Today In Hip-Hop: MC Eiht Releases ‘We Come Strapped’ Debut

On this day, July 19, in hip-hop history… 1994: West Coast rapper MC Eiht’s debut, We Come Strapped, was released today. As his most successful project to date, the controversial LP not only peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums, but succeeded in reaching a Gold certification by the RIAA. A native of Compton, Cali., Aaron Tyler a.k.a. MC Eiht came to fame as a member of the West Coast rap crew, Compton’s Most Wanted. Releasing We Come Strapped, his first solo project in 1994, the rapper was already well divulged into the world of entertainment, ...

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