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Jerry Heller (1940–2016)

Jerry Heller is best known for managing west coast rap supergroup and gangster rap pioneers NWA and Eazy E and was a co-founder and CEO of Ruthless Records. Jerry Heller can be counted as one of the select few in the music industry who has had a significant role in shaping trends and musical movements for five decades. Truly a unique force with his... See full bio »

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 2016 Crooked Halos (music supervisor - as Gerald E. Heller) / (musical director) (announced)
 2013 Friend Request (music supervisor - as Gerald E. Heller)
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 2004 Raising Genius (executive producer)
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 2002 Eazy-E: The Life and Timez of Eric Wright (Video documentary) (special thanks)
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 2015 NWA & Eazy-E: Kings of Compton (Documentary)
 2012 Ruthless Memories, Eazy-E Documentary (Video documentary)
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 2011 Beef: Behind the Bullet (TV Series documentary)
 2010 Unsung (TV Series documentary)
- Rose Royce (2010) ... Himself
 2008 N.W.A.: The World's Most Dangerous Group (TV Movie documentary)
 2008 Number One with a Bullet (Documentary)
 2002 Eazy-E: The Impact of a Legend (Video)
 1999 Behind the Music (TV Series documentary)
- Dr. Dre (1999) ... Himself
 1992 N.W.A.: Efil4zaggin - The Only Home Video (Video documentary)
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 2004 And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 2001 Welcome to Death Row (Video documentary)
Himself - Former President: Ruthless Records

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1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gerald E. Heller

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[on the music business and musicians] As for the things that bothered me, I've been in the business for six decades. I've probably represented almost every major artist in the world, either directly or peripherally, at one time or another," Heller said. "I have a certain reputation, and that reputation certainly doesn't entail the things that they said about me. It was very hurtful. I thought 'No... See more »


Was invited to the White House twice by two different presidents, . . . Nixon and George Bush Sr. See more »

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