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Eazy-E (1963–1995)

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 ... See full bio »

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 2014 Horrible Bosses 2 (writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - as Eric Wright)
 2012/I The Watch (performer: "Boyz-N-The-Hood", "Straight Outta Compton (2002 Digital Remaster) [Explicit]") / (writer: "Straight Outta Compton (2002 Digital Remaster) [Explicit]")
 2012 21 Jump Street (writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - as Eric Wright)
 2012 Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (Documentary) (writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - as Eric Wright)
 2011 The Graham Norton Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Geoffrey Rush/Gwyneth Paltrow/Lady Gaga/Jason Byrne (2011) ... (writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - uncredited)
 2011 Take Me Home Tonight (writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - as Eric Wright)
  30 for 30 (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2010) (music - 1 episode, 2010)
- Straight Outta L.A. (2010) ... (lyrics: "Straight Outta Compton (Extended Mix Version)") / (music: "Straight Outta Compton (Extended Mix Version)")
 2009 Fame (writer: "The-Boyz-N-The-Hood" - as Eric Wright)
 2009 Entourage (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Drive (2009) ... (performer: "Gimmie That Nutt" - uncredited)
 2009 Logorama (Short) (as E. Wright, "NIGGAZ AND JEWZ (SOME SAY KIKES)") / (performer: "NIGGAZ AND JEWZ (SOME SAY KIKES)")
 2008 N.W.A.: The World's Most Dangerous Group (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Eazy-Er Said Than Dunn", "Neighborhood Sniper", "We Want Eazy", "Real Compton City G's")
 2008 Generation Kill (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- A Burning Dog (2008) ... (writer: "Gangsta Gangsta" - as Eric Wright)
- The Cradle of Civilization (2008) ... (writer: "The Boyz in the Hood" - as Eric Wright)
 2007 Who's Your Caddy? (writer: "Straight outta Compton" - as Eric Wright)
 2005 Harsh Times (performer: "Boyz-N-The-Hood" - as Eazy E) / (writer: "Boyz-N-The-Hood" - as E. Wright)
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) (performer: "Eazy-Er Said Than Dunn")
 2003 True Crime: Streets of LA (Video Game) (writer: "For tha Love of $" - as E. Wright)
 2003 Beef (Documentary) (performer: "Boyz N Tha Hood", "Rela Muthaphuckkin' G's")
 2002 Happy Homicidal (Short) (performer: "100 Miles and Running")
 2002 Dark Blue (performer: "Neighborhood Sniper")
 2002 OT: Our Town (Documentary) (writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - as Eric Wright)
 2002 Ali G Indahouse ("STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON")
 2001 Copperfield: Tornado of Fire (TV Special) ("Dope Man")
 1998 Bulworth (writer: "100 Miles and Running" - as E. Wright)
 1994 Beverly Hills Cop III ("Luv 4 Dem Gangsta'z") / (performer: "Luv 4 Dem Gangsta'z")
 1993 CB4 (writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - as Eric Wright)
 1991 New Jack City (writer: "STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON")
 1990 The Return of Superfly ("Eazy Street") / (performer: "Eazy Street")
 1990 The Freshman (writer: "STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON")
 1988 Coming to America (producer: "Comin' Correct")
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Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 2 Interviews | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Eazy E | N.W.A. | Eazy-E Nwa | Eric Wright

Height:

5' 2½" (1.59 m)
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Personal Quote:

Records don't make anybody do nothing. You make yourself do that. See more »

Trivia:

Has a day each year in his name in Compton, Eazy-E day, by order of the mayor. See more »

Trademark:

Wore a black Compton hat See more »

Nickname:

The Godfather Of Gangsta Rap See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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