Tomica Wright

Owner and CEO of Ruthless Records since 1995 following the death of her husband Eric "Eazy-E" Wright, AKA the godfather of gangsta rap. She worked as a secretary to Tabu Records founder Clarence Avant following her graduation from West L.A. Community College. She continued to work with Clarence when he went to Motown Records. She had to fight to keep control of the record label, but was able to restructure the label and expand the label's roster within two years of taking control. She married Eazy-E the same year of his passing from HIV. They had children named Dominick and Daijah. One of her signees was comedian Chris Tucker. [+]