Did Eazy E reconcile with Ice Cube? (2023)

Did Ice Cube and Eazy E reconcile?

For the 20th anniversary of his passing, Eazy's N.W.A partner in crime Ice Cube spoke with Billboard about his late comrade, describing everything from the first time they met to their eventual reconciliation after a very public beef — and why N.W.A would have recorded another album if Eazy hadn't died.

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Why did Ice Cube fall out with Eazy E?

Ice Cube left N.W.A in 1989 because of internal disputes and the group continued as a four-piece ensemble. N.W.A released 100 Miles and Runnin' in 1990 and Niggaz4Life in 1991. A diss war started between N.W.A and Ice Cube when "100 Miles and Runnin'" and "Real Niggaz" were released.

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Did Dre and Ice Cube make up with Eazy E?

As seen in the 2015 biographical film, Straight Outta Compton, N.W.A.

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Did Ice Cube attend Jerry Heller Funeral?

Jerry Heller's funeral had lots of West Coast rap connections ... none named Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, The D.O.C. or MC Ren.

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Did N.W.A want to get back together?

This never actually happened as Eazy's death came too suddenly for them to actually start working together again. That being said, Dr. Dre and Ice Cube both think that they would have made more albums as N.W.A.

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Did any of N.W.A go to Eazy E funeral?

N.W.A. made a poor showing at Eazy-E's funeral four years after the group disbanded. In a recent interview with VladTV, DJ Yella said that he was the only member of N.W.A. to attend Eazy-E's funeral. “Some people probably just couldn't take it,” he said.

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Are Dre and Ice Cube still friends?

Ice Cube and Dr. Dre have a long and storied history as friends and collaborators. Yet despite having spent time together as part of the legendary group NWA, the pair have only linked up on a handful of tracks in the years that followed.

(Video) Ice Cube Remembers Eazy-E
Why doesn t Ice Cube rap anymore?

He was a revolutionary, and a business man. He used rap as a way to get his word out, and as a way to escape from his troubled life. However, he evolved, he uses a new medium now, and he's less focused on the struggle nowadays, and more focused on being a good father.

(Video) Dr. Dre and Ice Cube Break Silence on Eazy-E
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Did Dre and Cube Go to Eazy-E funeral?

Dre (Andre Young) and Ice Cube (O'Shea Jackson)--were in attendance. Cross said the fifth member, MC Ren (Lorenzo Patterson), did not want to attend. “Ren just didn't want to see Eazy like this,” Cross said.

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What does Ice Cube think of Jerry Heller?

Ice Cube responded bluntly to the death of former N.W.A manager Jerry Heller telling Detroit radio station, Hot 107.5, "I didn't have no emotions. I'm just glad I'm with my brothers today. I'm glad I'm with DJ Yella, I'm glad I'm with MC Ren today, it's only right."

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Did Jerry go to Eazy-E funeral?

Both Heller and Eazy founded the influential rap label Ruthless Records. As expected, none of the surviving members of N.W.A showed up to the funeral despite Jerry's nephew, Terry, offering an open invitation to the group. However, Daz Dillinger was in the building.

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What caused N.W.A to break up?

Dr. Dre had become dissatisfied with his deal at Ruthless Records by the time of Efil4zaggin's release. In early 1992, he and The D.O.C. left N.W.A and Ruthless Records for Death Row Records, effectively ending N.W.A.

Did Eazy E reconcile with Ice Cube? (2023)
What did N.W.A think about Straight Outta Compton?

Although it only added to their mystique, N.W.A were upset about MTV banning their “Straight Outta Compton” video in the spring of 1989. An L.A. Weekly article from the time reported that they hoped the clip, which depicted police gang sweeps, would propel their career in a way similar to Tone-Loc's.

How many of N.W.A are still alive?

The four surviving members all joined together to tell a story about the beginnings of gangster rap in 'Straight Outta Compton.

Did N.W.A reconcile before Eazy-E died?

No One Went to Eazy's Funeral Except Yella

Straight Outta Compton is careful to suggest that the members of N.W.A had mostly reconciled by the time of Eazy-E's diagnosis, much less his death.

What happened between N.W.A and Ice Cube?

The in-fighting between Ice Cube and NWA centered over royalty payments, with Ice, who had written most of the group's genre-defining lyrics. he felt he wasn't getting his equal share of the cut and quit the group (pictured here with Laylaw).


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