Ruthless for Life [Explicit Lyrics]

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Working with a new producer and enlisting an impressive roster of guest artists including Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, 8Ball & MJG, and RBX, MC Ren reconfigures himself as a latter-day gangsta rapper, complete with stoned beats and loping basslines. It's sort of disconcerting to hear a former N.W.A rapper trying to position himself as a member of the No Limit posse, but Ren does this fairly well. There are a few weak tracks on Ruthless for Life and all of his ideas are a little shopworn, but it does sound better than another collection of hardcore post-N.W.A hip-hop would have. So, Ruthless for Life does revitalize Ren -- it gives the opportunity to sound like a ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Working with a new producer and enlisting an impressive roster of guest artists including Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, 8Ball & MJG, and RBX, MC Ren reconfigures himself as a latter-day gangsta rapper, complete with stoned beats and loping basslines. It's sort of disconcerting to hear a former N.W.A rapper trying to position himself as a member of the No Limit posse, but Ren does this fairly well. There are a few weak tracks on Ruthless for Life and all of his ideas are a little shopworn, but it does sound better than another collection of hardcore post-N.W.A hip-hop would have. So, Ruthless for Life does revitalize Ren -- it gives the opportunity to sound like a contemporary rather than a washed-up veteran. And that, in a way, makes it one of his better solo records.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/30/1998
  • Label: Ruthless (Red)
  • UPC: 074646931325
  • Catalog Number: 69313
  • Sales rank: 47,517

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Ruthless for Life (4:24)
  2. 2 Who in the F*** (4:04)
  3. 3 N***a Called Ren (4:06)
  4. 4 Comin' After You (3:58)
  5. 5 Voyage to Compton (4:24)
  6. 6 Must Be High (3:23)
  7. 7 So Whatcha Want - RBX (4:40)
  8. 8 Shot Caller - Big ROCC (4:22)
  9. 9 All the Same (3:29)
  10. 10 Who Got That Street S*** (4:47)
  11. 11 Pimpin' Is Free - The Peeps (4:14)
  12. 12 CPT All Day (4:19)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
MC Ren Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Ice Cube Track Performer
Bobcat Multi Instruments
Eightball & MJG Track Performer
Ant Banks Keyboards
MJG Track Performer
Leejon Background Vocals
James "Tre" Raab Guitar
Tha Chill Track Performer
8Ball Track Performer
Technical Credits
Bobcat Producer
MC Ren Executive Producer
Ant Banks Arranger, Programming, Engineer
Alan Tatum Producer
Larry Johnson Producer
Carlos Warlick Engineer
Paul Andris Engineer
Tim Nitz Engineer
L.T. Hutton Programming, Producer, Engineer, drum programming
T-Mix Producer, Engineer
Tomica Wright Executive Producer
Young Trey Producer
Lucky Nantana Producer
Giulio Costanzo Art Direction
Touch Tone Producer
Jay Gonzales Engineer
Tha Chill Producer
Raw Steele Producer
Tom Baker Mastering
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