MC Eiht is gearing up to release his first album in over a decade, Which Way Iz West, later this month. On the project’s latest drop, Eiht teams up with another rap legend, DJ Premier (who is also executive producing the album) for this thumping cut called “Compton Zoo.” signifies the struggle in and out of music and how I feel about the current state of hip-hop,” Eiht tells VIBE. “Just like Preemo digs deep into them crates for the scratch chorus, I can still express myself and dig deep as well.”
Compton has seen more than its fair share of rappers come and go. From the early 80s, California’s infamous section has produced street respected and internationally known rappers that carry all styles and subject matter. One man in particular, MC Eiht, helped shape West Coast gangsta rap as the world knows it before many today’s rap stars were even.
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