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Eazy-E (1964–1995)

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 NWA 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... See full bio »

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Known For

The Watch Soundtrack
(2012)
Harsh Times Soundtrack
(2005)
New Jack City Soundtrack
(1991)
21 Jump Street Soundtrack
(2012)

Filmography

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 1994 Eazy-E: Any Last Werdz (Music Video)
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 1993 Eazy-E: Real Muthaphuckkin G's (Music Video)
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 1993 Naughty by Nature: Hip Hop Hooray (Music Video)
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 1992 Eazy-E: Neighborhood Sniper (Music Video)
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 1992 Eazy-E: Only If You Want It (Music Video)
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 1991 N.W.A.: Alwayz into Somethin' (Music Video)
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 1991 N.W.A.: Appetite for Destruction (Music Video)
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 1991 N.W.A.: Approach to Danger (Music Video)
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 1991 MC Hammer: 2 Legit 2 Quit (Music Video short)
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 1990 N.W.A.: 100 Miles and Runnin' (Music Video)
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 1989 Eazy-E: Eazy-er Said Than Dunn (Music Video)
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 1989 Eazy-E: We Want Eazy (Music Video)
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 1989 N.W.A.: Express Yourself (Music Video)
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 1989 The D.O.C.: It's Funky Enough (Music Video)
 1989 N.W.A.: Straight Outta Compton (Music Video)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 2 Interviews | 1 Article | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

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

Height:

5' 2½" (1.59 m)

Spouse:

Tomica Wright  (his death)  (2 children)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I don't give a damn what color you are. The color of blood is red. The color of money is green. See more »

Trivia:

His most famous song "Boyz in the Hood" was never meant to be sung by him. It was intended for an east side group called HBO to sing. See more »

Trademark:

Always wore dark sunglasses See more »

Nickname:

Tha Hip Hop Thugsta See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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