Eazy-E discography

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Eazy-E discography
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Studio albums 2
Compilation albums 4
Music videos 7
EPs 3
Singles 10

The discography of Eazy-E, an American rapper from Compton, California, consists of two studio albums, three extended plays, two compilation albums, and eight singles. Eazy was also featured on the single "Game Wreck-Oniz-Iz Game" by Above the Law and "Foe tha Love of $" by Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. His music has been released through record labels Ruthless Records, Priority Records, Relativity Records, and Epic Records. Five of his albums have been awarded a certification by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). This discography includes music videos and collaborations as well as albums.

Eazy-E's music career started in 1986 with the hip hop group N.W.A, where he would perform on all four of the studio albums. In 1988, before N.W.A had disbanded, Eazy released Eazy-Duz-It as his first solo effort. Eazy-Duz-It peaked at number 41 on the Billboard 200 and became Eazy's most successful album, selling 2.5 million albums in the US by 1994.[1] In 1992 it was certified double Platinum by the RIAA. The album's first single, "Eazy-er Said Than Dunn", would go on to peak at number 84 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. "Eazy-Duz-It" was released in 1989 and only charted on the Hot Dance Singles Sales chart. "We Want Eazy" was also released in 1989 and charted on both the Hot Rap Tracks chart and the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.

5150: Home 4 tha Sick was released on December 28, 1992 and peaked number 70 on the Billboard 200. The EP spawned only one single, "Only If You Want It", which failed to chart. It's On (Dr. Dre) 187um Killa, Eazy's second EP, was released on November 5, 1993. The album peaked at number five on the Billboard 200 and went 2 x multi platinum on February 7, 1994. It spawned two singles: "Real Muthaphuckkin G's" and "Any Last Werdz". "Real Muthaphuckkin G's" became Eazy's highest charting single on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number 42. It also charted at number two on the Hot Rap Tracks and number 21 on the Hot Dance Singles Sales. The second single, "Any Last Werdz", failed to chart.

In 1994, "Luv 4 Dem Gangsta'z", originally featured on the Beverly Hills Cop III soundtrack, was released as a single. Released in 1995, Eternal E became Eazy's first compilation, peaking at number 84 on the Billboard 200. It was certified gold by the RIAA in 2003. Str8 off tha Streetz of Muthaphukkin Compton, Eazy's first and only posthumous studio album to date, was released in November 1995. The album became his best charting album on the Billboard 200, peaking at number three. Its only single "Just tah Let U Know" became one of Eazy's most successful singles, charting at number 45 on the Billboard Hot 100. On March 26, 2002, Impact of a Legend was released and peaked number 113 on the Billboard 200. In 2007, Featuring...Eazy-E was released, and in 2010, a box set entitled Tri-Pack was released.

Albums

Studio albums

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[2]
US
R&B

[2]
AUS
[3]
NZ
[4]
Eazy-Duz-It 32 12 82
Str8 off tha Streetz of Muthaphukkin Compton
  • Released: January 30, 1996
  • Label: Ruthless, Relativity
  • Format: CD, LP, CS
3 1 20
  • RIAA: Gold[5]
"—" denotes a release that did not chart.

Extended plays

List of extended plays with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[2]
US
R&B

[2]
5150: Home 4 tha Sick
  • Released: December 28, 1992
  • Label: Ruthless, Priority
  • Formats: CD, LP, CS
70 15
  • RIAA: Gold[5]
It's On (Dr. Dre) 187um Killa
  • Released: October 19, 1993
  • Label: Ruthless, Relativity
  • Formats: CD, LP, CS
5 1
  • RIAA: 2× Platinum[5]
Impact of a Legend
  • Released: March 26, 2002
  • Label: Ruthless, Priority
  • Formats: CD, LP, CS
113
"—" denotes a release that did not chart.

Compilation albums

List of compilation albums with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[2]
US R&B
[2]
AUS
[3]
Eternal E
  • Released: November 28, 1995
  • Label: Ruthless, Priority
  • Format: CD, LP, CS
84 19 71
  • RIAA: Gold[5]
Featuring...Eazy-E
Tri-Pack[6]
  • Released: 2010
  • Label: Ruthless
  • Formats: CD, LP, Digital download
Merry Muthafuckin' X-Mas
  • Released: December 4, 2015
  • Label: Ruthless, Priority
  • Formats: Digital download

Singles

As lead artist

List of singles as lead artist, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
[7]
US R&B/HH
[8]
US Rap
[9]
US Dance
[10]
AUS
[11]
NZ
[4]
"Boyz-n-the-Hood" 1987 50 18 14 69 N.W.A. and the Posse
"Eazy-Duz-It" 1989 39 Eazy-Duz-It
"Eazy-er Said Than Dunn" 84
"We Want Eazy"
(featuring Dr. Dre & MC Ren)
43 7
"Only If You Want It" 1992 5150: Home 4 tha Sick
"Neighborhood Sniper"
(featuring Kokane and Cold 187um)
"Real Muthaphuckkin G's"
(featuring B.G. Knocc Out & Dresta)
1993 42 31 2 21 It's On (Dr. Dre) 187um Killa
"Any Last Werdz"
(featuring Kokane and Cold 187um)
69 5
"Luv 4 Dem Gangsta'z" 1994 103 54 26 21 Beverly Hills Cop III
"Just tah Let U Know" 1995 45 30 4 20 Str8 off tha Streetz of Muthaphukkin Compton
"Tha Muthaphukkin' Real""
(featuring MC Ren)
"Creep N Crawl" 1996
"Switchez"
(featuring Roc Slanga)
2002 Impact of a Legend
"—" denotes a release that did not chart.

As featured artist

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
[12]
US R&B
US
Rap

US Dance
"The Grand Finalé"
(The D.O.C. featuring Ice Cube, MC Ren and Eazy-E)[13]
1989 No One Can Do It Better
"Anything You Want"
(Tairrie B featuring Eazy-E)[14]
1990 Power of a Woman
"Trust No Bitch"
(Penthouse Players Clique featuring DJ Quik, AMG and Eazy-E)[15]
1992 Paid the Cost
"Game Wreck-Oniz-Iz Game"
(Above the Law featuring Eazy-E and Kokane)[16]
1993 Black Mafia Life
"Niggaz And Jewz (Some Say Kikes)"
(Blood of Abraham featuring Eazy-E & Will 1 X)[17]
Future Profits
"Foe tha Love of $"
(Bone Thugs-n-Harmony featuring Eazy-E)
1995 41 37 4 28 Creepin on ah Come Up
"—" denotes a release that did not chart.

Music videos

Year Song Director(s)
1988 "Eazy-er Said Than Dunn" John Lloyd Miller[18]
1989 "We Want Eazy" J. Kevin Swain[19]
1992 "Only If You Want It" Mark Gerard[20]
"Neighborhood Sniper"[21] ?
1993 "Real Muthaphuckkin G's" Marty Thomas[22]
1994 "Any Last Werdz" Edward Louderback
1995 "Just tah Let U Know"

See also

References

  1. ^ Pareles, Jon (1995-03-28). "Eazy-E, 31, Performer Who Put Gangster Rap on the Charts". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Eazy-E". allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2010-11-30. 
  3. ^ a b Ryan, Gavin (September 12, 2015). "ARIA Albums: Troye Sivan 'Wild' EP Debuts At No 1". Noise11. Retrieved September 12, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "Discography Eazy-E". charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2010-12-01. 
  5. ^ a b c d e "RIAA Searchable Database". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2010-11-28. 
  6. ^ "Eazy-E Tri-Pack - Eazy-E". allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2010-11-30. 
  7. ^ "Eazy-E Album & Song Chart History: Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 18, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Eazy-E Album & Song Chart History: R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 18, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Eazy-E Album & Song Chart History: Rap Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 18, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Eazy-E". Rovi Corporation. allmusic. Retrieved 2010-11-30. 
  11. ^ Ryan, Gavin (September 12, 2015). "ARIA Singles: Justin Bieber 'What Do You Mean?' Spends Second Week At No 1". Noise11. Retrieved September 12, 2015. 
  12. ^ Birchmeier, Jason (1993-11-05). "It's On (Dr. Dre) 187um Killa - Eazy-E". allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2010-11-30. 
  13. ^ "No One Can Do It Better - The D.O.C. | Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-01-19. 
  14. ^ "Tairrie B ft Eazy E Anything You Want (prod. by Schoolly D) | Video | NME". NME. IPC Media. Retrieved 2014-01-19. 
  15. ^ Henderson, Alex. "Paid the Cost - Penthouse Players Clique | Songs | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-01-19. 
  16. ^ Robbins, Ira (1997). The Trouser Press Guide to 90's Rock: The All-New Fifth Edition of the Trouser Press Record Guide. Fireside Books. p. 28. ISBN 9780684814377. 
  17. ^ Option, Issues 54-58. Sonic Options Network. 1994. 
  18. ^ "The AV Squad - Credits & Clients". Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  19. ^ Keyes, Cheryl (2004). Rap Music and Street Consciousness. University of Illinois Press. p. 222. ISBN 0-252-07201-4. 
  20. ^ "Only If You Want It | Eazy-E | Music Video". MTV. Viacom. 1992-12-28. Retrieved 2010-11-30. 
  21. ^ "Eazy-E - Neighborhood Sniper (Uncensored) video". NME. IPC Media. Retrieved 2014-01-19. 
  22. ^ "Marty Thomas". IMDb. Retrieved 2010-12-31
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