MC Eiht, member of
pioneering group Compton’s Most Wanted has announced his has formed a label
with Native Records and has secured national distribution.
will be distributed through Penalty Associated Labels/Ryko Distribution and
the first release will be a brand new solo album from Eiht.
To remind a fickle
Hip-Hop audience of his stature, Eiht said that he would name his album Veterans
Eiht and Compton’s
most wanted are graduates of the early 90’s West Coast “Gangsta
Rap” groups that helped usher in a new era in Hip-Hop.
In addition to
having a hit single with “Growin’ Up In The Hood” from John
Singleton’s “Boyz In Tha Hood,” CMW hit big with “Streiht
Up Menace” from “Menace II Society” in which Eiht also starred.