law and Bone thugs-n-harmony.He fathered nine children. He died March 26, 1995 due to complications of pneumonia associated with AIDS.  See full bio on IMDb »

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