Wright recently did an interview with The Recollectors, a storytelling site focused on stories of families who have lost loved ones to AIDs. In the interview, Wright opens up about growing up with Eazy-E and how he has dealt with losing his father at such a young age.
One of the ways Wright dealt with his father’s death is by spreading awareness about the disease.
“I started doing AIDS awareness work," Wright told The Recollectors. “I went out and tested with individuals and campaigned for people to go get checked, talked about what it meant and how it affected me, how it’s important to the community.”
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When asked about Straight Outta Compton, which chronicled Eazy-E's rise to fame with the rap group N.W.A, Wright had good things to say.
“It brings him to life again, in a positive light,” he said “He’s being homaged and recognized for how iconic he was for the entire music industry.”
You can read Eric Wright, Jr.’s full interview with The Recollectors here.