MC Eiht

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Aaron Tyler (born May 22, 1967 in Compton, California) is an American rapper better known by his stage name MC Eiht. A pioneer of gangsta rap, he first emerged as one of the lead rappers of Compton's Most Wanted (CMW), and later became an actor and solo MC. He is best known in the acting world for his role as "A-Wax" in The Hughes Brothers' film Menace II Society, and for providing the voice of Ryder in the video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. CMW is set for a reunion which will feature on DJ Slip's next album The Minority Report. MC Eiht also had a role in 1998's movie, Thicker than Water as Lil Ant with Mack 10, Fat Joe, Ice Cube, WC, CJ Mac, Big Pun, and Cypress Hill's B-Real. One of his most famous songs would most likely be Streiht Up Menace from the motion picture Menace II Society. This song is considered by many to be one of the greatest rap songs of all time. He is best known fro his catchphrase "Geyyeahh".

DJ Quik and MC Eiht constantly dissed each other while both had growing popularity at the time. The feud was fueled when DJ Quik gave shout outs to C.M.W on an early mixtape, and MC Eiht interpreted it as a diss. Eiht also had ties to the Crips (he's a member of Tragniew Park Compton Crips) while Quik had ties to the Bloods (he's a member of Tree Top Piru another gang from Compton). The beef was ended when DJ Quik offered to make a song with Eiht, and end the beef. MC Eiht can be seen in the Wu-Tang Clan's video for "Can It All Be So Simple".

In recent years, MC Eiht has become involved in a number of side projects when he is not releasing solo albums - including two collaboration albums with Spice 1 (The Pioneers and *Keep It Gangsta in 2004 and 2006, respectively), a record with Brotha Lynch Hung (The New Season in 2006), and another Compton's Most Wanted album (Music To Gang Bang, also in 2006). More recently, MC Eiht has begun working with Snoop Dogg, appearing on two songs from Snoop's new album Tha Blue Carpet Treatment and also participating in Snoop's side project Warzone along with Goldie Loc and Kam.

Discography

MC Eiht And Comptons Most Wanted

  • We Come Strapped (Epic Street/Sony 1994)
  • Geez Make The Hood Go Round (Single) (Epic Street/Sony 1994)
  • Death Threatz (Epic Street/Sony 1996)

Comptons Most Wanted

  • Its A Compton Thang (Orpheus/Epic 1990)
  • Straight Check N` Em (Orpheus/Epic 1991)
  • Music To Driveby (Orpheus/Epic 1992)
  • Represent (Halfounce/Groundlevel 2000)
  • When We Wuz Bangin 1989-1999 The Hitz (Right Stuff/Capitol 2001)
  • Music To Gang Bang (B-Dub/Universal 2006)

MC Eiht

  • Last Man Standing (Epic Street/Sony 1997)
  • Section 8 (Hoo-Bangin' Records|/Priority Records 1999)
  • N' My Neighborhood ([[Hoo-Bangin' Records/Priority Records 2000)
  • Tha8t'z Gangsta (Half-Ounce 2001)
  • Underground Hero (D3 Entertainment 2002)
  • Hood Arrest (Lookin Up Entertainment 2003)
  • MC Eiht Presents Tony Smallz Smoke In Tha City (Factor House Records 2004)
  • Veterans Day (West, Inc./Native Records 2005)
  • Affiliated (Paid in Full Ent, 2006)
  • Compton's OG (Hi Power Ent, 2006)

With Spice 1:

  • The Pioneers (Real Talk Entertainment 2004)
  • Keep It Gangsta (Real Talk Entertainment 2006)
  • We Still Come Strapped (Soon to be released on independent label)

With Brotha Lynch Hung

  • The New Season (Real Talk Entertainment 2006)

Video Game(s)

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