It’s public knowledge that Suge Knight
was once Eazy-E
‘s most-hated villain, butKnight
isn’t involved with Death Row
anymore. However, the once controversial label remains intact through WIDEawake Entertainment
‘s purchase of the company, as well as their entire catalogue, a few years ago for an estimated $18 Million. Much to the delight of Death Row
fans worldwide, WIDEawake
has since distributed unreleased music and reissued classic tracks from Death Row Records
‘ back catalogue, a priceless vault which contains classic hits from some of Hip-Hop’s most historical artists.Surprisingly, Lil Eazy-E
‘s album could soon follow, complete with the Death Row Records
logo on the back cover — something most fans never imagined could happen.
“The Money Gang, the NWA family and I would like to give respect and love toTupac Shakur and the Hoopla/WIDEawake/Death Row family. I’m excited to soon bring you a new generation of rap that will reign in and bring success like the oldRuthless/Death Row era.” - Lil Eazy-E
“I am excited about this possibility with Hoopla [Worldwide] in bringing together this Death Row/Ruthless saga, which is known as the biggest beef in rap history, into a new era with NWA Entertainment, bringing the fans what rap has been missing — real rap music. And what better way to do that than through Lil Eazy-E.” - Lisa Marcum of NWA Entertainment
Additionally, Jonathan Hay is about to start shopping Lil Eazy-E’s memoir to major book publishers.