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Jerry Heller, Former Manager of N.W.A., Dead at 75

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Jerry Heller, the music businessman best known for managing seminal West Coast rap group N.W.A., died Friday of a heart attack, his cousin confirmed to Billboard. He was 75. (TMZ first reported that Heller died after suffering a medical emergency while driving.)

Born in Cleveland in 1940, Heller launched his career in the ’60s and ’70s representing…