On November 22nd, a historic event took place in Compton, California, as the late Eazy-E, founder of Ruthless Records and member of the iconic rap group N.W.A, was honored with a street named after him. The dedication ceremony, held on what would have been Eazy-E's 57th birthday, marked a significant moment in hip-hop history and paid tribute to the enduring legacy of one of … [Read more...] about Eazy Street: Compton Honors Late Ruthless Records & N.W.A Founder Eazy-E
On November 22nd Compton, California, a city known for its rich hip-hop culture and the birthplace of influential rap group N.W.A, is set to pay tribute to one of its own. Eric "Eazy-E" Wright, the infamous rapper and record label founder, will have a street named after him, solidifying his legacy and contributions to the music industry. Eazy-E, alongside Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, … [Read more...] about Ruthless Records & N.W.A Founder Eazy-E To Be Honored With Street Name In Compton
G-Funk originators, west coast OG's, and former Ruthless Records artists Kokane & Big Hutch aka Cold 187um of Above The Law discuss their early days in music, and how they have a legendary history running through their veins during a recent interview with the NH Experience podcast. The "Architects of G-Funk" talk to host Nick Hamilton about being a part of Ruthless … [Read more...] about Cold 187um Of Above The Law & Kokane Discuss Ruthless Records, Eazy-E, Aftermath Of N.W.A Break-Up, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony + More On NH Experience Podcast
Former Ruthless Records artist Hopsin sits down with Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh on the People’s Party With Talib Kweli podcast to discuss a range of topics including his fallout with Ruthless Records and detailing his anger on the song "Kill Her", the low profile he's kept while making moves in the industry over the last decade, Why he's been steering clear of releasing full … [Read more...] about Hopsin Talks ‘Ill Mind,’ Details Fallout With Ruthless Records, Dissing Rick Ross, Lil’ Wayne & Lupe Fiasco; Discusses Therapy, Religion, Tech N9ne + More On People’s Party With Talib Kweli Podcast
DJ Yella is a multi-platinum producer, member of the Rock 'N Roll Hall of Fame, and a founding member of the iconic Compton, California hip-hop group N.W.A. Yella, alongside Eazy-E, MC Ren, Ice Cube, Arabian Prince, and Dr. Dre helped "The World's Most Dangerous Group" pave the way for West Coast hip-hop with their 1988 release Straight Outta Compton. Prior to N.W.A, … [Read more...] about Conversations With Chad: DJ Yella Talks Herbie Hancock Refusing To Clear “Just Don’t Bite It” Sample, Producing For Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Staying With Eazy-E After N.W.A Break-Up, Finding God + More
Eazy-E, known as the Godfather of Gangsta Rap, is responsible for igniting a revolution in the world of popular music. His company and label, Ruthless Records, and his iconic and legendary group N.W.A, gave the world an entirely new kind of hip-hop and paved the way for much of what the genre is today. From the beginning, Eazy-E and N.W.A invited controversy and reveled at … [Read more...] about WE TV Premiering Investigative Series “The Mysterious Death of Eazy-E” On August 12
DJ Speed, the legendary N.W.A DJ for Eazy-E, The D.O.C., and J.J. Fad, rocked crowds for the Ruthless Records acts and became known as "The Worlds Most Dangerous DJ". Born in Compton, California seven houses down from Dr. Dre, two blocks down from Eazy-E and three blocks down from MC Ren, the Super Dope Speed, as he was once called, traveled the world with the N.W.A and The … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday, DJ Speed!
The legendary "villain in black" MC Ren, is a member of the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame for his iconic work with the pioneering West Coast hip-hop group N.W.A. The "ruthless" emcee was a instrumental in the group's landmark 1988 album Straight Outta Compton, and also wrote several tracks for Eazy-E on his solo debut, Eazy-Duz-It. Once Ice Cube left the group to pursue solo … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday, MC Ren!
DJ Speed of N.W.A stops by Unique Access Entertainment to discuss how Above The Law got the short end of the stick. The Compton DJ also tells host Soren Baker how The D.O.C. shaped Death Row Records. Check out the interview below: Be sure to go back and watch these other episodes: Episode 1: DJ Speed: J.J. Fad Built Ruthless Records, MC Ren Introducing Him To … [Read more...] about N.W.A.’s DJ Speed Tells Unique Access Entertainment How Above The Law Got Short End of Stick & The D.O.C. Shaped Death Row Records