It’s been a long 26 years since the hip-hop industry lost a legend and the true godfather of gangsta rap. Like it or love it, the genre changed the game for good and Eazy muthaf—– E was at the forefront of its movement. His departure from the industry and this earth was one that turned […]
Jerry Heller, N.W.A’s former manager and a music industry legend died. The 75-year-old had a heart attack on Friday evening, Sept. 2, 2016, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. The devastating news was confirmed by his cousin Gary Ballen who shared chilling details. Ballen confirmed Heller died after suffering from a heart attack while driving his vehicle. […]
Straight Outta Compton continues to rake in the profits netting over $200 million this past weekend. Former NWA manager Jerry Heller is no doubt counting the coins as his lawsuit against the producers lists damages that could result in over $250 million. Heller’s biggest complaint is that he did not authorize the use of his name or likeness […]
In spite of their former manager Jerry Heller’s recent lawsuit against its producers, the N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton continues to break records as it embarks on its international run. Having totaled a stateside gross of $161 million, and an international gross thus far of $39 million, the film is now officially in the $200 million club. And the […]
Jerry Heller, former manager of the group N.W.A, is suing over his portrayal in the hit movie Straight Outta Compton. Heller filed a $110 million defamation lawsuit on Friday, October 30, 2015 against the producers and other parties involved in the film. Heller is alleging misappropriation of likeness, tortuous interference, breach of a settlement agreement and […]
We’re one step closer to a biopic on pioneering west coast hip-hop supergoup N.W.A. That’s right. Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Eazy-E, MC Ren and DJ Yella (and maybe even brief group member Arabian Prince) are on their way to the big screen. Ex-group member and superstar rapper/actor/producer Ice Cube is overseeing the project so we […]
Ruthless Records co-founder Jerry Heller says Eazy E wanted to murder Death Row Records CEO Suge Knight.