Jerry Heller

Entrepreneur



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Gerald E. “Jerry” Heller (October 6, 1940 – September 2, 2016 - (aged 75)) (in Cleveland, Ohio) is a Jewish American music manager and businessman. He is best known for managing west coast rap super-group and gangsta rap pioneers N.W.A and Eazy-E. He rose to prominence in the 1960s and \'70s, importing Elton John and Pink Floyd for their first major American tours, and representing Journey, Marvin Gaye, Joan Armatrading, Van Morrison, War, Average White Band, ELO, Eric Burdon, Crosby Stills and Nash, Ike & Tina Turner, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Otis Redding, The Who, Grand Funk Railroad, Black Sabbath, Humble Pie, Styx, REO Speedwagon, Four Tops, Dr. John, Jose Feliciano, The Grass Roots, and The Standells, among many others. In the mid-1980s he worked with R&B and hip hop acts like Michel\'le, World Class Wreckin\' Cru, J.J. Fad, The D.O.C., Egyptian Lover and L.A. Dream Team. Heller played a role in the emergence of West Coast rap music when he cofounded Ruthless Records with Eazy-E and discovered, signed, or managed the likes of N.W.A, The Black Eyed Peas, Above the Law, The D.O.C., and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony.<Br> Source: <A Href=\"Https://En.Wikipedia.Org/Wiki/Main_Page\" Target=\"_blank\" Rel=\"Me Nofollow\"> Https://En.Wikipedia.Org/Wiki/Main_Page</A>