Eazy-E Portrait Session Source:Getty

Eazy had allegedly earned $250,000 in drug money by the time he was 22-years-old.


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When he became ill from AIDS, he initially thought he was suffering from asthma due to the constant coughing.


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Eazy was wearing a flannel shirt, Compton hat, and jeans when he was buried—inside of a gold casket.


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Eazy-E dropped out of school in the tenth grade, but eventually earned his GED.


Portrait of Rapper Eazy E Source:Getty

He is affectionately hailed as the ‘Godfather of Gangster Rap’


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He claimed he wasn’t referring to all women when he rapped about “bitches,” just women who did “scandalous things” to him.


Rapper Eazy-E of NWA Source:Getty

He has his own local holiday. Over in Compton, fans celebrate his memory on April 7th, also known as Eazy-E Day.

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