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MC Eiht feat. DJ Premier – Got That [MP3]

MC Eiht’s New DJ Premier-Executive Produced Album, ‘Which Way Iz West‘, Will Be Released On 6.30.2017

Can I get a GEAH!?!?

For two decades, MC Eiht has been one of hip-hop’s most recognizable voices; and undisputedly one of Compton’s finest originators & emcees.

A straight menace, MC Eiht burst onto the scene with Compton’s Most Wanted’s ‘Music To Driveby‘. Released just months after the LA Riots, ‘Music To Driveby‘ was a manifesto for the nihilism, frustration, & anger that permeated the region and is universally hailed as a Gangsta Rap classic.

Similarly, Eiht also contributed vital components & compositions to genre defining movies, offering the chilling “Growin’ Up In The Hood” to “Boyz N The Hood” and following up ‘Music To Driveby‘ with a star turn as A-Wax in “Menace 2 Society“, which included his stand-out contribution (“Streight Up Menace”) to the movie’s soundtrack.

Though accredited as MC Eiht featuring Compton’s Most Wanted, Eiht took on a more singular role with ‘We Come Strapped‘, which was certified Gold and peaked at #1 on the Billboard charts and his sophomore solo project ‘Death Threatz‘ which debuted at #3 on the Billboard Charts.

While Eiht has always remained active; including an EP release (‘Keep It Hood‘), his scene-stealing appearance on Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City‘ (“m.A.A.d City”) and his recent contribution (“Central Ave”) to DJ Quik & Problem’s ‘Rosecrans‘ album (which officially ended his vicious feud with Quik), Eiht gallantly returns with his first solo-album in a decade, ‘Which Way Iz West‘, which will be released on 6.9.2017 and aligns him with DJ Premier, who executive produced the project and also produces four tracks as well (Eiht’s long-time collaborator Brenk Sinatra produced the rest of the project). Featured guests on ‘Which Way Iz West‘ include WC, B-Real, Xzibit, Kurupt, Lady Of Rage, MayLAy, Big Mike, The Outlawz, Bumpy Knuckles (aka Freddie Foxxx), & Compton’s Most Wanted.

The union of these two legends will be released conjunctly by Eiht’s Blue Stamp label & Preemo’s Year Round Records imprint. Today, MC Eiht releases his third & final single “Got That”, featuring DJ Premier, before ‘Which Way Iz West‘ is officially released.

Eiht stated to XXL:

“This is one of those fierce “100 Miles And Running” tracks. The direction was to focus on what I felt was needed, which is delivery and wordplay. Preem felt the hook, so he added his vocals. I know rapheads want BARS, this is straight flavor”

DJ Premier chimed in:

“I’ve loved this track ever since the rough draft. When I was mixing the song down, Eiht kept saying :Got That” after the verses and I was going to put some scratches on it. I’m sitting at the board, saying the three lines to myself because I felt like it would fit in the blanks. I decided to go in the booth to record it and see if it would blend with the song. I’m not a fan of my own voice so I sent it back to Eiht for approval and his replay was literally GEAH.”

Which Way Iz West‘ Tracklisting:

  1. Shut ‘Em Down featuring The Outlawz
  2. Represent Like This featuring WC & DJ Premier
  3. Compton Zoo
  4. Heart Cold featuring Lady Of Rage
  5. Pass Me By featuring B-Real
  6. Runn The Blocc featuring MayLAy (produced by DJ Premier)
  7. Gangsta Gangsta featuring Kurupt
  8. Got That
  9. Medicate featuring Xzibit
  10. Born To Hustle featuring Big Mike
  11. Sittin’ Around Smokin’
  12. As I Proceed
  13. Last Ones Left featuring Compton’s Most Wanted & DJ Premier (produced by DJ Premier)
  14. 4 Tha OG’z featuring Bumpy Knuckles (produced by DJ Premier)
  15. You Nia’z

You can now pre-order ‘Which Way Iz West‘ via iTunes and receive “Represent Like This”, “Compton Zoo”, & “Got That” as instant-grat tracks.

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