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MC Ren

Biography

Compton rapper who was simply a member from the iconic past due 80’s/early 90’s’s gangster rap group N.W.A. Following the group disbanded in 1991 he released many moderately successful single records including Surprise The Hour as well as the Villain in Dark. He wished to sign up for the military before learning to be a rapper but transformed his brain after viewing Stanley Kubrick’s Total Metal Coat. He changed into Islam in the first 1990s. He wedded Yaasamen Alaa in 1993. He provides five kids. He is at N.W.A. with Glaciers Cube.

Quick Facts


Full Name MC Ren
Date Of Birth June 14, 1969
Place Of Birth Compton, CA
Profession Rapper
Nationality American
Siblings Jermaine Patterson
Music Groups N.W.A.
Movies Lost in the Game
Star Sign Gemini

  • Facts
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#Fact
1Grew up in East Compton.
2Former member of Kelly Park Compton Crips.
3Former member of pioneering gangsta rap group N.W.A.; now a solo artist.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Keanu2016writer: "Fuck Tha Police" - as Lorenzo Patterson
Straight Outta Compton2015writer: "Straight Outta Compton", "Gangsta Gangsta", "Quiet On Tha Set", "Fuck Tha Police", "Real Niggaz", "Appetite For Destruction" - as Lorenzo Patterson
Get Santa2014writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - as Lorenzo Patterson
Horrible Bosses 22014writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - as Lorenzo Patterson
One Hit Wonderland2014TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Grand Theft Auto V2013Video Game writer: "Appetite for Destruction", "Gangsta Gangsta", "Ballad of a Menace" - as Lorenzo Jerald Patterson
Venus and Serena2012Documentary writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - as Lorenzo Patterson
The Watch2012/Iwriter: "Straight Outta Compton" - as Lorenzo Patterson
21 Jump Street2012writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - as Lorenzo Patterson
The Filthy Frank Show2011TV Series short writer - 2 episodes
The Graham Norton Show2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Take Me Home Tonight2011writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - as Lorenzo Patterson
30 for 30TV Series documentary lyrics - 1 episode, 2010 music - 1 episode, 2010
Fame2009writer: "Approach to Danger" - as Lorenzo Patterson
Generation Kill2008TV Mini-Series writer - 2 episodes
Who's Your Caddy?2007writer: "Straight outta Compton" - as Lorenzo Jerald Patterson
Fuck2005Documentary writer: "Fuck tha Police" - as Lorenzo Patterson
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas2004Video Game writer: "Alwayz Into Somethin'"
Happy Homicidal2002Short performer: "100 Miles and Running"
Dark Blue2002writer: "Homicide", "F... tha Police" - as Lorenzo Patterson
OT: Our Town2002Documentary writer: "Straight Outta Compton" - as Lorenzo Patterson
Ali G Indahouse2002as MC Ren, "STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON"
How High2001writer: "Chin Check"
Bones2001performer: "The Legend of Jimmy Bones" - as MC Ren / writer: "The Legend of Jimmy Bones" - as Lorenzo Patterson
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back2001writer: "Fuck Tha Police"
Next Friday2000writer: "Chin Check" - as L. Patterson
Bulworth1998writer: "100 Miles and Running" - as L. Patterson
How to Be a Player1997writer: "I Gotta Know" - as Lorenzo Patterson
Original Gangstas1996performer: "Who Wanna Be the Villain" - as MC Ren / writer: "Who Wanna Be the Villain" - as L. Patterson
CB41993performer: "May Day on the Front Line" - as MC Ren / writer: "May Day on the Front Line" - as MC Ren / writer: "Prelude", "Straight Outta Compton" - as Lorenzo Patterson
Grand Canyon1991writer: "Quiet on the Set", "F*** the Police"
New Jack City1991writer: "STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON"
The Return of Superfly1990"Somethin' Like Dis"
The Freshman1990writer: "STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON"

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
N.W.A.: Straight Outta Compton1989Video short Lorenzo Patterson

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Str8 Outta Compton: Episode 12006Video

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Straight Outta Compton2015consultant: N.W.A. - as MC Ren

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Streets of Compton2016TV Series documentaryHimself
NWA & Eazy-E: Kings of Compton2015DocumentaryHimself
30 for 302010TV Series documentaryHimself
3rd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors2006TV MovieHimself
The N.W.A. Legacy: The Video Collection2002VideoHimself (segments "Hello", "Straight Outta Compton", "Appetite for Destruction", "Alwayz Into Somethin'", "We Want Eazy" and "Final Frontier")
Eazy-E: The Impact of a Legend2002VideoHimself
Welcome to Death Row2001Video documentaryHimself - Founding Member of NWA
The Up in Smoke Tour2000Video documentaryHimself
And Ya Don't Stop: Hip Hop's Greatest Videos, Vol. 12000VideoHimself (segment "Straight Outta Compton") (as N.W.A.)
N.W.A.: Efil4zaggin - The Only Home Video1992Video documentaryHimself - Gangster
N.W.A.: Straight Outta Compton1989Video shortHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Vanilla Ice Archive2012DocumentaryHimself
N.W.A.: The World's Most Dangerous Group2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Beef2003DocumentaryHimself (as MC Ren)
Eazy-E: The Life and Timez of Eric Wright2002Video documentaryHimself

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#Trademark
1Always wears a hat, usually a Compton-hat

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