MC Ren discography

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MC Ren discography
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MC Ren in June 2016
Studio albums4
Music videos8
Soundtrack albums3

This is the discography for rapper MC Ren. This discography includes all of MC Ren's albums, including collaboration albums with N.W.A. He has sold more than 2 million albums in the USA alone as a solo artist.


Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions, sales figures and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
Shock of the Hour 22 1
The Villain in Black 31 7
Ruthless for Life
  • Released: June 30, 1998
  • Label: Ruthless, Epic
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
100 14
  • Released: October 31, 2009
  • Label: Villain
  • Format: Digital download

Extended plays[edit]

List of extended plays, with selected chart positions, sales figures and certifications
Title EP details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
Kizz My Black Azz
  • Released: June 30, 1992
  • Label: Ruthless, Priority
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
12 10


As lead artist[edit]

Year Song Peak chart positions Album
1992 "Final Frontier" 80 17 Kizz My Black Azz
1993 "Mayday On The Frontline" CB4 soundtrack
"Same Ol' Shit" 90 62 11 Shock of the Hour
1994 "Fuck What Ya Heard"
1996 "Mad Scientist" The Villain in Black
"Keep It Real" 106 43
1998 "Ruthless for Life" 115 61 13 Ruthless for Life
"Comin' After You" (featuring Ice Cube)
"Who In The Fuck" (featuring 8Ball & MJG)
2009 "Renincarnated" Renincarnated
2014 "Rebel Music" Rebel Music
"Burn Radio Burn" (featuring Redd Tha Rsonist)
2019 “King Villain” King Villain

As featured artist[edit]

Year Song Peak chart positions Album
1988 "We Want Eazy"
(Eazy-E featuring Dr. Dre and MC Ren)
43 7 Eazy-Duz-It
1990 "We're All in the Same Gang"
(with The West Coast Rap All-Stars)
35 10 1 We're All in the Same Gang
"Ballad of a Menace"
(CPO featuring MC Ren)
To Hell and Black
1995 "Tha Muthaphukkin' Real"
(Eazy-E featuring MC Ren)
Str8 off tha Streetz of Muthaphukkin Compton
2000 "Hello"
(Ice Cube featuring Dr. Dre and MC Ren)
50 War & Peace Vol. 2 (The Peace Disc)
2003 "The Shit"
(The D.O.C. featuring 6Two, Ice Cube, MC Ren & Snoop Dogg)
2012 "Have Dat Money Rite"
(Tha Chill featuring MC Ren)
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Guest appearances[edit]

Year Song Artist(s) Album
1988 "Ruthless Villain" Eazy-E featuring MC Ren Eazy-Duz-It
"2 Hard Mutha's"
1989 "Comm. 2" The D.O.C. featuring MC Ren No One Can Do It Better
"The Grand Finale" The D.O.C. featuring Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Eazy-E & MC Ren
1990 "Ballad of a Menace" CPO featuring MC Ren To Hell and Black
"Gangsta Melody"
"The Last Song" Above the Law featuring MC Ren, Dr. Dre & Eazy-E Livin' Like Hustlers
1993 "Process of Elimination (Untouchakickamurdaqtion)" Above the Law featuring MC Ren Black Mafia Life
"Mayday On The Frontline" MC Ren CB4 soundtrack
1994 "Eyes of the Storm" Street Soulga featuring MC Ren & Da Konvicted Felon Life Threatnin Of The Dawn Dead
1995 "Tha Muthaphukkin' Real" Eazy-E featuring MC Ren Str8 off tha Streetz of Muthaphukkin Compton
"Down Fa Mine" Kam featuring MC Ren & Dresta Made in America
1996 "Killaz In The Park" Above the Law featuring MC Ren Time Will Reveal
"Who Wanna Be The Villain" MC Ren Original Gangstas soundtrack
1998 "Stallion" Yukmouth featuring MC Ren & Tech N9ne Thugged Out: The Albulation
1999 "Gansta P.O.V." Bigg Nastee featuring MC Ren My Life, Dreams & Feelings
"Some L.A. Niggaz" Dr. Dre featuring MC Ren, Defari, Hittman, Xzibit, Knoc-Turn'al, Time Bomb, King T & Kokane 2001
2000 "Hello" Ice Cube featuring MC Ren & Dr. Dre War & Peace Vol. 2 (The Peace Disc)
"Set It Off" Snoop Dogg featuring MC Ren, Ice Cube, Nate Dogg & Lady of Rage Tha Last Meal
2001 "The Hardest Muthafuckas" Kurupt featuring Xzibit, Nate Dogg & MC Ren Space Boogie: Smoke Oddessey
"Bangin'" Ms. Toi featuring MC Ren That Girl
"Legend of Jimmy Bones" Snoop Dogg featuring MC Ren & RBX Bones soundtrack
"Southland Killers" Cypress Hill featuring MC Ren & King T Stoned Raiders
2002 "Wanna Ride" WC featuring Ice Cube & MC Ren Ghetto Heisman
"Got Ta Hussle" Ant Banks featuring MC Ren The N.W.A Legacy, Vol. 2
2003 "Westside Driveby" DJ Kay Slay featuring E-A-Ski, Kam & MC Ren The Streetsweeper, Vol. 1
"The Villain and the Homie Down" Down AKA Kilo featuring MC Ren California Cowboys
"The Format" E-A-Ski featuring MC Ren & Boss Hogg Past And Present: Unlimited Edition Mixtape
2004 "We Roll Deep" 3 Way Funk featuring Fat Joe & MC Ren 3 Way Funk
2006 "F!ck Your Fine Ass B*%ch" Mitchy Slick featuring MC Ren & DJ Crazy Toones Live From Da Gutter soundtrack
"Raw Shit" Public Enemy & Paris featuring MC Ren Rebirth of a Nation
"Hard Truth Soldiers" Public Enemy & Paris featuring Dead Prez, The Conscious Daughters & MC Ren
"Still Ain't Free" Paris featuring MC Ren Paris presents Hard Truth Soldiers, Vol. 1
"Roll On Em" DJ Crazy Toones featuring MC Ren, Xzibit, Young Maylay & WC CT Experience
2010 "Intro" Concrete Crminialz featuring MC Ren Concrete Criminal Gang
"Have Dat Money Rite" Tha Chill featuring MC Ren Chillafornia
2012 "11th Hour" E-A-Ski featuring MC Ren & Boss Hogg Summer Music Watch

Music videos[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

Year Song Director[2]
1992 "Final Frontier" Marty Thomas
1993 "Mayday On The Frontline"
"Same Ol' Shit"
1994 "Fuck What Ya Heard" Marty Thomas
1996 "Mad Scientist"
"Keep It Real" John Troxtel
1998 "Ruthless For Life" David Meyers
"Who In The Fuck"

As featured artist[edit]

Year Title Artist Director
1988 Straight Outta Compton N.W.A. Rupert Wainwright
Express Yourself N.W.A.
1989 We Want Eazy Eazy-E
1990 We're All in the Same Gang West Coast Rap All-Stars
Ballad Of A Menace CPO
100 Miles And Runnin' N.W.A.
1991 Appetite for Destruction N.W.A.
Alwayz Into Somethin' N.W.A.
Approach To Danger N.W.A.
1997 Gotsa Chill Bigg Rocc
2000 Hello Ice Cube
2006 Roll One Em DJ Crazy Toones
2010 Have Dat Money Rite Tha Chill

Cameo appearances[edit]

Year Title Artist Producer
1988 Eazy-Er Said Than Dunn Eazy-E John Lloyd Miller, Director[3]
We Want Eazy
1989 Big Payback EPMD
It's Funky Enough The D.O.C.
1990 Murder Rap Above the Law
This Beat Is Funky CPO
1992 Explanation Of A Playa Penthouse Players Clique
1993 Call It What You Want Above the Law
1995 Just Tah Let U Know Eazy-E
1998 Black Nigga Killa


  1. ^ a b "RIAA – Searchable Database: MC Ren". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved January 24, 1994. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. ^ "MC Ren". (person). ASG. 1998–2017. Retrieved August 12, 2007.
  3. ^ "The AV Squad - Credits & Clients". Retrieved 2012-02-15.