Net Worth in 2020 of MC Eiht
Aaron Tyler (born May 22, 1971), better known by his stage name MC Eiht (pronounced MC eight), is an American rapper and actor. Many of his songs are based on his life in Compton. His stage name was inspired in part by the KRS-One name number. He chose Eiht for its ties to “neighborhood culture,” including .38 caliber firearms and .38 caliber firearms. He is the de facto frontman of the west coast hip hop group Compton’s Most Wanted, which also included rappers Boom Bam, Tha Chill, DJ Mike T, DJ Slip, and Compton’s Ant Capone. He is also known for his role as A-Wax in the 1993 film Menace II Society, as well as for playing the character Ryder in the 2004 video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.
Tyler was born and raised in Compton, California, and grew to fame on the West Coast as one of two MCs in the Quartet’s Most Wanted crew. After enjoying increasing success with the band, which culminated in Music to Driveby in 1992, Eiht took a role in the hit film Menace II Society as well as a high-profile position on the soundtrack. The song, “Struggle Up Menace”, which describes the unfortunate decline of the film protagonist and the pathological conditions of the American inner city, is considered by many critics as Eiht’s Magnum Opus. The film plunged him into a solo career, even though his next two albums We Come Strapped and Death Threatz were accredited as MC Eiht with Compton’s Most Wanted. These albums were considered to be his best and took place in the most exciting years of ‘Beef’ between Eiht and DJ Quik, Eiht’s childhood friends Boom Bam and Tha Chill from NOTR were heavily involved with both albums and Quik Beef, there are a few explicit remarks vis-à-vis Quik made on these albums by E, Bam and Chill. It was also associated with W 159th St Tragniew Park Compton Crips.
He says he did not want to star in comedy films to preserve his public image. He later appeared only in the low-budget films Reasons, Thicker than Water and Who Made the Potato Salad? as well as the voice for Lance ‘Ryder’ Wilson in the video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. His music has also been featured in the Grand Theft Auto series, alone and with Compton Most Wanted.
He released Last Man Standing, the first album accredited to MC Eiht only, and then broke the Big Beat / Atlantic label. Eiht never released an album on the label, instead finally signing and releasing the album Section 8 on Priority in 1999.  Eiht would jump between record labels and one-off releases in the coming years, moving between independent labels Half-Ounce, D3 Entertainment and Lookin ‘Up Entertainment from 2001 to 2003. He would release records with Spice 1 and Brotha Lynch Hung in 2004 and 2006 on Real Talk Ent., Releasing another solo album between them on West Inc./Native Records. His inability to settle on a label led him to come to the Warzone, composed of a trio of Snoop Dogg and consisting of Goldie Loc, Kam and MC Eiht himself. In 2006, Eiht and the band appeared on the single “Candy (Drippin ‘Like Water)” on Snoop Dogg’s album Tha Blue Carpet Treatment. In 2010, Eiht appeared on the remix of Dam Funk’s “Hood Pass Intact”. MC Eiht also appeared with Young Maylay in Blaq Poet’s new street single, Ain’t Nuttin ‘Changed (Remix).
In 2010, MC Eiht collaborated with Bruno Mars on a remix of “Straight Up Menace” on Bruno Mars’ album Doo-Wops & Hooligans. Bruno Mars Remix was also added to MC Eiht’s Greatest Hits album along with the original version. In June 2011, MC Eiht released his single “Fine By Me” accompanied by a music video by director Hugo V. under his new label Year Round / Blue Stamp Records. Year Round Records belongs to New York based Hip Hop artist DJ Premier.
In October 2012, MC Eiht appeared on the song “m.A.A.d City”, by Kendrick Lamar, from his big label debut Good Kid, m.A.A.d City. Eiht released the Keep It Hood EP, by BLUESTAMP Music Group on January 4, 2013. The album includes tracks by DJ Premier and production by Brenk Sinatra. In 2013, he plans to release a collaborative album with DJ Premier.
In the summer of 2014, MC Eiht released a single featuring The Outlawz, Tupac Shakur’s old band, titled “Shut Em Down”, which makes references to old Outlawz members Tupac and Gaddafi. The song is part of the upcoming Eiht “Like Way Iz West LP” “and is MC Eiht’s first LP in eight years.