Jerry Heller

N.W.A. Manager Jerry Heller’s Straight Outta Compton Lawsuit Dismissed

The late Jerry Heller's lawsuit against Universal over the N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton has been dismissed, The Hollywood Reporter reports. Heller—the group's manager, whom Dr. Dre and Ice…
Tosten Burks / December 21, 2018

Jerry Heller Is Dead, But His Lawsuit Against N.W.A. Isn’t

Former N.W.A. manager Jerry Heller died of a heart attack last week at age 75. But, according to his lawyer, Heller's lawsuit against former N.W.A. members, movies studios, and other…
Anna Gaca / September 11, 2016

Ice Cube Says He’s “Losing No Sleep” Over Jerry Heller’s Passing

Jerry Heller was instrumental in helping the late Eazy-E form Ruthless Records and overseeing N.W.A's rise. But royalty disputes made Ice Cube leave the group…
Brian Josephs / September 6, 2016

Jerry Heller, Former Manager of N.W.A., Dead at 75

Jerry Heller, the music businessman best known for managing seminal West Coast rap group N.W.A., died Friday of a heart attack, his cousin confirmed to Billboard. He was…
Anna Gaca / September 3, 2016

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