Eazy-E Portrait Session

Source: Al Pereira / Getty

One of the most shocking deaths in Hip Hop occurred 25 years ago today (March 26th).

Eazy-E died from AIDS-related complications on this day in 1995.

Eazy made the announcement that he had AIDS roughly a week earlier sending sadness throughout the music industry and his fans.

Eazy was known for his hardcore rhymes as a solo artist and a member of N.W.A.

Also On Hip-Hop 103.9: