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MC Ren

Lorenzo J. Patterson

Also known as M. C. Ren, M.C Ren, M.C. Ren, M.C. Ren "The Ruthless Villain", MC Rev, That Black Nigga That They Call Ren
This performer (group) in the Internet: https://www.facebook.com/mcrencpt1, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MC_Ren

Discography of MC Ren:

# Dwnld Release title Total tracks Type Imprint date Label
1 Forget What Ya Heard 3 Track list 1994 Ruthless Records
2 Kizz My Black Azz 6 Track list 1992-06-30
3 The Villain In Black 11 Track list 1996
4 Da Villain In Black (Album Sampler) 6 Track list 1996 Epic
5 Mad Scientist 4 Track list 1996
6 Same Ol' Shit 4 Track list 1993
7 Ruthless For Life 4 Track list 1998
8 Comin' After You 5 Track list 1998
9 Ruthless For Life 12 Track list 1998
10 Shock Of The Hour 11 Track list 1993
11 Kizz My Black Azz 7 Track list 2003
12 Mad Scientist 4 Track list 1996
13 Kizz My Black Azz 6 Track list 1992-06-30
14 Who In The F*** / Comin' After You 8 Track list 1998
15 Ruthless For Life 12 Track list 1998
16 Keep It Real 4 Track list 1996
17 Mayday On The Frontline 3 Track list 1993 MCA Records
18 Shock Of The Hour 11 Track list 1993
19 Kizz My Black Azz 6 Track list 1992-06-30
20 Shock Of The Hour 11 Track list 1993 Ruthless Records
21 The Final Frontier 2 Track list 1992
22 Gangsta / Premeditated Murder 2 Track list Mo Beatz Records!
23 The Ballad Of Jimmy Bones / The Legend Of Jimmy Bones 3 Track list 2001
24 The Final Frontier 2 Track list 1992
25 Ruthless For Life 3 Track list 1998 Ruthless Records
26 Ruthless For Life 12 Track list 1998 Ruthless Records
27 Ruthless For Life 4 Track list 1998
28 Ruthless For Life 12 Track list 1998 Ruthless Records
29 Ruthless For Life 3 Track list 1998 Ruthless Records
30 MC Ren 6 Track list 1992-06-30
31 The Maxi Single 4 Track list 2004 Villain Entertainment
32 Who In The 2 Track list 1998 Ruthless Records
33 Ruthless For Life 12 Track list 1998
34 Ruthless For Life 4 Track list 1998
35 The Final Frontier 2 Track list 1992 Ruthless Records
36 Keep It Real 4 Track list 1996 Ruthless Records
37 Forget What Ya Heard 3 Track list 1994 Ruthless Records
38 The Villain In Black 11 Track list 1996 Ruthless Records
39 Renincarnated 10 Track list 2009-10-31 Villain Entertainment
40 Rebel Music 3 Track list 2014-03-27 Villain Entertainment
41 Renincarnated 3 Track list 2009-08-11 Villain Entertainment

Ren grew up in the rough area of east Compton where he began rapping at school parties during the early 80's. Through [a=DJ Train], he was introduced to [a=Eazy-E] and soon became a part of the [a=N.W.A.] collective. Ren debuted on the group's first single, "8-Ball", in 1987. The following year Ren helped write the tracks for the album Eazy-Duz-It and appeared on "2 Hard Mutha's". His rhyming ability caught the group's attention and he soon landed a spot as a founding member of N.W.A. Ren enjoyed great success as N.W.A. sold over five million records from 1988-1991 and became the first gangsta rap group to have an album reach the Billboard #1 spot. Financial disputes would eventually dissolve the group in 1991-92, however MC Ren stuck with [l=Ruthless Records] and put out the six-track E.P. Kizz My Black Azz. Released on the heels of N.W.A's success and the gangsta rap craze, it went gold with help from producer [a=Bobcat], [a=DJ Train], and the single "Final Frontier". Before releasing his debut album, MC Ren converted to the Nation of Islam and expressed his views with a hardcore flavor on the album Shock of the Hour. Sadly the deaths of Eazy-E and DJ Train took a toll on Ren when he released the less successful Villain in Black album in 1996. Two years later he followed up with a comeback album, Ruthless For Life, before leaving Ruthless Records. His notoriety helped Ren appear on various albums by [a=Dr. Dre], [a=Ice Cube], [a=Cypress Hill], [a=Snoop Dogg] and [a=Kurupt]. Five years after his last album, MC Ren released a maxi-single in March of 2004 on an independent label, followed by a movie later in the year.

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