Jerry Heller, early manager for group N.W.A, dies at 75

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- Jerry Heller, early manager for hip-hop group N.W.A, has died at age 75, Billboard Magazine reported Saturday.

Heller died of a heart attack Friday night at Los Robles Hospital in Thousand Oaks, family members confirmed to Billboard.

The music industry business man was mostly known as manager for N.W.A.'s Eazy-E. Heller went on to work with some of music's biggest names.

Heller sued the makers of "Straight Outta Compton," released in 2015, over his negative portrayal in the movie.

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