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Eric "Eazy-E" Wright
Birth: Sep. 7, 1963
Death: Mar. 26, 1995

American Rapper, Songwriter. Born Eric Lynn Wright, he was better known by his stage name Eazy-E, who performed solo and in the hip-hop group N.W.A. After dropping out of high school in the tenth grade, he supported himself primarily by selling drugs. In 1983, he co-founded the record company, Ruthless Records, whose artists went on to include Dr. Dre and Ice Cube. The trio formed N.W.A. along with DJ Yella, MC Ren and Arabian Night and 1987 released "N.W.A. and the Posse". In 1988, Wright released his solo debut album, "Eazy-Duz-It" prior to the release that same year of N.W.A.'s controversial album, "Straight Outta Compton". The group went on to release two more albums before they disbanded in 1991 and Eazy E went on to release 3 more solo albums from 1992 through 1995. In February of 1995, Wright, who is often referred to as "The Godfather of Gangsta Rap", was admitted into a Los Angeles hospital with what was believed to be asthma, but was instead diagnosed with full-blown AIDS and died almost one month later. Since his passing, two more albums were released and several books and video biographies have been written and produced about him, including 2002's 'The Day Eazy-E Died'. (bio by: Louis Mata) 

Cause of death: Complications of AIDS
Rose Hills Memorial Park
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Lupine Lawn, Lot 2482, Gr 1
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 01, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 1170
Eric Eazy-E Wright
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Eric Eazy-E Wright
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Peace Brother...
- Gil
 Added: Mar. 26, 2015
Your meteoric rise out of Compton and into super stardom is truly an amazing accomplishment you will always be remembered for. Rest EAZY!!!
- Bunny
 Added: Mar. 26, 2015
Happy anniversary baby I miss u so much my love can't wait to see u, you are sweet loving caring person I will always be by your side I will make sure your legacy stay alive, Eric wright the first time I lay my eyes on you I know my love was true I love u...(Read more)
- Dajah Wright
 Added: Mar. 26, 2015
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