Eazy-E (Eric Lynn Wright) was born on Sept.7, 1963 and passed away on March 26, 1995. The cause of death was due to complications of pneumonia associated with AIDS. Eazy-E is better known as “The Godfather of Gangsta Rap.” He has contributed to hip-hop by bringing acts such as his group N.W.A., BG Knocc Out, Above the Law, Bone Thugs N Harmony, & much more to the forefront of hip-hop. He is the founder of Ruthless Records which he invested in with drug money. For Flashback Friday, let’s celebrate the life and legacy of Eazy-E with some of his greatest hits.