MC Eiht Launches Label

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.

Eiht’s label

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.