Skip to comments.Bone Thugs-n-Harmony: AIDS Is Crippling Eazy-E's Legacy (hip hop homophobia?)
Posted on 05/17/2013 12:19:09 PM PDT by drewh
Eazy-E doesnt get the hip-hop cred he's due because he died of AIDS -- so say members of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.
Some people seem like they are afraid to commemorate him due to how he died, Bizzy Bone tells TMZ. But Bone never once has -- nor will stop -- commemorating him.
Eazy -- a founding member of N.W.A who discovered and mentored Bone Thugs -- died in 1995 at age 31. He left behind 7 kids with 6 different women.
But the guys from BT&H don't believe Eazy is getting the posthumous respect he deserves because of various stigmas attached to people who contract AIDS.
This sounds like a throwback to the dark ages ... the 1980s -- when people scoffed at the poor souls who died of AIDS because it was considered a "gay disease" ... and the guys from Bone Thugs are implying that Eazy is being unfairly painted with that brush.
In fact, Krayzie Bone tells us he thinks some people in the hip-hop community believe an AIDS death is an inferior, or less-manly way to die than say ... a shooting death -- like Biggie Smalls and Tupac.
"They died being known as gangsta heroes," Krayzie says ... "Eazy died from a disease ... so many look at that differently."
Flesh-n-Bone tells TMZ the group plans to honor Eazy by performing Foe Tha Love of $ with Eazy's hologram at the Rock the Bells festival in September and October.
The success Eazy left to the rap game is enormous and can't be topped by anyone," Layzie Bone told TMZ. "We are going to make sure we have the stage full of Eazy love."
The man died a painful death. He’s been judged. Why is this news? Let him RIP.
He looks like he got AIDS in the traditional way.
>>Foe Tha Love of $
Am guessing that’s For the Love of Money, a good song by
My nickname for him is Easy-Off.
N-words With Attitude
>>He left behind 7 kids with 6 different women.
Father, or Husband, of the Year
Key & Peele: Bone Thugs and Homeless http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xn6roGifN_Y
Did Bone Thugs figure out that Blacks are more anti-gay than Whitey? Prob not
Sometimes it takes a while.
Given that "commemorations" of rap performers who died violently tend to involve shootings, one can understand the reluctance to "commemorate" an AIDS death.
It's about waking up late on the first of the month, getting your welfare check and foodstamps, going to buy weed, crack and coke (though that llello will use up your free money too fast, and you'll need the glock to get some mo cash), dealing some drugs, hitting the pipe to get "feeling black and mellow", chugging forties and avoiding the po po.
Nice harmonies, though.
Gee, I thought it was because how Dre dissed him on The Chronic.
We will be subsidizing this creep’s sex life for decades.
So how DID he contract it? He had 7 children by 6 babymamas. Did any of them have the AIDS?
It is news because the closet queens at TMZ say it is. Pink journalism lives and drives their news cycle.\
The myth of the heterosexual AIDS epidemic never did pan out.