MC Ren is a famous American rapper, record producer, and songwriter who belong to Compton, California. His genres are Hip-hop, G-funk, Gangsta rap and West Coast Hip-Hop. He is very known and loved across the world for his songs. He has struggled a lot in his early life, but he got successful because of his passion towards a music career. Check out the net worth of MC Ren in 2018 in this article and get to know more about his life.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 14th June in the year 1969 in Compton, Los Angeles, California. His father worked at a government institution after which he opened his barbershop. His real name is Lorenzo Jerald Patterson but his stage name if MC Ren with which he is known among the people. He is the founder and also the owner of record label Villain which was a big hit in the country, and till now he is known for it.
In the year 1993, he got married to Yaasamen Alaa with whom he had five children. The name of his oldest son is Anthony who is a rapper with name, ‘Waxxie.’ He has collaborated with other sons of NWA members. In the year 1993, he started attending a Mosque and then he became registered member of Nation of Islam and then after two years he converted himself to Sunni Islam.
He had joined Kelly Park Compton Crips gang but then left it soon. He wasn’t able to make money after that which he started selling drugs. After some time, he left selling drugs and concentrated on a music career. He went to Dominguez High School when he met his future collaborator DJ Train. Till this time, he started developing an interest in hip-hop music and began writing raps with his childhood friend. Both of them formed a group named Awesome Crew 2, and they used to perform at clubs and parties.
Career, Awards & Nominations
He used to write raps from an early age with his childhood friend MC Chip. When he was about to complete high school, he decided to join the US Army along with his friend. Then he watched a movie, ‘Full Metal Jacket’ and he changed his mind about joining the army and continued his career in rap along with his friend. In the year 1987, he was signed as a solo artist when he was just in high school. He was also asked to write songs for Eazy Duz it. From the year 1992 till now, he records his solo albums and single which are loved by his fans.
Net Worth & Earnings
He earns net worth of $1.5 million with his raps. He has released various albums with which he got famous among his fans and continued to release albums further. He started his solo career with Eazy-Duz-it, but then he left it, and he remained with Ruthless. He is an inspiration for those who want to start their career in the rap field. They can follow MC Ren as he has also worked hard and with full dedication to reach this place.
He is mostly influenced by Big Daddy Kane, Run-DMC, Rakim and Chuck D. His favorite album is Criminal Minded, and he has made various awesome songs till now. Now, he is looking forward to making many more songs which will be loved by his fans. He is a famous rapper who has released a number of albums till now, and most of them became famous as he has used his original music in all of them. He has been in controversies because of his relationships.