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- Me, Myself, and I
- Eric "Eazy-E" Wright got the whole U.S.A plus the rest of the world to wake up when it came to the blacks situration in the American comunity in the middle of the 80's. Under his alias, Eazy-E, he started a record comapny, -Ruthless Records-, with help from money that he had collected on the streets, and created the gangsta-rap, a part of hip hop that had millions of head lines all over the world. 31 years old, he died, only 2 months after that he fund out that he had AIDS.
He was born in Compton in a middle-class family in 1963, he became a criminal in the teenages, the life as a gangsta didn't have the plans for the future that Eazy-E were dreaming of, so after he compleated school, he started in the music industry.
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ERIC WRIGHT 1963-1995
Eric Wright, known to the world of music as Eazy-E, passed away of AIDS the week of 20 March. Wright, who was 31, entered LA's Cedars-Sinai hospital on 24 February. He went for a lung problem. When he was diagnosed as having full-blown AIDS, Wright made no bones about it. He was the first rapper ever to admit such status.
Eazy is the same sort of loss as Kurt Cobain, which is to say he transformed the music around us. His voice was as unique as that of Nirvana's leader. And his group, NWA, created "gangsta rap". They also re-deployed the word "nigger": as pop discourse.
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