The 25 Best Soundtrack Albums of the 1990s

In the 1980s, music and film collided for cross-promotional blockbusters both transcendent (Purple Rain) and transcendently cheesy (Footloose). In the ‘90s, soundtracks continued to sell…
Al Shipley / August 27, 2020

Remembering Eazy-E on the 25th Anniversary of His Death

One morning in late in the fall of 1988, I was walking through New York City on my way to work when I popped a…
Dimitri Ehrlich / March 26, 2020

Jerry Heller Has Reportedly Filed a Defamation Lawsuit Against Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, and More

Jerry Heller, the former manager of N.W.A, has reportedly filed a defamation lawsuit against Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, the estate of Eazy-E, the producers of Straight…
Brennan Carley / October 30, 2015

Kendrick Lamar Remembers Eazy-E’s Cultural Impact in New Tribute

It's been a busy year for N.W.A in the press, considering the explosively successful debut of the biopic about the band (Straight Outta Compton). Now Kendrick…
Brennan Carley / October 6, 2015

Rapper Frost Says Eazy-E Was Injected With HIV-Tainted Needles

New allegations have surfaced in the story involving Yung Eazy's claims that Suge Knight injected his father, Eazy-E, with HIV-infected needles following a direct threat from the…
Harley Brown / September 25, 2015

Eazy-E’s Son Claims Suge Knight Injected His Father With AIDS

It's the stuff of music industry legend that Suge Knight once threatened Eazy-E when he wanted him to give up claim to former N.W.A. member's Dr.
Rachel Brodsky / August 26, 2015

N.W.A’s Manager Jerry Heller Regrets Stopping Eazy-E From Killing Suge Knight

Suge Knight is currently on trial facing a murder charge following a fatal hit and run on the set of Straight Outta Compton in January,…
James Grebey / August 25, 2015

Literal Sons of N.W.A May Tour as ‘N.W.A Resurrected’

If you aren't familiar with Serious Pimp Records, it's the label and, er, sunglasses company run by Snoop Dogg and Bishop Don Magic Juan. If you…
Chris Martins / April 29, 2014

How Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s Hologram Rescued Wu-Tang Clan’s Rock the Bells Disaster

Wu-Tang Clan's Sunday night performance at the Rock the Bells festival may have resurrected Ol' Dirty Bastard, but the gig ended with the hip-hop legends…
Kyle McGovern / September 9, 2013

Holo-ODB?: Rock the Bells Plan to Revive Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Eazy-E

Rock the Bells' 2013 lineup is packed with living talent, but it also includes two head-turning posthumous acts. This year's 10th anniversary bill features "original…
Marc Hogan / May 15, 2013