The Villain in Black is the second album by rapper MC Ren, released April 9, 1996, on Ruthless Records and distributed by Relativity Records. After the release and success of his critically acclaimed debut studio album Shock of the Hour in late 1993, MC Ren immediately began working on his sophomore album. The deaths of DJ Train and Eazy-E would however prove to be a huge setback and Ren stepped off the scene for a while
Shock of the Hour is the debut album by rapper MC Ren, released November 16, 1993, on Ruthless Records and distributed by Relativity Records. After the success of his debut EP Kizz My Black Azz, a following album was promised for an early 1993 release. The EP, which had gone platinum after two months, was released as a promotion for the upcoming album, to be titled Life Sentence
Keep It Real (MC Ren) Artist MC Ren Director Unknown; no director specified Label Unknown; n. .Sadly the deaths of Eazy-E and DJ Train took a toll on Ren when he released the less successful Villain in Black album in 1,996. Two years later he followed up with a comeback album, Ruthless For Life, before leaving Ruthless Records. His notoriety helped Ren appear on various albums by Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Cypress Hill, Snoop Dogg and Kurupt. Five years after his last album, MC Ren released a maxi-single in March of 2,004 on an independent label, followed by a movie later in the year.
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Co-producer – MC Ren. 4:29. A2. Keep It Real (Smoke One Radio Remix). Producer – Smoke One. 4:09. B1. Keep It Real (Smoke One Instrumental). B2. Keep It Real ( Acappella). Executive Producer – Eric (Eazy-E) Wright. From the Ruthless album "The Villain In Black". Distributed by Red/Relativity Records. Other Versions (5 of 5) View All.
Keep It Real" was the second single released from MC Ren's third album, The Villain in Black (1996). Three versions of the song were released, the album version, which was produced by Dr. Jam, and the Villain Remix, which was the single version that was produced by MC Ren himself and the Smoke One Remix, which was exclusive to the single release. Keep It Real" peaked at 43 on the Hot Rap Singles. Keep It Real" (The Villain Remix)- 4:29. Keep It Real" (Smoke One Remix)- 4:09.
i keep my eardrums always street. best MC ever: REN!!!! selam. I like the story he is telling about whats going on. Unlike Lil Wayne, Gucci and Waka Flacka. still!!! 7 years назад. nicTV That quote was by the dope producer Cold 187um aka Big Hutch. That what the fuck I'm talking about, that real shit nigga! 7 years назад.
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|A1||Keep It Real (The Villain Remix)
Co-producer – MC RenProducer – Smoke One ProductionsScratches – DJ U-NeekVocals – Big Rocc, Blulight
|A2||Keep It Real (Smoke One) Radio Remix|
|B1||Keep It Real (Album Version)
Mixed By – Donavan "Tha Dirt Biker" Sound*Producer – Doctor JamRecorded By – Donavan "Tha Dirt Biker" Sound*
|B2||Smoke One Instrumental*|
- Manufactured By – Ruthless Records
- Distributed By – RED Distribution
- Recorded At – Audio Achievements
- Mixed At – Audio Achievements
- A&R – DJ U-Neek
- Art Direction – Don Cunningham
- Design – Giulio Costanzo
- Executive-Producer – Eazy-E
- Management – Greg Cross
- Photography By – Peter Dokus
NotesFrom the album The Villain In Black
Get to Ren 1-900-446-0166
Ruthless [email protected]
℗ © 1996 Ruthless Records.
All Rights Reserved.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 1 88561-6339-4 3
|88561-6339-2||MC Ren||Keep It Real (CD, Maxi)||Ruthless Records||88561-6339-2||US||1996|
|88561-6339-1||MC Ren||Keep It Real (12")||Ruthless Records, Relativity||88561-6339-1||US||1996|
|88561-6339-1||MC Ren||Keep It Real (12")||Ruthless Records||88561-6339-1||US||1996|
|88561-6339-1||MC Ren||Keep It Real (12", W/Lbl)||Ruthless Records, Relativity||88561-6339-1||US||1996|
|RPROCD-0475||MC Ren||Keep It Real (CD, Single, Promo)||Ruthless Records, Relativity||RPROCD-0475||US||1996|