Her inheritance proved to be a baptism-by-fire, but within two years of running Ruthless Records, she restructured the label, sought a better distribution deal, expanded the labels artist roster, and introduced new talent that would broaden the type of music the label embraced. As a largely unknown entity, Tomica Woods-Wright faced the challenge of keeping the label on top, staving off lawsuits from others who wanted a piece of the company, and convincing artists and industry executives that she possessed the necessary business acumen to oversee the successful label. Meanwhile, Lana has been prepping for her Lust for Life LP with the release of her Weeknd-assisted title track.The 28-year old American rapper, Gerald Earl Gillum, known as E-Gazy, and Lana were seen together at the Hollywood nightclub Avenue on Tuesday night on the 9th of May 2017.They were caught on camera trying to make a failed exit out of the nightclub together. Her previous boyfriend was Francesco Carrozzini Seems like the two of them get along with ease and in fact has a beautiful chemistry both in professional and personal life.They were suspected dating each other for the first time after they were seen kissing during the Coachella Music Festival in April 2017, where E-Gazy was one of the performers. The company was founded in March of 1987 and was one of the most successful independent labels in rap and hip-hop history, ushering in Cali-style Gang-sta rap with artists such as N. Signed a distribution deal with Epic/Sony in 1997; released a 10th anniversary Ruthless compilation album, A Decade of Game, in 1998; signed new artists comedian/actor Chris Tucker, Big Chan, N. Awards: Billboard Woods-Wright viewed Avant as a mentor and teacher and learned much about the business of music from him but she learned the intricacies of operating an innovative corporation from her husband. the rapper Eazy-E.; lived with Wright for four years before marrying him in 1995; inherited Ruthless Records in 1995 from her husband after his untimely death.
In fact, I had already given Clarence (Avant) notice that I was leaving to join Ruthless as general manager when Eric went into the hospital. Woods-Wright negotiated a distribution deal with Epic/Sony in 1997, which gave the label more corporate leverage. You may be familiar with the name G-Eazy, as he is the rapper who is featured in Britney Spears’ latest song, “Make me” from the pop princess’ latest album, Glory.On Sunday, G-Eazy hit the VMA stage with Spears and two performed, “Make me,” as well as the rapper’s own hit, “Me, Myself, and I”.He later grew to accept Melissa and even said she’s a positive influence on him..From the time he was a young boy, his mother instilled an interest for music in him and supported him in his pursuit for a career in music.