(AllHipHop News) Rest in peace to Eazy-E, who passed away on March 26, 1995.
The West Coast legend, dubbed the Godfather of Gangsta Rap, was best known for founding Ruthless Records and hip-hop group N.W.A.
Over the weekend, Eazy, born Eric Wright, received a new tombstone to mark what would have been his 55th birthday (September 7).
Family and friends of the Compton rapper gathered at Rose Hills Cemetery for the replacement ceremony and upgraded his with a much larger and detailed headstone.
The new marker proclaims Eazy “The Godfather of Gangsta Rap” at the very top, next to the rapper’s signature.
Multiple photos of the rapper are displayed along with the line “He Put Compton on the Map.”
Eazy-E’s son Lil Eazy E shared.a picture with his 166K followers on Instagram of himself looking over the new vibrant tombstone, with flowers placed all around.
The caption reads, “We love n Miss you so much HAPPY BIRTHDAY POPS……Make shure my s### read EAZY MUTHAFUCCIN E it’s a Fact to B Exact My Tombstone should read HE PUT COMPTON ON THE MAP”………… THE MUTHAFUCCIN REAL Hashtags #EAZYE WHEN U GO VISIT Plz.”