Who is MC Ren and what is his net worth 2018? Lorenzo Jerald Patterson was born in Compton on 1969 and he is famous American rapper most famous for his songwriting role in N. W. A. Lorenzo Jerald Patterson was born and raised in Compton, California. He joined the gangsta rap group N. W. A (Niggaz with Attitudes). His first album Kizz My Black Azz was released with the help of Eazy-E in 1992. Album Shock of the Hour was released the following year.
Album The Villain in Black released in 1996. The album had good sales in a very short period. The next album, which was released, was Ruthless for Life 1998. In 2009, MC Ren released an album called Reincarnated. MC Ren released DVD movie called Lost in the Game, 2004.
In 1993 he got married to Yaasamen Alla and has five children. His oldest son is “Waxxie”, and he became a rapper. He was widely recognized as a member of controversial hip-hop group N. W. A.
MC Ren Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $3.6 million. When the band disbanded he began recording his debut solo album “Kizz My Black Azz” which was produced by DJ Bobcat. It was released and became an immediate hit and commercial success. EP went platinum within two months. After that he wanted to release an album called “Life Sentence”, however, in that time he joined Nation of Islam and that caused him to scrap this album. His next album was called “Shock of Hour” and he released it in 1993. It reached number one on R&B charts and sold more than 300K copies in a month. Critics regard this album as controversial and anti-white, misogynist.
After Eazy-E and DJ Train died, he released album “The Villain in Black”, however, it was not well received because everyone thought that he copied Dr. Dre’s The Chronic.
In 2009 he released the fourth album called “Reincarnated” under his own label and it was released only in the US. He announced new EP in 2017, so we can just wait for him to give us what we expect from him.
The group was one of the earliest of which was popularised gangsta rap and hip hop sub-genre the West Bank, was also considered one of the key groups in the history of hip-hop. Active from 1986 to 1991, the group suffered various controversies which were credited to explicit text that many thought that did not respect women and that talked all about drugs and crime.
The group was banned in many mainstream American radio stations. Despite this, the group has sold more than 10 million copies in the United States. The group was also known for his extreme hatred of the police, which in turn also caused a lot of controversy over the years.
The original setting group consisted of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, MC Ren and DJ Yella. Arabian Prince left the group shortly before deploying album Straight Outta Compton due to debate over the allocation of money for which he would later fill lawsuit against Ice Cube In December 1989, Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube and MC Ren would later become very successful solo artists of the nineties.
Their debut album Straight Outta Compton marked the beginning of a new era of gangsta rap for the revolutionary production and social commentary that their text contained, while their second album Niggaz 4Life became the first hardcore rap an album that took first place on the Billboard 200 chart selling. Rolling Stone placed it at N. W. 83rd place on the list of “100 most famous artists of all time”. 2016, the group became a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with three nominations.
Maybe the most underrated artist in N. W. A. with great flow and voice, he stated that he wrote lyrics, too, and still he was not credited. After all, we are glad to great legend return in his new sound and old school idea. We can expect from him more albums that could get platinum or gold; it all depends on him and his structure of songs. If he makes songs in modern style the next year in this time we will write another zero on his net worth amount.