MC Ren is a popular American rapper and songwriter who have released four albums in his profession. He is a record producer and is the owner of the label Villain. He was previously a member of the group N.W.A. (Niggaz Wit Attitudes). MC Ren has also appeared in movies and has come up with many hit singles. He has sold over 2 million albums in the United States alone. Here is a quick summary of MC Ren’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
MC Ren Early Life
MC Ren’s real name is Lorenzo Jerald Patterson and he was born in California’s Compton on 14 June 1969. He spent his childhood in Pannes Ave along with his parents and siblings.
He went to Dominguez High School and was a part of the Compton Crips gang. While attending his school, MC Ren met DJ Train. He adopted the name MC Ren from his first name’s middles letters. He developed an interest in hip hop style of music when he was still in school.
MC Ren has been married to Yaasamen Alaa since 1993. The couple is the parents of five children. His eldest son is also an aspiring rapper. He started attending a mosque in 1993 and has converted to Sunni Islam. He was also a member of Nation of Islam.
He was influenced to music by Big Daddy Kane, Run-DMC, KRS-One, Rakim, and Chuck D. He is popular for Gangsta rap and is known for his proficient lyrics.
MC Ren Career, Awards & Achievement
MC Ren started his career by becoming a member of N.W.A. With them he first released the album ‘Straight Outta Compton’ in 1988. This was a major commercial success. The group then released ‘Niggaz4Life’ in 1991. This too was a commercially successful album.
Individually, he first released the album ‘Shock of the Hour’ in 1993. This was released on Ruthless Records and Relativity Records. Three years later, MC Ren came up with ‘The Villain in Black’. In 1998, he released his third studio album ‘Ruthless for Life’. His album ‘Renincarnated’ was available from October 2009.
He has also released the EPs ‘Kizz My Black Azz’ and ‘100 Miles and Runnin’’. With N.W.A., he released ‘N.W.A. and the Posse’. He has released several singles like “Keep It Real”, “Ruthless for Life”, “Who In The Fuck”, “Comin’ After You”, “Burn Radio Burn”, “Same Ol’ Shit”, “Final Frontier”, and “Mayday On The Frontline”.
Ren is the founder of the recording label ‘Villain Entertainment’. His first album from the label was ‘Renincarnated’. He is all set to release ‘Rebel Music’ in the near future.
In 1993, MC Ren appeared in the documentary ‘Niggaz4Life: The Only Home Video’. He has also appeared in the concert film ‘Up In Smoke Tour’. In 2005, he was seen as “The Vil” in the movie ‘Lost in the Game’.
Awards & Achievements
MC Ren is very active in his career and we can expect to see him win an award some day. He has successfully launched the recording label Villain and produced songs for many other artists.
Net Worth of MC Ren
The estimated net worth of MC Ren is more than $1.4 million. Thanks to his career as a rapper, that he was able to make good money. He has released albums as a solo performer and also with Niggaz Wit Attitudes. The rapper is also involved in business and has founded Villain Entertainment’. He has sold millions of albums across the world and has also appeared in movies. He has appeared as a featured performer for CPO, Ice Cube, The Chill, and Eazy-E.
MC Ren is one of the most renowned rappers in the United States. He has guest appeared many top artists like Snoop Dogg, Public Enemy, and Cypress Hill. He is a talented individual and has also made his son follow his footsteps.