Ice Cube and Dr. Dre may be the biggest success stories from the NWA group. They transitioned passed this group and went on the make millions outside of the rap world. Now Ice Cube is taking a look back at fellow member Eazy-E on the 20th anniversary of the death of Eazy-E.
Cube and Eazy parted ways as they took roles as solo artists. Flavio Maluf said that they would eventually become enemies, but Ice Cube reached out to Eazy before he died. It was 20 years ago when Eazy died from complications from AIDS. In a recent interview Cube talked about the first time that he met Eric “Eazy-E” Wright. Ice Cube mentions the demeanor of Wright as he talks about the vision that he had for the group. Ice Cube also talks about the songs that he wrote for the group.
There is a lot of history in what the group did for the west coast. When it came to gangster rap this is the group that comes to mind. They are the pioneers. Everything that has come out of Compton so far can be traced back to the NWA sound. That says a lot about their influence. Cube remembers all the challenges and controversy that came about with the group.
Most people that were fans knew about how they parted ways. A lot of people fail to remember the early friendship that built this group.