Eazy-E's Widow Files Suit Against Former Manager

July 29, 1997 12:00 AM ET

Ruthless Records, in conjunction with Eazy-E's widow Tomica Woods, has filed suit against the deceased rapper's erstwhile manager George Heller. The suit claims that Heller surreptitiously held large profits from Eazy-E and the record company. Heller counters that he helped the rapper build Ruthless and is therefore entitled to 20 percent of the profits. Ruthless Records owns catalogue rights to seminal rap group NWA as well as Eazy-E.

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