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.
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.
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.
The Hit Song Has Created more Controversy
Believe it or not, Robin Thicke is still getting media attention for his 2013 hit, “Blurred Lines”. But this time, it’s not because it’s constantly being played on the radios, but instead for infringing on copyrights stated Slideshare.net
. The song that is well known for it’s collaborators, Robin Thicke and Pharrell has copied Marvin Gaye’s 1977 hit, “Got To Give It Up”. Thicke’s lawyer is saying that he’s going to be working every post-trial remedy to make sure that the verdict does not stand”. Pharrell testified in court that he did not directly copy Gaye, but tried to mimick the feel that the era gave to its musicians. “I must’ve been channeling,” Pharrell said while under oath, “that feeling, that late 70’s feeling. Sometimes when you look back on your past work, you see echoes of people. But that doesn’t mean that’s what you were doing.”It’s reported that the pair owe $7.4 million to the Gaye family, though Howard E. King told Fox Business News
that he will be appealing that decision. “We owe it to songwriters around the world to make sure that this verdict does not stand”.